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Cafe Lulu

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2265 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-1325
+1 414-294-5858
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Second time around for me here. Definitely a much better experience. The first time was a while ago when they were in another part of the bldg. & had like old time diner motif. That experience was such a disaster I never wanted to go back & didn't for a few years. It was a combination of so so food... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Indoor or outdoor seating. Parking is limited - but free. Street parking is available. Large open space with great bar on the left as you walk in. High bar tables and regular 4 tops are nicely spaced with comfy chairs. Service was great - with knowlegable staff - and very good and fresh specials. Haystack burger was to die for.... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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158 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Went there one evening. We all had salads and we all loved them and had great service. Another day I went for lunch and they were short staffed and we waited forever and the homemade potatoes chips were greasy and not fully done. I would try it again.

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Thank vthereandnow
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Since our first date 8 years ago, graduations, brunches and dinners with friends, Cafe Lulu's has been there, serving up delicious food for us to make memories over. I've eaten almost everything, but my favorites are the pitas. The service is always prompt, and the price is fair. I also often get the specials. I've never had a bad meal... More 

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Thank BananaBoat2016
Raleigh, North Carolina
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86 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Our family enjoyed a late lunch at Lulu. The service was great. The sandwiches and pitas were very tasty, and the fresh chips were a perfect side. The children's menu is too limited, but they did offer a fresh fruit side that was better than average.

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Thank soso052904
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168 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Lulu for a business lunch. I hadn't been there for a while and was pleased to see that not too much had changed. This is a classy spot for lunch in the Bayview section of Milwaukee. The food and service are always top shelf. Enjoy!

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Thank John C
Chicago
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292 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Went for lunch. Busy, friendly place. Had the Big Kahuna tuna steak sandwich with great peanut slaw and house-made chips. Tuna was an inch thick and done beautifully - spicy slaw on sandwich as well. Also had the Florentine Melt - mozzarella, spinach, tomatoes and portabella mushrooms. Excellent!

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Thank smdds
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is such a unique place, with even better food.. They have a specials board of the most unique entrees that make you want to try it all- Love the house chips! Friday nights is kind of a old school night its awesome!

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Thank alowriderswife1
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

stiff price for a burger. chips were tasteless even with the blue cheese. asian slaw was served warm, burger was over cooked.

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Thank Lee E
Gillsville, Georgia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

This place always has great food, a great atmosphere, and great waitstaff and affordable prices. I love their homemade chips with bleu cheese dressing, and the heart-attack burger is my favorite burger from there. The people who own the place love making new entrees so there's always something new to try there. The service is quick, too. You won't wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Bar, Soups, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2265 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-1325
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-294-5858

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