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All 146 Waukesha Restaurants

Cafe De Arts

136 E Saint Paul Avenue, Waukesha, WI
+1 262-446-1856
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Ranked #1 of 146 Restaurants in Waukesha
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Café
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Cafe De Arts Roastery was established in 2009 as a family owned and operated European coffee house and micro-roastery, roasting all of our coffee on site, and is located in the beautiful historic downtown Waukesha, WI. Along with being a micro-roaster, our European-style coffee house offers several other wonderful items of enjoyment. Come in a savor one of our authentic European pastries made with real imported ingredients. Enjoy one of our five types of Panini sandwiches, made with hearty Ciabatta bread, you won't leave hungry!!
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English first
Waukesha, Wisconsin
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is where my daughters want to go for daddy-daughter-dates. It's where they go with their husbands/boyfriends. It's where the who's who of the area go to meet and chat and debate. You'll find politicians, Bible Studies, newlyweds, and retirees. The Turkish owners have a amazing memory for faces and preferences. You may see their family serving or others. The... More

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My daughter and I loved this place! We had Panini sandwiches that were awesome! Very quaint restaurant with great art on the walls. It was originally a house and it's painted fun, bright colors on the outside; you can't miss it! There are great pictures on the wall as you enter of past owners who lived in the home sitting... More

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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89 reviews 89 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Understaffed. Don't be in a hurry. Coffee would taste better with filtered water! Big coffee grinder in premises, Great homemade bakery 3rd grade art on wall is cute. Seating for 12 outside, funky bathroom door!

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We came here because of the excellent rating on tripadviser. We were not disappointed. The place is a bit eclectic and has a definite urban vibe. Tables are close together and there are lots of art pieces on the walls. We each tried a different Panini and they were both very good and the smoothies were excellent.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

While driving with no particular place to eat in mind on a weekend, my guest and saw a colorful building. We had googled breakfast places in Waukesha earlier and found four names listed.One of these was Cafe De Arts located in a modest neighborhood. Outdoor and indoor seating was available on wonderful sunny day.We were greeted promptly and looked around... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you want house roasted coffee, this is where you need to go. Owner has a coffee roaster and he knows how to use it. Try the Istanbul Blend; you'll never buy coffee from the grocery store again. Food is very good. Great for breakfast or lunch. Great pastries.

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Chicago, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Thanks to previous TripAdvisor reviewers! We were travelling through Waukesha today and followed their advice, going to the Cafe De Arts for a late lunch. The food was great -- and a couple of things were exceptional, two that you might expect from a place that roasts its own coffee: the double expresso and a perfect latte (HUGE -- the... More

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milwaukee, wi
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Milwaukee is fast becoming known for its small local roasteries. For those not lucky enough to be in Milwaukee, Cafe de Arts is a great backup plan. Waukesha has a few coffee shops, but this one has something extra: a small-batch roastery on site. Family-run, with a unique and delicious cafe menu, make the time to get lunch and a... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

This review is way overdue, had lunch here last May. Stopped with my parents and each had different versions of their Mediterranean sandwiches and their pastries. DELICIOUS!! The owner Ayhan Munzer was so kind and took the time to talk about were we were traveling from and family talk. So refreshing and great down to earth place!

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New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I went to breakfast here while visiting some friends in nearby Brookfield and it was great. I'm from NY and it's the type of place you'd see here. The sandwiches were so different from the average breakfast option and my European egg sandwich had a delicious sause on it. It also came with a nice fresh salad and fruit. The... More

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