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Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant

925 E. Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202 (Downtown)
(414) 765-1166
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Ranked #44 of 1,393 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Price range: $60 - $80
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Prospect Avenue
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English first
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Once again, last Friday, my wife and I visited Bacchus for a special occasion. The service was extraordinary as the waiter and two colleagues anticipated our every need. As one would expect from a restaurant named after the Roman god of wine, the wine list was exceptional. As an aspiring oenophile, I appreciated having several unusual varietals and highly regarded... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We recently held the reception for our youngest daughter's wedding at Bacchus. The food was, as always, outstanding. The staff is the best. Working on their off day (Sunday) and as pleasant, attentive and professional as possible. We really cannot compliment the staff enough. Thank you for making our big day the best it could have been!

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Vestal, New York
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142 reviews 142 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The food and ambiance were very good, the service was cordial and professional but for what they charge I wanted a memorable meal; which I did not get. For less money, I had a more memorable meal in Madison.

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Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This upscale restaurant continues to impress. It has been around for some time and is in the lobby of a condo building near the lake. Some dishes have been altered over the years but all remain excellent as do the ingredients. Service is friendly and impeccable. The wine list is very broad and upscale. Truly a first rate experience, that... More

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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160 reviews 160 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The dining room is beautiful but really does not take advantage of the lake front location. The food is delicious but not really memorable. The 6 course tasting menu is very affordable at $75 but is not particularly creative. An enjoyable meal but it could have been so much more.

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Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us. We’d love to follow up with you about your experience. Email us directly at media@bartolottas.com. More

Wausau, Wisconsin
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I went there with a group of girlfriends for dinner and their wine list is wonderful! Lots of selections to choose from. Wait staff is very knowledgable. The food is spectacular as well as the wait staff. Great ambience!

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Beach Park, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

They will take requests....they obviously take notes on returning customers because they knew the wine we had ordered on our previous visit....which was over 6 months prior! Outstanding dining experience.

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Rutherford, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We attended for a graduation dinner. The service was impeccable, decor was elegant, food was great, and the wine list was extensive. Can't say enough about what a fine experience we had.

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Shorewood, Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My wife and I had a wonderful Anniversary dinner, from start to finish. Bacchus is classy and tasty. The wait staff is well trained, however they tend to hover. Two waiters per table is somewhat bothersome. Dessert was out of this world. Lava cake!! I would go back for more. Great risotto balls. Terrific halibut. Things I don't like, besides... More

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This is an expensive fine dining restaurant in a nice waterfront location. However only the conservatory part has a lake view. Service was outstanding, food was good. Meat at medium both my husbands steak and my lamb was more like medium rare to rare. Portions are on the small side which we like but probably lacking for heartier appetites. Would... More

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