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Swingin' Door Exchange

) #4 of 1,262 Restaurants in Milwaukee $$ - $$$ American, ,
219 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4902
+1 414-276-8150
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
219 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4902
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great meal! Michael was our server and he was knowledgeable and friendly. The chicken tomatillo soup was out of this world good with great depth of flavors. Also don't miss the brussel sprouts on the app list. They were terrific. My husband got...More

Thank SeeingAmericabycar
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great dinner and drinks here late night!! Loved the apple old fashion cocktails, beet salad was best I've had, and really liked the fried shrimp!! My husband liked the tuna dinner with the vermouth carrots! Before this trip is over, we will return...jasmine,...More

Thank Folkswith4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ambiance! Great food! Can't wait to return! Bloody Mary's circa 1970, clean, simple, wonderful! Also had the bratwurst cheddar soup which was delish! Beer salad to finish! Great find thanks to previous reviews!

Thank Hali P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four had dinner here on a whim. We were not disappointed. I had the 1/2 rack of ribs, and they were incredible. My son who typically doesn't like BBQ managed to snatch two from my plate and wanted more. Burgers are also...More

Thank earl c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Michael was an awesome server and we enjoyed all 4 of the entree's we had. Amazing food and service! Would definitely stop here again.

Thank Jewlsqt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been coming to this restaurant for many years, now that I'm a senior citizen it is still my favorite place to dine, relax, and know that I'll be perfectly satisfied. The price is right, fantastic food choices, and wonderful service. Friendly atmosphere is a...More

Thank Betrice C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met our grown-up daughters here for brunch. We were seated right away in a quiet corner where we could visit. The service was very good and the food was wonderful. My husband got the classic eggs Benedict--perfectly cooked with the runny yolk...The girls and I...More

Thank Jax H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Ribs, sides and Pork Sandwich. We ate on a Saturday in mid-May, 2017. My friends recommended the ribs and they were right!. Ribs were falling off the bone, hot, with a tangy, slightly sweet BBQ sauce. Plus the side of grilled, vermouth carrots were...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best Rueben sandwich I've ever had! Amazingly tender corned beef! Our waiter was Michael....he was very knowledgeable and gave us great suggestions! The homemade potato chips are fantastic! Cajun ranch is great too! Check this place out....you won't regret it!

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried Swingin' Door Exchange late on a quiet Sunday night, and we're glad we did. There were just a few (it seemed like) regulars in the bar area. The dining area was not open, so we ate at the bar. It's a beautiful wooden...More

Thank novacamp
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you guys take reservations? if not what are the waits usually like? What are the busy times for Friday?
22 March 2017|
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Response from swingindoorexchange | Property representative |
Walk-in only. Wait times may vary based on the number of people in your party. Smaller groups turn over more quickly. I think the others here answered excellently. Thanks for the question and thanks for the answers!
Steve B
Planning on attending a game at Bradley Center at 8 PM, since no reservations, what time should I arrive with 3 of us to have a couple of drinks and a meal?
27 December 2016|
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Response from Hotovens | Reviewed this property |
I'd get there around 5:30. Plenty of time for a few drinks and some awesome food.
Would it be an appropriate place to bring kids, 8-13yrs?
26 November 2015|
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Response from cant_w8_2_leave | Reviewed this property |
It's very small, don't think it would be your best choice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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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