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Iron Grate BBQ

4177 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-4409
+1 414-455-1776
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (19 reviews)
“hot links” (3 reviews)
“hush puppies” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4177 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-4409
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Six of us came on a Sunday afternoon to try a variety of food. We had all the meats they have except for the ribs, which were not available. We also tried a variety of sides. Chicken, pork, sausage, brisket and links were good..not fantastic,...More

Thank Judy S
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Stopped over for dinner with family based on a lot of recommendations to check it out. I love trying the BBQ places around here so I was excited. The place is interesting. Small but at least it has indoor seating, enough for 8 groups at...More

Thank lovetoeatoften
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for an early lunch with a co-worker. About 1115am on a weekday. The restaurant is self serve, with sit down indoor dining. We had a little sticker shock when viewing the menu on the wall. Our host explained the menu choices. We chose...More

Thank DWeso
Reviewed April 9, 2018

The food is fantastic with huge portions. Great cocktails and homemade limeade. Home made sides top off a great meal.

1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed April 6, 2018

We stayed at an airport hotel the night before an early flight and launched our getaway with a meal at Iron Grate. We had a group of six and enjoyed the laid-back atmosphere, incredible meats and sides, and cocktails. This place was perfectly informal for...More

1  Thank Tricia M
Reviewed February 22, 2018

After seeing a review on Iron Grate BBQ on the TV show Wisconsin Foodie, and living only a few miles away I really wanted to like this place. It’s in a location that has had a problem sustaining a restaurant and there should be plenty...More

1  Thank Peter P
Reviewed February 3, 2018

With my wife and grandchild we stopped in for one of the best BBQ meals I have had. We ordered the brisket,pulled pork, and hot links. With baked beans,Cole slaw, and 2 Mac and cheese sides. They also offered corn bread we added to our...More

1  Thank Tom L
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Iron Grate has been in my go-to barbecue rotation for awhile, but I recently saw they now have hot ham on Sundays. Hot ham is a weekend staple of most local grocery stores, delis, and bakeries, but it's usually boiled ham, maybe with some brown...More

1  Thank brewcity77
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Iron grate is one of my fav. Bbq stops On south side . Brisket, sausage & the Milwaukee rib Belly rib and i like belly. And ribs Definitely will be back for more. #bbqdestinations #porkmafia

1  Thank pitmasterphilw
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Iron Grate BBQ is located in an old Boy Blue Ice Cream stand, so the set up is a little bit unusual. There is an Enter Only door that takes you into a dining area on the left or the ordering area on the right....More

1  Thank LadyM005
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September 13, 2017|
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Response from Trek723161 | Reviewed this property |
They certainly had beer. Not sure if they had other items.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4177 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-4409
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-455-1776
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