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Simple Cafe

2124 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1115
+1 414-271-2124
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“french toast” (10 reviews)
“potatoes” (17 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2124 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1115
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place - interesting and limited menu. Very clean and friendly. Had their Mexican breakfast plate - can't remember its name but it's the only Mexican one on there - and it was delicious. Had an interesting avocado-tomatillo sauce on it. My husband tried...More

Thank Diedre C
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

With an evening flight facing us, our daughter directed us to Simple Cafe on Farwell. She is an expert on the Milwaukee food scene and her recommendation was spot on. Eggs, potatoes, chili, tacos and sandwich were all delightfully tasty, pleasing all four of us....More

Thank PeterOakfarm
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I had a tomatoes and cheese omelet which was dry. My daughter had the French toast with apples which was great she said. All in all it was ok

Thank Newyorktransplant
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I were looking for a local cafe for breakfast and came across this place. We went on a Sun about 10:30 and based on the line, we could tell it was a popular spot. Wait was 20 minutes and the service was...More

Thank NKD1273
Reviewed October 30, 2017

The menu looks good, but we left this restaurant after more than a 40 minute wait. We were a party of 5 with a toddler and a baby. There are only two large tables in this place, and they won't pull tables together for larger...More

Thank TravelinCali
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, fast and friendly. Great local ingredients and seasonal options. Very Vegetarian friendly. I wish we had a place like this in my hometown!

Thank Joanna S
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

I came here for the first time and ate a late breakfast with a friend. I was very impressed. I had a hard time choosing what to order, I finally got the roasted corn and chicken omelette. It came with toast, jam, and potatoes. My...More

Thank SrGoetz
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Very good food using seasonal, locally grown ingredients. The menu has many unusual items, such as the Korean Breakfast Bowl, and uses different ingredients in more traditional dishes.

Thank OldBob22
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

This place was just right. I had the quinoa and my wife the eggs Benedict. Both were great. Probably the only complain is that it was cold inside. Bring a sweater just in case

Thank Oscar B
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Simple Cafe says it tries to use local sources for food as much as possible. The menu has the usual breakfast things, as well as some less usual items. The waitress at breakfast was personable and efficient; the service for my group of ten was...More

Thank Rarcee
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Robin C
October 3, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from margaretsI3228QX | Reviewed this property |
Simple Cafe seems much more like a breakfast/lunch neat new ordinary diner. They would be amused and probably accommodating but it might not be the memorable venue I'm guessing you're wanting. It's way up North in MKE far... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2124 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1115
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-271-2124
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