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Milwaukee Ale House

233 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5761
+1 414-276-2337
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (45 reviews)
“hummus wrap” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
233 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5761
Neighbourhood: Historic Third Ward
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Reviewed 5 days ago

OK, it's an Ale house, and you go here to have a beer. I ordered one beer, that I have to admit was described properly on the menu, but I did not enjoy when I drank it. O-gii sounded like something I would like, but...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried a beer sampler while resting on our walking tour of Milwaukee. It was a fun place, with both seated tables, and a large high table area with TVs to watch the Kentucky Durby (or other sports). They also had one the soccer game....More

Thank Zlch0c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was in town for business and our group headed here for some drinks. I started off with a sampler pack to get a feel for their in house brews and actually enjoyed them all. There was several flat screen TV's with local sports on and...More

Thank iaafm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a few hours walking around the "Historic 3rd Ward" in downtown Milwaukee, and, as one might imagine, got hungry. Go figure... We saw the Ale House, which is situated on the river, and, being a beer lover, decided to give it a try....More

Thank coachjcu
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great fish fry and fun atmosphere! Caught a Wild and Brewers Game and had the fish fry - best tartar sauce I've ever had!

Thank Jacqueline K
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My family and I visited Milwaukee a baseball game at Miller Park and our hotel staff highly recommended this place for a good burger. Well it did not disappoint. The burger was excellent and they had their own home brewed beer on the menu. For...More

Thank LilPig115
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This was recommended during a campus visit with my daughter. It was just OK. Went on a Friday during Lent, so no meat was the plan. For appetizers we had the hummus plate, cheese curds and clam chowder. The hummus was good while the curds...More

2  Thank deestand
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Our first stop in the Third Ward. The food was delicious and the drinks were great. The waitstaff was very friendly. We saw many tables with small children, so family friendly. I will am sure it would be great in warmer weather as it is...More

Thank Burmeister
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I have been to this place a few times, but not for a long time. Its still the same. Nice place to try different beers. Summertime is much better, you can sit out by the river. I did enjoy the different beers.

Thank MurWI
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We were in town for one night & it was Sweet Sixteen & a Saturday night & we were still able to snag seats at the bar. Very busy & loud place but not obnoxiously loud. Bartenders very helpful letting my guy try several IPAs...More

Thank Karen C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5761
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Historic Third Ward
  • Neighbourhood: Historic Third Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 414-276-2337
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