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Lakefront Brewery

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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On December 2nd, 1987, brothers Russ and Jim Klisch opened Lakefront Brewery and sold their first batch of Riverwest Stein Amber Lager to a neighborhood tavern in Milwaukee. We have grown to brew 46,848 barrels of beer in 2017 and distribute our...more
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1872 N Commerce St, Milwaukee, WI 53212-3701
+1 414-372-8800
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and a few beers. Decided to take the tour and it was fun. I have never been on a tour where you can drink beer as you go but this one was the exception. The guide was hilarious and knowledgeable...More

Thank dedixon1
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on the tour here just to check it out as we were in from out of town and had a few hours to kill. The tour was a great price and included a glass and four tokens to try four different beers. The...More

Thank Lillian D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was on the north end of Milwaukee along the river. The building was a cool old brick. Alot of the other buildings in this area were very new. We did a beer flight and all the beers were good! If you like beer and...More

Thank Mandy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a fun place with outstanding beer and good German style food, this is the place. The Stout and Bavarian dark larger are the best of the beers. The IPA’s are on the bitter side. The cheese curds are great and...More

Thank calmish
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool building in a beautiful location. I wasn't impressed with the food and beer, though. We had an average BLT and loaded mashed potatoes with chicken that wasn't nearly as good as I had hoped. Quality ingredients would have made it a quality dish. There...More

Thank Mark Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can’t say enough great things about our experience. The tour was great, the beer was great, the ambiance was great! The staff was all so helpful in making recommendations and we had the worlds funniest tour guide, Ben. Highly recommend stopping in on your...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice selection of local craft brews, German food is good, sausages,I recommend the deep fried pork ball with the Egg inside.

Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very nice place, very familiar, they play music so that everyone can dance as a family, very fun for children. The food is very tasty, the attention is careful, the waitress serve in a quickly and kind manner! Spacious and bright space,...More

Thank Javier P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tour was great. Ben was hilarious. A must-do in Milwaukee. Plenty of tokens along the tour to grab a brew with friends.

Thank JanHarrisVB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In my opinion it could be a great place, but I didn’t like it. The most important attraction is to eat and drink near the water, but there you just will find a food truck. Besides closes very early: 8 pm. And the food, just...More

Thank RPobleteMontenegro
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Chrissy F
1 August 2018|
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Response from Mike W | Property representative |
While we cannot make any promises, we do our best to be able to hold luggage in a safe manner for those in the middle of transportation. Like others have said, it'd be best to give us a call ahead of time. Thanks for the... More
Barb K
10 March 2018|
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Response from TLM1998 | Reviewed this property |
Nothing close. Probably have to Uber to your hotel
10 August 2016|
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Response from paxvobiscum | Reviewed this property |
While this tour is a lot of fun, it would be very difficult for a person of limited mobility due to stairs, walking around large pieces of equipment and uneven surfaces.