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“Great Food with a Great Atmosphere”
Review of Mader's

Mader's
Ranked #9 of 1,586 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$40
Cuisines: German, Swiss
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Old World 3rd St. and Highland Ave.
Description: Mid-America's most honored German restaurant. Since 1902, this Milwaukee landmark has been serving American Presidents, and celebrities. America's finest German cuisine. You'll dine surrounded by a $4 million collection of medieval suits of armor, wood carvings, oil paintings, two-handed swords, crossbows and magnificent stained glass. Ranked by TripAdvisor, and every publication in our state that ranks dining spots as Wisconsin's best German restaurant. Free valet parking. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @madersrestaurant. See you soon!
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

I've been to Germany a dozen times and this food is authentic. I had a problem with my meal, but the manager, Matt, made it more than right. I'll be back!

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

As usual, excellent service, food, atmosphere and great beer. Murals and very interesting period items. Gift shop carries many unique items and artwork.

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Maders R, Manager at Mader's, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you for the nice review John. Glad you enjoyed it.
Kristin Mader

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Certainly a Milwaukee institution..........was very busy night we were there-----a week night! Best to have reservations. Service was prompt, attentive, but not intrusive. Very helpful. Food is reliably good........nice menu of German dishes that does not disappoint.

This Milwaukee standard lived up to its reputation. We wondered why we hadn't been
in so long?!! Definitely return and a great place to share with friends from out-of-town.

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Maders R, Manager at Mader's, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us Thomas. We certainly appreciate your feedback and would be delighted to have you back the next time German cuisine is our craving.
Kristin Mader

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

Although we've lived in Madison, WI for many, many years, we'd never explored downtown Milwaukee. What a surprise! Downtown Milwaukee has much to offer and lots of history!! We just knew we had to make a stop at Mader's restaurant for the world famous giant pretzel and awesome German beer. Zachary was behind the bar on both trips to the restaurant, and was welcoming and friendly. The smells from the restaurant were amazing and definitely on our to do list on our next visit!!

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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Zachary was amazing as a bartender and a server. Ive been here 3 times in 3 years and hes a familiar face every time. Its good to see someone you know and consistent everytime im here! Maders will always have a special place in my heart for authentic german food. Congrats on 116 years!

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