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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
06:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A perfect places for a breakfast. Its amazing how normal things that you eat everyday can look and taste so much better done it the right way. great ambient too

Thank Ljupco D
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our dining there was very nice, comfortable, and delicious food. We had their breakfast both times visiting, and the servers were excellent, attentive, and very kind. The value was pretty good and the meals were very well-prepared, their presentation was nice, and delicious.

Thank Eric R
Iowa City, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the Pfister for a wedding and had a late breakfast at the Cafe. We were seated quickly and the wait staff was a lot of fun but professional. I had the breakfast special of strawberry waffles and my wife opted for the lunch soup special. Both were very good and reasonably priced for the quantity and... More 

Thank as3dgfad6
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Embedded in the historic Pfister Hotel, the Cafe gives you covered parking (for a fee) n the garage during inclement weather. The cafe is spacious, bright and has a nicely appointed decor. Ample menu with ample serving sizes, and always well-prepared dishes. Convenient for a quick meal alone, or a business meeting over coffee or breakfast.

Thank richardj100
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This cafe is a great place for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It has a full breakfast menu and service is fast. There is a good selection of baked goods all day. It serves Starbucks coffee but can't accept Starbucks cards as payment.

Thank 60742Traveler
Greendale, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I have enjoyed dining at the Cafe at the Pfister for more than 25 years. The food has remained consistently good, the service is excellent, and the staff is very friendly. This is not a "fancy restaurant," but is very nice, is convenient, and is a good place to meet others for lunch.

Thank SteveT6029677454
Jackson, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We don't usually eat at hotel restaurants, preferring to get out to see the city. But, as guests at the Pfister, the Cafe was mighty convenient for us, so we had breakfast. The Cafe was hopping, the atmosphere lively and somewhat loud, and the servers busy. But, the attention to us was just right and the meal was delicious. One... More 

Thank JSRayTraveler
Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Easy access for quick breakfast or something to go. Fresh coffee and danishes along with full breakfast. Can't go wrong here. Very friendly staff as well.

Thank bmuzar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We stayed at the hotel and had planned on eating elsewhere but due to rain stayed at the hotel and the here. The food was quite good and the service friendly. Better than an average hotel cafe.

Thank L2231NEscottp
Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Jut seat and enjoy listening soft piano music, live, while enjoying a cup of tasty wine, a cold beer, or a nice coffee, having friendly conversation

Thank pablobobea

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Cafe
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4436
  • Public Transportation: Public Bus
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?