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The Gingerbread House

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S 63 W 16147 College Ave, Muskego, WI 53150
+1 414-422-9601
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05:00 - 19:30
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 05:00 - 19:30
Fri - Sat 05:00 - 22:30
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Muskego, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This not-your-run-of-the-mill restaurant is a wonderful change of pace from the everyday ho-hum ones. It is quaint, and sports an array of mismatched tables and chairs. Very unique. The food is tasty and they have specials everyday. My only problem with this restaurant is that the tables are way too close together. I don't know how the waitresses manage. They... More 

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Thank blackearthgourds
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super cute farm house with really nice shop on 2nd floor to check out if you have to wait. Had a really awesome omelette. Next time must try out the unique coffee like Banana Mocha!

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Thank Peggy S
Franklin, Wisconsin, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I go to the Gingerbread House every Sunday morning for breakfast. Occasionally there is a wait for up to a half hour, however, you may wait upstairs where they will keep you comfortable and ask if you would like to order a beverage while you are waiting for your table. The waitstaff is very professional and the... More 

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Thank June C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This little lunch space is always busy so the owners must be doing something right. Converted farmhouse serving soups and sandwiches on in-house made bread. Delightful baked goods are also for sale. Only downside is the cramped dining quarters. We were seated next to the ladies restroom door. Quite awkward. Lunch service was somewhat slow due perhaps to packed house

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Thank Sheila B
West Bend, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took our daughter here for lunch on her birthday. We had a brief wait for a table by the wait was worth it. We received great service, our order was delivered quickly and the food was great! We are happy we found it!

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Thank John B
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The Gingerbread House is just amazing!! Great service, great food and baked goods, fantastic pizza, super breakfasts and the best coffee! We love visiting this place, it's just outstanding!! The only negative is that is a bit small facility wise and there can often be long waits to enter. But IT'S TOTALLY WORTH IT!! AMAZING!!!

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Thank Ben H
Wisconsin
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122 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Cute little place wonderfully decorated warm inside fireplace 🔥 good food breakfast, lunch or dinner. Pizza or burgers early evening plus Friday fish fry options too! Loved the cheese bread and pizza Wow! The hot chocolate was terrific and desserts sinfully delicious and beautifully decorated! Great stop for the Holidays ! Staff was very helpful and extremely pleasant ! 😊

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We have been going here for years for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Food is always very good. The desserts and cakes are to die for! Tracy, the owner, is a delight and always greets her guests with a smile and a "thank you" for joining us. We will continue to visit The Gingerbread House as long as we can.

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Thank cdufek
West Allis, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This is a family favorite. It's becoming a tradition to bring my mom every time she comes to visit. Try to go on an off time it gets rather busy.

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Thank Michelle M
New Berlin, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a very quaint place, and if you're near New Berlin you've got to try it. They serve great coffees, wine and excellent sweets, along with a regular menu.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
05:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
05:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
05:00 - 19:30
Thursday
05:00 - 19:30
Friday
05:00 - 22:30
Saturday
05:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: S 63 W 16147 College Ave, Muskego, WI 53150
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Muskego
  • Phone Number: +1 414-422-9601

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