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Walker's Point

Originally a fur trading post, Walker's Point – one of three settlements that merged to create the City of Milwaukee – is a residential and industrial neighborhood that's home to many bars and restaurants with an emphasis on LGBTQ bars, Latino eateries and the latest in dining trends. The residential areas are inhabited by a diverse group of people and boast a vibrant Latino flavor.

Businesses near Walker's Point

Upcoming events near Walker's Point

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Performance Laboratory Open Mic

April 1, 2014 9:00 p.m. - April 7, 2015
Theatre Unchained - 1024 S 5th Street

OPEN MIC PERFORMANCE LABORATORY Music, Spoken Word, Poetry, ...

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Winter Moto Month

Jan. 16, 2015 1:00 a.m. - Feb. 22, 2015
The Iron Horse Hotel - 500 W. Florida St.

Motorcycle lovers have a new reason to celebrate winter, tha...

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Featured Member Exhibition: Kevin Giese

Jan. 16, 2015 12:00 p.m. - April 4, 2015, 5:00 p.m.
Walker's Point Center for the Arts - 839 S. 5th St.

We proudly continue our 2014–2015 Featured Member Exhibition...

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The Fantasticks!

Jan. 29, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Theatre Unchained - 1024 S 5th Street

The longest running off-Broadway show, ever!

A funny and ro...

Articles about Walker's Point


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Blazel divides time between brewing and distilling

Jan. 15, 2015 11:09 a.m.

Brian "Blaze" Blazel moved to Milwaukee from Eau Claire to study mechanical engineering at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, but enthusiastically changed directions when he was offered a job as a brewer at Milwaukee Brewing Co. Last summer, Central Standard Craft Distillery - a micro still and tasting room in Walker's Point - rented space in Milwaukee Brewing Co.'s building and hired Blazel as a distiller.

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The National adds dinner service

Jan. 9, 2015 2:24 p.m.

Starting in mid-March, The National, 839 W. National Ave., will be open for dinner, according to owner Nell Benton.

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Var mixes art, music, comedy, community and cocktails

Jan. 4, 2015 9:04 a.m.

Last month, Var Gallery and Studios opened at 643 S. 2nd St. in a former aluminum foundry that had been empty for a couple of years. The gallery, artists' collective and bar showcases art shows, acoustic live music, comedy performances, workshops, open figure drawing, talk sessions, social gatherings and more.

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Meraki opens today

Dec. 15, 2014 11:01 a.m.

The anticipated Walker's Point restaurant owned by former Blue Jacket chef Chad Meier will open today.

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Local drummer lands gig as Eric Benet's stage manager

Dec. 14, 2014 11:05 a.m.

Milwaukee's Biju Zimmerman has led an exciting life. Born in India, he later became the drummer of a band that toured with Death Cab For Cutie and he currently travels around the world as the stage manager for R&B / soul star, Eric Benét.

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Sabbatic celebrates 5 years, welcomes beloved bartender

Dec. 3, 2014 6:43 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 9 marks the fifth anniversary of Sabbatic, 700 S. 2nd St. Paul Kennedy, who will continue to pour at Tonic, also takes his first shift that night at the Walker's Point bar from 9 p.m. until closing time.