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Thief Wine Shop and Bar

$$ - $$$
in the Milwaukee Public Market, 400 N. Water St, Milwaukee, WI
+1 414-277-7707
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
10:00 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
Wine Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
in the Milwaukee Public Market, 400 N. Water St, Milwaukee, WI
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 10 August 2017

If you're looking for a place to try new wines with friendly staff, this is the place to go. A great place to learn about wine without feeling like an idiot, staff is helpful. Wine tastings are very informative and the flights are a nice...More

Thank twalter2
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The wine at Thief is very good and we liked the atmosphere in the middle of the market. The staff was very attentive and came to our table several times. The only problem here is that it's a little expensive.

1  Thank AandE_G
Reviewed 15 June 2017

When in or near the Milwaukee Public Market )this incredible Wine Bar is a great spot for a really good glass of wine amidst the swirl of humanity. Thief offers a huge selection of wines from around the world, many you probably won't run into...More

Thank abhumphrey
Phil B, Owner at Thief Wine Shop and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thanks so much for the kind words - we're really glad you enjoyed the experience! Cheers, Phil

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Had been walking around exploring the city all day and wanted to stop by the market. Was pleasantly surprised to find a cute wine bar in the very heart of it. Enjoyed a glass of wine while letting my feet rest, people watching, and looking...More

Thank Maddie M
Phil B, Owner at Thief Wine Shop and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thanks so much for the kind words - I'm glad you enjoyed the wine and experience! Cheers, Phil

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

A great selection and knowledgeable staff made for a nice birthday celebration. We tried the the sparkling and white textured flights aling with the cheese plate before selecting full glasses of our favorites. A very fun way to try new things and learn more about...More

Thank Kathie B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Visited the Milwaukee Market on a very busy Saturday afternoon and decided to have a glass of wine and relax. We were lucky to score a table from a couple that was leaving and we were promptly provided a glass of water as we made...More

1  Thank zimmys57
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I love that they allow you to purchase food at the local vendors and enjoy having lunch and wine at the Wine Bar.

Thank Motravelsfar
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Surprised to see such a cute place inside the public marketplace. They allow for customers to bring in their own food to eat while sampling a large variety of wines and beers. There is plenty of space and the staff was super helpful and friendly...More

Thank Paar21
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Thief Wine Shop and Bar is our go-to place for great wines. Whether we are picking up a favorite bottle or looking for something new, they are always so helpful with finding you a great wine within your price range! Although all of the wine...More

Thank MKEJA
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Stopped at the Marketplace while we were waiting for a reservation across the street. Bought a charcuterie and a cheese plate from another vendor to go with the wine and beer. Prices are very reasonable. Service is friendly and prompt.

Thank ChiKid60035
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Cuisine
Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: in the Milwaukee Public Market, 400 N. Water St, Milwaukee, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-277-7707
Description
Best Wine Bar of 2011! (Milwaukee Magazine) We offer an exceptional selection of fine wines from around the world by the glass & for retail sale. At the wine bar we've got 30+ wines by the glass at any time, along with an assortment of complementary bites, while the retail shop has more than 600 offerings at all price ranges. Great wines, pricing & atmosphere - come check us out!
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