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Old World 3rd St.

Milwaukee, WI
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Ranked #24 of 76 Attractions in Milwaukee
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

We first went to the The Spice House - this place has every spice you can imagine and sells them in the smallest amount to large amounts. We can't wait to try the Apple Pie Spice and the Pot Roast rub. Then we went to Usinger's Deli - what a great place to buy your brats and bacon and lunch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

This is an adorable historic area of Milwaukee. You can find all kinds of restaurants and shops. Many have traditional German influences.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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150 reviews 150 reviews
63 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Character. Charm. Nice place. Some good restaurants and shops.

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Racine, Wisconsin
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

The shops on this stretch of street are all great. From spices to sausages to traditional German cooking, Old World 3rd St. has it all.

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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

A few shops and ethnic restaurants, a place to walk, not a lot of parking, not a really big area.

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Avon, CT
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355 reviews 355 reviews
40 attraction reviews
521 helpful votes 521 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

My wife and I manage to make a trip to Old World Third Street whenever we are in Milwaukee as there are three standout places to visit that enhance the experience. First is Maders, a traditional German restaurant dating back to 1902. Though we did not dine here this trip, I enjoyed a few brandy old fashioned cocktails at the... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

Our favorite part about Old World Third Street was the Wisconsin Cheese Mart and the Usingers building where we were able to get the cheese and sausage we wanted to bring home with us. Right on the waterfront by the cheese mart is Molly Cool's which has good seafood and other menu items. Also on Old World Third Street is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2009

I recently was out on Old World 3rd St. for a bachelorette party and it was tons of fun! We started the night at Cafe Vecchio Mondo. The Italian food is delicious and very reasonably priced. Everyone, including 3 vegetarians, was able to find something tasty. We also ordered martinis by the carafes (small carafes) so we could taste a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2008

I am writing this review to save you tins of money & trouble. We recently went to Milwaukee, and spent most of our time on Old World Street. Do yourself a favor, and go somewhere else if you want nice nightlife. The first place we went was the Hofbrau Haus. This place sucks! I asked for a bloody mary &... More 

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