Walker's Point

Originally a fur trading post, Walker's Point – one of three settlements that merged to create the City of Milwaukee – is a residential and industrial neighborhood that's home to many bars and restaurants with an emphasis on LGBTQ bars, Latino eateries and the latest in dining trends. The residential areas are inhabited by a diverse group of people and boast a vibrant Latino flavor.

Businesses near Walker's Point

Upcoming events near Walker's Point


Tuesday Swing Dance Night

March 27, 2018 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...


Tuesday Swing Dance Night

April 3, 2018 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...


I and You by Lauren Gunderson

April 5, 2018 - April 29, 2018
Next Act Theatre - 255 S. Water St.

Anthony arrives at his schoolmate Caroline's door bearing wa...


Tuesday Swing Dance Night

April 10, 2018 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...


Tuesday Swing Dance Night

April 17, 2018 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

Articles about Walker's Point


The joy of the shower beer

March 23, 2018 7:01 p.m.

I have taken a bath with a glass of wine before, and I have drank coffee while showering, but last night I joined the ranks of millions (?) and experienced my first showerbeer.


Milwaukee's best pub, 2018

March 23, 2018 6:00 p.m.

This Walker's Point joint opened two years ago, and for the past two years it's claimed the title of Milwaukee's best pub. Locals love the fact that Drink Wisconsinbly Pub has a classic bar vibe, with a modern, updated style. And they really love the SoulBoxer Old Fashioneds bubbler tap.


Drink this: Still & Oak straight rye and bourbon

March 19, 2018 3:02 p.m.

Last month, Great Lakes Distillery (GLD) introduced a new product line called Still & Oak with the release of two whiskeys: one straight bourbon, one straight rye. This month, OnMilwaukee recommends you give it a sip or two.


c.1880 to close this April after six years in Walker's Point

March 19, 2018 8:01 a.m.

After six years, one of Walker's Point top restaurants has made the difficult decision to close its doors. c.1880, the laid back fine dining restaurant which has earned countless accolades over the past six years of business, will close this April.


Milwaukee's best sports bar, 2018

March 15, 2018 6:00 p.m.

Many of Milwaukee's favorite sports bars are located near a venue, which contributes to their popularity as pre- and post-game hangout spots. But for the fifth year in a row, readers selected Steny's, the beloved Walker's Point tavern, as the city's best sports bar.


Praise Cheeses: Camino cheese curds & Sierra Nevada Kellerweis

March 14, 2018 11:01 a.m.

In this series, we're focusing on one of Wisconsin's claims to fame: cheese. You won't be able to resist following along as we showcase some of the area's ooey-est, gooey-est and cheesiest dishes. And, during bar month, we'll be pairing them up with spirited accompaniments.


On the Burger Trail: The DW Burger at Drink Wisconsinbly Pub

March 12, 2018 11:01 a.m.

If you're looking for a place built on Wisconsin kitsch, this is your spot. From cheese heads and classic tavern decor to fried cheese curds and SoulBoxer Old Fashioneds poured straight from a barside bubbler, Drink Wisconsinbly is pretty much a spot-on tongue-in-cheek ringer for any one of the state's Northwoods taverns.


Drink this: Milwaukee Brewing Co.'s new MKE IPA

March 12, 2018 9:01 a.m.

Milwaukee Brewing Co. didn't need to add another IPA to its portfolio, which already includes a few varieties. But the more the merrier, right? And don't worry about duplication, because the new MKE IPA and Hop Happy are not especially alike. This new IPA comes wrapped in the new Milwaukee flag.