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Major Goolsby's

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$$ - $$$American, ,
340 W Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1505
+1 414-271-3414
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
340 W Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1505
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here at lunch because we saw that it had been voted a best bar by ESPN. There were a 6 customers(that included us). Wait staff was nice but kept disappearing. The food was terrible. We had cheese sticks, as this was Wisconsin. They...More

Thank jck1376
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was looking for a place to watch a football preseason game. Unfortunately, their is no NFL package for preseason but our visit was still fantastic and the NFL Network "drop in" feature still allowed us to see parts of the game. The place was empty...More

Thank kflats4
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

I had the bacon cheeseburger and fries. My wife had wings. Both great. I was afraid it wold be too much of a bar atmosphere but it's not. Also family friendly. And they are supporters of The Salvation Army where I work. Great place.

Thank James P
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Atmosphere was OK, was not impressed with the chili I ordered. Convenient place to kill time while waiting for my hotel room to be ready. I can't say anything really wrong about the place, but being in Milwaukee for 8 days I had no desire...More

Thank BusinessTraveler87
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere can be great when there is a crowd, but when there’s an event going on next door, it’s a bit crazy! Not a big fan of the burgers, but the wings were pretty tasty!

Thank 720amyn
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

We had reservations for 30 at 7 pm on a Friday and we had a huge room near the enterance. Menu was limited from the normal one, but everybody enjoyed their meal. Typical bar food, priced well. Beer selection is even more. limited.

Thank Dale P
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

The food is very reasonably priced and delicious. Very fun place to meet friends for the evening, or to stop at before a concert. Service was great and fast!!

Thank nantucket_us
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Went here to eat a couple of times during my stay in the area. They have a good selections of finger foods, and a wonderful bar. Really enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank Al J
Reviewed December 25, 2017

I stopped here because it is across the street from the Hyatt Regency that I was staying at. Although I have not been in here for over 20 years, I was very surprised at the excellent service and great food. I had the Gargantuan Klements®...More

Thank Jason J
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

We got burgers and brats. They were pretty good. Not sure where the negative reviews come from. It’s a bar.

Thank kleiny747
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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: +1 414-271-3414
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