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MKE it Back for Happy Hour: 10 beverage lists to sample before summer ends

August 11, 2020 /   Summer Cocktails

Don't miss out on your favorite summer Happy Hour drinks at your favorite Milwaukee bars and restaurants. Here are some of our top patio recommendations!


With a patio and a To-Go window, you’ve gotta get your hands on SportClub’s bubbles, beer and cocktail menu before baseball ends. 

The Knick

Happy Hour here is 3:00-6:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. We’re looking forward to the Cucumber Melon Sangria!

Deer Camp

Head over to the newest “Camp” bar and grab one of their eight different Old Fashioneds!

Happy Hour Drink





St. Paul Fish Company

Stop at St. Paul’s for the perfect summer spot, the Tiki Bar! A refreshing tropical drink is exactly what you need.

The Beer Garden

Looking for that outdoor feel? Watch the Bucks play on the big screen with a beer from the taproom and a snack from the food truck!

Glass + Griddle

Enjoy your favorite Milwaukee Brewing Co. beers, as well as some hand-crafted cocktails and other summer-inspired selections on The Rooftop with some great views of the city. 

Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel

Grab a drink from the Bar and a bite from Proof Pizza to make for the perfect happy hour combo. 

The Wicked Hop

Make it a patio party! Grab a summer cocktail from the bar and enjoy the sunshine while it lasts. 


Talk about tacos and tequila, we’re looking at you Watermelon Fresco Margarita!

Uncle Bucks on Third

Reserve a table online and head over to get $2 off all appetizers, tap beer and wine from 3-6 p.m. on weekdays or even for brunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. 

About the Author: Claire Neville is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Special Project Intern with Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21, advancing downtown's strategic priorities in the realm of economic development and public space management. 

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