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Bar Louie Water Street

1114 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3108 (Downtown)
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Ranked #463 of 1,383 restaurants in Milwaukee
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Downtown
Most recent review
- Nov 27, 2013
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Neighborhood: Downtown
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36 reviews from our community

50% Recommend
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English first
Marathon, WI
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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85 reviews 85 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My girlfriend and I met another couple we know after the Bucks game at Bar Louise. The atmosphere was ok, not much dancing.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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77 reviews 77 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Tuscan pasta, chocolate cake, and loaded fries were awesome! Bar area sucked though b/c they have terrible bartenders. Must have waited over 20mins for a drink and they weren't even busy yet. Outdoor area is perfect as usual with a great dj too! Perfect location to eat, chat, and people watch, while enjoying some great music.

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Ocean City, Maryland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

went there with a decent size group. got seated immediately which was great. unfortunatley the young lady serving us was the only person serving the entire area. she was a bit overwhelmed. the food was good and she did the best she could but in the future they may want to have more staff available on a saturday night

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

good drinks.. fine service and yummy bar food. I love the "Diva" martini and the truffle popcorn is a nice grown up twist. Plus any place where you can order tater tots is bound to be a recipe for fun!

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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We ate at Bar Louie on Tuesday, which is when they have "Dollar Burger" night. It is truly a great deal. You can get a hamburger, turkey burger, chicken breast or mushroom burger for $1!! The cheese and toppings are extra, but minimal cost. The turkey burger was HUGE and tender. Also, if you go during happy hour, the appetizers... More

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Lake Elsinore, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This placed looked good with a happening vibe so my colleague & I decided to give it a try. We sat outside & it was a disaster from start to finish. No-one to welcome us as we walked in, we had to ask if it was self seating. Took far too long to get a drink order in. The waitress... More

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Muskego, Wisconsin
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

11 of us visited on May 15th before a show - we had nearly 2 hours for drinking and dining - except that we only got one drink after 45 minutes and the other never came. Two people in our party NEVER got their food (the ticket was placed the waitress kept telling us but they never got it). It... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Came in for a couple beers, they were out of about the first 3 taps that we ordered but bartender at least knew their selection and made other recommendations. Lovely fire outside with seating. Definitely liked the outside more than the inside sports bar feel.

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