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Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant

925 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3900
+1 414-765-1166
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
925 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3900
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1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

5/19/2018-Had dinner here to celebrate my son’s graduation and have to say I was somewhat disappointed with our experience last night as it was nothing like the first time we dined here. The service was extremely slow, very long to get drinks refreshed and the...More

Thank JilConrad
Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

If you'll email us at info@bartolottas.com we'd like the opportunity to follow up with you regarding your experience.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Expensive, poor service, cold food, dood came late, the desert was poor too, better go to buy at the supermarket

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

This was our second time here and we loved it just as much. Nice atmosphere, great service and fantastic food. Not able to get octopus many places, but this is one of them! The wine list is more than extensive. We dont even bother looking...More

Thank goneinaheartbeat
Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for dining with us! We're happy to hear you enjoyed the octopus!

Reviewed 24 January 2018

I have to say I have avoided this restaurant for years. My last experience was a complete disaster. No need to go into details. So when my business associates suggested dinner at Bacchus I was interested in seeing if things would be different. The answer?...More

Thank DRLand
Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you for visiting us! We're happy to hear we were able to please you and your business associates. We're looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 13 January 2018

WOW, just WOW!!!! Celebrating with some colleagues over a Seven Course Chef's Table with Wine Pairings. I don't even know what to say! Thank you Dan and Lydia for your stellar service! Vince, Thank you for orchestrating the evening and your wine pairings were spot...More

Thank Jim A
Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for dining with us, Jim! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed the Seven Course Chef's Menu with the paired wines. Cheers!

Reviewed 10 November 2017

First rate service, understated modern decor that expresses class, a nice selection of food choices that are well prepared, and of course a superb selection of wines. All this comes at a premium price, but for special guests or special occasions, well worth it.

Thank WarrenShoe
Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you for dining with us at Bacchus. Glad you enjoyed and please stop in again soon.

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A nice fine dining restaurant in the Cudahy Tower that overlooks Lake Michigan. Interior has booths and tables with comfortable leather chairs. The bar area is separate from the dining room. Enjoyed appetizers of crispy shrimp and tuna tartare. More than enough to share among...More

Thank Norine C
Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for celebrating at Bacchus. Glad you enjoyed your visit and please stop in again soon.

Reviewed 28 September 2017

It was a beautiful early fall evening, so we sat outside and looked at the lake. My boyfriend ordered the filet mignon and loved it. I ordered the salmon, and while the fish was very good, I felt like there was too much happening on...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to Bacchus. I was expecting great food because I've heard so much about this restaurant. However, I was disappointed that, once again, my steak wasn't cooked properly. I ordered my steak medium, which should be about 25% pink/red. My steak...More

1  Thank allifromWI
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had a lovely time at Bacchus celebrating two birthdays. The service and the food were both exceptional.

Thank slthomp
Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for celebrating you with us at Bacchus. Glad you enjoyed everything. Hope to see you soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
Description
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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