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AJ Bombers

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American, Bar, Pub
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1247 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-2505
+1 414-221-9999
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited AJ Bombers on a recommendation and were not disappointed. From the peanut bombs to the great burgers it is an A+. We had the bomber burger and it was fantastic. The wait staff was very friendly. Nothing but good things to say. Peanut target in pic. The coffee bean custard was out of this world as well.

Thank Norm S
JoeSorge, Owner at AJ Bombers, responded to this review

Hey Norm, So glad you liked the burger and custard! Come back for your birthday, and one of those items is on the house. :) May I recommend the Barrie Burger? Joe More 

Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, United States
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in at AJ Bombers at Miller Park (Milwaukee Brewers park) and had take-out burgers. Excellent burgers and especially, buns! Very little seating but okay because we wanted to take our food to our seats anyway. Only negative is a bit pricy and they took our charge slip without asking if we wanted a duplicate. Burgers were outstanding! Tater... More 

Thank SamsGrm
Orlando, Florida
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

AJ Bombers was a really neat experienc in Milwaukee that I would recommend to anyone looking for a good burger. It almost reminds me of a dive bar in the sense that it is small and has writing all over the walls from past and returning customers. As it's name implies, it has a military theme to it and has... More 

Thank Michael A
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best burgers in the state, I believe. They have some unusual things on the menu, like a bacon cheeseburger with peanut butter which I still haven't tried yet.... But the burgers and fries are seriously good here. Highly recommend for anyone who enjoys burgers.

Thank TrippiTripz
JoeSorge, Owner at AJ Bombers, responded to this review

Hey Tripp, thanks for the praise! I believe you haven't lived until you try the Barrie Burger, so I highly recommend taking the plunge next time you're here. More 

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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try this place after reviewing it on the travel channel's website. We had a wait, attesting to the popularity of the place. The local beer suggested by our server was good. My husband really liked his burger with the stuffed mushroom. I tried the one with peanut butter and bacon. It had good flavor, but could have used... More 

Thank rjellis
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great flavor on their burgers! I had the Wisconsin which was delicious and the fries were flavorful and crispy. Great unique atmosphere and a great place to eat! You can even eat peanuts at your table and throw them on the floor.

Thank Max W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

AJ Bombers is a small bar we stopped at in Milwaukee on our way thru, and we thoroughly enjoyed. Original vibe inside, with a dive bar feel. Burgers were awesome and reasonably priced. If I ever find myself back in town I will have to make my way back

Thank Brady J
JoeSorge, Owner at AJ Bombers, responded to this review

That pretty much hits the nail on the head! Thanks for stopping, Brady, and try a boozy shake the next time you're in town! Joe More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unusual decor and Fun place to go for burgers and drinks. The bombs they send over were great. Service was good.

Thank Redmouse1354
Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This places has been recommended to me for their good burgers. So I had no choice but to try. And man, was that burger good! Lots of cheese on the Portobello and another sort of cheese on the beef patty. Great bun also. Not made for a diet, but for sure the right thing to make a hungry man happy.... More 

Thank Michael G
Iowa City, Iowa
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had to see if this place lived up to the hype. After having the bar established pretty high already on this Wisconsin trip, AJ's didn't disappoint. It was the sides that did them in. Thinnest sliced pickle in a "frickle" fried pickle I have been served. It was all crust, virtually no pickle flavor. The burgers were spot on, with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1247 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-2505
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 414-221-9999
Fun. With a side of P-nuts, Burgers and Beer! It's Rube Goldberg meets Willy Wonka and the Chocolate factory. Except Rube is into P-nuts and Willy Wonka is into crazy Cheeseburgers. And both are very happy about it. It's just as fun to hang here with your friends or bring the kids for a fun family meal. Order for takeout or delivery on our website, and we can bring the fun to you! By the way, our Milwaukee Burger was declared Winner of the Travel Channel's FOOD WARS. No need for reservations here, just walk-in and have some fun. If there's a wait for a table grab a beverage and some p-nuts and scope out your favorite table. The p-nut delivery system is just the start of the fun, so get in here and grub!

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