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McGillycuddy's Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$American, ,
1135 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3107
+1 414-278-8888
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible16%
Mar 12, 2018
“Green Beer”
May 20, 2017
“The Only Blackhawks Bar in Milwaukee”
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1135 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3107
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We stopped on Saturday just before the St Pats parade. The beer is good. We didn’t order food. Just drinks. I didn’t leave a tip. Reason:: The waitress waited on two guys before me as I waited. I’m 70 years old and female. That’s disrespectful...More

Thank Darlene H
Reviewed May 20, 2017

It's a dive, but a great sports bar, with a nice outdoor bar and firepit. And it IS a Blackhawks bar, in the heart of Milwaukee, Quite a surprise.

Thank ngn1958
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Owner and manager are really nice people. Good drinks. We didn't eat there. We could select our own music. There is a dance floor. Small restrooms. Downtown Milwaukee. Not sure if there is a parking and free wifi. Good service.

Thank Darthfather
Reviewed March 21, 2017

We stopped here during the NCAA regional games and since it is located close to the venue, it was obviously busy. We were disappointed in our inability to find seating inside (lower or upper level) but they did have an outside bar area with seating....More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We went there for a NCAA game watching invited event. We were a large group sitting at a table for 3 1/2 hours buying drinks and were asked to leave because "the table was reserved in fifteen minutes". No one told us when we sat...More

Thank cromtrip
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We visited the restaurant and bar for a college team gathering put on by the bar on 3/16/17. Food and beer was pretty good. We were sitting at a table for 3 to 4 hours spending a lot of money and enjoying the games. Then...More

Thank Todd B
Reviewed March 3, 2017

If you are in the Milwaukee area, you must go to McGillycuddy's! The atmosphere, food, and service was great.

Thank fecharlie
Reviewed January 29, 2017

We popped in for some beers and apps after a MSOE basketball game! Our server Monica was awesome! She was quick, patient and very attentive! The food came hot and the beer nice and cold! The Giant Pretzel was amazing! It served our group of...More

Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped and had a late lunch on an off time. The bartender girl was super friendly and nice. We've been coming here for years and it's as good as it's always been. Quintessential Milwaukee bar so make it a stop.

Thank JoeBgrafton
Reviewed October 7, 2016

We stopped by for drinks on a Wednesday evening. We sat outside by the fire. There's an outside bar, but it doesn't offer a lot of tap beers--more are available inside. Had reuben rolls as an appetizer. Great time.

Thank NJC53215
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American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1135 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3107
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 414-278-8888
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