MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant
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Kick-start the New Year at MOTOR™ this January

There’s plenty of fun and good food to be had at MOTOR this month.

By - Jan 3rd, 2019 11:22 am

MILWAUKEE (Jan. 3, 2019) – Make a resolution this new year to stop by MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant, located on the Harley-Davidson Museum® campus, and enjoy a winter-time classic like Chicken Pot Pie or join in fun festivities. From a party fit for the King to the return of the Monster BBQ Pit Burger, there’s plenty of fun and good food to be had at MOTOR this month.

January highlights include:

Elvis Celebration

Celebrate Elvis’s birthday in style at the H-D Museum™ with special gallery talks, while MOTOR serves up a dessert that the King himself would love. Available on Tuesday, Jan. 8, try a Banana Cream Pie In A Jar that’s drizzled with peanut butter sauce and topped with candied bacon.

Gallery Night

Observe the finest arts in Milwaukee as you discover new galleries, explore museums, browse unique shops and much more on Gallery Night, Friday, Jan. 18. As part of the event, the H-D Museum will offer free admission from 5 to 9 p.m. In addition, at MOTOR, you can kick back after a day of sightseeing and refuel with the Friday Night Fish Fry.

Monster Jam and Mitten Drive

Monster Jam roars into the H-D Museum on Friday, Jan. 18 from noon to 1 p.m. just in time for the Milwaukee Public Schools Mitten Drive. Museumgoers can meet drivers, get autographs and receive free admission with a mitten donation. Plus, the first 100 mitten donors will receive a complimentary ticket voucher to that weekend’s Monster Jam Triple Threat Series.

For lunch, fuel up with the Monster BBQ Pit Burger, an eight-ounce, hand-packed patty that’s piled high with four ounces of pulled pork, BBQ sauce and crispy onion strings.

Daily Promotions

Mac Monday: Throw on an apron and chef’s hat. It’s time to show off your culinary skills and build-your-own Mac n’ Cheese during Mac Monday.

$10 Tuesday: Check out interactive exhibits, visually stunning displays and more at the H-D Museum for just $10 every Tuesday through April. Before you ride off, the juicy, hand-packed MOTOR Burger is right next door and costs only $10!

Wings N’ Things Wednesday: At MOTOR, Wednesdays mean one thing, wings! Every Wednesday, an order of wings gets you a free appetizer. Select from starters like Brisket Nachos, Cheese Curds, Big & Twisted Pretzels, Fried Pickles or Willie G’s Minis.

Thirsty Thursday (5 to 9 p.m.): The city’s best indoor party continues this January with live music, $3 Koozie Beer Specials, exclusive giveaways, craft beer samples and much more.

Friday Night Fish Fry

What’s a Friday night in Wisconsin without a fish fry? At MOTOR, the all-you-can-eat Wisconsin Fish Fry is available open to close and features golden fried cod, crispy French fries, fresh jicama coleslaw, homemade southern-style cornbread and tartar sauce for only $14.95.

BBQ & Blues

Every Saturday, take in live performances from a rotating lineup of blues musicians, plus all-you-can-eat, hickory-smoked BBQ chicken, pulled pork, smoked brisket and grilled sausage links for $29.99. Add an order of Memphis-style, dry-rubbed ribs for just $5 more. All platters come with French fries, jicama coleslaw, BBQ baked beans and made-from-scratch cornbread.

Sunday Brunch

Build-your-own Bloody Mary and dine on a hearty brunch as playoff football starts. Available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., entrées vary from the Veggie Breakfast Sandwich to the Bacon, Egg and Cheese Sandwich or Breakfast Skillet, which combines fried eggs, sautéed onions, mushrooms and peppers with American fries and a drizzle of the house cheese sauce.

Wing of the Month

Maple Bacon Wings: Everything’s better with maple and bacon. For this sweet and savory treat, chefs toss one pound of seasoned, house-made wings in maple syrup, bourbon and bacon drippings, then top them with a generous portion of bacon bits.

Burger of the Month

Quesadilla Burger: Fresh pico de gallo and avocado puree rest atop this eight-ounce, hand-packed patty that’s served on a tortilla bun with melted cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and French fries.

Special of the Month

Chicken Pot Pie: A twist on the winter-time favorite, enjoy a house-made pot pie filling with tender chicken, peas and carrots in a homestyle gravy, plus flaky puff pastry on the side.

Beers of the Month

Hinterland Maple Bock: A touch of Wisconsin syrup in this deep brown-colored brew adds both flavor and slight smokiness for a large, malty mouthfeel.

Hinterland Luna Coffee Stout: Perfected over months of experiments, brewers use toasty malt flavors to balance out the bitter coffee finish.

Hinterland IPA: A mellow malt undertone eases the tension between heavy hops and citrus notes in this brew that pairs well with spicy foods.

Cocktail of the Month

Warm Mulled Wine: Cure your holiday hangover with homemade warm mulled wine that features red wine, oranges, cranberries, cinnamon and cloves.

MOTOR Refresh

As the main dining room undergoes a refresh in early-January, grab a bite to eat or cold brew exclusively in the Can Room from Monday, Jan. 7 through Friday, Jan. 11.

About MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant
The only Harley-Davidson Museum® restaurant, MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant offers guests riverfront dining and Midwest camaraderie with a dose of genuine Harley-Davidson® attitude. MOTOR™ takes diners on a culinary road trip of great American food and drink from its location in downtown Milwaukee. Guests can enjoy burgers, BBQ, seasonal favorites and a whole lot more. For more information and to learn about the latest menu, visit or call 414-287-2778.

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. While it is believed to be reliable, Urban Milwaukee does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness.

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