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Rooftop Bar

Sky-High Downtown Milwaukee Restaurant + Bar

9th Floor | Kimpton The Journeyman

Our Rooftop Restaurant + Bar in Milwaukee

Welcome to The Outsider, the kind of place where you’ll want to become an insider real quick. The indoor/outdoor rooftop restaurant and bar always has something going on, from backyard barbecues on Sundays to shuffleboard tournaments. Glass walls make it a great destination Spring, Summer and Fall. A trellis keep things comfortable in the warmer months, while cold temps brings fire pits and blankets that make being outside just as cozy as in.

"A rooftop bar that's popular with locals and tourists alike."

- Conde Naste Traveler, 2023

"The pinnacle of the local rooftop experience."

- Milwaukee Magazine, 2024


Open for walk-in seating based on available capacity.
We can accommodate groups up to a maximum of 15 people.

Rooftop Bar

Rooftop Takeover

The Outsider’s 1,400 square feet of private event space is all about you. A separate terrace offers privacy for indoor or outdoor events—from a corporate training session, to a special cocktail reception, to a fairytale wedding. Enjoy exclusive access to fire pits, cabana-style seating, games, and incredible sunset views.

Private Events


Small Bites + Specialty Cocktails

Celebrate Milwaukee’s robust drinking history with festive cocktails or regional small-batch spirits. For something sudsy, beer is available in bottles and on tap. Wine covers the whole spectrum, from approachable to hard-to-find, while the food menu of Izakaya-inspired shareable plates with a Japanese spin will satisfy all cravings.

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Outdoor Patio

Outdoor Seating + Panoramic Views

Set nine stories above Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward, our rooftop bar and lounge offers an elevated social experience, with indoor and outdoor space designed for bringing people together. See what's happening and join our seasonal events.

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