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Historic Third Ward

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Address: Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: 414-273-1173
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Lots of restaurants, bars, shopping, and unique fun to be had in the third ward. If you want to get acquainted with milwaukee do the Milwaukee Photo Walks tour which starts inthe... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Lots of restaurants, bars, shopping, and unique fun to be had in the third ward. If you want to get acquainted with milwaukee do the Milwaukee Photo Walks tour which starts inthe third ward and ends by the art museum. Giving you plenty of photo ops along the way. There is a paint bar to make some one of a... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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183 attraction reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The Third Ward is a nice place to wander around when the weather is warm. You can walk the Riverwalk, and have a nice meal overlooking the river (Rustico patio or MKE Ale House patio). Many other restaurants/bars, but you may have to hunt them down. Hinterland has a great Monday night HH special - the best $5 Pho you've... More 

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Hayward, Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

For me it was interesting contrast of old streetlights & brick roads with renovated & new office buildings & condos. We did find a nice coffee shop there to stop & warm up also!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Almost 4 decades ago I had my professional photography studio in the Third Ward (though for the most part nobody called it that back then). The area was almost exclusively factories, warehouses and produce merchants. Like SoHo in New York, it attracted folks like me who wanted cheap space with high ceilings. I can only recall one restaurant within walking... More 

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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102 reviews 102 reviews
24 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I went here with my partner as well as my parents. We spent the bulk of a Saturday afternoon searching for things to see and do here. Overall, the Third Ward was a bit underwhelming. There weren't many stores that drew my interest to seem worth going into, and there are a lot of empty spaces. Otherwise, there are primarily... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The 3rd Ward is one of the top neighborhoods in the Milwaukee Metro area. Having worked there for over 6 years, I've walked all of it, dined at most of it, and still never tire of it. The old warehouses and buildings give it much more of a neighborhood vibe than many other areas of the city and make it... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The historic third ward has a bunch of good restaurants to visit. From German food to burgers this area of Milwaukee has everything. Want to shop for some great sausage stop at Usingers

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

It's one of my favorite places to visit when I'm traveling to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Perfect for strolling around on a sunny day in the summer. Fantastic places to eat, galleries everywhere, and fun places to shop for unique gifts. Also great local theater places there if you are in the fix to see a great play!!

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Milwaukee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Third Ward is nice but it's sort of disney-ish! There are wonderful galleries that are fun to get lost in. Bay View has much more realness..

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Its a great place to just walk around. Also lots of great places to shop and eat, with a nice view of the river

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