Sobelmans Pub and Grill

Restaurant
1900 W. Saint Paul Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233 1900 W. Saint Paul Avenue, Milwaukee Directions
+14149311919
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97% of 2034 customers recommended

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Sobelmans Pub and Grill has a treat for you!
Drink Special
Tuesday
$2 bud lights
Fish Fry Friday
Friday
$9 for 4 pieces of beer battered cod with sides of coleslaw, mac salad, fries, rye bread, and tartar sauce

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About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Grill, Pub Food, American, Burgers, Ice Cream
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    <$15
  • Cuisine
    Grill, Pub Food, American, Burgers, Ice Cream
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Street
  • Delivery
    Yes
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Reservations
    Yes
  • Vegetarian Options
    Yes
  • Gluten Free Options
    Yes
  • Catering
    Yes
  • Good For Kids
    Yes
  • Good For Groups
    Yes
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250
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Report | 3 months ago
Great burgers, patty melts and bloody Mary's. Check out the special they do for your birthday
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Report | 7 months ago
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Report | 11 months ago
Great burgers
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Report | a year ago
The Bloody Mary is amazing.
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Report | a year ago
Expiration date was very close to purchase date. With Wisconsin weather in the winter, it is difficult to meet that date. I bought 3 groupons and had 1 month to use them! Give us a little more time to enjoy these great burgers!
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Report | a year ago
Get there either mid day by 11am or after 1 for lunch.
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Report | a year ago
Great food
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Report | a year ago
We love the burgers
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Report | a year ago
The Fresco Burger and the Bomb are two of the best sandwiches to get. Enjoyed my service also.
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Report | a year ago
Be prepared to wait or sit at the bar as it was very crowded. Burgers were good but not the best in town in my opinion. I will go back.
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In 1999, Dave Sobelman was serving burgers and pitchers of beer to blue collar workers in the rough and rugged Menomonee Valley. With the checks he cashed on weekends from the humble factory workers he began ordering some of the finest ingredients for this burgers - locally baked country-butter rolls and the best beef available.

Then one day, Dave walked out of his burger bar and saw a newspaper stand for the Shepherd Express. The cover story highlighted the Top 5 "Pub Grub" locations in Milwaukee and Dave's did not make the list. This omission was a turning point in Sobelman's history.

After seeing the article, Dave called the author of the story and invited him over for a burger. The local writer came into Sobelman's the next day and sat at the bar, ordered a PLAIN burger, and a beer. That very next week, Dave Sobelman had his own feature article on the front page of the Shepherd Express praising the burgers at Sobelman's Pub and Grill as the absolute best in Milwaukee.

Dave became wild with the possibility of fame after seeing his name and acclaimed burger in print. So with the help of this wife - Melanie - Dave began placing his energies into continuously providing the most quality ingredients and best tasting menu he could create for the public - and of course this menu included drinks. Dave's location is after all, a storied Schlitz tavern.

It's really not what's inside the glass that makes Sobelman's Pub and Grill's signature bloody mary stand out. The drink, or "Bloody Masterpiece" as it's affectionally called (not to be confused with the "Baconado" or "Crown Mary"), arrives with 13 garnishes. Brussels sprouts, celery, sausage, cheese, and even a cheeseburger slider stick out of the drink like an edible bouquet. The creative drink has garnered many fans, not to mention a feature on Good Morning America.

That slider garnish serves as an introduction to Sobelman's menu. The husband-and-wife team will proudly tell you that they have always had the best burgers in Milwaukee, and they back up the claim with a 2013 Readers’ Choice Award from Milwaukee Magazine and three other local Best Burger Awards in the last 3 plus years. Each Certified Prime Black Angus patty is sandwiched between a fresh baked country-butter roll and rests beneath toppings such as homemade chili, diced jalapeño, or The Piggyback's pork belly, which comes drizzled in bourbon sauce. These burgers have often been imitated around the city, but never duplicated. Aside from burgers, the cooks craft chicken cordon bleu sandwiches and host a Friday fish fry with beer-battered cod.

Despite the creativity shown on the menu, Sobelman's Pub and Grill's original location on St. Paul Avenue has a timeless element. The Sobelmans make great use of their building and they've kept original Schlitz tavern elements such as beer-barrel tables and strict adherence to the law of gravity in the revived Menomonee Valley neighborhood. Simply put, Sobelman's Pub and Grill is Classic Milwaukee.

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Many people described the Atmosphere as Enjoyable.
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Many people described the Appetizer as Free.
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Many people described the Beer as Great. Others thought:
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Many people described the Bloody Mary as Amazing.
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Many people described the Burger as Great. Others thought:
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  • Not Large
Many people described the Cheese Balls as Love.
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Many people described the Food as Great.
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Many people described the Meal as Best. Others thought:
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  • Overbearing
Many people described the Price as Good.
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Many people described the Pub as Cool.
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