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Cafe Hollander Downer

2608 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211-4244
+1 414-963-6366
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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2608 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211-4244
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Bellinghamster64
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 7 September 2017

As a repeat visitor (with friends from Chicago), I expected a 4-5 star experience. I was sadly disappointed. The service was rushed and our server was inexperienced. Menu remained delightful but food quality was below average....the egg dishes for brunch were runny and hastily prepared....More

Thank Doc A
Reviewed 28 August 2017

After our walk along the lake shore, and before we headed out of town we drove through the neighborhood of beautiful homes in the upper east-side and ended up at the Hollander. It is a perfect fit for the beautiful neighborhood. The inside is appointed...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Long wait to be noticed , no waters , no silverware then no plates , after asking three different times for all of the above . Food orders got messed up, one entree never came at all , when it finally did it was wrong....More

Thank lovestotravel1992
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Always scary to try a restaurant that has great reviews - and some terrible reviews... But despite several reviews on poor service, my husband and I experienced excellent service and delicious food, complete with a gluten-free menu. We went for the fish. I had the...More

Thank MidwestCoastie
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Wonderful place to start off your weekend with a lingering breakfast as service seems to be a bit more casual. Food is always very good.

Thank Stella_F00die
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Was recently Milwaukee to visit some friends and we went to Cafe Hollander. We ordered Beignets, a couple Chicken Avocado Wraps, the Short Rib Brunch Poutine, and a couple of Kid's Mac N Cheese. Everything was delicious. Our server was Leser and he did a...More

Thank CaboKing1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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