Here Are The 17 Most Iconic Bars In All Of Wisconsin

There’s pretty much no way to make a list extensive enough to include every bar that we Wisconsinites love. There’s a reason 12 of the 20 drunkest cities in America are here and we have one of the highest bar-per-capita ratios in the world. Bars in Wisconsin outnumber grocery stores by a ratio of 3-to-1. You get the picture — Wisconsin likes to drink and we’re rather prolific at it.

As such, there will be plenty of people upset about what was or wasn’t included on this list, but we can’t please everyone. These are the bars that everyone in an area knows. They’re stalwarts who’ve served generations, or in the case of a place like The Stadium View, a relative newcomer that’s become such a fabric of the area that the landscape and experience there wouldn’t be the same without them.

Here, in no particular order, are 18 bars that have reached legendary status:

We know there will be complaints and omissions, so let us know your thoughts about the list in the comments. What places do you think should have been included? Looking for more iconic Wisconsin? Check out these restaurants that define the Dairy State.