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722 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Ranked #244 of 1,413 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Price range: $29 - $31
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Wisconsin
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English first
Anthem, Arizona
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104 reviews 104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We had four cocktails here. An old fashioned, gin and tonic, Hemingway daiquiri, and the sparkling. The sparking had cava with juice and rum and a fruit peel. It was fantastic. The Hemingway daiquiri was simply lime juice, rum, and luxardo. Everything tastes good with luxardo. For the gin and tonic they had several assortments of gin and I tried... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Went in on Saturday night around 10:30 pm as they do serve until 11:00 pm. Walking in and there was no hostess, everybody looking busy. Finally a bartender came over to give get us a seat. Waitress seemed new or uneducated on the menu. Bartender very informative and knew his drinks and everything about the menu. Smaller menu but partners... More 

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319 reviews 319 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This eatery was near our hotel and after travel we needed a good stiff drink and supper/snacks before retiring. This was the right place. The mixologist here is excellent and we enjoyed the cocktails we ordered. Before retiring we ordered the local cheese tray along with sliced salamis that were from San Francisco. A shout out to our stellar waitress... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We had dinner here on a Friday evening. The only downside was difficulty finding the place (their door is barely marked). I enjoyed their cocktail menu, which featured drinks I like but often have to special order. They did a magnificent job with the my sazerac. Beer and wine selection was respectable. Much of the menu is tapas. We ordered... More 

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Belleair, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Although Distl serves great food, the menu isn't extensive. It is at its best as a high end bar before or after dinner. If you are still hungry after dinner or just can't wait for dinner, stop at Distil. The drink list is the best of the city. Milwaukee is a drinking town best known for beer. Distil, however, has... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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108 reviews 108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

attitude of the wait staff.............keep up the good work. Strong drinks too, I might add. They are obviously well trained

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Good service except our "mixologist apprentice" (?) had no clue as i watched a "senior mixologist" painstakingly show him how to make our special drink. When it was finally done, the martini glass was only half full and the drink was luke warm. And that was 14 bucks. I like my Martinis full and icy. Food was creative and very... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012 via mobile

The place is so seductive and the drinks are made with care. Do yourself a favor and go on a Friday evening to hear love music then be sure to order the Moscow Mule which is served in an ice cold copper drinking cup and packs a kick! In the mood for a bite? Distil has you covered from cheese... More 

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

It is an absolute must if you can appreciate what it takes to be a top end bar! Ended up being a 'End of Prohibition' party the fist and only time I'v been there, Will be back with Friends!

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Windsor, Ontario, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

This a a place you must go to! This place has 2 mixologists on staff whom make many homemade drink recipes such as grenadine to blackberry infused vodka. They also had live music which was not overly loud but it was not soft either. And the atmosphere in there would be perfect for a night out as a couple or... More 

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Additional Information about Distil

Address: 722 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: 414-220-9411
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
Cuisine: American

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