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Sven's European Cafe

2699 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-2153
+1 414-483-2233
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“soups” (8 reviews)
“coffee house” (4 reviews)
“bay view” (6 reviews)
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2699 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-2153
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in to Sven's after seeing a sign for it while driving through town. We ordered many items off the menu, being a largish group, and everything we ordered was excellent. The service was a bit slow but nothing not understandable due to the...More

Thank GrumpyandtheOldLady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sven's is a cute coffee house with a vibrant atmosphere. The staff was friendly. The coffee and hot chocolate were delicious and reasonably priced. They have a good amount of indoor seating. Their parking lot is small, but the street parking was easy and free....More

Thank soso052904
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had one of the best cups of coffee I ever had here. Sadly, the breakfast sandwich with eggs, ham and basil was disappointing. Eggs were rubbery, the ham was ordinary, and the basil consisted of one leaf about the size of a quarter. Thought...More

Thank MrTim53
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Parking is a little difficult to get into and it was made uncomfortable by the folks waving signs on all corners (the cafe is angled on a corner). They weren't exactly blocking the drive, but they were asking people to honk and we were afraid...More

Thank Evansthecat
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is what a coffeehouse should be! Rather than go to a chain coffee house, this is the kind of place I always want to find. An older building, walls covered with eclectic art work that you know the owner "just liked", two baristas working...More

Thank DanB1960
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My wife and I met my mother and our son for a light Sunday evenning meal. Good food, good service and reasonable prices. And quiet enough so we could have good conversation. What more could you ask?

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 30 August 2016

LOVE my local coffee/tea shop. The atmosphere is quaint wether your visiting or need workspace. I always sit on the comfy couch in front near the huge plants, makes me feel like I'm hanging out at a friends. The coffee being Fair Trade is a...More

Thank Torus T
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I adore this cafe. The food and desserts are as excellent as the coffee, or teas. Wonderful for warm or cold weather, sit outside or in the cozy mismatched furniture. Breakfast anytime of day, delicious soups served with crusty bread and butter.

Thank BananaBoat2016
Reviewed 21 November 2015

I remember when this spot was a gas station but for decades now it's been a comfortable cafe featuring breakfast and lunch items and every non-alcoholic beverage you could desire. We stopped for lunch - but my husband decided on the bagel with bacon and...More

Thank TheWuch
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I love, love Sven's Cafe, especially in the winter months. The dark wood interior make the place feel warm and cozy. The windows face south, so you can soak up the winter sun. There are plenty of spacious tables where you can spread out and...More

Thank Wendy W
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
07:30 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2699 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-2153
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Bay View
  • Neighbourhood: Bay View
  • Phone Number: +1 414-483-2233
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