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“Three Cheers for Distil (Very good)”
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Ranked #174 of 1,586 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Price range: US$5 - US$20
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Amazing bar and food. We stopped into Distil after walking around downtown Milwaukee. The drinks are off the charts good. We also ordered the meat and cheese platters and they were the BOMB! Atmosphere is really great. Cool bar, lots of great photos. Love the Schlitz photos. Bar Staff and Management are super cool. Wish we had time to stay longer and for dinner.

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1  Thank Michael O
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SURG_RestaurantGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Distil, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you so much for the review! We are so glad to hear that you had a great experience. Our bar staff and management really do such an amazing job and we also agree that the meat and cheese platters are bomb! Can't wait to see you back!

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Group of four, we sat at the bar so we could see the Bucks game up close. Booths are a little small and too far away to really see on the two smaller bar TVs. Cocktails - excellent. Bartenders - great. Manager came to greet us (Bradley)...very personable and gave us a tour of the private bar/seating area in the basement. What a treat to see this, and may have to reserve in the future! Downstairs area has great ambiance and will fit a group of 45-70.

Back to dinner; we had four entrees, Mushroom Crepe, Carne Asada Nachos, Distil Burger and Poutine. All were delicious!

We found easy parking on the street and behind in a surface lot.

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1  Thank Jo R
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SURG_RestaurantGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Distil, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you so much for the kind review! Our event space is so beautiful and are glad that you had a chance to see it. We look forward to serving you again in the future!

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

We decided to stop at Distil before dinner and what a perfect spot to have a cocktail. The atmosphere is great, dim lighting, awesome looking bar and copper ceiling. The bartender was FABULOUS!!! My husband had the Saffron Sour....one of the BEST cocktails we ever tasted. I had a rum drink called Between the Sheets which was really good.....but, let me tell you.....the highlight of the evening was the Saffron Sour!!

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1  Thank cindyr896
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SURG_RestaurantGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Distil, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thank you so much for the amazing review Cindy! We love to hear about the amazing experiences our customers have! We will see you back soon.

-Kate

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

My husband and I went here for a drink before dinner a couple of weeks ago. The ambiance is great (you feel like you're in a NYC lounge without the crazy prices), bartenders are personable, prices are reasonable, and small plates were delicious. We got the kimchi arancini balls, and chicken and waffles. Both were delicious. Would definitely go back!

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1  Thank Britt B
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SURG_RestaurantGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Distil, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thank you so much for comparing our ambiance to a NYC Lounge, we would have to agree with you! We look forward to seeing you back!

-Kate

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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Distil is exactly what foreigners think of when we think if a high-end 'American Bar'. Shelves upon shelves of the best selection of spirits, an awesome decor, and exceptionally knowledgeable and friendly staff.

I had heard Distil had one of the finest selections of Bourbon in Milwaukee, and dropped for a couple on a business trip. They did not disappoint! The attached picture is of a charred Maker's Mark Cask Strength Old Fashioned. (The bottles behind the glass are just the bourbon selection!)

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SURG_RestaurantGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Distil, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2017

Wow! We're glad you enjoyed our selection of spirits. Thank you for stopping in and the great feedback.

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