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Cafe At the Pfister

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424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4436 (Jefferson)
+1 414-273-8222
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This charming Cafe tucked off the Lobby offers wonderful coffee and tea, desserts cookies and terrific homemade treats. A quick breakfast stop or an evenings indulgence!

Thank Steve G
Libertyville, Illinois
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast at the Cafe, as it was in the hotel. The food we ordered was typical breakfast fare. It was nicely prepared and promptly delivered to the table. The waitress seemed a bit frazzled as she was serving a lot of people and didn't get our order correct. Overall it was a good experience, however.

Thank NayNay192
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty little restaurant at the side of the hotel. Very nice service staff and the food was well prepared.

Thank marljohnson963
Columbus, United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is excellent AND if you keep your cup, you can get refills. The bakery has lots of choices and it all looks fresh.

Thank Renee A
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful breakfast! There were both traditional offerings and healthy choices, including egg white versions of all egg dishes.

Thank Mnwinters
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The cafe is ok -- but not consistent They didn't have much available when I was there. However they offered the big cookie free when they broke it.

Thank Connie_Travels2014
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155 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Lovely hotel and immaculately kept. Excellent service. Very good breakfast but pretty much standard fare that is well presented. Coffee is great and they keep it coming.

Thank Diedre C
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Of course it is on the pricey side, it's a premium hotel filled with travelers on expense accounts. But the quality was pretty good, not great. We had the special this morning which was a frittata with asparagus, peppers, and onions served with fruit or hash browns (our choice - extra crispy) and choice of bread (we chose sourdough toast).... More 

Thank Konrad V
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Two days at the Pfister, at least four hours in the Cafe... once for an informal afternoon family gathering, once for breakfast party of five. Both excellent experiences with excellent coffee, service, and atmosphere.

Thank Savvy525
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I always enjoy my Saturday and Sunday Breakfast at this location. To see friends and family during the dinning is always a great time. The staff do the best they can to get your food out and ensure your dinning experience. The food is a good deal for the price.

Thank RAFikes60

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Cafe
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4436
  • Public Transportation: Public Bus
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 414-273-8222
Whether a quick meeting over coffee, a power breakfast or business luncheon, or a good hearty family dinner, we offer a varied menu from Starbucks favorites, traditional breakfast items to homemade soups, seasonal salads as well as delicious low-carb and heart-healthy options.

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