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Address: 2445 N Holton St, Milwaukee, WI 53212-2934
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I buy all my Christmas presents here

I go here because there's great unique gift options. Fun mugs, cards, books, jewelry, art, etc. My only complaint is that they're isn't more stuff to choose from from each type of... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2016
Rica B
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I go here because there's great unique gift options. Fun mugs, cards, books, jewelry, art, etc. My only complaint is that they're isn't more stuff to choose from from each type of product. They also do free gift wrapping.

Thank Rica B
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62 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

The most unusual place I have ever seen! worth a visit if you are looking for unusual items. Spend time looking at yesterday's items.8

Thank gary v
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015

I love this little store, and regularly stop at it when I'm struggling for unique gifts. It's a small store a bit off the beaten path of downtown Milwaukee, but I always leave with something. They have a unique collection of toys and gifts from newborns to teens. I also love browsing the homegoods section, books, cards, and small selection... More 

Thank Ms_Miltown
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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203 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

This quaint, fascinating little (and I mean little) store is in an odd urban-pioneer type of neighborhood. Little in size, huge in variety, it's an old-time general store with modern flair. You'll find things you've forgotten from your childhood as well as new gizmos you all of a sudden can't live without. I must say it didn't find the staff... More 

Thank Farewell18
Watertown, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Simple, non-commercial children's toys, books, and cards along side fabric, yarn and sewing notions. A good place for a Milwaukee gift. Don't be put off by this small store's location - it's worth the detour.

Thank Susan_53212
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Fishbergers actually may be a pleasant, recurring dream. I dream that a lovely, family-owned variety store opened on a gritty street in my neighborhood-and made it past the first year! Fishbergers is not only a throwback to the old days of the "five & dime" stores of my youth ( without the penny candy), but it feels just right.

Thank Rubiomon
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

This is our go-to store for that little special gift to make someone smile, relax and enjoy themselves. It is true that the items themselves are simply what they are, many we have or have seen before. But the secret is in the selection and display which gives the store its personality and makes a pleasure to shop instead of... More 

Thank George330
Bronx, New York
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112 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Fischberger's is a nice little store, but nothing to go out of the way for. I guess I expected more from the store after seeing some post and its ranking on trip advisor.

Thank EddieBronx_NewYork
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2012

The location is a bit odd and I wouldn't have found it were it not for the roller derby tickets I had to pick up there. When I walked in, I was surprised to find such a fun variety of things. This is a great store to pick up little presents for the nephews. Reminds me of the kind of... More 

Thank Stan H
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 May 2012

Heard of this place through an obscure ad in a theater's program. Very small store but packed full of things we all love and have forgotten about! Tin robots and wind up toys and tonettes and mouth harps... Just a CRAZY variety of oddball things. Lots of fun. Easily killed an hour in this place even though it is smaller... More 

Thank racewinner

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