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MOTOR Bar & Restaurant

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401 W Canal St, Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, WI 53203-3209
+1 414-287-2778
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (45 reviews)
“stew” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
401 W Canal St, Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, WI 53203-3209
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Reviewed 1 week ago

actually going out of your way to eat there is a good thing- and you'll say 'Thank You' for the suggestion- Great Burgers and Fries-and everything else on the Menu- ask them and they will do it Your Way- couldn't be better- and the Museum-...More

Thank Jeffrey L
Brittany J, Marketing Manager at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting MOTOR! We are thrilled to hear that you had a terrific experience. Our hand-packed Burgers are some of the best. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Iron Horse Hotel is the home of this marvelous eatery and the delightful cheeseburger was suc a delicious deal at $4.14! We were told that the regular price was double to three times higher? A wonderful taste that was so great and very much appreciated...More

Thank legacyendeavors
Brittany J, Marketing Manager at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting MOTOR. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our special Milwaukee Day Burger for only 4.14, available only on April 14th! Just to clear up any confusion, MOTOR is a part of the world's only Harley-Davidson Museum and is not...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

MOTOR Bar + Restaurant is the place to eat after your Harley- Davidson Museum tour. 1. Service was friendly, and fast. 2. Order FRIED PICKLES! REUBEN DIPPERS! Large portions! 3. Good place for groups.More

Thank NwhyC N
Brittany J, Marketing Manager at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping at MOTOR after your Harley-Davidson Museum tour! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our fast, friendly service. Our Fried pickles are some of the best; don't forget to try our Wisconsin Cheese Curds next time you are in! See...More

Reviewed March 8, 2018

A lot of potential at this place. Great service, surroundings are as good as it gets, but the food is average at best. Ordered a brisket stuffed potato and it was warm. Total turn off...More

2  Thank John S
Brittany J, Marketing Manager at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

John, Thank you for visiting MOTOR and taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed the food and service. The average food definitely does not meet our high standards. Please email me directly at bjoosten@levyrestaurants.com so we...More

Reviewed March 6, 2018

MOTOR Bar & Restaurant has a wrap around bar with a potty upstairs. about 30 tables. affordable menu burgers, wings etc. safe for the kids. mainly modern blue collar bikers, families,

Thank JimDeBerry
Brittany J, Marketing Manager at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Thank you for joining us at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit. Don't forget to come check out our riverside patio when the weather warms up! See you again soon.

Reviewed March 5, 2018

Stopped here for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. After seeing many guests at the bar drinking Bloody Mary's - I thought I would give one a try. It did not disappoint... the perfect amount of spice and a nice "beefy" flavor. We had burgers, which...More

Thank DMac03
Brittany J, Marketing Manager at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thank you for stopping in! We are happy to hear that our Beefy Mary did not disappoint and that our burgers hit the spot. Our staff do really enjoy their jobs and we are happy that it shows. See you again soon!

Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

We have been here before and always enjoyed the food but NOT today! Tried their Ooey Gooey Grilled cheese that was neither ooey or gooey. They need to rename it to barely cheesey and burnt bacon.More

Thank LoriAnn40
Brittany J, Marketing Manager at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Lori, Thank you for visiting MOTOR and taking the time to give us your feedback. We apologize for your disappointing Grilled Cheese and hope you know that it definitely did not meet our high standards. I know we have discussed and resolved this issue with...More

Reviewed February 28, 2018

...because if they weren't, they would not likely have seen their 1 year anniversary. Sure there is a staff shortage but these ones servers and bartenders were fairly slow indifferent. How are the prices? $8 for a canned beer, no bottles or glass. Drink specials...More

Thank Michael F
Brittany J, Marketing Manager at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2018

Michael, Thank you for visiting MOTOR Bar & Restaurant and taking the time to write a review. We are disappointed to hear that you experience did not meet our high standards and would like to hear more about it. Please email me directly at bjoosten@levyrestaurants.com...More

Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

The fiery garlic Parmesan wings were among the best I have ever eaten, the same goes for the 14 hour smoked brisket. Cajun wings and buffalo Mac not that good. If you like wings and brisket, eat here.

Thank Kevin S
Brittany J, Marketing Manager at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

Thank you for visiting Kevin! We agree that Chef Josh's Fiery Garlic Wings are the best and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed the wings too. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 22, 2018

We walked in to a full bar & were seated but eventually moved to bar to order food. After getting our cocktail the bartended/server walked away without asking if we wanted to order any food & she delivered menus. We each ordered something small -...More

Thank KatKeegan
Brittany J, other at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Thank you for visiting MOTOR and taking the time to write a review. We apologize that your experience was not up to our high standards and would like to hear more about it. Please email me directly at bjoosten@levyrestaurants.com so we can discuss it further....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 W Canal St, Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, WI 53203-3209
    (6th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-287-2778
  • E-mail
Description
Just as Harley-Davidson knows motorcycles, the Harley-Davidson Museum knows food. Whether you're craving BBQ Ribs or Mac & Cheese, Motor is sure to satisfy those taste buds of yours! The All-you-can-eat Fish Fry every Friday will keep you comin' back for more and the Georgia Peach Cobbler is the perfect finale to any of our hearty American meals. As far as beverages go, we’ll make sure your mugs are always full of any libation you desire, caffeinated or something a little bit stronger.
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