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American, Bar, Pub, Soups
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1023 16th Avenue, Monroe, WI
08:00 - 02:00
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Monroe, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a spot to go to with adults, not a kids place. Great sandwiches, great Bloody Mary's, Haven't tried the Chili but people say it's amazing. Limburger cheese if you're up to the challenge, I can't get past the smell! GO FOR IT

Thank Deb J
Madison, WI
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The chili was delicious, the cheese was excellent and the hospitality and atmosphere were out of this world. We were taken back to its roots in 1931. Get some cheese to go too when you visit!

Thank WIFamilyTraveler555
Puyallup, Washington
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here is a mighty fine family restaurant. The service is terrific. The atmosphere is very relaxed and welcoming. The selection of tee shirts is over the top. The food is tasty and reasonably priced. The staff is helpful and friendly. I recommend stopping any time you are in or near Monroe, Wisconsin.

Thank Scott G
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We know why it's been there since 1931! Even our teenagers loved it. Wonderful service; everyone was so friendly. We had delicious sandwiches and the cheesecake was one of the best we have ever had. We loved the atmosphere and had such a great time. Can't wait to go back again.

Thank eatstraveler
DuPage County, IL
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187 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

If you are just going in to order from the deli, that's fine, but don't bother ordering from the menu. Measly portions and everything is a la carte.

Thank Nanster630
Clinton, WI
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Lunch at Baumgartner's capped of a wonderful day for us. We started 30 minutes down the road in Freeport, where we visited my father-in-law's grave site to decorate it with Cub's World Series (!!!!!!!!!) memorabilia and share a beer with him. Then we made the short scenic drive to Monroe. If you've never been to Green County Wisconsin, the scenery... More 

Thank mikestamm
Orange Park, Florida
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129 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Wonderful German food,sandwichs, soups,pub, store with the best mustards, and sausages. Cheeses can be shipped home so easy. Music and service great

Thank Barbara F
Freeport, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I've only been to Baumgartner's 2 times. Both visits included either soup or chili and a sandwich. My gosh, their chili is awesome! We always managed to get the booth right up in the window and love to watch the Square and the people walking about. Food is reasonably priced and every wait staff we've had were friendly, personable and... More 

Thank CJK1960
Adel, Iowa
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Stopped here for their cheese, which was a decent collection, not huge. The cheese I did buy was wonderful. I saw some of the dishes people had and they did look good. They sell their cheese by pound and half pound so you can ask them to be cut to try a couple kinds.

Thank Matthew H
Muncie, Indiana
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

If you are visiting Monroe, you need to eat at Baumgartner's. The food is always good. They have lots of beer selections. The atmosphere is very casual and the decorations are humorous and delightfully tacky.

Thank Timothy V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1023 16th Avenue, Monroe, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: 608-325-6157

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?