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Buckley's Restaurant and Bar

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801 N Cass St, Corner of Cass and Wells, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3908
+1 414-277-1111
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Fish Creek, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2015

First visit was a winner, I ordered grilled octopus as a starter and enjoyed every forkful. Next I Had the caesar salad with fried oysters as my entree, also very good. I can't say anything negative about this place. The best is the atmosphere.

1 Thank Bealer1952
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015 via mobile

Buckley's is a little gem of a restaurant in a great location. The food is always different and special. Charming decor and always the best service. Indoor and outdoor seating.

1 Thank Martha B
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

I love this place for lunch. I've always had excellent food and super service. The owner is usually on site and makes everyone feel welcome, at home, and attended to.

Thank Turtlesue66
Tuscany, Italy
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327 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

If you're looking for a small local restaurant with outstanding food, come here. The specials are always unique and the menu changes seasonally. The ingredients are fresh-perfectly prepared. Britt and Taylor run the bar, and do an excellent job at it. The deserts are homemade and amazing. When we eat out, this is always the first place we go.

1 Thank GattoViziato
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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195 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Wonderful little gem on the east side. Great menu deliciously prepared in a way that shows thoughtful planning and execution. The salads are wonderful and the service attentive yet not annoying. A great chef!

1 Thank FunTravelerForSure
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83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Very small restaurant with big food and big service. My first time to buckleys and it won't be the last. Mussels were so delicious with coconut lemon grass broth. The burger is huge and very tasty as well. Went over after the art museum. Very happy with all the offerings.

2 Thank funmidwestmom
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133 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Roasted Brussels sprouts with kimchi or fried artichoke hearts with truffle oil or roasted cauliflower or whatever, the small plates alone are worth the trip. The service is very good and so are the main courses, the drinks and the desserts. But I go back for the starters.

1 Thank Atworth
Milwaukee, WI
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Tiny place - make sure you call for a reservation! Food was absolutely wonderful Not your normal brunch - corned beef hash had huge hunks of corned beef with fried potato's. Some updated brunch beverages - service was great. Highly recommend - now looking forward to having a dinner there.

1 Thank Chrispy52
Chicago, Illinois
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

I came here for dinner when in town and I was not disappointed! It's not a large restaurant so I would suggest making reservations if you're going on a busy night. We ordered the cheese plate to start which was so good. The honey-truffle dip was delicious. I could have drank a cup of that stuff. The entrees were great-... More 

1 Thank sunshine12367
Coconut Creek, Florida
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95 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2014

I first liked the place, is very well located and is pleasant. The bartender was kind and explained to me the dishes, until I decided for a sandwich with salad. The dressing was awesome and the pork with cheese sandwich, excelent taste in every bite. This is a great place to come back when in Milwaukee.

2 Thank Daniel B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 N Cass St, Corner of Cass and Wells, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3908
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 414-277-1111

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