Eat it up! 47 new & familiar restaurants to offer lunch, dinner options in Downtown Dining Week

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) – Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 and select downtown restaurants are prepping for the 10th annual Downtown Dining Week, June 4th – 11th.

A mix of 47 new and familiar restaurants will be featured, each with three-course options at $12.50 for lunch and $25 or $35 for dinner.

“Downtown Dining Week invites out-of-town guests and area residents to get a taste for all that downtown Milwaukee has to offer,” said Beth Weirick, CEO of Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21. “This week is a chance to celebrate our top-notch steakhouses, ethnic eateries and cozy cafes.”

This year’s participants include:

  • Ale Asylum Riverhouse
  • Benihana
  • The Brown Bottle
  • Café at the Pfister
  • Café Calatrava
  • The Capital Grille
  • Carnevor
  • Carson’s Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue
  • Club Charlies
  • Coquette Café
  • Distil
  • Hinterland Erie Street Gastropub
  • Indulge
  • Joey Buona’s
  • Kanpai
  • Karma Bar & Grill
  • Kil@wat
  • The Knick
  • The Loaded Slate
  • Louise’s
  • Lucid Lounge
  • Mader’s
  • Mason Street Grill
  • METRO Restaurant & Lounge
  • Mi•key’s
  • Miller Time Pub & Grill
  • Millioke
  • Milwaukee ChopHouse
  • Mo’s – A Place for Steaks
  • Onesto
  • Port of Call
  • The Pub Club
  • Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
  • Rodizio Grill Brazilian Steakhouse
  • The Rumpus Room
  • Sake Tumi
  • Smoke Shack
  • Swig
  • Trinity Three Irish Pubs
  • Tulip
  • Umami Moto
  • Upper 90 Sports Pub
  • Vagabond
  • Ward’s House of Prime
  • Water Buffalo
  • Who’s On Third
  • Zarletti

As an extra incentive for dining downtown, Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 will award four diners $550 in dining certificates.

To enter, diners will be encouraged to complete a Downtown Dining Week survey following their dining experience at At the conclusion of the event, four completed surveys will be randomly drawn.

Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 started Downtown Dining Week in an effort to familiarize residents and guests with downtown’s resurgence. Since the event’s inception in 2006, Downtown Dining Week has attracted over 400,000 diners – many to experience a restaurant for the first time. In 2014, 56 percent of all Downtown Dining Week participants indicated they were first-time diners at a participating establishment.

Menus will be posted in early May. Reservations are encouraged during the event.