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Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant

925 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3900
+1 414-765-1166
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • 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 1 week ago 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

Thank allifromWI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Bacchus because we had two great experiences at Rumpus Room recently, one being the Young Guns dinner. From the moment we walked in the door and they gave us an anniversary card to the end when they printed the tasting menu out for...More

Thank maryY8993SX
Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Bacchus to celebrate your anniversary. Glad you enjoyed and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 30 July 2017

One of the best Bartolotta restaurants, among a collection of fine restaurants. Exquisite dining, elegant atmosphere, friendly service.

Thank LLRicci
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We visited the restaurant to celebrate our 15th anniversary on July 19th with our best friends. We opted for the 5 course Signature Chef's Tasting Menu with wine pairing and were not disappointed! Erica helped us choose a bottle of bubbles to start the celebration...More

Thank kpottersf
Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Happy 15th Anniversary and thank you for celebrating with us at Bacchus. So glad you had an opportunity to enjoy the Chef's Tasting Menu. Hope to see you for another special occasion or just because. See you soon.

Reviewed 12 July 2017

A top fine dining experience for special occasions with a beautiful dining room, exquisite food and excellent service. Also good for a great glass of wine and appetizers - especially on the patio overlooking Lake MIchigan and the War Memorial Center and Calatrava Art Museum.

Thank WI_Foodies
Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Family friendly - both the girls like their orders from the kids menu. Very nice spot to spend a leisure weekend morning with family

Thank Hui L
Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for choosing to spend your time with us. Glad you had a nice time. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Although we were there for a wedding reception which alters how to rate just a bit. I had the steak and it was delicious, tender, juicy with great flavor. My wife chose the Salmon and we were amazed how it was done to near perfection...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Had the filet it was very good. Cooked to perfection and the lemon cake was awesome.

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This is the second time we visited Milwaukee ever. We were excited to try a new restaurant or two. We are quite "foodies" and were really looking for to this restaurant. When we arrived, we were pleasantly surprised by the lovely atmosphere. We were promptly...More

Thank Caribmom6626
Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to comment. I would love to follow up with you about your experience. Please email your contact information to info@bartolottas.com.

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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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