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Cigar & Beer Pairing

Thursday, July 18 from 5PM-8PM

During Bike Night on July 18, Cigar City Brewing and Metro Cigars are teaming up for a cigar and beer pairing! Purchase one of the cigars below and receive $1 off the paired Cigar City beer.

Our concessions special for the night will be Cuban Tacos – Smoked pork, bacon, Swiss cheese and pickles topped with mustard and chipotle aioli. 4.00 each or three for 11.00.

Cigar City Jai Alai | Pablo Martin Connecticut
Cigar City Florida Cracker | Pablo Martin Cameroon
Cigar City Guayabera | Pablo Martin Corojo
City City Maduro | Pablo Martin Maduro

Sunday Funday

All Day, Every Sunday

Come hang out with your pup on the sun-splashed, riverfront patio and enjoy lawn games, food and drinks.

Build-your-own Bloody Mary bar and brunch classics available from 11AM-2PM every Sunday.

Mac Monday

All Day, Every Monday

Mondays are best spent with a bowl of MOTOR’s delicious homemade Mac n’ Cheese. Enjoy one of our Mac plates or create your own custom Mac with special toppings!

Bike Night

Thursdays 5PM-9PM

We are bringing the Bike Night fun outdoors at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant all summer long. Join us every Bike Night Thursday for free live music, 3.00 koozie beer specials, exclusive giveaways and specials from 5-9PM.

Upcoming Music Lineup
July 18 – Altered Five Blues Band
July 25 – JT & The Gunslingers
August 1 – Zac Matthews Band
August 8 – The Young Revelators
August 15 – Rebel Grace
August 22 – Robert Allen Jr. Band
September 5 – Them Guilty Aces
September 12 – DJ Shawna
September 19 – The Playlist
September 26 – Big Al Wetzel Band

Come early and visit the Harley-Davidson Museum® from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. H.O.G members get in free to the H-D Museum every day – for full admission details, visit h-dmuseum.com.


All day, Every Friday

Join MOTOR for our Friday AYCE Fish Fry!

Every Friday, our All-You-Can-Eat Wisconsin Fish Fry is available all day, served with golden fried cod, crispy French fries, fresh jicama coleslaw, homemade Southern-style cornbread and tartar for only 14.95.

Bulleit Bourbon Presents BBQ & BLUES

Every Saturday night from 5PM-9PM

For just 29.99, have your fill of hickory-smoked BBQ chicken, pulled pork, smoked brisket and grilled sausage links – add on AYCE Memphis-style dry-rubbed ribs for just 5.00 more. All BBQ platters include AYCE French fries, jicama coleslaw, BBQ baked beans and made-from-scratch cornbread. Not up to the AYCE task? Enjoy a special BBQ platter with hickory-smoked BBQ chicken, pulled pork, smoked brisket and grilled sausage link with all the sides for 19.99 – add on a side of Memphis-style dry-rubbed ribs for just 5.00 more.

In addition to all the smokin’ BBQ, MOTOR™ will sizzle with the best in true American blues music from nationally known musicians from 5:30 – 8:30pm – with no cover charge! Call 414.287.2778 to make your reservation.

Upcoming Blues Lineup
July 20 – Grimm Brothers
July 27 – Robert Allen Jr. Band
August 3 – The Incorruptibles
August 10 – Matt Tyner
August 17 – Alex Wilson
August 24 – Craig Baumann
September 7 – Steve Cohen & Eric Noden
September 14 – Grimm Brothers
September 21 – She’s Right, I’m Left
September 28 – Blues Disciples


Saturdays, May 18 - September 28*

Enjoy an afternoon pub cruise by boat and sample food and drinks from 3 great riverside locations on one of the Riverwalk Boat Tours captained vessels, either the Brew City Queen II or Milwaukee Maiden. Saturday stops include MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant at the Harley-Davidson Museum®, The Twisted Fisherman, and Riverfront Pizzeria Bar & Grill. Price includes boat cruise between all 3 locations and drink and appetizer tickets at each location.

For full details on times and ticketing, CLICK HERE

*no pub cruise offered on Saturday, August 31, 2019

CANtending Fundraising

Make your next fundraising event unique by hosting it in the MOTOR Bar & Restaurant Can Room. Our new fundraising program allows you to take over our craft beer bar to raise money for your nonprofit. Bring a few guest bartenders to support your event, invite your friends, family and sponsors, and we donate 100% of the tips to your nonprofit.

Contact us to learn more about our CANtending program and availability.


11AM – 9PM