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Cafe at the Plaza

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1007 N Cass St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3374
414-272-0515
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Located in the Plaza Hotel & Apartments.

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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wonderful Food

Wanted to give this place a higher score but the staff taking orders were not very efficient. It took us longer to order than it did to have the chef prepare the food. Other than that....wonderful! Good prices.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Cindy S
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
milwaukee
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Maybe we were there at the very peak of breakfast...10:15? BUT service was soooo slow. Our food, which was very good (lemon-poppy seed pancakes with blueberry compote and smoked salmon, eggs on bagel) took over 40 minutes to get to our table. Never in that time did our waiter check back with us to report progress or lack of on... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Wanted to give this place a higher score but the staff taking orders were not very efficient. It took us longer to order than it did to have the chef prepare the food. Other than that....wonderful! Good prices.

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West Bend, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My mom and I came here for lunch one day several weeks ago; the menu isn't very extensive, and concentrates on breakfast food. Having said that, there are a couple of stars: I happen to like smoked trout, and several dishes feature this, which are good. Also, the smoked salmon bagel is nice. Service was pretty slow, which was okay... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We met friends for late breakfast/early lunch. The seating area in the diner looked cozy but we chose the dining room due to the size of our group. Half of our group had lunch, half had breakfast. I loved the vegie benedict and hash browns. Will definitely go back.

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My husband and I had a mtg downtown and thought this looked like a quaint fun place to try for breakfast. We sat at the counter thinking it would be friendly and quicker. We had over an hour before our mtg 3 blocks away and the service was so miserable we had to have it boxed before even taking a... More 

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Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

we needed separate bills and they told us they couldn't do it. seems everything at this hotel is impossible for them to do

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We ate breakfast here both mornings. The cafe has the original counter from the 1920's and looks out on the courtyard. We had the same waitress both mornings she was great.There were plenty of food choices, good prices, good food, plus discount coupons for hotel guests. Can't beat that!

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Richfield, Wisconsin
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I at a breakfast sandwich on a croissant. It was huge and I ate the whole thing. The cooked potato slices had such a unique flavor I passed them around to my entire group. All four of us agreed that it was the best way to start our day. I highly encourage everyone to eat at the Plaza Cafe for... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Wonderful service, delicious food, charming courtyard dining area... what more do you need?! I had breakfast here and I always have a few things I am particular about- egg whites, light on oil and cheese if used, adding fresh fruit if not included- and they were so great to be able to accomodate everything!

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We have had brunch/breakfast at the Plaza three times in the past year: once in the dead of winter and twice in the summer. Enjoying breakfast on their interior courtyard patio is a real treat. It's quiet, bright, and the ivy-covered walls are very dramatic and lovely. My assessment of the food is good to above average. I like the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1007 N Cass St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3374
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: 414-272-0515

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Located in the Plaza Hotel & Apartments.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?