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The Outsider

310 E Chicago St, 9th Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5810
+1 414-291-3980
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar, Pizza
$$ - $$$
310 E Chicago St, 9th Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5810
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great location for anyone looking to have fun on the weekend! The drinks were great, however I think they need a few more servers floating around outside of the bar, lots of people were leaving their drinks and not coming back, or...More

Thank Katelyn J
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a late night snack at The Outsider while staying at the Journeyman Hotel. The staff was extremely attentive, the food was incredible, and the atmosphere was relaxed. I would recommend this as your after dinner drink spot.

Thank Stacy R
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Have stopped by many times to enjoy some refreshments and good views and haven't been disappointed. Weekends tend to be pretty crowded, but weeknights are a good time. I have yet to try the food, besides a couple of appetizers but always love the drinks....More

Thank Emily E
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We visited the bar one Friday evening for a night cap. The bar was well staffed and the bartenders were very knowledgeable about the spirits they were serving. The bar has a great outdoor area with fire pits. The establishment gets very busy with younger...More

Thank TahitiZ
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

My husband & I are staying at the Journeyman and wanted a nightcap so the check in desk recommended going to the rooftop bar. I hand the Sherry X Cream (left) and my husband had the Trinidad with Love (right). Noth drinks were delicious, but...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Stored for a drink last Friday night while guests of the hotel. We have been here before and loved our experience. This trip we arrived for a beverage and the smell was so offensive. Smelled like raw fish. We decided to leave and didn't even...More

Thank FastGirl39
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

When the bartender shortchanged me by $15 tonight, I figured it was an honest mistake. When I called it out and he still shortchanged me again, I had to wonder, is he bad at math or bad at judging who is sober enough to realize...More

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This place received a 3 because of the ambience. Amazing venue with beautiful views. Otherwise it would have received a 2. The appetizers were all unhealthy, the drinks are very expensive and the service was slow but polite. Stop in for the views. Drinks and...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This bar was rocking all weekend with young professional looking people mixed with middle aged wedding goers... A fun joint with a cozy outdoor lanai with fire pits and custom cocktails. The drinks are good but the wine prices are rooftop level!

1  Thank Suzanne U
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

My cousin brought us here while we were in town for a girls weekend. Cocktails & wine pretty steep, but craft beer not too bad. It was a great atmosphere with all the different people. We arrived early & it was still very busy.

1  Thank Dawn M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
American, Bar, Pizza
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 E Chicago St, 9th Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5810
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-291-3980
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The Outsider is an expansive open air rooftop bar and lounge with a retractable trellis and glass doors offering year round fun for the Third Ward district.
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