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Milwaukee Announces Restaurants for Downtown Dining Week

Area residents and out-of-town guests can toast to the summer season with Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 and select downtown restaurants during the 12th annual Downtown Dining Week, June 1-8. For eight days, diners can explore Milwaukee’s finest restaurants and enjoy three-course options at $12.50 for lunch and $25 or $35 for dinner.

“With over 40 participating restaurants this year, folks can sample the city’s top steakhouses, bistros, ethnic eateries and more,” said Beth Weirick, CEO of Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21. “Our diverse lineup is sure to satisfy any palate!”

This year’s participants include: Ale Asylum Riverhouse, Benihana, The Brass Alley, The Brown Bottle, Brunch, The Capital Grille, Carson’s, Club Charlies, Coquette Café, Distil, Hinterland Erie Street Gastropub, Indulge, Kanpai, Kil@wat, The Knick, The Loaded Slate, Louise’s, Mader’s, Mason Street Grill, Matador, Mi-key’s, Millioke, Milwaukee ChopHouse, Mo’s…A Place for Steaks, Onesto, Pastiche at the Metro, Pier 106, The Pub Club, Rare Steakhouse, Rock Bottom Brewery, Rodizio Grill, The Rumpus Room, SafeHouse, Smoke Shack, Swig, Trinity Three Irish Pubs, Upper 90 Sports Pub, Vagabond, Ward’s House of Prime, Water Buffalo, Who’s On Third and Zarletti.

In addition to the dining deals, Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 will award four diners $500 in dining gift certificates. Diners can complete a Downtown Dining Week survey following their dining experience at www.milwaukeedowntown.com/diningweek. At the conclusion of the event, a random drawing will determine the winners.

Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 started Downtown Dining Week in an effort to familiarize residents and guests with downtown’s resurgence. Since the event’s inception in 2006, Downtown Dining Week has attracted over 462,000 diners—many to experience a restaurant for the first time. In 2016, 53 percent of Downtown Dining Week participants indicated they were first-time diners at a participating establishment and just over half (52 percent) of all patrons neither worked nor lived downtown.

Diners hungry for more info on the event can preview menus of participating restaurants at www.milwaukeedowntown.com/diningweek. Menus will be posted by early May. Reservations are encouraged during the event.

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