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Shakers Cigar Bar

422 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1611
+1 414-272-4222
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Such a cool place!

This place is really really cool. Drove in from Chicago to hop around Milwaukee when my boyfriend... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
goodienuff79
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CHICAGO
GREAT EXPERIENCE FOOD AND MUSIC!!!!!!!

I gathered friends from GA and MN in Milwaukee and chose Shakers to convene with NO regrets. Food... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Cheryl J
,
Des Moines, Iowa
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“ghost tour” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
“sell cigars” (2 reviews)
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422 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1611
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+1 414-272-4222
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"sell cigars"
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"ghost ale"
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"great place to enjoy"
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"milwaukee area"
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"cool place"
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"speakeasy"
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"brothel"
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

This place is really really cool. Drove in from Chicago to hop around Milwaukee when my boyfriend and I got on a Dahmer kick. The bartender, Steve, confirmed that he used to drink there. The place is filled with history. It is a cigar bar...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

I gathered friends from GA and MN in Milwaukee and chose Shakers to convene with NO regrets. Food AMAZING, service AMAZING atmosphere and music were icing to a great experience. Any foodies or travelers should check out!!

Thank Cheryl J
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We came here for drinks and cigars. This place is so neat and has a lot of history. We came here on a Saturday night in August. They have a lot of selections of different cigars and all types of alcohol to choose from. You...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This is a really cool place. Very old building. Cigar smoke is awful. I would have stayed longer if the smoke wasn’t so bad. Ghost tour was interesting. Our guide Noah was great.

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Beautiful building with historic furnishings and a haunted history adding to the atmosphere makes Shakers a great place to enjoy a cigar and have a cocktail (Death in the Afternoon pairs well). The owner gave us more background on the place and even helped us...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

They sell cigars and alcohol and you can consume both within this business. Need I say more? We had an awesome waitress and I wish I could remember her name. April or something like that, but she was fun and attentive, as well as attractive....More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Shakers is really a cool place to visit in terms of atmosphere and they have a nice little menu, which, every time I've ordered food, tastes fresh and delicious. The drink menu also includes some classic craft cocktails and some more creative choices. The problem...More

Thank jemma40
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

This place has more than your average bar offerings. It is a local cigar bar and also widely known as a very haunted bar. They offer ghost tours as well as an overnight stay upstairs which will keep you ghostly entertained all evening. What I...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I have been a scotch drinker for 15 years. I had my Fiancé order me a 15 year scotch and they poured a 15 year McAllen double for $70! I just bought 2 bottles of this and spent $219 for them both. This place has...More

Thank Jason J
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Bob W, Owner at Shakers Cigar Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

With all due respect, you are misrepresenting the facts and maligning a business which has been in business for over three decades as the only Cigar Bar in Milwaukee, and the only Cigar Bar with an award-winning Food and Wine program in the Midwest. We...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I have been a patron at Shakers for many years because I enjoy the atmosphere, smoking cigarettes indoors, and the food is great. However, last night my friend was kicked out of the bar by the owner, Bob, for making jokes about ghosts. My friend...More

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Bob W, Owner at Shakers Cigar Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your input as it has caused us to make a necessary change in our operation. We no longer allow staff to take "friends" through for a Ghost Tour in our histoirc property with our compliments as Kelly did for you and your...More

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