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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%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1114 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3108
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Reviewed 21 January 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 25 January 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 20 January 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
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Reviewed 25 December 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 14 December 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 15 October 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 29 August 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 30 July 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 27 June 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 26 June 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
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Whenever I go to a show downtown, I recommend going to Bar Louie. After the meal all you have to do is walk across the street to the venue. My neighbors and I got to the restaurant at 6:10pm. The show started at 7:30pm. All...More

Thank Sue D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, 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
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 414-847-1492
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