The game of soccer is relatively new to Americans, but at The Highbury Pub, the spirit of the game rages on match after match. Despite its reputation as a soccer bar, this south side spot is frequented by people of all kinds of sporting orientation, due largely to its worthy tap and beer list. With an inviting patio, an interior hanging crazy amounts of memorabilia and Christmas lights, The Highbury Pub makes for a necessary stop amidst Lincoln Village.
The Highbury Pub, 2322 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee WI, USA, +1 414-294-4400
Sugar Maple is the bar for beer on the south side. With 60 niche beers on tap, expect to walk away exposed to a new taste or brand of beer you may not have tried before. Although trendy, Sugar Maple sports a relaxed atmosphere, with extremely knowledge bartenders. The bar here is massive, and tellingly polished each night, making for the best place to enjoy an American brew with a friend.
Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, USA, +1 414-481-2393
JJ Brothers Tavern is the best place to meet someone from the Lincoln Village neighborhood. Known for their riotously good margaritas and pina coladas, the bartenders here are extremely approachable and so are the regulars. Weekends are a great time to come out to JJ’s, as they offer both Latin and English dancing to please everyone in the house.
JJ Brothers Tavern, 2644 South 13th St, Milwaukee WI, USA, +1 414-389-9147