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Baumgartner's Cheese Store & Tavern

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Address: 1023 16th Ave, Monroe, WI 53566-1764
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+1 608-325-6157
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 02:00

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Always the main downtown Attraction.

The place to eat before or after the brewery/distillery/cheese shop tours... The basic menu hasn't changed since 1931 and they have the "2nd Best Chilli" i have ever had. the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
robert b
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loves park
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The place to eat before or after the brewery/distillery/cheese shop tours... The basic menu hasn't changed since 1931 and they have the "2nd Best Chilli" i have ever had. the beer selection on tap is phenomenal, the Limburger sandwich is 2nd to none, The wait staff is the best, the fun of having your dollar thumbtacked to the ceiling for... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always have to stop here when in Monroe, great foods to eat in or take away!! Great beer and cheese choices! An A+ must visit in the lovely town of Monroe, WI.

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Thank Ben H
Orange Park, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

The have a store store in front, booths to eat a good cheese sandwich with soup of the day! Bar in back, local hangout for the old timers Hear lots of old stores and the painting on the walls are something else!!! From the old country

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Thank Barbara F
Beloit, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We love Baumgartner's and it's a must visit when we take friends with us who have never been there before. It's always busy but they are friendly people and get folks seated as quickly as possible. They brought us drinks while we waited for a table this past weekend. We were in and out in no time and the food... More 

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Thank Donna0829
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Friendly people, great atmosphere, fast service! Great chili and sandwiches. Great beer choices! Will definitely stop by again!

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Thank Laura C
Northern Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is the place to go for cheese and sausage although there is more to be had on the menu. There is a store in the front, a great epic mural on the wall and dollars on the ceiling. Great food.

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Thank treesprite07
algoma, wi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

If you are ever in Monroe, this is a must stop for lunch. Get a cheese sandwich and a beer. Simply Wisconsin at its best. Great little gem of a place. Check out the map.

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Thank sarahhemm
Muskego, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Very unique place, but the menu selection, price, and food quality are average at best. We will try other places next time we are in town.

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Thank Scott B
Russellville, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

My husband really wanted to stop by this store and tavern after reading reviews. It is just as it says. A very small cheese store and a tavern. Looks pretty much like this picture. We didn't get anything to eat as the reviews for that were not so hot. The only really cool thing was all the dollar bills on... More 

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Thank Dan31903
Niagara Falls
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

What a treat to sit at a table on the sidewalk overlooking the square, listening to the courthouse music. The lindberg cheese on rye with onions and mustard is a special treat. And the fun friendly service makes it even more special. This is a must stop for us when traveling to WI.

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