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Ashley's Bar-B-Que

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1501 W Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53206-2102
+1 414-372-7666
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 19:00
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Went here with a couple friends for brunch on a Sunday and we were not disappointed! The mimosas and bloody mary's were delicious! I had the chicken and waffles, and it was amazing! Service was great from the moment we walked in. We were greeted right away, and our server was very accomodating and attentive. We are excited to come... More 

Thank kellyreneekloth
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

Darnell puts the south to shame with his sauce. I'm a chef of 30 years and he does what i wish i could do. Best bbq I've ever tAsted. ( next time you come for blackened prime rib, bribg me a plate with mac and cheese)

Thank George S
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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67 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2014

No you can't fool me said Randy Newman on his Little Criminals album and that's exactly what will never happen at Ashley's Bar-B-Que. Every time we stop at Ashley's, food and beer are sheer perfection. Enjoyed some Dale's Pale Ale and Spotted Cow on tap but dinner was and is the real deal! Catfish that is so light and delicately... More 

1 Thank John T
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210 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2012

Got the outside shoulder. If sold out, get the shoulder. The tips are good too. Excellent Sauce. A tie between here and Speed Queen.

Thank seanyy11
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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111 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2012

On a short trip to Milwaukee from St. Paul, we both were jonesing for Bar-B-Q Friday after we got checked and moved into our hotel. "Bar-B-Que?" "Sounds Great!" "Here's one." "OK, take me there." Fifteen minutes of driving, seven of those with a shadow of worry found us at the door of Ashley's. My advice to all, cast your doubts... More 

1 Thank T4TwoTravel
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2012

I try and get to Ashley's at least once a month. The food has NEVER been less that "absolutely perfect". I too received calls from owner on separate occasions, concerning the quality of food...where else does that happen? The owner actually cares what you think. He helps me carry my food (I always get a pan or two) to my... More 

2 Thank spudman302
Dousman WI
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2011

Milwaukee is not known for its bbq and I think I found the place that is going to change that . Growing up in Chicago bbq restaurants are a dime a dozen and was suprised that Milwaukee doesn't have as many. The few that are out there were satisfying my craving . I thought I would have to just settle... More 

Thank Wisandbeyond
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2011

Okay, Milwaukee isn't really known for its barbeque scene, but there are a few places that are at least worth mentioning. Ashley's is one of them. It's not very well known, and I suspect that is due to its location. However, the food is fantastic. I used to work in the area and was craving it, so my one-year-old son... More 

Thank travellingtuba
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2009

I was a little concerned about the neighborhood so I called ahead for carry out at about 5 pm so I would be able to get in and get out quick. (Yes, maybe a little paranoid). Boy, am I glad to have stopped. This is the best barbeque in the city, no contest. The owner greeted me warmly when I... More 

1 Thank Ottoburkart

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 W Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53206-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-372-7666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?