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Coquette Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Historic Third Ward
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316 N Milwaukee St, Lbby 212, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5885 (Between St. Paul and Buffalo)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just went for dessert and after dinner drinks on a Saturday night at the end of the dinner rush. We had a reservation and were seated promptly. initially service was excellent although later it Dropped to just good. That may have been due to it being a full house at the time and is being a relatively low dollar table.... More 

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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68 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We dropped in just after noon on a Sunday after a very hectic week. The back room was filled with a private party but the front had only a few patrons. We were given our choice of several tables and picked a very pleasant window seat. Turned out not to be a wise pick on a bright sunny warm July... More 

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Menasha WI
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64 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Im rather astounded this isnt hiher on the ratings list. Their food is a foodie's dream. Rich and decadent. The wait staff is very very well trained and charming. The atmosphere is lovely. I do not recommend taking children; hire a babysitter and enjoy gustatory pleasure with no distractions

Thank ElleMenashaWI
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Came here as a group of six and ordered several apps and two bottles of wine and of course dinner. We shared the mussels, escargot, pome frites and my fav the roasted beet/feta and arugula salad. I could have made a meal out of that! I ordered the Trout a la Grenobloise and Hub ordered the Salmon. Both were outstanding.... More 

Thank Genie P
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

I had my birthday at Coquette Café with some college friends and from the service to the food to the birthday surprise at the end it was an amazing meal! They make nearly everything in house and it sure tastes like it. I plan to come back again and again and again…

Thank D8120KJmaryf
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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231 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Made a last minute decision to meet friends for dinner on a Saturday night. Was able to get a reservation; Enjoyed the nightly specials - Elderberry Old Fashion; I had the Trout, my husband had the Ravioli special; friends had Hanger Steak and Frites, and Salmon pizza. We were all very satisfied with the food. Claire was an excellent server.... More 

Thank Ann W
near Milwaukee, WI
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182 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We took part in downtown dining week, and the food was excellent! The choices are mostly French, sometimes with an American twist. The bread, of course, was terrific. The potato leek soup, the beet salad, the croque monsieur with fries, and the chocolate mousse were wonderful. Our waiter was attentive, and he timed our meal perfectly. We also appreciated the... More 

Thank CityHiker73
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Went for dinner on our 25th Wedding Anniversary. From previous reviews I was hoping for a much better experience. I try not to be a snob, but our server was not in the least bit interested in us. She did not tell us her name, smile, ask how we were doing and told us the special with a "oh yeah... More 

Thank kphillip66
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Wonderful venue. Service and food were great. Too many children, don't know why they'd bring children to this particular restaurant as it is more a couple, adult place. Service was friendly and timely. Bloody Mary's ok.

Thank Paul L
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I've been to Coquette Cafe often for lunch and dinner. My most recent visit was somewhat disappointing. The food was just ok and for just ok, it was pricey. Perhaps it was the presentation of the food that lacked something. Seeing chicken with a glop of mashed potatoes on a plate white plate, isn't anything more that I would get... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 N Milwaukee St, Lbby 212, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5885
    (Between St. Paul and Buffalo)
  • Public Transportation: There are bus and trolley stops within one block of the front door.
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Historic Third Ward
  • Neighborhood: Historic Third Ward
  • Phone Number: 414-291-2655

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?