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509 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203-2001
+1 414-271-7250
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06:30 - 11:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 11:00
Sat - Sun 06:30 - 12:00
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Batavia, New York
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Ate at the Cafe and had the breakfast buffet, which was delicious. Food was hot and fresh and there was a large variety of choices. Service was a bit slow.

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Thank dands238
New Orleans, Louisiana
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285 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Enjoyed the tasty buffet, knowing food later might be sparse. Well worth the $17.00. Coffee was good, as was the omelet. Highly recommend.

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Thank harmsenom
Louisiana
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were looking for a quick but tasty breakfast so we opted for the buffet. The selection was great and the omelet station was excellent! The food was well prepared not like some buffets. The price, $17.00, was more than worth it. Recommend to all.

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Thank Amanda L
Tampa, Florida, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Food we ordered was delivered straight to our room and it was so delicious! We ordered room service at least 3 days out of the five days we stayed at the Hilton and everytime the food and service was excellent!

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Thank Lucinda R
CORDOVA
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I ate breakfast here two times and enjoyed the breakfast buffet. The price is $16, a little pricey, but comparable to other hotels. Depending on your level in Hilton Honors, you get a $12 discount. Omelettes are made to order and a vast selection of other breakfast items; all beverages are included.

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Thank van222
Urbana-Champaign
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Nice cafe with a very good breakfast menu and a fairly large buffet with a lot of options. A bit pricey for what you get, but very convenient if you are in the hotel. The food was good and they are generous with the coffee, giving you a pot for your table and refilling it as needed. When we visited... More 

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Thank UrbanaProf
Kansas City, Missouri
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170 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

This is a GREAT breakfast bar! It is a little pricey at $17pp, but to be in a hotel of this caliber makes things okay. The selection is plenty, and the taste was REALLY great! Did I mention they will make you an omelette, pancakes, or waffle. Our server was very attentive. There was a little difficulty with the host... More 

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Thank CBR0107
Sugar Grove IL
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

I have stayed at the Hilton several times but never ate at the Cafe. My husband and I didn't feel like leaving the hotel for breakfast on our last visit and were very happy with our decision. The buffet has everything you could possibly want for breakfast. They even offer omelets made to order. Fresh fruit, juices and even an... More 

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Thank Renee0123
Searcy, Arkansas
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

It was wonderful with a great selection. Maricela was my waitress. She was friendly and a delight to visit with.she took great care of me.all of this and a smile.

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Thank Aspenshark
Arlington, Virginia
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167 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

I stayed at the Hilton Milwaukee and this café was located in the hotel. It was convenient since it was a cold and rainy morning. The service was outstanding and the food was tasty. I opted for one of the menu items but there is a breakfast buffet as well.

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Thank Rhi21

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 12:00
Monday
06:30 - 11:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 11:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 11:00
Thursday
06:30 - 11:00
Friday
06:30 - 11:00
Saturday
06:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203-2001
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-271-7250

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?