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Historic Third Ward

Milwaukee, WI 53202
+1 414-273-1173
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Historic Third Ward
+1 414-273-1173
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Walkable, hip, and great restoration of beautiful old buildings. Great location for dining inside restaurants, or sitting at outside cafes and coffee shops. People watching is a must here, and the people are friendly, helpful and warm, just like the city,

Thank JRZ78
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love to visit places that give you a feel for the local spirit and the Historic Third Ward is Milwaukee. This location can be enjoyed via the scenic Riverwalk or car and offers both shopping and eateries for everyone. My favorite stop is the...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live in NYC, so city living is my thing. But the Historic Third Ward was an adorable home away from home. I loved the convenience of having restaurants, coffee shops, The Public Market, and shopping all within walking distance to my hotel (The Journey...More

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I go here about once a year for my birthday lately; a lot of restaurants on "best of" lists for Milwaukee are here, I like some of the shops and boutiques. There is a mixture of businesses though and it doesn't look like a very...More

Thank Liz A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I just love walking around the third ward. From the Milwaukee Public Market to all the boutique stores. The people keep it beautiful.

Thank JoeBgrafton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fact that this is on the list of top attractions in Milwaukee tells you all you need to know about the city. We walked around for about a half hour and asked ourselves, "is that it, really?"

Thank SP1_1971
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the cool areas near the riverwalk. Plenty of shops, bars dining. Must see if your downtown. Plenty of markets at the public market area

Thank bjorn5555
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We watched kayaker's on the river, ate at the market, had drinks at Safe House, found the bronze fonze, and just loved walking around. A really hip neighborhood.

1  Thank Jesbooth3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love going to the Third Ward for shopping and especially all of the eclectic restaurants it has. I particularly love going to the little place on the corner that offers a lobster dinner for around $13! Can't go wrong. I also found a great...More

Thank SDPeterson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found free weeknight parking at 6 pm when meters not longer in effect by the art college. Walked leisurly along the Milwaukee river for a ways. Both sides had interesting plantings and sculptures. We could have gone much further but had shortened daylight. Watched rowing...More

1  Thank 1DMS
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Mindy O
31 May 2015|
Response from LakeGirl532 |
I would go to the art museum and eat there. Pretty lake views even if art isn't your thing. And there are a couple of places to eat there that have good quality food.
28 January 2015|
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Response from MissMuffet1234 | Reviewed this property |
I was there over the Labor Day weekend and they had a huge Arts and Crafts show, and live music. Their were quite a few family's there but the weather was perfect, what time of year are you going?