Authentic Greek food in a European atmosphere. Good place to start or pause during a night out.
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/
Area favorite relocated and enlarged just one block west of Water St.
Sophisticated/Full bar service, intriguing wines. Open until 9 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. and 11 p.m. Fri. & Sat.
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.
Dance club on North Ave.
New York sophistication and a back bar featuring over 400 liquors.
Located in the historic Ambassador Hotel. Food until midnight, live jazz Fri. & Sat. evenings.
Friendliness of an Irish pub, with darts, video games and pool.
Traditional pub food by the fireplace or on the patio.
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.”
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).
The atmosphere of Wisconsin’s Northwood’s.
Irish food, fun, and drink.
Metro Bar & Cafe
Extensive list of wines, featured by the glass; over-sized martinis, and world-class beers. Great place to relax.
Miller Time Pub
Great spot for sports fans near the Midwest Airlines Center.
Mykonos Gyro & Cafe
Serving Greek specialties until 3 a.m.
Known for its specialty margaritas.
Houses Milwaukee Press club collection of historic signatures and memorabilia dating back to the 1890s.
Coffeehouse by day, pub by night.
Popular with pro athletes from the nearby Bradley Center.
Internationally known for “James Bond” dcor. “Secret” entrance just starts the unique experience; nightly DJ and dancing on weekends.
One of the city's newest locations, this spot features small-plate dining and is open to midnight every day.
Offers a cafe atmosphere and extensive wine list; they recently added an upstairs club called Red Light, which stays open until bar closing.
Vecchio Bar & Grille
great martini selection; dinner until midnight.