The 10 Best Pubs in Wisconsin!

Pubs provide a special kind of bar atmosphere. A jovial, community vibe with great brews and hearty bar food. Nothing beats a classic pub, and Wisconsin is home to an abundance of them. Here are the 10 best in the state.  

1. County Clare Irish Inn & Pub, Milwaukee, WI

County Clare in Milwaukee is traditional Irish hospitality done right. Not only do they offer and authentic hotel stay, they were voted “Best Irish Pub in Wisconsin” by Best of Milwaukee, OnMilwaukee, Yelp and BuzzFeed. Stop in and stay a whole at County Clare Irish Inn & Pub.

2. Courthouse Pub, Manitowoc, WI

The Courthouse Pub has a long-standing history dating back to the 1930s. However the business within has changed some.  Now the Courthouse Pub sells a long list of craft beers, wine, and other popular libations. They also offer a deletant lunch and dinner menu for the hungrier traveler.

3. T-Dubs Pub, Waupaca, WI

T-Dubs Pub is a gathering place for friends and family. The building itself is listed on the National Historical Register. This small-town pub has tasty daily specials and a long list of beer options. Want a little more privacy? “The Snug” is great conference/meeting room located right in the pub.

4. Mulligans Irish Pub & Grill, Franklin, WI

This casual Irish pub has over 15 beers on tap offering Milwaukee’s “Best Happy Hour.” If you need a little extra energy their lengthy menu is filled with great dishes. Mulligans was also voted “Best Chili”—so stop in for a beer and a bowl a chili and you won’t be disappointed. 

5. Kitty O’Reillys Irish Pub, Sturgeon Bay, WI

Welcome to Kitty O’Reillys Irish Pub where you’ll find “great food, great people, great spirits, and most importantly—great fun!” They offer a great selections of draft, craft, domestic, and imported beers. Not to mention top notch liquors and wine. Take on the lively bar area, the cozy dining room, or their outdoor patio!

6. Campbell’s Irish Pub, Milwaukee, WI

Stop in today at Campbell’s Irish Pub in Milwaukee. They have cocktails ranging from Packy’s Irish Coffee to a good ol’ Guinness. Don’t be afraid to add some pub grub to your bill. Their Guinness and beef stew is perfect for a fall day. Warm up at Campbell’s!

7. Paddy Coughlin’s Pub, Fort Atkinson, WI

Paddy Coughlin’s Pub offers a unique Irish pub feel right ion Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. Paddy’s is all about supporting local. With that being said, you’ll find local beers on ice and ingredients locally harvested right here in Wisconsin. So drink up and pig out—because technically you’re giving back!

8. The Free House Pub, Middleton, WI

This cozy gastro pub brings a new twist to the pub world. Not only will you find your favorite libations like beer and wine, but you’ll be able to order high quality food. The Free House Pub is within a charming building with classy food and drink selections. You’ll love everything about the Free House Pub.

9. Holidays Pub & Grill, Neenah and Sheboygan, WI

Holidays Pub and Grill has two Wisconsin locations—Neenah and Sheboygan. This pub entertains sports enthusiast with game winning food and record-breaking drinks. Holidays Pub was voted once of the best places to watch your beloved Green Bay Packers. Stop in for the big game and stay for the win. 

10. The Grumpy Troll Brew Pub, Mt. Horeb, WI

The Grumpy Trolls brews their own beers, bakes their own pizza, and offers some of the best food in Mt. Horeb. The building is historical to the town, and the brewery draws in a ton of traffic since it’s open in 1996. Bring your friends and stop in for a brew!   

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