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Bar Louie Water Street

1114 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3108 (Downtown)
414-847-1492
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Ranked #558 of 1,414 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Downtown
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
usa
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We wandered into Bar Louie when a restaurant in the area was unexpectedly closed and we had limited time to find something to eat. From the outside I expected something more upscale, but it was a casual bar; you find your own seating and service arrives when it arrives. It's a busy place, but once we connected with a waitress... More 

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Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Went on a Sunday afternoon to have lunch and watch some football. We had to ask someone to take our order. We not treated rudely while the 4 staff members sat around doing shots and drinking beer. Our food was delivered finally. We had no silverware, napkins or condiments. I had to take a Ketchup bottle and salt shaker from... More 

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Marathon, WI
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87 reviews 87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stopped at Bar Louie after attending a sporting event in Milwaukee! We had a group of 18 people and had called ahead to make sure we had a few tables set aside for our large group. Bar Louie called to confirm we were still coming which was very considerate :) When we arrived they had tables set aside for... More 

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OC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My girlfriends and I were going to a play at the Marcus Center on a Wednesday evening and met at a different bar/restaurant on the same intersection as Bar Louie. We asked if this other near empty place had a happy hour menu or drinks and food. NO was the answer, we called another local restaurant near that intersection and... More 

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

our server was horrible. sat down and ordered 2 burgers. one was to come with tots and did not. mine was to come without cheese and did. when I informed her that it was not right, she gave me a dumb look and hesitated before asking if I would like to keep it our get it remade. I sent it... More 

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San Diego, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I didn't realize this place is a chain until I came to write a review - I guess that's a good sign. We ate here twice on our recent MKE trip - once for the late night munchies after Summerfest, and another time after our Lakefront Brewery tour. Both times the food was great and service was excellent. I'd recommend... More 

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Ashland, Wisconsin
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68 reviews 68 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Had dinner here after a Cubs/Brewers game. We were seated promptly and given menus. Our drinks were brought out right away. Our waitress was excellent! We all enjoyed some kind of pasta. I had the mac and cheese and it was excellent! Look forward to dining here again!!

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We drove two hours to see a band this past weekend and had a hotel room downtown. We paid a cover charge and we were kicked out within the first ten minutes there because my brother accidently spilled his beer. Our entire group was kicked out and when i asked for our cover charge back, it was not given back.... More 

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Marathon, WI
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87 reviews 87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We stopped at Bar Louie before heading to a MSOE men's basketball game! Our cheeseburgers were fabulous!!! The turn around time from order to table was great, the burgers were done to our liking and there were generous portions or the extras - tomatoes, lettuce, onions, pickles. The fries were seasoned great - nothing else was needed! Our waitress was... More 

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Bath
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87 reviews 87 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

visited as part of a evening business meal - so prebooked. Food very basic and unexciting with service only average. Shame as this place has great location and potential.

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Additional Information about Bar Louie Water Street

Address: 1114 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3108
Phone Number: 414-847-1492
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Cuisine: American

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