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American, Bar, Pub, Soups
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1023 16th Avenue, Monroe, WI
08:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 02:00
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We know why it's been there since 1931! Even our teenagers loved it. Wonderful service; everyone was so friendly. We had delicious sandwiches and the cheesecake was one of the best we have ever had. We loved the atmosphere and had such a great time. Can't wait to go back again.

Thank eatstraveler
DuPage County, IL
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187 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are just going in to order from the deli, that's fine, but don't bother ordering from the menu. Measly portions and everything is a la carte.

Thank Nanster630
Clinton, WI
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch at Baumgartner's capped of a wonderful day for us. We started 30 minutes down the road in Freeport, where we visited my father-in-law's grave site to decorate it with Cub's World Series (!!!!!!!!!) memorabilia and share a beer with him. Then we made the short scenic drive to Monroe. If you've never been to Green County Wisconsin, the scenery... More 

Thank mikestamm
Orange Park, Florida
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125 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful German food,sandwichs, soups,pub, store with the best mustards, and sausages. Cheeses can be shipped home so easy. Music and service great

Thank Barbara F
Freeport, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I've only been to Baumgartner's 2 times. Both visits included either soup or chili and a sandwich. My gosh, their chili is awesome! We always managed to get the booth right up in the window and love to watch the Square and the people walking about. Food is reasonably priced and every wait staff we've had were friendly, personable and... More 

Thank CJK1960
Adel, Iowa
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Stopped here for their cheese, which was a decent collection, not huge. The cheese I did buy was wonderful. I saw some of the dishes people had and they did look good. They sell their cheese by pound and half pound so you can ask them to be cut to try a couple kinds.

Thank Matthew H
Muncie, Indiana
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

If you are visiting Monroe, you need to eat at Baumgartner's. The food is always good. They have lots of beer selections. The atmosphere is very casual and the decorations are humorous and delightfully tacky.

Thank Timothy V
Madison, Wisconsin
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122 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I took a friend from Japan to one of my favorite haunts in Monroe, Wisconsin. He loved the beer and cheese. The staff are very friendly and were very welcoming to my friend. Ken was given a sample of their Limburger Cheese. It is a little too strong for Japanese taste but I never miss the Limburger Cheese sandwich here.... More 

Thank mzungu333
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great time with out if town friends . Great time. A little,crowded but that was to be expected with over 100,000 people in our town for Cheese Days. I go here at least once a month because it is such a nice place ... good food, good setvice, good fun

Thank Tina S
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I stopped by this place while passing through Monroe, WI after being told by a few people that it was worth the trip. I got there during the lunch rush and it was pretty busy, thankfully I was able to get a seat at the bar relatively quickly. I ordered a basic meat and cheese sandwich - not bad. I... More 

Thank Christopher H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1023 16th Avenue, Monroe, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: 608-325-6157

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?