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Brocach

1850 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI (Lower East Side)
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Ranked #159 of 1,393 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Lower East Side
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Lower East Side
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English first
Watertown, WI
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We happened to drive past this place on a Sunday afternoon and decided to stop in for a drink. The atmosphere is very authentic. The bartender was very attentive and friendly. We went upstairs to check out the outdoor patio and the servers we encountered were very friendly. The patio looked inviting. Seems like a nice out of the way... More

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Let me start out by saying, I love this place always have since they opened, Great Bar, Great Summer outdoor upper Deck, love it, however, on a Friday Visit, and a visit back in April, I have to say, the Food Quality has gone way down, not sure why, new Vendor's? Cook's not as good as the ones there the... More

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This was a nice stop on our 'tour' of bars that had Lakefront Brewery beer on tap. We sat outside and enjoyed some Irish music over the PA system (no band that day). Our server was pleasant. We'd like to go back sometime and try the food!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

There are lots of really good Irish pubs in Milwaukee and each have their charm. Brocach has an authentic feel and the food is truly good which separates them from the pack.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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284 reviews 284 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I brought a group of 6 to enjoy their yummy HH special --- Sliders (3 for $6, 4 for $7) -- Everyone enjoyed their sliders. When the weather gets warmer, they have outdoor movies upstairs on their patio overlooking the river -- very nice. They have a good brunch too. Nice place / nice people / good food!

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Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

if you've ever been to Ireland this place will take you back there, the dark wood bar and decor will remind you of a place you remember being in when you were there,the relaxed feeling and great service and good food are worth the trip, every time we are there we start thinking about planning a trip back to Ireland... More

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West Allis, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

A group of ten of us made a reservation and had dinner early on a Friday evening as part of a Christmas celebration. Because of the varied group, we ended up ordering a variety of entrees. Shepherds Pie, Steak, burgers, and fish were all enjoyed. The one negative comment was the Burger was a bit to done, after being ordered... More

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wis.
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Brocach is very cute, great ambiance, and superb Irish food. At Christmas time they have a tree upstairs. There is also a fireplace.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Place is just great! The food is fantastic - their bangers and mash are a must. Most authentic style Irish pub I've been to outside of Ireland, to include a bunch of folks bringing in every kind of instrument you can play and jamming all sorts of songs together in one of the corners. It's always a friendly crowd with... More

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Caledonia, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Reasonable prices on drinks and very good food in a pub like atmosphere. On warm days you can enjoy the second floor patio view.

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