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1023 16th Ave, Monroe, WI
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese sandwich” (45 reviews)
“chili” (55 reviews)
“salami” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Soups
1023 16th Ave, Monroe, WI
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was busy when we arrived and had a short wait. We were seated ordered and the couple next to us ordered with a different server. They received their soup, finished it and got their bill before we got our order arrived. Additionally, our order...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is an institution to the City of Monroe! It has been around since the beginning of time and is famous for several things. Their beer cheese soup is supurb! Chili is another one of there specialities along with limb urge cheese sandwiches w...More

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have lunch here 2 to 4 times a month, I just can't help it. It was great when they only had a few beers on tap with all the great sandwiches, now they have many local beers on tap. I almost always have a...More

Thank loftenx5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live in a nearby county and I have been stopping by here for a cold beer and fresh sandwich since my dad was taking me as a teenager (50+ years). If your are in Monroe as a visitor stop by. Nothing fancy just inexpensive...More

Thank Bryant K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked into this little tavern for a quick bite. Thank goodness for being a single tourist because the bartender found a spot for me at the bar despite the crowd. I noticed the patrons having fun with hoots of laughter as attempts to throw money...More

Thank Hitheroadwithlila
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Where else can you get a great braunschweiger and limburger cheese, pastrami or reuben sandwich, sip on a delicious and ice cold Spotted Cow beer, and sit in a more cozy and fun atmosphere? Want to bring some cheese or meats home with you? No...More

Thank mwvalentino
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This place is worth the trip from anywhere. Great food and beers with a warm ambience. People are often lined up at Baumgartner's for a reason. The cheese or sausage sandwiches are presented on great bread and served with wonderful soup. Wash it all down...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Hubby and I occasionally make the long drive out to Baumgartner's just for their cheese and now their beer too. On this visit, we opted for the beer cheddar soup, the swiss french onion soup and a cheese/cracker plate. Both soups were creamy, delicious and...More

Thank Mark N Rebecca R
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Charming local place, with numerous beer choices and homemade style sandwiches. Not gourmet just fresh bread, meat and cheese. A good pit stop on the town square.

Thank cliffvalley
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Had a pretty good, quick sandwich lunch here before a beer tour at the nearby Minhas Brewery. This looks like a better bet than Minhas for a good selection of quality craft brews, plus a great selection of local cheese. The wait staff were all...More

Thank homegrown_music
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Nearby Attractions
Minhas Craft Brewery
232 reviews
.20 km away
Baumgartner's Cheese Store & Tavern
99 reviews
.02 km away
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65 reviews
.26 km away
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1.55 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1023 16th Ave, Monroe, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: 608-325-6157
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