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MKE it Back - Reopened Downtown Businesses Guide

April 27, 2021 /   MKE it Back graphic
UPDATED: April 27, 2021

Milwaukee is bouncing back with many much-loved businesses returning after a temporary pause. We’ll keep you updated here when your favorite downtown spots reopen and are ready to welcome you back!

Cathedral Square District

Amilinda | Restaurant

Amilinda is open and ready to serve you inspired meals. As they reopen to the public, Amilinda is pulling out all the stops: new entrees, starters and desserts as well as a variety of wine to choose from. Amilinda is offering dine-in and takeout Wednesday through Sunday. Location: 315 E Wisconsin Avenue

Freshii | Restaurant

Ready to build your salads, soups and burritos, Freshii is back to serving up green-filled lunches. Right on Wisconsin Avenue in the Two-Fifty building, it’s a great spot to grab a bite to go eat in a nearby park this summer. Fresh is open for takeout Monday through Friday. Location: 250 E Wisconsin Ave 

Lucid Lounge | Nightclub

Lucid Lounge is reopening with a fresh look and reimagined programming that will keep your weekends fun. Stop by for a drink and dance on Friday and Saturday nights. Location: 729 N Milwaukee Street

SportClub | Restaurant

Raise a glass in celebration to SportClub’s reopening! A favorite downtown bar is back with amazing food and drink deals like half off taps, $5 house wine, and $5 select apps. Keep an eye on their socials to be the first to see special promotions. SportClub is open for dine-in and takeout Monday through Sunday. Location: 750 N Jefferson Street

Convention Center District

Mo’s Irish Pub | Restaurant

Enjoy Irish American eats, live entertainment and the perfect pint when you dine at Mo’s Irish Pub. It’s a great spot to watch the game and safely shoot the breeze with your friends. Mo’s offers dine-in Tuesday through Sunday. Location: 142 W Wisconsin Avenue

Xankia | Restaurant

Xankia, Downtown’s only Vietnamese restaurant, is open again! Choose from eight different Banh Mi sandwiches, pho noodles and delicious desserts. Xankia offers dine-in and takeout Monday through Friday. Location: 222 W Wells Street

Water Street District

Giggly Champagne & Wine Bar - Saint Kate | Restaurant

Three words: light, bubbly champagne. Find it at Milwaukee's only champagne bar on the second floor of the Saint Kate. Indulge in a glass of bubbly, sparkling wine, or a variety of whimsical cocktails. Stop by the Giggly on Friday and Saturday. Location: 137 E Kilbourn Avenue

Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery | Restaurant

Cheers at Rock Bottom’s happy hour Monday through Friday from 2 p.m-6 p.m. You’ll get $2 off of anything that pours! Rock Bottom offers dine-in either inside or on their patio and delivery Monday through Sunday. Location: 740 N Plankinton Avenue

Water St. Boutique | Retail

Looking for some new items to add to your wardrobe? Water St. Boutique has racks of upscale resale items, plus a 50% off sale rack. When you shop, you are supporting a great cause: Milwaukee’s Grand Avenue Club. Mask up and shop in-store Tuesday through Friday. Location: 604 N Water Street


Downtown Milwaukee businesses are committed to Moving Milwaukee Forward Safely. Please mask up and follow safety measures as you visit these great downtown spots. Check out each business' website or call for more information before you stop by.

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