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“Great brunch, wonderful service, relaxed atmosphere”

Cafe Hollander Downer
Ranked #102 of 1,571 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed November 18, 2013

Unique brunch menu, with a Milwaukee flair (beer recommendations for your menu choices!). We didn't opt for the beer at 10:30 in the am, but the quiche, omelets and French toast were all excellent! Service was pleasant, quick and attentive.

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Reviewed October 28, 2013

One of my favorite spots in town, and in my opinion the best of the grand cafés the parent company operates in the Milwaukee area. They have great Bloody Mary's and a comprehensive beer menu (for the chaser), and they offer a decent kid's menu. Outside seating in the warmer months is quite pleasant. It can get busy on a Sunday morning so either come early or think about getting a reservation.

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Reviewed October 13, 2013

This placed was absolutely packed with people enjoying their Sunday brunch, so the noise level was quite loud. The breakfast type items on the menu suit a vegetarian, but outside of the tomato basil soup which was delicious, there was little else. Food is okay, atmosphere is superior!

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Reviewed September 26, 2013

I had a lovely lunch of moules and frites at Cafe Hollander, enjoying an unseasonally warm and sunny day in the outdoor seating area. My companions raved about their food as well. It's not five star fine dining, but it is excellent food, generously served, at not unreasonable prices.

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Thank Deborah K
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Reviewed September 25, 2013

Seven of us went for brunch on a Sunday. Get there early because the place is busy! We got there around 10:15 and waited 30 minutes for a table. Food was really good. They are known for their beer selection, and they had beer pairings for every dish. Portions are generous, and the waitress was very good about refilling our coffee. Because the seven of us hadn't seen each other for a long time, we spent over two hours there. Fortunately the place was less busy by around noon, so the restaurant was great about us hanging out there for a while.

Thank Joan C
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