Cafe at the Plaza

A charming, retro cafe located in the heart of The Plaza Hotel. Serving breakfast, brunch and lunch from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. daily.

The Plaza Hotel
1007 N. Cass Street
Milwaukee, WI • 53202
Toll-Free:(800) 340-9590
[email protected]
Hours of Operation

Thu.-Sun. 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

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Brimming with 1920's charm, Cafe at The Plaza is a Milwaukee must. Belly up to the original diner counter, have a seat in the eclectic dining room, or stop out into the ivy-covered courtyard to enjoy a decadent meal. From Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes, to Avocado Toast, the Cafe puts a delicious twist on all of your brunch favorites.

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Things You'll Find:

  1. Built in 1925
  2. Originally a women's tea room, where the female residents entertained their guests
  3. Became the first bomb shelter in the area
  4. Was a safe place for soldiers in WWII, they lined the cafe with their cots
  5. We still use the original cafe counter and chairs today

Onsite Amenities
& Features

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Patio or Rooftop
  • WiFi Available
  • WiFi Available (Complimentary)
  • Pet Friendly
  • Family Friendly


  • Seating Capacity: 70
  • Miles to the Convention Center: 1.05
  • Price Range: $

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East Town

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