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Low Old Fashioned

Christian Brothers Brandy | Angostura Bitters | Brandied Cherries | Orange | Sour Mix | Sierra Mist

Wisconsin Whiskey Margarita

Who doesn’t love a perfectly balanced margarita? A touch of sweet, a touch of tart. At Poke the Bear, we add our “Wisconsin touch” by using Death’s Door White Whiskey instead of tequila.

Aperol Spritzer

Refreshing mix of Aperol Liqueur |  J Roget Sparkling Wine | Club Soda with a Twist of Lemon.

Cranberry Ginger Mule

Ginger Infused Vodka | Q Mixer Ginger Beer | Cranberry Sauce





Looking for a downtown Green Bay bar to grab a drink and some hearty food after a day on the town? Whether you’re working in the city or visiting Green Bay to explore the museums, take in the history or enjoy a sports game, there’s nothing more satisfying at the end of the day than a round of drinks and a bite to eat — and there’s no better bar in East Green Bay than Poke the Bear.

Located in the heart of downtown Green Bay in the historic Hotel Northland, Poke the Bear is a lively, bold and classy but comfortable eating experience and bar offering a signature selection of hand-crafted cocktails, hand-selected local drinks and a full menu of fresh, local food. Whether you’re a local who’d love to partake in our sports-oriented reminiscing or a tourist in need of a taste of Green Bay, we’re the best bar experience around.


Whether you’re wondering where to eat in Green Bay, looking for a lively but casual setting to enjoy some drinks and good company or in the mood for both, Poke the Bear offers you the very best in flavor, food quality, signature drinks and atmosphere. Step into our warm, welcoming bar and dining room, where our friendly personality and fresh, fully satisfying flavors will make you feel right at home.

To support other local Green Bay businesses, further our city’s economy and give you the most authentic Green Bay flavors, we use only the freshest local ingredients from sustainable sources for our meals and drink menu. Find your new favorite among our hearty meals and hand-crafted drinks, including:

  • Hand-crafted cocktails: In the mood for a fresh burst of flavors unlike anything you’ve tasted before? Poke the Bear offers a menu of signature, hand-crafted cocktails.
  • Hand-selected wines: Keep it classy with a glass of our high-quality, hand-picked selection of fine wines.
  • Local Green Bay brews: Get an authentic taste of Green Bay when you sip one of our local brews.
  • Local American food: When you’re in the mood for an American classic, our menu has everything you need to stay satisfied.
  • Local Green Bay food: Dine Green-Bay style with irresistible Wisconsin classics like fish fry, beer brats and other local favorites.
  • Burgers and sandwiches: Nothing goes with a drink like a hearty burger. Choose from our delicious selection of wholesome burgers and sandwiches.
  • Cheese and curds: Nothing says Wisconsin like our favorite dish — you’ve never tasted anything as tempting as our homemade cheese and curds.


When you’re looking for high-quality drinks, fresh, flavorful food and a good time among friends, Poke the Bear offers everything you need for a hearty and heart-warming night out. Stop by our warm, welcoming, dynamic restaurant and bar in Green Bay today and share your sports stories, memories and a round of drinks with good company of all generations.

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