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Historic Third Ward

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Address: Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: +1 414-273-1173
08:00 - 17:00
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Great Shopping District

This was a great local shopping district with lots of beautiful architecture to see. Great restaurants, shops and retail stores.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great local shopping district with lots of beautiful architecture to see. Great restaurants, shops and retail stores.

Thank Nikki B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a little time at the Public Market, then had lunch and a few drinks at the Wiked Hop... Great for People watching... Rob Widowski

Thank Rob W
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Third Ward is a must-stop when we go to Milwaukee. Restaurants, shops, the public market and my favorite home store - West Elm. Start out with the monster Bloody at Wicked Hop, which just might last you through lunch. It's a meal! But then there's also the public market where you can graze to your heart's content on every imaginable... More 

Thank JAP1952
Astoria, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through this historic ward after reading about it in several publications. While it was a pleasant stroll, I didn't quite get the appeal.

Thank Margaret F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really fun area in Milwaukee! There is are so many great little retail shops, coffee shops, bars, restaurants and even a new Kimpton Hotel. It is a cool place to spend a few hours wandering around and checking out all of the interesting places. Fun in all weather since there are tons of place to duck into... More 

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Norman, OK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of good restaurants, bars and shops. The Farmers Market was a big hit as well. A fun spot to spend the day walking around and enjoying the local flavor.

Thank bathos13
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really lovely, quaint area with a real tie to the past. The area along the river is particularly nice.

Thank Langtry1
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the Third Ward. There are shops at all price points, great dining, usually plenty of parking if you don't mind walking a block or two, and many events going on in the area. It's safe and very walkable.

Thank ohcandida
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Historic Third Ward is one of the best places to hang out with friends in Milwaukee. Whether you're looking for coffee, food, or unique shopping during the day, or bars and clubs at night, it is kept tidy and is always filled with interesting characters. Don't miss out!

Thank ZepLuke
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Third ward combines the best of all possible worlds: great art galleries; Milwaukee's best restaurants and bistros and eclectic shopping. Best of all is the incredible architecture with buildings displaying old world masonry and charm.

Thank Hajji6

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