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Cleo's Cocktail Lounge

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There’s a reason this place has been around 50 years

Going to Cleo’s as a local is a treat, but as a visitor - we’ll thats where the magic happens. Yes... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John B
Las Vegas, Nevada
Always Christmas at Cleo’s

We have stopped in here a couple of times on a business trip. Probably stayed a little later than... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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203 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5826
+1 920-739-2288
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank John B
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.

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 !

Thank sskessler401
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!

1  Thank dmatz1
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Had to go here while visiting town. A small bar decorated with a Christmas theme. Lights galore! If stopping here give the dirty snowball drink a try. This place was packed with limited seating but glad we tried it anyway.

Thank tokanier
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

So this placed wanted to close at 11. Called last call at midnight with no drinks... now we are getting in a fight with bartenders. We are getting lectured

Thank mjm86
Reviewed March 6, 2018

As a local, I can tell you that if you're visiting the Appleton area deciding which bars to stop in for a cocktail, this is one to see. It's long been a local regular bar. The crazy decorations are a reason to stop in, just...More

Thank 868melaniee
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Although the famous landmark moved a couple doors down from the original location it still manages to hold on to most of the original ambiance and at least most of the tacky kitsch it's famous for. I didn't take the time to read other reviews...More

Thank Clayton H
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

With the festive atmosphere and fantastic drinks you cannot go wrong stopping in for an evening of inexpensive fun! It is a landmark and must visit place in Appleton!

Thank Sandy R
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Always a go-to spot when entertaining out of town visitors. Great atmosphere, drinks, and friendly service.

Thank msv14
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