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Baumgartner's Cheese Store & Tavern

1023 16th Ave, Monroe, WI 53566-1764
+1 608-325-6157
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If you are there you must visit to see the decor and the cheese. They serve many local beers and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jennifer H
via mobile
Good Every time!

We stopped here for a late dinner after trying another restaurant and being sorely disappointed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stockton, Illinois
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“salami” (7 reviews)
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1023 16th Ave, Monroe, WI 53566-1764
+1 608-325-6157
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are there you must visit to see the decor and the cheese. They serve many local beers and customers snack on cheese while they drink. Fun stop.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a late dinner after trying another restaurant and being sorely disappointed! Everything was amazing just as it always is! We love your employees they are always so nice!

Thank jstorey1549
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have been coming to Baumgartner's in my father-in-laws hometown for years. It is a great place to find arcane cheeses that are tough to find elsewhere. Mind you, prices are not low; but, the selection is great and the staff is...More

Thank Orso52
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

While roaming the unique square in Monroe, we stopped in Baumgartner's for a drink. They had an artist painting a mural which was fun to watch. There are several neat murals throughout the tavern. While we didn't eat here, we watched them prepare tray after...More

Thank Goldensxfour
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had not been to Baumgartner's in probably 25 years and decided to have some lunch and cold drinks (Spotted Cow) while in town. As soon as I walked in I recognized the place from many years before and the food, service and atmosphere were...More

Thank bafcaf
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Let's be honest, I wouldn't buy cheese here since it's more expensive than other local places. But if you were a tourist I could see why you would. That being said, this place is a Monroe staple and it's so worth a stop for a...More

Thank gina208
Reviewed 21 June 2017

What a unique place, so full of character. And great cheese! Our server was so friendly. We couldn't believe the cheap prices on some of their beers (Zombie Dust on tap for $5.50? WOW!) They don't do a lot but what they do, they do...More

Thank Empowers13
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We headed to this place right after our brewery tour. We needed a quick bite to eat before heading home. This was fast and fun. Service was friendly and the food was amazing!! Try the salami sandwich!!

Thank Ashlee R
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The people here are very friendly and helpful. They sell a surprisingly large selection of local cheeses.My husband bought one of their T-shirts, and it cost less than we expected, so we were pleasantly surprised. Stop in if you happen to be in Monroe, Wisconsin....More

Thank Kat H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Quaint pub that serves cold cheese sandwiches and beers. The food was simple but fresh and good. Great place to make a stop while in Monroe.

Thank chueppe
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