Nightlife in Oak Creek

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Greco’s Pub & Eatery lures revelers with a sports-centric atmosphere and anchors them in place by filling their stomachs with pub grub, which beckons hungry stomachs from a menu of contemporary American fare. Aggressive tummy grumbles dissolve into whispers over platters of homemade haystacks ($5.95), extra-thin onion rings served with chipotle-mayonnaise dip. Finicky fingers can dip regular or boneless wings into a choice of 12 sauces, including extra-hot, sweet-and-spicy, or wasabi (12 wings for $8.95), and the nacho supreme ($9.95) amalgamates shredded chicken or flavorful ground beef with tomatoes, jalapeño peppers, and molten cheese lava. Among the house’s pack of handhelds, the butterflied tenderloin sandwich ($9.95) coddles tender steak, sautéed mushrooms, and onions on a soft hoagie bun and excites incisors with more facility than a meat-stuffed piñata.

10166 South 27th Street
Oak Creek,
WI
US

When it comes to fun at Bowlmor Lanes, folks aren't locked into just bowling, though there's plenty of that. Glow-in-the-dark lanes and banquette seating beckon players to try their hand at bowling or chill out and order drinks and snacks from lane-side servers. But for the pin-weary, there are other forms of entertainment including billiards, air hockey, and ping pong for purchase. These myriad amenities make Bowlmor Lanes a destination for group get-togethers such as birthdays and "No-Kevins-Allowed" club meetings.

305 North Chicago Avenue
South Milwaukee,
WI
US

Libations flow freely inside Lakeside Pub and Grill, where New Glarus Spotted Cow and Miller High Life find themselves in neighboring draft taps. A menu of stomach-warming eats includes barbecue ribs, pizzas, and deep-fried fish sandwiches. Of course, no pub is complete without a quartet of flat screen TVs broadcasting the latest sporting events and a jukebox playing the latest Disney soundtracks. And when the moon shines high in the sky, chefs pile homemade nachos and parmesan cheese-dusted potato chips onto plates for some late-night snacks.

4671 South Lake Drive
Cudahy,
WI
US

A half-pound burger, a frosty pint of beer, and a plate of wings with a choice of 10 different sauces?it doesn't get more Wisconsin than that. Well, unless you throw in a pool table and 10 massive TVs tuned in to the Packers, Badgers, or Brewers. While everybody will no doubt feel welcome at The Lodge, this Cudahy restaurant and bar is a true slice of heaven for the Wisconsin sports fan. Sidle up to the island bar for speciality cocktails or a feast of pizza, chicken wings, and freshly harvested mozzarella logs.

3800 E Layton Ave.
Cudahy,
WI
US

The Landing on Layton likes to boast that they?re so great that the state built an airport next to them. Regardless of why it actually happened, the restaurant is a haven for casual nights out in the shadow of small planes. Gaggles of friends settle onto red and wooden barstools or surround tables to grab slices of pizza or dive into beer-side nibbles of sour cream and chive fries. Along the walls, pinball machines, a foosball table, and video arcade games fire up healthy competition as the occasional live band croons from a small stage in the corner. Guests match wits during Monday-night trivia, and feast at the Friday-night fish fry?a great way to entertain visiting relatives or pet grizzly bears.

2234 East Layton Avenue
St. Francis,
WI
US