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Seafood Restaurant

Barnacle Bud's

13 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·

Tips from locals

Eddie
Eddie
October 17, 2018
This is a great restaurant and bar on the KK river. It's definitely better during spring, summer, and fall months since it's mostly outdoors.
Gail
Gail
May 28, 2018
Best time to cocktail is during the day or early evening. Half the fun is just finding the place. Once you do, what a hoot! The bar is far from fancy – it's good for greasy bar food, Coronas and margaritas. In terms of vibe, it's filled with people who've docked their boats, as well as…
Shauna & Sean
Shauna & Sean
May 23, 2018
Hidden amidst some warehouses, don't let the drive in deter you. Behind all the gravel and dust is a wonderful oasis on the KK River, boats can pull up and dock. Casual dining and delicious seafood. Get the lobster roll!
Valerie
Valerie
March 26, 2018
Only open in the summer. If you can find it! Kitchy spot on the river is always busy. Pretty much only deck seating so go when the weather is nice and watch as the boats dock. Great tourist spot and very popular with the locals.
Rachael
Rachael
August 22, 2017
Ok, it will feel like the Uber is taking you to a back alley to kill you, but they are probably just getting you to the neatest little outdoor bar and grill in the world. It is totally hidden behind warehouses so that it can sit directly on the Milwaukee river. You feel like you are in Key West. …

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Location
1955 South Hilbert Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53207
Phone+1 414-481-9974
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 11:00 AM
Reservations
No
Credit Cards
Yes
Outdoor Seating
Yes
Menus
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Drinks
Beer
Dining Options
No Delivery
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