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Saz's State House

) #110 of 1,258 Restaurants in Milwaukee $$ - $$$ American, , Barbecue
5539 W State St, Milwaukee, WI 53208-2517
+1 414-453-2410
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
5539 W State St, Milwaukee, WI 53208-2517
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Saz's has been a Milwaukee staple forever. It is known for its BBQ and they can be found at every festival in Milwaukee. They have a huge restaurant at Summerfest and people stand in LONG lines waiting for tables. I would order the Texas BBQ...More

Thank John D
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Dear John D, Thank you for your review of Saz's. Here at Saz's on State Street, our guests don't have to stand in long lines for their favorites. We have comfortable tables and booths where our guests are served by our friendly servers. Our newly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a birthday dinner at Saz's on Sunday evening with our family of 14 attending. The pork sandwich and fries were very good and the half rack of ribs was outstanding. The service was excellent for our large party. We want to specifically thank...More

Thank Ken A
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Dear Ken, Thank you for choosing Saz's for your group's birthday celebration. As a member of the community, we feel honored when our neighbors choose to celebrate their special events with us. We have our private room, The State Room that hosts many of our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here in the past and have always enjoyed the food. It seems like the menu is a little more slimmed down than in the past. However, they still have the BBQ they are known for. The service was good...More

Thank Aaron H
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Dear Aaron H, Thank for your recent visit to Saz’s on State Street. Established in 1976, we've become a Milwaukee institution in the service industry. We have made a lot of changes over the years but we have never swayed from our mission to provide...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saz's is the "go to" restaurant for barbecue in the Milwaukee area. We are from out of town, but I've eaten here on several occasions. I like the reasonably priced menu and the large portions. We did have some service and food issues with this...More

Thank Bob C
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rob C, Thank you for your recent review of Saz's. I am sad that you didn't have the "Finest" experience at your all last visit. I am happy that you have been here before so you know that we strive to deliver phenomenal food...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During my family's biannual trip to Milwaukee, we decided to visit Saz's. To start, I ordered the smokehouse Caesar salad which came with very fresh, crisp romaine lettuce, crispy homemade croutons, and a smoky Caesar dressing. For my main course, I ordered the brisket grilled...More

Thank Sam W
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sam W, Thank you for your mouth-watering review of your visit to Saz's. If this doesn't make your friends want to eat here, I don't know what will. Let me know next time you are here so I can personally thank you for your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us stopped on the way to Summerfest for lunch and a beer. Saw the great remodel job they did in the restaurant. Great atmosphere and same excellent foodMore

Thank trudell59
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Dear trudell59, Thank you for your recent review of Saz's. We view your feedback as a gift that we are grateful for. It is our desire to service the finest food and create a fun, relaxing experience for our guests. We are happy that you...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy BBQ and you would like to have it at a great location you should make a visit to Sazs. Their food is always good to very good and their service is usually very good.

Thank jcwis
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Saz's catered my daughter's wedding at Best Place in Historic Pabst Brewery. We went with German to stay with the theme. Absolutely delicious and every guest was raving from all over the country, including VA, KY, D.C. and WI. Buffet food was hot and plentiful....More

Thank Jo R
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This was recommended by one of the workers at the Miller Brewery Tour. It is just down the street and easy to find. We were quickly seated. We ordered the baby back ribs, a bbq pork sandwich, and a bbq brisket open faced sandwich. All...More

Thank gillihan989
Management response:Responded 20 April 2017

gillihan989, Thank you for your review of Saz's on State Street. We strive to provide our guests with great quality food and friendly service so it's comforting to hear that you left happy! Saz's provides shuttle service for our customers for Brewer games, Bucks games,...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

After hearing from some friends that this resturants was great and a place we had to try as new residents of the Milwaukee area my girlfriend and I were excited to try Saz's. We had driven by a couple times and always seen the place...More

1  Thank skitolive13
Management response:Responded 3 March 2017

Dear skitolive13, Thank you for your recent review of Saz's on State Street. We view your feedback as a gift and will use it to look at the items we serve on our menu. At Saz's we pride ourselves in making our guests happy with...More

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Heather B
25 April 2016|
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Response from Robert J | Reviewed this property |
There is something for everybody. From basic scrambled eggs to ribs to deserts.
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Restaurant Details

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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5539 W State St, Milwaukee, WI 53208-2517
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-453-2410
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Established in March of 1976, Saz’s State House is where it all began for Saz’s Hospitality Group. Over the past four decades, Steve Sazama’s original vision for a first-rate restaurant and sports bar has grown into a destination restaurant with a loyal following. As evidenced by a collection of awards resulting from community nominations, Saz’s State House continues to proudly serve the community both in and outside of the expanded restaurant walls. Featuring favorites like its signature BBQ Baby Back Ribs and BBQ Pork Sandwich, the State House also boasts a robust event schedule, seasonal specials, private event space, and complimentary shuttles to and from many Milwaukee sporting events.
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