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Shakers Cigar Bar

422 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1611
+1 414-272-4222
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Cigars, Cocktails and Haunts

Beautiful building with historic furnishings and a haunted history adding to the atmosphere makes... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
EconMom
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Jacksonville, Florida
A great place to have a cigar and talk with others while enjoying a beer or cocktail.

They sell cigars and alcohol and you can consume both within this business. Need I say more? We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Onhill
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Syracuse, NY
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“ghost tour” (10 reviews)
“sell cigars” (2 reviews)
“smoke cigars” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 17:00 - 02:00
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422 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1611
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+1 414-272-4222
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful building with historic furnishings and a haunted history adding to the atmosphere makes Shakers a great place to enjoy a cigar and have a cocktail (Death in the Afternoon pairs well). The owner gave us more background on the place and even helped us...More

Thank EconMom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They sell cigars and alcohol and you can consume both within this business. Need I say more? We had an awesome waitress and I wish I could remember her name. April or something like that, but she was fun and attentive, as well as attractive....More

Thank Onhill
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Shakers is really a cool place to visit in terms of atmosphere and they have a nice little menu, which, every time I've ordered food, tastes fresh and delicious. The drink menu also includes some classic craft cocktails and some more creative choices. The problem...More

Thank jemma40
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This place has more than your average bar offerings. It is a local cigar bar and also widely known as a very haunted bar. They offer ghost tours as well as an overnight stay upstairs which will keep you ghostly entertained all evening. What I...More

Thank gamgirl31
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I have been a scotch drinker for 15 years. I had my Fiancé order me a 15 year scotch and they poured a 15 year McAllen double for $70! I just bought 2 bottles of this and spent $219 for them both. This place has...More

Thank Jason J
Bob W, Owner at Shakers Cigar Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

With all due respect, you are misrepresenting the facts and maligning a business which has been in business for over three decades as the only Cigar Bar in Milwaukee, and the only Cigar Bar with an award-winning Food and Wine program in the Midwest. We...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I have been a patron at Shakers for many years because I enjoy the atmosphere, smoking cigarettes indoors, and the food is great. However, last night my friend was kicked out of the bar by the owner, Bob, for making jokes about ghosts. My friend...More

1  Thank Anna R
Bob W, Owner at Shakers Cigar Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your input as it has caused us to make a necessary change in our operation. We no longer allow staff to take "friends" through for a Ghost Tour in our histoirc property with our compliments as Kelly did for you and your...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

I love ghosts. I have been on many ghost tours. Unfortunately, this one might have been better but we had a tour guide who couldn't control one of the tourists. She wouldn't stop asking questions, interjecting, making inane comments, etc. She ruined the tour for...More

Thank 15HappyEater999
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is a must see if you are visiting Milwaukee. Located in the historic Warehouse District this is a restaurant but also a cigar smoking and cocktail bar. It has the haunted tours that you might want to get tickets in advance for. The tour...More

1  Thank Julie B
Bob W, Owner at Shakers Cigar Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your experiences and we look forward to seeing you in the future. We recently were picked by Netflix for filming our tours and think you would enjoy the waling tours as well. Cheers.

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

My husband, Stepson and daughter in law went here one evening. What a pleasant surprise!! The staff were full of historical information about the Capone brothers ( Al & Frank) and the business they conducted there. Murder, Bootlegging, Brothel and Speakeasy. Wow!! We did the...More

Thank Jackie G
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My husband and I frequent Shaker's often. Yes, we do particularly love spending time with the engaging staff, we especially enjoy feasting on the exquisite cuisine with ties all over the world, and yes, we do enjoy the occasional cigar. But we love spending time...More

Thank msampson1
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