Dating Itineraries: First Date

Plan a first date that'll make a lasting impression.

Updated: July 07, 2003

Date Idea #1

Hooligan's Super Bar

2017 E North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Start your date right with a stellar happy hour at this legendary sports bar.


420 S 1st St, Milwaukee, WI 53204

Still nervous? Laugh away your anxiety at this house of hilarity.

Mazos Fine Foods

3146 S 27TH St, Milwaukee, WI 53215

End the night with some of the best burgers in town at this old-fashioned eatery.

Date Idea #2

Nomad World Pub

1401 E Brady St, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Meet for coffee (or something stronger) at this laid-back public house.

Real Chili Restaurant

1625 W Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53233

Hot chili and cool conversation will help keep your date spicy: just don't forget the mints.

Up & Under Pub

1216 E Brady St, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Live blues and plenty of brews will perfectly top off the night.

Date Idea #3

Thurman's 15

1731 N Arlington Pl, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Get to know your date's musical taste with a handful of quarters and an encyclopedic jukebox.

Sprecher Brewing Co Inc

701 W Glendale Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53209

Rock Bottom Rstrnt & Brewery

740 N Plankinton Ave Ste 1, Milwaukee, WI 53203

Continue your beer-flavored date at this beloved restaurant and brewery.

Date Idea #4

Milwaukee Zoo

10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226

Take a tour of the animal kingdom--you'll have plenty of fodder for chitchat.

Cempazuchi Comida Brava

1205 E Brady St, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Relax over some margaritas and tasty Mexican fare for a casual end to the date.