Downtown Milwaukee’s Taste & Toast returns February 26 – March 1

Five nights of discounted bottles and bites available at more than 20 restaurants from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. nightly

MILWAUKEE (February 15, 2024) – Lift a glass and enjoy a bite during Taste & Toast, a happy hour and small plate event coordinated by Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21, returning to downtown February 26 – March 1. During the event, more than 20 downtown restaurants and bars will offer specially priced small plates and appetizers with gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan-friendly options; and one-of-a-kind non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages, from 4 to 7 p.m.

This year’s participants include: AJ Bombers, the Bar at Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel, Blue Bat Kitchen + Tequilaria, Central Standard Crafthouse & Kitchen, Cubanitas, The Edison, Experts Only, The Knick, Lobby Lounge at The Pfister Hotel, Lucky Clover Irish Pub, McGillycuddy’s Bar & Grill, Monarch Lounge – Hilton Milwaukee City Center, MOTOR Bar & Restaurant, Newsroom Pub, Oak Barrel Public House, On Tap, Onesto, Red Rock Saloon, Smoke Shack, SportClub, Third Street Tavern and Who’s On Third.

“Taste & Toast offers residents and visitors alike a chance to enjoy all the restaurants, pubs and lounges downtown Milwaukee has to offer at a discounted price,” said Beth Weirick, CEO of Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21. “With several new restaurants participating, we look forward to providing a wide range of bottles and bites suitable for all palates.”

As a bonus incentive for participating in Taste & Toast, two diners will each be awarded over $250 in dining gift certificates. To enter, participants will be asked to complete a Taste & Toast survey about their experience at At the conclusion of the event, two winners will be randomly drawn. Surveys must be completed by Monday, March 4.

Interstate Parking will offer 20% off parking to Taste & Toast patrons at select lots. Visit to view participating lots and promo code information.

Menus of Taste & Toast participants are available for preview at Reservations are encouraged where accepted.

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