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1247 N Water St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 (Downtown)
4142219999
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Ranked #54 of 1,409 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Hamburgers
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
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El Paso
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

This is a cool little bar/restaurant with writing all over the walls and booths, a friendly, fun staff and the food was crazy good. I had some sort of giant root beer float laced with Jack Daniels and a Colonel Mustard burger. Quite possibly the best food I've ever had. Can't wait to visit again!

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Dedham, Massachusetts
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74 reviews 74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Might not sound like it but the Barrie Burger (bacon cheeseburger with peanut butter) is delicious and when combined with fresh peanuts, great drafts and locale to other Milwaukee hot spots a perfect spot to start the evening!

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Valencia, Spain
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I came here bcause I had to eat the burger winner of the food wars. And obviously it was good, really good, I love the burger... but it is not the best in my opinion. Although it is one of the best I have ever had. It was worth it coming anyways. Good place to have a burger in dowtown... More 

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Lindenwold NJ
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Would I drive 3 hours for this burger? No. However, after my first bite I took a good look at the burger I had and I couldnt figure out what was happening. I had to wait 15 mins to get a table in the very small venue but once we ordered, our burgers arrived very quickly. I got the Milwaukee... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place while spending the night in Milwaukee for an inexpensive dinner with the kids. Burgers were great. Try it with the pretzel bun. Delic! Had the burger with the stuffed portablella. Comes deep fried or baked. We had it both ways at the table. Fried you have to eat it separate. Makes the burger too big to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Awesome food.....burger was over the tops YUM!!! Service was awesome. .....sit n a booth next to the bar so u can b bombed with nuts!!

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

AJ Bombers won the food network burger wars and so the "milwaukee burger" is the top choice on the burger menu for that. you can have a unique burger experience at AJ Bombers. The place fills up quick in the evening at about 6pm so pick your times to be abit earlier. If you get a table near one of... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

If you love all kinds of unique style burgers and walking on peanut shells then this would be your place. After seeing this place on the Travel Channel and seeing how long the wait is to get seated here every weekend, I decided to go see what the hype was all about. I would say for the popularity of this... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Bombs firing peanuts into hoppers! Bowls of peanuts to share with the shells over the floor or you pay double! Drinks with enough on the side to be considered an appetizer! all in all a great fun place with an excellent atmosphere........fair prices too!

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Hamilton
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

They do a fantastic job with their burgers. We both had the bacon cheeseburger. The bacon they use for the burger is very good. The ground beef blend they use really put the burgers over the top. The tater tots were a hit too. We will return and I highly recommend.

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Additional Information about AJ Bombers

Address: 1247 N Water St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: 4142219999
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Hamburgers

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