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Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant

) #86 of 1,258 Restaurants in Milwaukee ££££ American, , Gluten Free Options
925 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3900
+1 414-765-1166
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
925 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3900
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

We came here for New Year's Eve after having a fantastic dinner a few months ago. Everything was perfect - the service, every bite of food, everything was great both times we visited. Most recently, we had lamb and steak for our mains and they...More

Thank 2121hk
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

A dress nicely, fancy place to eat. They have the greatest staff that will make your meal the best you've ever had. And a huge wine list that is bigger than their menu.

Thank S K
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Food was so-so, very expensive, and Gluten-free wanting, parking an issue, since milwaukee police are very racist in their demeanor, especially towards non-wisconsin visitors

Thank bikeride2016
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Absolutely remarkable culinary creations in a beautiful, romantic setting with a view of Lake Michigan. I had a mouth-watering butternut squash risotto to start and a decadent mushroom agnolotti with fresh shaved truffles that the restaurant recently received a shipment of from Italy as my...More

Thank ksharms
Reviewed 19 October 2016

In late September we had a sixteen person catered dinner at Bacchus in their Library Room. The food, atmosphere, and service exceeded all expectations. The hors d’oeuvres; petit London broil with peppercorn sauce ( my personal favorite), crispy Gulf shrimp with mint and agro dolce...More

Thank pears029
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Went on a Saturday night to celebrate our 10th Anniversary. Service was top-notch for the entire meal. This was our first visit to a Bartolotta Restaurant, and as others have said it's a bit pricey and more of a "special occasion" place, but very worth...More

Thank Rachelrosy
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Our waiter was much more concerned with taking photos of people at the table next to ours than tending to our lukewarm food and rose wine.

Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

Thank you for your feedback. Please email us at info@bartolottas.com with your contact information so we can learn more about your experience.

Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Enormous selection of wines. Great great food. Affordable for the quality. No special drinks offered on Friday even was advertised, however the one with bourbon worth every penny ($12) Note to owners: Fix the ceiling with some fancier tiles- looks cheap and old leaks make...More

Thank Matt111
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I have never been to Milwaukee before. My kind hosts brought me to the best, clearly! Beautiful setting and reasonably good wait staff. We started off we a rare treat: Jean-Noel Haton Rose Champagne. Beautiful classic rose. The shared appetisers (including Hamachi crudo and Boston...More

Thank DNARNA2014
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have gone here many times and have never been disappointed. We always get the 6 course price fixed menu. While every dish is a surprise, we love the opportunity to try so many things and the food is consistently excellent. This...More

Thank RandyandSara
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 925 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3900
    (Prospect Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 414-765-1166
  • E-mail
Bacchus offers contemporary American cuisine in a sleek, stylish space in the Cudahy Tower in downtown Milwaukee. Opened in 2004, Bacchus offers Milwaukee's most extensive wine list and a menu that changes by the season and emphasizes the use of local ingredients. Bacchus is consistently praised for orchestrating Milwaukee fine dining like no other top restaurant. Executive Chef Nick Wirth re-joined The Bartolotta Restaurants in 2007 after graduating from the Culinary Institute of America. General Manager Katie Espinosa is a Certified Sommelier and a Certified Wine Specialist whose wealth of wine knowledge is an incredible asset to the staff and guests at Bacchus.
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