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Bar Louie Water Street

$$ - $$$American, ,
1114 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3108
+1 414-847-1492
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1114 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3108
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Rude and short staffed. The bartender acted annoyed that we ordered drinks. He took our order, slammed the drinks down and walked away. The couple in back of us eating dinner were being apologized to by a server for forgetting part of their order. As...More

Thank kitseeliger
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Casual restaurant that has many TV's to watch sports while eating/drinking. Close to many other venues downtown.

Thank BMiller2013
Bar L, Guest Relations Manager at Bar Louie Water Street, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Our aim is to always take care of you, and we're glad to hear that you had a good time with us!

Reviewed January 19, 2018

One of the best things about Bar Louie is its happy hour. Even on a Friday, you can have a full, tasty meal with happy hour specials, plus a wide selection of wine and beer. That's why our group of 30 chose this location for...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

Visited Bar Louie this week for a lighter dinner prior to the Christmas Carol last week. Terrific food, ambiance and service. Highly Recommend.

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed December 14, 2017

I was part of a planning committee for my department's holiday gathering at Bar Louie in Milwaukee comprising 90 people. Our experience included two drinks (happy hour prices) and buffet (5 choices). The venue included an "L" shaped room with a bar that easily accommodated...More

Thank Bernadette S
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Went there for a drink after dinner. Bartender made a decent drink. Bathrooms were very dirty, floors greasy, and dining room was filthy. The only good thing was the DJ played de ent music. Will not be returning.

Thank ryantreichert
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here because it was the first restaurant we seen. We are from way out of town and didn't want to hunt for food. The service and food was great. The manager actually came and carried on a great conversation about the town. He...More

Thank Joleen2600
Reviewed July 29, 2017

Went to Bar Louie as suggested by friends who lived in the area. What a great experience. Why......well, first off the martinis were $5.25 during the happy hour and it was very easy to find a "kind" of martini I liked. Second, the apps were...More

Thank boxercoats
Reviewed June 27, 2017

I came to dine prior to a play. I ordered the pretzel sticks as an appetizer. I should have sent them back or said something. They were so dry and hard. I just let them sit on the table. I ordered the tuna sandwich. It...More

Thank cms0141
Reviewed June 26, 2017

We had a few drinks and a little dinner before we went out on the town. Its a cute little place. Not a dance club but very good service. the manage was very nice. I think his name was tony? He accomidated up very quickly...More

Thank Christie W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3108
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 414-847-1492
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