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Cafe Hollander Downer

$$ - $$$American, ,
2608 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211-4244
+1 414-963-6366
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  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2608 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211-4244
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for Sunday brunch after a very enjoyable Milwaukee weekend. This was recommended to us by a "local" who told us we couldn't go wrong here. He was right! Quite busy on this Sunday morning, but we used the online "waitlist" feature to get...More

Thank finnfamfam
Reviewed 31 January 2018

My husband and I joined a friend here for lunch on a Tuesday afternoon. We were fortunate to find a parking spot on the street right outside of the restaurant. They don't have a parking lot and things can get pretty busy because of limited...More

Thank LadyM005
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Expensive, especially the beer. Burger was good but fries were cold and tasted like they'd been sitting out too long. Like maybe all day. I would've informed the server but she disappeared until my table was done eating.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Loved the offerings here in this themey, Swedish place. Super coffee and drinks. Foodies will love the breakfast. There is a different take on almost every classic type breakfast. No HO HUM at Hollander

Thank MelindaLeen
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I've eaten at all the Hollander restaurants in Milwaukee, most of the time at the Downer Avenue location. It's nice inside and convenient after a movie, and the terrace is pleasant in good weather. However, all the restaurants have a distinctly corporate feel. For example,...More

Thank nameste56
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We came here for brunch. The food was great and the staff and people were friendly. They have a super selection of Bloody Mary's that come with a small paired beer as a chaser. The staff was very accommodating with the vegetarian in our group...More

Thank Verde1001
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Nicely decorated restaurant (bicycle theme), tasty/hearty food, with good service. They also have a full bar.

Thank Bellinghamster64
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We stopped here for lunch on a Saturday and it was great! The place was very busy and we were seated immediately. Even with it being so busy, we were immediately waited on and our food came out very quickly. There were 5 of us...More

Thank BoozenVacay
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Sister-in-law was visiting and took 5 of us out for early supper. Waited a few minutes while tables were pushed together and set for us. Wonderful waitress, extra helpers too. Found out when our dinners were brought that one seafood dinner wasn't available. Free fries...More

Thank Kurt G
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This cafe offers good food but appears to be overpriced. Local beer is good but expensive too. The location is calm and the ambiance is OK.

Thank Anatoli P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2608 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211-4244
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-963-6366
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