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Distil

) #133 of 1,258 Restaurants in Milwaukee $$ - $$$ , American
722 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4404
+1 414-220-9411
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (9 reviews)
“rum and coke” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
722 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4404
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...More

Thank Michael O
SURG_RestaurantGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Distil, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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...More

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...More

Thank Jo R
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!

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...More

Thank cindyr896
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

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...More

Thank Britt B
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

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...More

Thank IOMDirector
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.

Reviewed 4 January 2017

My wife and I were a little worried about the 6 page menu (with only 1 being food) but I reminded her this was Wisconsin and it made sense. The food was quite good and really greatly priced. My wife went with the Burger and...More

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

Thanks for the great review! We hope to see you back in the next time you're in town!

Reviewed 24 November 2016

Weird cuisine but great martinis. I would not recommend this as a place for a romantic evening but good as a get together with friends

Thank Marc W
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This was right next to the hotel so I decided to stop in after seeing poutine on the menu. The food was amazing. If you are a drinker, the menu must have had something for everyone - there was one page of food choices and...More

Thank smb4x4
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Loved this bar downtown that also serves small plates as well. Very unique cocktails are made here!! Ambiance is fantastic and the staff is a lot of fun!! Would definitely stop by and try this place out!!

Thank moulderkeb
SURG_RestaurantGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Distil, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

Thanks so much for the great review!

Reviewed 8 June 2016

From the moment we walked in, we were greeted with friendly and helpful staff. Not only that, but the service and cocktails were WAY above average. We traveled from Denver, and we were just shocked at how nice and welcoming everyone in this bar was!...More

Thank natnordy
SURG_RestaurantGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Distil, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

Thank you for stopping in! We're so glad you had a great time with us and hope the rest of your trip was just as fun. Stop in and see us when you're in town again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 722 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4404
    (Wisconsin)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-220-9411
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