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Billy Lawless' hip bar and restaurant at the intersection of Milwaukee and Grand Avenues.


Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
  • Dress code: Casual

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Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

The Dawson Restaurant Review

: A venture from Billy Lawless (The Gage, Henri) and Branko Palikuca (Topaz Cafe, Amber Cafe), this bar and restaurant focuses on whiskey cocktails and updated comfort fare like duck two ways, chicken-fried lobster and wood-fired whole branzino. Like the other Gage Hospitality concepts, The Dawson sticks to the industrial chic theme, with soaring ceilings, subway tile, wood floors and an expansive patio with pergola.

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