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Solly's Grille

American, Diner
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4629 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53212-1084
+1 414-332-8808
10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 16:00
Mon 10:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 06:30 - 20:00
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Chicago, IL
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180 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We were hoping to find some place to eat between downtown and Sprecher and didn't really succeed, but then read the description of Solly's and thought it sounded like something to try. It's been around since 1936, and I like places with history, so we gave it a try. Although I'm familiar with the general concept of a butter burger... More 

Thank nobo
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Yeah..they're a "heart attack on a bun"....BUT...If you haven't had one...you haven't lived...so why worry?

Thank Dorothy L
Glenn F, Owner at Solly's Grille, responded to this review

Thank you!!! You are a true hamburger aficionado. Solly's Grille More 

Lakewood McHenry County, Illinois
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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Stopped here for a bite to eat for dinner. Cute place where you sit around a counter and the grill is in plain view. Great butter burger and shakes. I wish I would have had room for dessert.

Thank Lisa D
Glenn F, Owner at Solly's Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We hope to see you again. Regards Glenn Fieber Solly's Grille More 

Detroit, Michigan
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

You certainly wouldn't want to eat it every day, but Milwaukee's iconic butter burger is a must-try here. Order it with the sweet potato fries that come crisped to perfection and a thick vanilla shake (you can't stick to your diet here anyway). Diner atmosphere - I sat at the counter and chatted with the locals who were an awesome... More 

Thank GypsyEater
Glenn F, Owner at Solly's Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're 80 years old and still using quality sirloin and creamy Wisconsin butter and cheese on our burgers. Thanks again Glenn Fieber Solly's Grille More 

1 review
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent world famous butter burger. Love the fountain drinks too. Banana malt is excellent. Great time.

Thank Brooks C
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We were ordering things on the menu, and the response was "we don't have that". Pineapple shake -no. Flavor of the month Oreo- "we didn't crush anymore cookies so I can't make that". So..you are unable to crush cookies?? Ordered a coke, came out watery. "Coke isn't working". Obviously the syrup had run out. Ordered root beer, same thing. Ordered... More 

Thank Rebecca V
Glenn F, Owner at Solly's Grille, responded to this review

Dear Friend I am very sorry you had a bad experience at Solly's. We take very much pride in trying to eliminate angry internet comments by keeping our stock up at our 80 yr old restaurant. That was not an appropriate response by Kris again my apologies. We take immediate action on comments like yours believe me. I would like... More 

Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I go out of my way to stop and get some butter burgers. I love this place. Food is great and the staff is friendly. The burgers are so good you don't need to add anything to them. Food comes hot and delicious!

Thank 443robinr
Glenn F, Owner at Solly's Grille, responded to this review

Dear Friend Thank you for that kind review. We hope to see you again soon. Have a great day Glenn Fieber President Solly's Grille More 

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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Very unique environment, great food and great service. A definite must stop for a unique experience in Milwaukee area!

Thank Chad H
Glenn F, Owner at Solly's Grille, responded to this review

Thank you Chad! We appreciate the great review. Have a nice day Regards Glenn Fieber Solly's Grille More 

Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Eat here to sober up after your Sprechers Brewery tour and beer tasting. This place has great old-fashioned diner ambience and tasty classic American food. I love fresh burgers and fries for a reasonable price.

Thank lilbitmcd
Glenn F, Owner at Solly's Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Have a nice day Glenn Fieber Solly's Grille More 

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123 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I ate here today with a client as we were working in the area. The place is nice enough with almost all seating at the lunch counter. The burgers come topped with tablespoons of butter - way too much for me even after I scraped most of it off. The fries are OK. The highlight was the balsamic vinegar ketchup.... More 

Thank Geof J
Glenn F, Owner at Solly's Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! Solly's Grille More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4629 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53212-1084
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-332-8808

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