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Lakefront Brewery

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Address: 1872 N Commerce St, Milwaukee, WI 53212-3701
Phone Number:
+1 414-372-8800
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Lakefront Brewery is a leader in brewing the best beers in Milwaukee,...

Lakefront Brewery is a leader in brewing the best beers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Specializing in lagers in their formative years, Lakefront has since released the first certified organic beer, gluten-free beer, as well as the first fruit beer since prohibition. A leader in innovation, Lakefront produces a My Turn series in which, four times a year, a Lakefront employee gets to call a beer their own. More recently, Lakefront also started a Brandy Barrel-aged series of brews that release throughout the year. Beer aside, Lakefront is also known around the country for their highly entertaining and sought-after brewery tours. The tour price gets you 4, 6 oz. samples, a souvenir pint glass, and a coupon for Lakefront beer at one of many locations. It's recommended to buy your tickets online ahead of time. If available, tickets can also be bought walking up for the next available tour.

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Excellent fish fry. Best potato pancakes. The Czech Pilsner was very tasty. The Coffee Stout is a real treat. It was the best flavorful fish fry. So good. Cheese curds were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent fish fry. Best potato pancakes. The Czech Pilsner was very tasty. The Coffee Stout is a real treat. It was the best flavorful fish fry. So good. Cheese curds were plump and batter was perfect. Thin and creamy. So damn good I slapped myself. Beer saved the world. Prost! Oh and met owner & he is the best.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here with a group of friends on a Saturday night. It was pretty busy but we still had a great time. The tour guide was really funny and energetic. I've been a tour guide before and I know how hard it can be to keep your energy up at the end of a long shift--not a problem with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a great time with our tour guide JR. He was Hilarious but also gave us an in depth tour of the brewery and the brew process. The tour is only $10 and includes 4 decent sized samples before the tour and another during the tour. I would highly recommend this as a stop.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been meaning to go here for years. Lakefront Brewery's Friday night fish fry (it's a Wisconsin thing) is always packed, but I hate crowds. I went here for brunch on a Sunday and it was excellent. I asked the woman taking my order what she would have if she only ate here once in her life. She said I... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been on this tour a couple times, and it never gets old. Not only do you get a pretty generous amount of beer with the price of the tour, the tour guides are hilarious. Would definitely recommend as a must see if you are visiting the Milwaukee area!

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West Allis, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an awesome night. Friday night fish fry with polka music playing. Fish fry was good but on the top of my list was the cheese they use for their pretzel appetizer. OMG... yummy! After dinner we did the tour and Trecce (I hope I spelled it right) was a blast. Tons of fun. I could do it over... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very fun and friendly place. Had a mini tour with Untapped Tours-make sure to save your glass for a surprise. Loved the little history tour-did not get to see the whole place, but still informative. Wide variety of beers to choose from.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We flew into Milwaukee and stopped at the Lakefront Brewery on our way to northern Wisconsin. What a great surprise. The fish (perch) was fantastic and my 3 year old's meal was better than most restaurants we go to. They had a live polka band playing and kids/adults dancing. Oh... and the beer was great. We will be back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was interested in Lakefront because of their New Grist beer. So happy we visited. Great location by the river. Cool look to the brewery and surrounding area. 2 Great gluten free options plus many other great beers. The great hall is a neat place to eat and drink. I think it is a must visit in Milwaukee, even if... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We didn't do the tour this time, but always have to visit Lakefront while in Milwaukee! We usually go during the week and it was pack in Saturday but still room to sit and very fast to get beer and food!!! The snacks here are SO good! Honestly BEST cheese curds in Milwaukee fresh and light and totally homemade! It... More 

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