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Coquette Cafe

316 N Milwaukee St, Lbby 212, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5885
+1 414-291-2655
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“coq au vin” (17 reviews)
“veal meatloaf” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
316 N Milwaukee St, Lbby 212, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5885
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice atmosphere inside - a reasonable attempt to bring a bit of Paris to downtown Milwaukee. We had starters of the French onion soup which was excellent and the pear and spinach salad which was good, but needed more dressing. For entrees we had Coq...More

Thank ChaletChevran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Milwaukee for the art show and wanted to try a new place. Brunch had a definite European twist, which I appreciated. I had the crepes. There was a lot of the mustard sauce on them, and they were quite large. I was...More

Thank Okeydokey1956
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We hosted a post wedding brunch for 14 family members and everyone was delighted with the quality of the food, the diversity of option, the attentiveness of wait staff and not feeling rushed. We were looking for a quite place to have brunch before everyone...More

Thank Gregory S
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant dining experience. Spouse and I had 7pm reservations on a Saturday night. We started with an excellent cheese plate, then he had the hanger steak special and I had the grilled salmon. The steak was outstanding, the salmon was good but I prefer...More

Thank crunchygirl9
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

5 of us went to Coquette Cafe for dinner the other night for dinner and we really enjoyed ourselves. The service was excellent, everyone liked their dinner, and their desserts were supreme!

Thank jcwis
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Four us enjoyed dinner at the Coquette Cafe last Saturday night before our theatre outing. Two of us enjoyed an amazing and hot bowl of French onion soup to start dinner. It was a work of art and delicious too. For the main entree, one...More

Thank JamesMichael018
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We had a family reunion afternoon brunch at this lovely French cafe in Milwaukee's Third Ward. Ages ranged from 3 years to 75. All were entranced with lovely decor. menu choices and service. Great wine choices and many authentic French dishes pleased the adults. And...More

Thank mmarsh70
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Unsure if the chef/staff on Monday is just the B-team, or if the pork loin is overdone across the board. Partner & I both had it last night - and the loin was overcooked and hard. Sauce was good, but a bummer for a $26...More

Thank Vincent P
Management response:Responded 7 April 2017

Dear Vincent, I am very sorry to hear of your experience on Monday evening. I wish that we would have known so we would have had an opportunity to fix it that night, but I understand the situation that you were in. We would normally...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Went there for dinner on a Saturday night for the first time. The reviews here and elsewhere were encouraging, but I find them to be misleading, sorry! I arrived for our reservation on time, was seated by the hostess, and then the server came with...More

Thank venture_travel
Management response:Responded 31 March 2017

I am very sorry to hear about your experience, and I want to apologize from the bottom of my heart. It is obvious that something went horribly wrong with your table last Saturday evening. You definitely deserved a much better experience. If you would please...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The Historic Third Ward is teeming with good restaurants. A friend and I wanted a spot close to the theater- and chose Coquette Cafe. We both had the trout - lovely presentation and wonderful flavor in the sauce. Attentive server, nice ambience/music. My friend loved...More

Thank Fran M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 N Milwaukee St, Lbby 212, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5885
    (Between St. Paul and Buffalo)
  • Public Transportation: There are bus and trolley stops within one block of the front door.
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Historic Third Ward
  • Neighbourhood: Historic Third Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 414-291-2655
  • E-mail
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