The Eau Claire local knows where to get the best coffee, wine, hot apple cider, bloody mary, beer, or refreshing smoothie or orange juice! Natives here are ambitious and not at all shy to share their famous concoctions. The Chippewa Valley boasts a great number of local wineries, vineyards, distilleries and microbreweries. Always trying something new, our locals invite you to stop in and to try their favorites while you're here. Below is a compilation of the best places to raise your glass when it comes to drinks in the Chippewa Valley.
Bloody Mary at Milwaukee Burger Company
Milwaukee Burger Company features many one of a kind Bloody Marys that are completely loaded for full satisfaction! You'll find all the best from olives, mushrooms, and pickles to cheese, celery, and beef sticks in your drink. The Bacon Bloody Mary is recommended for those who can't get enough of breakfast!
Cocktails at Stella Blues
Stella Blue's boasts a larger than life cocktail menu full of unique and tasty concoctions including martinis and cocktail blends. Grab a group of good friends and sample away by trying all the fun flavors and interesting titles of their best creations.
Tea at Half Moon Tea and Spice
From sweet berries to spicy cinnamon you'll find the perfect cup of tea for any day of the year. Curl up with a good book on rainy day and indulge in the many different flavors of teas and spices.
Coffee at Racy D'lene's Coffee Lounge
Famous for their "Racy's Blend" coffee, this trendy café attracts all ages. Go to Racy's in the afternoon or early morning for a quiet, cozy study session, or it's always fun to grab a card or board game off the shelf!
Pints at the Firehouse
Are you adventurous in the world of beer? The Firehouse is the place to be with forty rotating beers on tap every two weeks! With sample size glasses or full pints there's something for everyone!
Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice at The Nucleus
Breakfast has never been better than at The Nucleus on Water Street with their fresh squeezed orange juice. Tasting just like you would drink an orange there is no better way to start out the day or get your daily vitamin C!
Tastings and Tours in Eau Claire
You'll get your fill of wine and spirits in Eau Claire County with all of the wonderful tastings and tours that locals business owners have to offer. Stop down to Infinity Beverages Winery and Distillery, Autumn Harvest Winery, O'Neil Creek Winery, or River Bend Vineyard & Winery for a great experience!
Eau Claire's Timeless Taverns
Eau Claire is booming with history to be uncovered and this is the same for many of the downtown buildings and businesses that call them home. Bars such as The Grand Illusion, The Wigwam Tavern, The Joynt, The Pioneer, The Stone's Throw, and The Court ‘n House are some of the oldest establishments in the city. The next time you grab a drink at a local tavern be sure to ask a bartender or a local about its fascinating history!