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Major Goolsby's

American, Bar
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340 W Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1505
414-271-3414
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the wings at this place. Every time I'm in town, this is a must-go! Great for family too! This last visit our fries were not hot. The waitress kindly returned with too hot to handle fries just like we want them.

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Thank Djuana D
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This is a big bar with a small local feel about it. It looks like it will fill up when there is an event next door. Basic menu and amazing burger easy to over order so make sure you have a good appetite. ( has good free open wifi)

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Thank Steven D
Clarkston, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Typical sports bar. plenty of TV's with a wide variety of sports to watch. Service was good and the food was good as well.

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Thank christopher c
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Super easy from our hotel. Plenty of beer. Plenty of screens. Fish fry was excellent and exactly the typical greasy, crispy, crunchy delicious-ness that you want in a Friday fry. Service was perfect - they take care of you but leave you alone.

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Delavan, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Beer is cold, probably a great location for events but food is not so good. I had the Cajun chicken sandwich and it was just a tangy saucy sandwich. My husband had the hot dog and it was all beef and good. Lots of kids here so a great place for families but just don't have high expectations for the... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Yes--the food-on this particular Saturday night, was awful. Too bad because it's a great sports bar, with tons of TV's. We walked here after the Admirals game because we were starving. March madness was going as well, so a good sports bar seemed to be a good idea. When we walked in, I could smell hot wings. My mouth watered.... More 

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Thank sh1520
Lemont, Illinois
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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We stopped in here before the Bucks vs. Charlette Hornets. The service was decent, the waitress was adequate.

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Thank Tom F
Combined Locks, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

This place has excellent sports pub food. Reasonable prices and tons of tv's for watching sports. A fun place to go and watch Basketball.

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Thank Craig R
Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

We ALWAYS come to Goolsby's prior to any event at the Bradley Center. Decent priced beer prices. Food is a little expensive and meals don't include fries! A must visit prior to an event!

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Thank mitchell m
Madison, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Goolsby's is a great place to grab a drink or two before or after a Bradley Center event, but that's about it. The food is good by bar food standards, but not great. The burgers are very good and everything else is pretty much what you'd expect. The major downside to Goolsby's is the service, it's always slow. The last... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 W Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1505
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: 414-271-3414

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?