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1701 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1377
+1 414-223-4551
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06:30 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 22:00
Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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171 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I'm a Starbucks girl and can't be changed but I enjoyed meeting up with a friend at this Collectivo location. It was easy to get to and surprisingly had plenty of parking. Although busy, the staff does a great job of keeping things moving. Everyone we encountered was very nice and efficient. We enjoyed our coffees and loved the relaxing... More 

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Thank snowqueen3737
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Landmark close to the lake, very relaxed hip atmosphere. Awesome indoor and outdoor seating. They just have started serving microbrew Good strong coffees

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Thank Matt111
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome location right across the street from the lake. Alot to see and do. As far as the cafe goes the coffee is great and there is a nice selection of pastries and sandwiches.

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Thank Gerald G
Mequon
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

During the summer, you can enjoy great live music, by a local band! It is amazing to get a seat and drink either the wine you brought from home, beer sold by the cafe or just any of their drinks!! You better get there on time or bring your chair!! It is very popular!!!! Love it!!!

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Thank idalarcon
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Great place...the baked oatmeal is awesome...beautiful building and great place to relax and read or people watch. Quick service.

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Thank Julie G
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Has great coffee, food, desserts, atmosphere. Mixture of students and nonstudents. Can be very very busy...long line. Awesome building structure...old Water Flushing Plant. Worth a visit.

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Thank MNTrek930
De Pere, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

We stopped by for coffee and breakfast before leaving the city, the location is refreshing and we enjoyed fresh brewed coffee and wonderful selection of breakfast sandwiches and bakery fresh and hot!

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Thank LiveLoveLaLaLa4ever
Dudley, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

I love this cafe. The food is great, I can highly recommend the Oat Raisin Cookies and Avocado BLT. Try a Chai Shake too. It's not on the menu but do ask. It is good to sit, eat and watch the world go by.

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Thank Carol M
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267 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

I love coffee not straight but with lots of sweet stuff. Vanilla and caramel are best. Alterra has great coffee. The atmosphere with the location being an old pump station and across from Lake Michigan is wonderful. The drawback is you must have time to kill because the wait times are awful.

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Thank Darlene H
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

This has become my regular morning coffee stop! I used to be a Starbucks regular, but one try of their coffee and I can never go back! I absolutely love the atmosphere and will plan to be back often!

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Thank MKEliving

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1377
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-223-4551

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