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Ferch's Malt Shoppe

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5636 Broad Street, Greendale, WI 53129
(414) 423-0328
Today
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fun place to eat

Ferch's has a counter with old fashioned bar stools to sit at when you first walk in. They have booths and near the back a juke box and small dancing area -- great for little kids. The food was very good and prices reasonable. It's in a shopping center and well worth a stop if in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Ferch's has a counter with old fashioned bar stools to sit at when you first walk in. They have booths and near the back a juke box and small dancing area -- great for little kids. The food was very good and prices reasonable. It's in a shopping center and well worth a stop if in the area.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A visit to Ferch's is like a visit back in time. The décor is inspired by the 50s and the friendly service is too. We love Ferch's burgers, ruebens, wraps, and other offerings. To top off the good food, we always get custard. The amazing thing about Ferch's is that you can truly build your own flavor and mix-in combinations.... More 

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Greendale, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Love the atmosphere, the vibe and the food is excellent! But $20 will not feed two people. It is a high-quality place and ingredients are top notch. Just be prepared to splurge a bit.

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Chicago, Illinois
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141 reviews 141 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Go back in time when eating at this place. It has very little seating and most of it is counter. Had a cheeseburger and fries burger was done well and fries were perfect nice and crispy. Had a couple of scoops of ice cream with a few mix ins. Ice cream was made on a marble top counter and was... More 

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Miami, Florida
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161 reviews 161 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Stopped in for lunch burgers, wraps, salads, sandwiches and all kinds of ice cream items I had a burger and fries both were good. Fries were crispy and burger was juicy. Also had a chocolate malt that was also very good.

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Greendale, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a fun, old fashioned soda shop. If you want food, table service can be very slow. The food is good but basic (burgers and sandwiches). But the real reason to come is the feel of the place. They have a soda counter and nearly unlimited custard flavor combinations. You can watch them mix the flavors behind the counter.... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

We love the historic atmosphere of the malt shop. The great food and ice cream make Ferch's a 'must have' when we visit Milwaukee.

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Greendale, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you want to step back in time and have an absolutely delicious malt and hamburger this is the place to go. The counter, the booths, remind one of Happy Days. It is a little expensive but worth every cent. Even it's location in the Greendale Village center will add to the nostalgia of your visit. Take time to walk... More 

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Brookfield, WI
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116 reviews 116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Fetch's is literally the icing on the cake of a visit to the quaint Old Village of Greenfield! The atmosphere is that of an old-time malt shoppe. I created my favorite nutty coconut by combining pecans & coconut with vanilla ice cream. YUM!

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Greendale, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great place for custard and a burger! Love the atmosphere and that it is close to our home! We frequent Ferch's!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5636 Broad Street, Greendale, WI 53129
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Greendale
  • Phone Number: (414) 423-0328

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fast Food
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?