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AJ Bombers

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Downtown
American, Dessert, Hamburgers
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1247 N Water St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
+1 414-221-9999
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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  • 93
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Foodnetwork map stop

Had to stop and try it. Their burgers were good but not the best. But a great exspirance none the less.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
VeroTheGoddess
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Milwaukee, WI
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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202 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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northwest indiana
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

What a great experience. Secret entrance is in an alley. Must know password to enter. Once inside its like....oops its a secret. You will have to get there to find out more. Lots of fun and surprises. Go!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

1st: atmosphere. You have to wade through inches of peanut shells to get to your table (and no I'm not talking about at 3 am in a smoke filled bar but at 8 pm in a family friendly style restaurant). Good luck not slipping. How is this not a violation of health & safety codes? 2nd: food. I had heard... More 

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Virginia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

After hearing about this restaurant on Food Network, we decided to give it a try. My husband had the Milwaukee burger (grilled onions, cheese and bacon) and I had the Colonel Mustard (onion strings, lettuce, tomato, chipotle cheese on a pretzel roll.) Both burgers were good, juicy and satisfying! Plus, they came really quickly! We followed up dinner with their... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Fantastic food, and as an Aussie tourist it was my first time trying cheese curds. Amazing! Jenna was our server, and she was wonderful. Wish her all the best in the future!

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Los Angeles, California
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157 reviews 157 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Their reputation holds up. A tremendous value for a $5 burger. They could charge more and no one would complain. A juicy, good tasting, perfectly cooked burger. Fries very good too. Nice selection of fairly priced beers. If Katie is not you server, ask for her. She will serve you well and answer all you questions. Yes, it is a... More 

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Chicago, IL
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234 restaurant reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

AJ Bombers is a graffiti-filled burger bar. They offer you shelled nuts, which may be delivered by an amusement park "bomber". You order by filling out a check sheet. The burger selection is excellent, try the one with the peanut butter. The sides were all good--tots, fried pickles, fries. There is a good draft and bottle beer list as well... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Well, I hate to sound like an old fuddy duddy, but this place reminded me of the bars I used to hang out at in college (in the 70s). We checked into the Intercontinental Hotel on a Sunday late afternoon after a 4 1/2 hour drive from Indianapolis. We needed something quick to eat, so the valet suggested AJ Bombers,... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Best burgers EVER! Great atmosphere!! Super fun! Make sure you try the AJ Bombers burger with a stuffed deep-fried mushroom patty with it! It is delicious! It's a great dating place! Make sure you bring a marker...you can write on the walls!! :)

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Milwaukee, WI
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Had to stop and try it. Their burgers were good but not the best. But a great exspirance none the less.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Quality of beef and friendly people A little out of the way but worth it. Burgers were made to perfection and side were good also

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Additional Information about AJ Bombers

Address: 1247 N Water St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: +1 414-221-9999
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 20
Cuisine: American, Dessert, Hamburgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1247 N Water St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 414-221-9999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Dessert, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
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

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