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AJ Bombers

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Downtown
Hamburgers
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1247 N Water St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
4142219999
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Today
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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Ok Burgers but not worth the 40 minute wait

lunch on a Sunday, got there promptly at noon - tried to get there earlier based on comments I read online, but my companion would not oblige. we both got burgers and fries - fries were very pedestrian- burgers were good but not worth the wait

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
erinmdil
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Normal, Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Late Night
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180 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Normal, Illinois
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

lunch on a Sunday, got there promptly at noon - tried to get there earlier based on comments I read online, but my companion would not oblige. we both got burgers and fries - fries were very pedestrian- burgers were good but not worth the wait

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Madison, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I went to AJ Bombers with very, very high expectations. Even though it was busy, after a short wait we were able to get a table, we just had a beer while waiting. The food was surprisingly fast because every table was full. The food itself was amazing. It was everything I was hoping for. It is rare for something... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
161 reviews 161 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We heard about this place from some friends and decided to stop by when we were in town. We parked in the lot across the street, which unfortunately only had one price so we had to pay for all day instead of the hour we were going to spend there. Our boys loved the huge chairs outside the place and... More 

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Seymour, Wisconsin, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Went to AJ Bombers for the first time. The Bloody Mary was pretty good. We had the peanut butter burger and a chicken sandwich both were good. Nice atmosphere and the waitress was really nice. Would go there again.

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Muskego, Wisconsin
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We stopped by on a Saturday night for an early dinner... it was crowded and we had about a 30 minute wait, but it was worth it! There were four of us, and we tried several burgers on the menu... (Barrie Burger, Bomber Burger and Milwaukee Burger) and they were all delicious! Our waitress Sofia was excellent! We were too... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Stopped here for lunch on the way back from Green Lake. They had a special burger that was really incredible, a little spicy and very tasty! We also ordered Bloody Mary's, that were wonderful, they make them like a meal in a glass! You get a slice of a burger with a hunk of cheese wrapped in bacon as a... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I recently went here with a friend. As previously stated, the seating was limited and we couldn't get a spot at the bar. SO we ordered our food to go and waited. The peanut bombs were a fun, qwerky thing. The food was alright, nothing special and to me. It was good for take out though. Overall, I think it... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Great burgers and fries, great prices and such a fun atmosphere! Tight quarters while waiting, but if it's nice, you can go outside, or pick "off" times. Highly recommend.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is a great place to have a drink with freinds. The atmosphere is very fun with peanut delivery bombs and fun decorations. They are somewhat family friendly but I wouldn't bring my kids here. I wasn't very impressed with the food compared to what I had heard about it. It was okay but nothing memorable. They were very busy... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Very fun place, with multiple locations throughout Wisconsin. Their burgers and appetizers are amazing. They were featured on Food Wars going up against another Milwaukee favorite, Sobleman's. Although AJ's was my favorite, you can't go wrong getting a burger from either.

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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: 4142219999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

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