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Wondering where to eat and drink in Milwaukee? With James Beard Award-winning restaurants, acclaimed microbreweries, inventive bars and a farm-to-table community that will satisfy even the most devout locavore, Milwaukee offers a place and a taste for all visitors.

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After an exciting day of exploring the city (perhaps with a brewery tour or a trek to discover some of Milwaukee’s brewing history), we know that you have one big question: where’s the best place to drink the stuff? Don’t worry – Milwaukee is filled with bars and restaurants with extensive beer lists, great atmosphere and delicious food to wash down.

For the most complete collection of Belgian bier, stop by Café Hollander. Styled after grand cafés found throughout Europe, Café Hollander integrates key elements of comfort, décor and the love for Belgian bier to create a unique experience. Enjoy one of several featured beers served from a collection of over 40 glasses that perfect aromatic presentation and carbonation. If beer knowledge is what you seek, visit Hollander or any of the four other Lowlands Grand Cafes for Bierklasse, a unique way to learn more about Belgian bier, whether you’re an expert or novice.

Sit where Captain Frederick Pabst once did at Pabst Brewery and Best Place Tavern. With your first steps into the Best Place Tavern at the historic Pabst Brewery, you will be transported to a simpler time full of life and laughter. Enjoy original brews while experiencing a small piece of Americana accompanied by old world charm and hospitality.

Located in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward in an old warehouse that once housed a saddle maker, a sailor, and the inventor of the hula hoop, the Milwaukee Ale House is a local favorite. Here you will find six hand-crafted ales along with a Beerhall right next to the fun and relaxing Milwaukee Riverwalk. Live music adds to the already wonderful Brewhaus atmosphere for everyone to enjoy!

Estabrook Beer Garden is the first truly public beer garden in America in nearly 100 years, modeled after the beer gardens in Munich, Germany and inspired by Milwaukee’s rich brewing history. Set on a bluff on the banks of the Menomonee River, enjoy beer in the traditional half or full-liter glass mugs in one of Milwaukee’s beautiful county parks. Sausages and giant pretzels are also available for purchase, or feel free to bring along a picnic basket packed with your own favorite treats!


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