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Located inside the Wisconsin Center
Inside main rotunda on First Floor
400 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203

 

Unique Bars

Have you ever played table tennis at a bar? Painted a masterpiece? Whispered a password to gain entry? You’ll do all this and more when you explore Milwaukee’s unique bars. The lively nightlife scene is full of local gems unlike anywhere you’ve visited before – what are you waiting for?

  1. 42 Lounge

    Video Game Bar


    42 Lounge

    Substitute gaming consoles for football games on the TV, add a menu of drinks named after icons of pop culture and you'll have this geek-chic nightclub. If you have an affinity for video games, tabletop, cosplay or anime, you need to put this lounge on your list.

    326 E Mason St
    Milwaukee, WI • 53202
    (414) 988-9982
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  2. You’ll feel transported to a different time in this cocktail lounge that opened in 1938. This local gem was a semifinalist for the James Beard Awards’ “Best Bar Program” in 2013, due to Bryant’s repertoire of over 450 specialty and vintage cocktails. However, you won’t see a menu here. Instead, let the knowledgeable bartenders guide you to the perfect cocktail for your tastes.

    1579 S. 9th Street
    Milwaukee, WI • 53204
    (414) 383-2620
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  3. Evolution Milwaukee

    Ping-Pong Bar


    Evolution Milwaukee

    You might expect a high-energy night out would include dancing, but what about burning calories another way? Work up a sweat while challenging your friends to a table tennis competition at this ping-pong-centric bar. There's no way your night could possibly be boring.

    1023 N. Old World Third Street
    Milwaukee, WI • 53203
    (414) 831-7746
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  4. Foundation

    Tiki Bar


    Foundation

    Looking for a little slice of the tropics without leaving the Midwest? Milwaukee's original tiki bar takes you straight to the south seas with an unbeatable collection of Polynesian decor and classic tropical cocktails (and yes - several of them come in collectible tiki mugs!)

    2718 N Bremen St
    Milwaukee, WI • 53212
    (414) 374-2587
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  5. The High Note

    Karaoke Bar


    The High Note

    Milwaukee's only karaoke bar, this is the place to be if you’ve just got to sing it out. Open Wed-Sat, featuring a wide selection of songs and a friendly audience!

    645 N James Lovell St
    Milwaukee, WI • 53233
    (414) 226-5852
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  6. Koz's Mini Bowl

    Mini-Bowl Bar


    Koz's Mini Bowl

    Mini-bowling is one of the quintessential “when in Milwaukee” activities, and Koz’s is the place to go. This four-lane mini-bowling alley and bar will transport your back to the 1970s with an old-school jukebox and fun, lively atmosphere.

    2078 S. 7th Street
    Milwaukee, WI • 53204
    (414) 383-0560
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  7. Old German Beer Hall

    Hammerschlagen Bar


    Old German Beer Hall

    Get in touch with Milwaukee’s rich German heritage at this bar modeled after Munich’s Hofbräuhaus. Grab a stein of Dunkleweizen and challenge your friends to a game of Hammerschlagen. Just watch your fingers!

    1009 N. Old World Third Street
    Milwaukee, WI • 53203
    (414) 226-2728
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  8. SafeHouse

    Spy Bar


    SafeHouse

    Your martini is shaken (not stirred) by whizzing through pneumatic tubes at Milwaukee's most secret bar. You’ll need to know the password to get into this unique institution, but don't worry - Control never turned away an agent in need! They'll find some other way of testing your loyalty...

    779 N. Front Street
    Milwaukee, WI • 53202
    (414) 271-2007
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  9. Wauwatosa gets into the tiki spirit at this North Avenue oasis. Their classic tiki cocktails are crafted without any artificial sweeteners – the way tiki should be enjoyed. Sit back and relax because at Wauwatiki, you’re always on “island time.”

    6502 W North Ave
    Wauwatosa, WI • 53213
    (414) 323-7555
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