Milwaukee Downtown BID 21
Press Release

Downtown Dining Week kicks off next Thursday

40+ dining destinations to serve meal deals June 6 – 13

By - May 31st, 2013 04:28 pm

Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 along with 40+ partner restaurants will serve up the 8th Annual Downtown Dining Week, June 6 – 13. The eight-day smorgasbord will highlight 42 downtown restaurants, each with a special menu of three-course favorites at just $10 for lunch and $20 or $30 for dinner.

From ethnic fare and American classics to vegetarian and gluten-free dishes, diners will find many palate pleasing options. Among this year’s class of eateries are Benihana, Bistro 333, Café at The Pfister, The Capital Grille, Carnevor, Catch 22, Club Charlies, Coquette Café, Distil, Hinterland, Indulge, Jackson’s Blue Ribbon Pub, John Hawk’s Pub, Kanpai, Karl Ratzsch’s, Karma Bar & Grill, Kil@wat, The Knick, Louise’s, Lucille’s Piano Bar & Grill, Mader’s, Mason Street Grill, METRO, Mi-Key’s, Milwaukee ChopHouse, Molly Cool’s Seafood Tavern, Port of Call Bistro & Beer Garden, Rock Bottom Brewery, Rumpus Room, Ryan Braun’s Graffito, The Safe House, Sake Tumi, Smoke Shack, Swig, Trinity Three Irish Pubs, Tulip, Turner Hall Restaurant, Umami Moto, Upper 90 Sports Pub, Ward’s House of Prime, Water Buffalo and Zarletti.

Along with tasty dining deals, Milwaukee Downtown will award four lucky diners $500 each in dining certificates. To enter, diners will be encouraged to complete a Downtown Dining Week online survey following their dining experience. At the conclusion of the event, four completed surveys will be randomly drawn from the pool of responses.

Milwaukee Downtown began Downtown Dining Week in an effort to familiarize residents with downtown’s ongoing renaissance. Since the event’s inception in 2006, Downtown Dining Week has attracted over 300,000 diners – many which are experiencing a participating restaurant for the first time. In 2012, 56% of all Downtown Dining Week participants indicated they were a firsttime diner at a participating establishment.

Eager diners can satisfy their Downtown Dining Week cravings by previewing menus at

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