Victor's

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6 Milwaukee restaurants loved or hated by diners

Published Dec. 29, 2019

Some local eateries seem to be more controversial than others, with written and word-of-mouth reviews that range from praising to bashing. Here are six restaurants that divide diners.

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Holiday hidden gem: Victor's

Published Dec. 13, 2019

The enigma that is Victor's on Van Buren Street never fails to fascinate. So the fact it transforms into Christmas paradise during the month of December should come as no surprise.

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Milwaukee's best club, 2019

Published March 10, 2019

With its eclectic crowds and funky motif, The Mad Planet continues to be Milwaukee's best club for dancing the night away.

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Milwaukee's best DJ/dance/club, 2018

Published March 10, 2018

For the umpteenth year in a row - honestly, we can't even keep track of how many years in a row at this point - the OnMilwaukee readers have voted The Mad Planet as the best place in Brew City to bust a move.

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Thank Cod it's Fryday: Victor's

Published Jan. 19, 2018

Victor's is a bit of an anomaly. In the afternoon and early evening, it's a classic bar. In the evening, it's a hoppin' nightclub. But, if there's one thing we've heard over and over again, it's that Victor's has great food. So we tested out the fish fry.

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Milwaukee's best DJ / dance / club, 2017

Published March 14, 2017

For the umpteenth year in a row, when it comes to delivering an out-of-this-world night on the town, the OnMilwaukee readers still pick this retro-fueled Riverwest hot spot as its favorite club/DJ/dance venue in the city.

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Streetcar bar crawl

Published Feb. 10, 2015

Milwaukee's Streetcar is moving forward. Why not take full advantage of it with a good old fashioned bar crawl once it is up and running? All aboard!

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Knowing where you were going just by knowing the bartender's name

Published Feb. 9, 2015

A number of years ago I ran around the city with Don Nelson, coach of the Milwaukee Bucks. Whatever bar we were going to was always referred to by the name of the owner/bartender. Everyone knew the bars this way, and I wonder if that's changed.

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Milwaukee's best dance/DJ club, 2014

Published Feb. 11, 2014

For the umpteenth time, you - OnMilwaukee.com readers - selected this long-lived club as your favorite place to shake your groove thang.

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Victor's double life

Published April 2, 2012

Hours before Victor's begins filling up with adults looking to connect with friends and the opposite sex, a different group of customers is sitting in Milwaukee's most enduring nightspot. The lights are low, Sinatra is on the sound system and the patrons are scanning menus.

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Milwaukee's best club, 2012: The Mad Planet

Published Feb. 7, 2012

For the umpteenth year in a row, The Mad Planet takes the gold in the Milwaukee's best club category. With its eclectic crowd and funky motif, The Planet is a people watchers' wonderland.