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Shakers Cigar Bar

422 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1611
+1 414-272-4222
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Potential to be a Great Attraction

Shakers is really a cool place to visit in terms of atmosphere and they have a nice little menu... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jemma40
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
More than your average Cigar Bar ---- Haunted & a historical landmark

This place has more than your average bar offerings. It is a local cigar bar and also widely known... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
gamgirl31
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Greendale, Wisconsin
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“ghost tour” (9 reviews)
“smoke cigars” (2 reviews)
“speak easy” (2 reviews)
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422 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1611
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+1 414-272-4222
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Shakers is really a cool place to visit in terms of atmosphere and they have a nice little menu, which, every time I've ordered food, tastes fresh and delicious. The drink menu also includes some classic craft cocktails and some more creative choices. The problem...More

Thank jemma40
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This place has more than your average bar offerings. It is a local cigar bar and also widely known as a very haunted bar. They offer ghost tours as well as an overnight stay upstairs which will keep you ghostly entertained all evening. What I...More

Thank gamgirl31
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I have been a scotch drinker for 15 years. I had my Fiancé order me a 15 year scotch and they poured a 15 year McAllen double for $70! I just bought 2 bottles of this and spent $219 for them both. This place has...More

Thank Jason J
Bob W, Owner at Shakers Cigar Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

With all due respect, you are misrepresenting the facts and maligning a business which has been in business for over three decades as the only Cigar Bar in Milwaukee, and the only Cigar Bar with an award-winning Food and Wine program in the Midwest. We...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I have been a patron at Shakers for many years because I enjoy the atmosphere, smoking cigarettes indoors, and the food is great. However, last night my friend was kicked out of the bar by the owner, Bob, for making jokes about ghosts. My friend...More

1  Thank Anna R
Bob W, Owner at Shakers Cigar Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your input as it has caused us to make a necessary change in our operation. We no longer allow staff to take "friends" through for a Ghost Tour in our histoirc property with our compliments as Kelly did for you and your...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

I love ghosts. I have been on many ghost tours. Unfortunately, this one might have been better but we had a tour guide who couldn't control one of the tourists. She wouldn't stop asking questions, interjecting, making inane comments, etc. She ruined the tour for...More

Thank 15HappyEater999
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is a must see if you are visiting Milwaukee. Located in the historic Warehouse District this is a restaurant but also a cigar smoking and cocktail bar. It has the haunted tours that you might want to get tickets in advance for. The tour...More

1  Thank Julie B
Bob W, Owner at Shakers Cigar Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your experiences and we look forward to seeing you in the future. We recently were picked by Netflix for filming our tours and think you would enjoy the waling tours as well. Cheers.

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

My husband, Stepson and daughter in law went here one evening. What a pleasant surprise!! The staff were full of historical information about the Capone brothers ( Al & Frank) and the business they conducted there. Murder, Bootlegging, Brothel and Speakeasy. Wow!! We did the...More

Thank Jackie G
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My husband and I frequent Shaker's often. Yes, we do particularly love spending time with the engaging staff, we especially enjoy feasting on the exquisite cuisine with ties all over the world, and yes, we do enjoy the occasional cigar. But we love spending time...More

Thank msampson1
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Boyfriend and I attended Shakers because I'm a fan of historic buildings and the paranormal. He's a skeptic. We bought tickets for the 2.0 tour, which is worth the extra $5 a ticket, because you get to actually use rods to "speak" with spirits. I'll...More

1  Thank Kaitlyn B
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This place is everything you want when you go to a speak easy, but not overdone. In fact besides the haunted ghost tours this place doesn't try to be touristy or gimmicky. It feels authentic and unchanged since it opened. They have a small grill...More

1  Thank Herabouts
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