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After Dark

Jun. 10, 2008
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Apollo Cafe
Authentic Greek food in a European atmosphere. Good place to start or pause during a night out.
http://www.apollacafe.com/

Bacchus
Operated by Milwaukee's Bartolotta Restaurant Group, this elegant restaurant and bar overlooking Lake Michigan offers a wide selection of wines and a cosmopolitan atmosphere. http://www.bacchusmke.com/

Balzac Wine Bar
Vast wine list, 12 different bottled beers, eight on tap, and 13 different martinis. http://www.balzacwinbar.com/

Brew City
Area favorite relocated and enlarged just one block west of Water St.
http://www.brewcitybbq.com/

Broadway Bistro
Sophisticated/Full bar service, intriguing wines. Open until 9 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. and 11 p.m. Fri. & Sat.
http://www.broadwaybistro.com/

Country Clare
Irish food with an American spin, plus the best in Irish drink and entertainment. Barry Dodd plays acoustic Irish 9 – 11 p.m. every first and third Thurs. and 5-7 p.m. Sun.
http://www.countryclare-inn.com/

Decibel
Dance club on North Ave.
http://www.themilwaukeescene.com/

Eagan’s
New York sophistication and a back bar featuring over 400 liquors.
http://www.eagansonwater.com/

Envoy Lounge
Located in the historic Ambassador Hotel. Food until midnight, live jazz Fri. & Sat. evenings.
http://www.envoymilwaukee.com/

Eve
Sophisticated nightspot.
http://www.evebar.com/

Fitzgibbon’s Pub
Friendliness of an Irish pub, with darts, video games and pool.
http://www.onmilwaukee.com/bars/

The Harp
Traditional pub food by the fireplace or on the patio.
http://www.retrocom.com/retromilw/harp.htm

Have a Nice Day Cafe
“Retro” nightclub with lighted dance floor and DJ spinning disco 8 p.m. http://www.cafemilwaukee.com/

Hi Hat Lounge & Garage
Upscale appetizers, extensive wine list and specialty drinks. Live music in the adjacent “garage.”
http://www.hi-hat.com/

Historic Turner Restaurant
Official post-game party site for many sporting events and before and after nationally known entertainers. Also frequent live entertainment upstairs in Turner Ballroom. http://www.milwaukeeturners.org/

John Hawks Pub

Patio on Milwaukee River, open late on weekends, some weekdays (weather permitting).
http://www.johnhawkspub.com/

The Lodge
The atmosphere of Wisconsin’s Northwood’s.
http://www.thelodgemilwaukee.com/

McGillicuddy’s
Irish food, fun, and drink.
http://www.mcgillycuddysmilwaukee.com/

Metro Bar & Cafe
Extensive list of wines, featured by the glass; over-sized martinis, and world-class beers. Great place to relax.
http://www.hotelmetro.com/

Miller Time Pub
Great spot for sports fans near the Midwest Airlines Center.
http://www.millertimepub.com/

Mykonos Gyro & Cafe
Serving Greek specialties until 3 a.m.
http://www.onmilwaukee.com/dining/

Rudy’s
Known for its specialty margaritas.
http://www.rudysmexicanrestuarant.com/

Newsroom Pub
Houses Milwaukee Press club collection of historic signatures and memorabilia dating back to the 1890s.
http://www.milwaukeepressclub.org/

The Nomad
Coffeehouse by day, pub by night.
http://www.nomadworldpub.com/

Rosie’s Waterworks
Popular with pro athletes from the nearby Bradley Center.
http://www.pubcrawler.com/

Safe House
Internationally known for “James Bond” dcor. “Secret” entrance just starts the unique experience; nightly DJ and dancing on weekends.
http://www.safe-house.com/

Swig
One of the city's newest locations, this spot features small-plate dining and is open to midnight every day.
http://www.swigmilwaukee.com/

Trocadero/Red Light
Offers a cafe atmosphere and extensive wine list; they recently added an upstairs club called Red Light, which stays open until bar closing.
http://www.ztrocadero.com/

Vecchio Bar & Grille
great martini selection; dinner until midnight.
http://www.cafevecchio.com/

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