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Cafe Hollander Downer

$$ - $$$American, ,
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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“brunch” (36 reviews)
“boar” (4 reviews)
“brie” (5 reviews)
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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 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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
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 29 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
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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