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Awesome bars near BMO Harris Bradley Center

In town for a Milwaukee Bucks game or to see your favorite rock star at the BMO Harris Bradley Center? That the arena is in downtown Milwaukee means there are dozens of bars within a two-block radius. Here are your options, all heavy on Wisconsin craft beers.

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Buck Bradley’s Saloon & Eatery

Qué: Buck Bradley’s Saloon and Eatery

Dirección: 1019 N. Old World 3 rd St., Milwaukee

You wouldn’t normally look for history in a bar, but Buck Bradley’s Saloon and Eatery is inside one of Milwaukee’s oldest buildings, dating back to 1854 as a furniture store. During the 1990s it was opened as a bar, with a nod to what a bar was in 1890. Once inside, you’ll see that the top of the bar is the longest in Wisconsin (it is very long), and the Cream original The brick walls of the city remain exposed. Pool tables, darts, and televisions keep customers entertained. For lunch and dinner, a full food menu is served (pizzas, brats, burgers, and shareable bar meals such as nachos and wings), in addition to the weekend brunch from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (both Saturday and Sunday). Naturally, the craft beers here lean towards Wisconsin.

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Old german brewery

What: Old German Beer Hall

Dirección: 1009 N. Old World Third St., Milwaukee

This is a great bar to visit if you want to eat and drink. It’s also a cultural slice of Germany, with weekly specials like chicken schnitzel with pomme frites on Saturday and a Wisconsin-style fish fry on Friday. Daily menu items include appetizers like Landjäger an nd Reuben rolls, and meatier fare like knackwurst and butcher’s plate, with apple strudel for dessert. Munich’s Hofbräu beer is on tap. Pro Tip: Come on Saturdays and Sundays (8 AM to 2 PM) for an authentic Bavarian breakfast that includes imported pretzels from Munich, Usinger sausages from Milwaukee, and of course beer.

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Who is in third?

What: Who is in third place

Dónde: 1007 N. Old World Third St., Milwaukee

Weekly food and drink specials make Who’s On Third a favorite sports bar with locals and Bucks fans. On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights this can mean $ 5 off-menu appetizers, and Monday-Friday happy hour translates to $ 3 draft beers and wines. A full meal menu includes fish fry daily, with the fish battered in Lakefront Brewery’s Riverfront Stein beer; macaroni and cheese; and starter salads like the Southwest Fiesta Salad. Sandwiches and wraps are healthier options on the menu.

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Major Goolsby’s

What: Major Goolsby’s

Where: 340 W. Kilbourn Ave., Milwaukee

If you need to watch the game, this is the place to be, as there are 55 televisions at Major Goolsby’s, one block from the BMO Harris Bradley Center. ( Sports Illustrated has rated the bar in the top 10 sports bars nationwide, in part because of the sheer number of sports memorabilia.) This is also a great place for craft beer lovers, as there are beers from breweries in Alaska, Washington, Michigan, New York, Colorado, and Ohio on the menu, in addition to the largest imports and domestic products. An extensive food menu includes wings, fried curd cheese, burgers, onion rings, fish sandwiches, salads, and everything you’d expect from a sports bar.

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Milwaukee Brat House

What: Milwaukee Brat House

Donde: 1013 N. Old World Third St., Milwaukee

Open since 2008, this bar even has a dedicated shuttle to all home sporting events, including the Milwaukee Brewers games at Miller Park. In addition to the beers (including Milwaukee’s own Schlitz), there are plenty of opportunities to recharge, including fun orders like Fritos Pie or Lakefront IPA Beer Cheese Soup and 10 signature sausage sandwiches, Fish Fried Fridays, and custom burgers. . A brunch menu is served between 10 am and 2 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. On warmer days and nights, the beer garden is open, the perfect place to relax with a cold beer and sometimes live music.

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