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Thief Wine Shop and Bar

) #142 of 1,258 Restaurants in Milwaukee ₹₹ - ₹₹₹
in the Milwaukee Public Market, 400 N. Water St, Milwaukee, WI
+1 414-277-7707
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Wine Bar
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in the Milwaukee Public Market, 400 N. Water St, Milwaukee, WI
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 15 June 2017

When in or near the Milwaukee Public Market )this incredible Wine Bar is a great spot for a really good glass of wine amidst the swirl of humanity. Thief offers a huge selection of wines from around the world, many you probably won't run into...More

Thank abhumphrey
Phil B, Owner at Thief Wine Shop and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thanks so much for the kind words - we're really glad you enjoyed the experience! Cheers, Phil

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Had been walking around exploring the city all day and wanted to stop by the market. Was pleasantly surprised to find a cute wine bar in the very heart of it. Enjoyed a glass of wine while letting my feet rest, people watching, and looking...More

Thank Maddie M
Phil B, Owner at Thief Wine Shop and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thanks so much for the kind words - I'm glad you enjoyed the wine and experience! Cheers, Phil

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

A great selection and knowledgeable staff made for a nice birthday celebration. We tried the the sparkling and white textured flights aling with the cheese plate before selecting full glasses of our favorites. A very fun way to try new things and learn more about...More

Thank Kathie B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Visited the Milwaukee Market on a very busy Saturday afternoon and decided to have a glass of wine and relax. We were lucky to score a table from a couple that was leaving and we were promptly provided a glass of water as we made...More

1  Thank zimmys57
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I love that they allow you to purchase food at the local vendors and enjoy having lunch and wine at the Wine Bar.

Thank Motravelsfar
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Surprised to see such a cute place inside the public marketplace. They allow for customers to bring in their own food to eat while sampling a large variety of wines and beers. There is plenty of space and the staff was super helpful and friendly...More

Thank Paar21
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Thief Wine Shop and Bar is our go-to place for great wines. Whether we are picking up a favorite bottle or looking for something new, they are always so helpful with finding you a great wine within your price range! Although all of the wine...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Stopped at the Marketplace while we were waiting for a reservation across the street. Bought a charcuterie and a cheese plate from another vendor to go with the wine and beer. Prices are very reasonable. Service is friendly and prompt.

Thank ChiKid60035
Reviewed 10 June 2016

A was a bit surprised to find this gem in the middle of a market in Milwaukee. Their selection is great. Particularly for high end wines, their prices are spectacular - easily 10% lower than what I've seen elsewhere.

Thank Dave W
Phil B, Owner at Thief Wine Shop and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Thanks for much for the great feedback - I really appreciate it! We work really hard on our selection and try to keep our prices reasonable, so it's great that it's noticed! Cheers, Phil

Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Discovered Thief Wine Bar on our visit to the market. What a blast and so affordable! Jessica was our server and we had a great time with her. The wine flights were generous and affordable. Great spot for people watching. Just all around fun few...More

Thank Sharon G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: in the Milwaukee Public Market, 400 N. Water St, Milwaukee, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-277-7707
Best Wine Bar of 2011! (Milwaukee Magazine) We offer an exceptional selection of fine wines from around the world by the glass & for retail sale. At the wine bar we've got 30+ wines by the glass at any time, along with an assortment of complementary bites, while the retail shop has more than 600 offerings at all price ranges. Great wines, pricing & atmosphere - come check us out!
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