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West Bank Cafe

732 E Burleigh St, Milwaukee, WI 53212-2104
+1 414-562-5555
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good0%
  • Average30%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible30%
20 Oct 2015
“A gradual decline into obscurity over the years”
15 Oct 2012
“Felt like I was back in Saigon....”
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CUISINES
Vietnamese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
732 E Burleigh St, Milwaukee, WI 53212-2104
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

I have been eating here for over 20 years. Back in the day, this family owned and run Vietnamese restaurant had more than one person working in the kitchen and they had at least 2 waitstaff. The food was very good and so was the...More

Thank F7462UBjb
Reviewed 16 October 2012

All I needed was a wall of scooters outside, and would have completed the feeling of being back in Viet Nam! great service, and had the Chicken Lemon Grass, medium hot...delightful. I was early in the restaurant and was by myself, except for the to...More

1  Thank charleshaycock
Reviewed 12 May 2012

...but, the service and atmosphere were not very good. Our waitress was nice but slow, and the dining room was pretty empty. Not only was it empty, it was ugly. Not horrid but in need of an update. It is a bad shade of peach...More

Thank llamenda
Reviewed 20 March 2012

We recently visited the West Bank Cafe as we had not gone there for a number of years and thought we would give it another try. I was sorry the idea entered my head. There were 2 of us dining on a Friday night when...More

Thank HungryGypsy
Reviewed 13 March 2012

Good food and a lot of it. Our server was friendly and funny

Thank mills_2004
Reviewed 3 December 2010

This is sort of a strange restaurant. It does have some Vietnamese food on the menu, but it also doubles as a Chinese restaurant. It appears to be a husband and wife operation, so it can get real slow if there is more than one...More

Thank WorldTravelerDan
Reviewed 11 March 2010

We have been going here for many years, and again it was my birthday destination. An excellent mix of Asian with often a touch of French throw in. Try the catfish in a clay pot, which is excellent. They are very genreous with their scallops,...More

Thank TerrenceDean
Reviewed 4 November 2009

I know what Vietnamese food is supposed to taste like (had it all over the world, including in Vietnam). Head to any place in Chicago's Vietnamese town and you'll find out what good Vietnamese food tastes like. What they serve at West Bank Cafe is...More

Thank luv2dineMilwaukee
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Reviewed 30 March 2008

I had heard so many great things about this place before I went there, and I was thoroughly disappointed. I didn't think there was anything special about either the food or the atmosphere.

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Reviewed 28 November 2007

If you're looking for great Vietnamese food and flavors that are explosive, you've come to the right place.

Thank IrishHurler
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 12
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
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Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 732 E Burleigh St, Milwaukee, WI 53212-2104
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-562-5555
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