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Swingin' Door Exchange

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219 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4902
+1 414-276-8150
10:00 - 02:30
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Sun 10:00 - 02:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 10:00 - 02:30
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Cypress, Texas
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cool little bar to grab some food and have drinks with friends. Really small place, so it gets packed sometimes.

Thank DannyR73
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Extensive menu with good variety of choices. My way better half is able to look at a menu and with know quickly what she wants. This menu made it difficult to choose for both of us. She had an excellent BLT with avocado on marble rye and side of grilled beets that had s grilled flavor with grill marks 👍🏻.... More 

Thank Bfarve
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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133 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We like to eat and Drink at the Swingin' door Exchange before and after Cubs games in Milwaukee. Great beer, tasty Jameson, and good burgers and wings. This place also has a shuttle to and from the game. The staff is very friendly and great to chat with.

Thank qsxhawk
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is totally devoid of pretensions and just concentrates on offering good quality meals in a pleasant setting

Thank NIGEL586
Saint Charles, Illinois
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I were doing a weekender in Milwaukee and came across good reviews for this restaurant- and those reviews were spot on. One side of the establishment is a bar and the other side is a smallish dining room. We ate in the dining room. There was a great balance in the atmosphere- energy in the room but... More 

Thank chiakev_KH
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm so glad trip advisor led me here for one of the best meals I've had lately. I went alone for dinner and the friendly staff made me feel very welcome. I had a roasted beet salad and the famous carrots, which ended up being more food than I could eat. I enjoyed the leftover carrots for a hotel room... More 

Thank Ashley C
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had worked near this place for years and never been. We were looking for a light dinner prior to a show and saw this highly ranked on trip advisor. We were pleasantly surprised by the variety and quality. We had mussels and chicken buffalo dip for appetizers followed by a salad. The mussels were very good and served with... More 

Thank Joan P
Joliet, Illinois
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small little restaurant and bar with above average food mostly sandwiches you can get a steak too! Tasty blood Mary's all for a fair price. The wait staff was great and helpful would go back again

Thank richtalaga
The Big Cheese
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food. The vermouth carrots best side dish anywhere. This is also a bar. Cheap beers 3 for $5. Fancy beers too. Friday fish fry always crowded

Thank ajg325
Norman, OK
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200 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good "bar" food that came out quick and hot. Nice selection too. Very cozy bar with friendly staff and customers. Neat old building.

Thank bathos13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4902
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-276-8150
We are located in the historic Mackie Building in downtown Milwaukee. Come visit us for great food, fine spirits, good people and the history of the buildings architecture, as well as the famous "Grain Exchange" located upstairs.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?