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A visit to downtown Appleton is not complete without a stop at Cleo's. The ambiance of the... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2019
Always Fun!

I love stopping here for the famous dirty snowball! This is the place to be in downtown Appleton... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Appleton, Wisconsin
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203 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5826
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most distinctive bar on the ave. A bizarre/eccentric decor. Signature drink: a dirty snowball (yum)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OsVi16
Reviewed February 2, 2019

A visit to downtown Appleton is not complete without a stop at Cleo's. The ambiance of the ever-present Christmas lights, coupled with a Cheers-like environment and very attentive bartenders make Cleo's the best watering hole in Appleton.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I love stopping here for the famous dirty snowball! This is the place to be in downtown Appleton! Bartenders are nice and fast!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

This is a great little bar right downtown Appleton that serves delicious Old Fashions and a blended drink called the Dirty Snowball (among several other options of course). Be sure to try a Dirty Snowball.... they’re amazing. And Christmas lights are up all year long.......More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

We often take out-of-town visitors to Cleos because it's still the best place to have a conversation over a beverage. It's an old-school kind of cocktail lounge. The kind of place you go to for meeting people, talking about life, and enjoying well made drinks....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MissWisc
Reviewed October 19, 2018

This is a pure drinking bar. It is crowded every night of the week with plumbers, to students, to businesspeople. Great service and drink value best on the street

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

Going to Cleo’s as a local is a treat, but as a visitor - we’ll thats where the magic happens. Yes there are the local Cheers types around the bar, but the flurry of activity allows for interaction with visitors as well. The drinks are...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

We have stopped in here a couple of times on a business trip. Probably stayed a little later than we needed to, but the drinks were flowing and everyone was having fun. Christmas decorations give it a really cheesy touch that actually makes it enjoyable.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Vinny0014
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Was in town for business, walked down from the hotel. Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Great time, Christmas all year round !

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Fun atmosphere. All ages but the mature scene feels comfortable here. Usually a great place to have a conversation and good drinks!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank dmatz1
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