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Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant

925 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3900
+1 414-765-1166
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
925 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3900
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Had the filet it was very good. Cooked to perfection and the lemon cake was awesome.

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This is the second time we visited Milwaukee ever. We were excited to try a new restaurant or two. We are quite "foodies" and were really looking for to this restaurant. When we arrived, we were pleasantly surprised by the lovely atmosphere. We were promptly...More

Thank Caribmom6626
Joe B, Owner at Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to comment. I would love to follow up with you about your experience. Please email your contact information to info@bartolottas.com.

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Haven't been to this restaurant in a while but it always has great food. Ordered tuna tartare and scallops for appetizers, mushroom soup, filet mignon and white mocha for dessert. The one change I found disappointing from other visits is that this time the servers...More

Thank mauiwahine
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Attended a sparkling wine dinner last week. Restaurant was full but no communal tables, each party seated separately, so a nice "couples" dinner for us. We've been to Bacchus a number of times, always great but this dinner was the best yet. 5 exquisitely prepared...More

Thank wisconsinwinegirl
Reviewed 29 January 2017

First time at this Bartolotta restaurant. Enjoyed the Wine & Swine dinner. The food and wine pairings were great. Service was excellent.

Thank Irma33
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We were lucky enough to get to the wine and swine 2017 event at bacchus this past weekend and we absolutely loved it. 5 course menu with wine pairings. Service was fabulous, menu was to dire for, and we can't wait to go back for...More

Thank Britt B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I have been there twice now, and both times the atmosphere was nice, the bartenders were great while we waited for our tables, our servers were fine. The soups, desserts, wines--great. So what's the problem? Both times I had to send overcooked steaks back to...More

Thank Rufus_Omar
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We came here for New Year's Eve after having a fantastic dinner a few months ago. Everything was perfect - the service, every bite of food, everything was great both times we visited. Most recently, we had lamb and steak for our mains and they...More

Thank 2121hk
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

A dress nicely, fancy place to eat. They have the greatest staff that will make your meal the best you've ever had. And a huge wine list that is bigger than their menu.

Thank S K
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Food was so-so, very expensive, and Gluten-free wanting, parking an issue, since milwaukee police are very racist in their demeanor, especially towards non-wisconsin visitors

Thank bikeride2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 925 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3900
    (Prospect Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 414-765-1166
  • E-mail
Bacchus offers contemporary American cuisine in a sleek, stylish space in the Cudahy Tower in downtown Milwaukee. Opened in 2004, Bacchus offers Milwaukee's most extensive wine list and a menu that changes by the season and emphasizes the use of local ingredients. Bacchus is consistently praised for orchestrating Milwaukee fine dining like no other top restaurant. Executive Chef Nick Wirth re-joined The Bartolotta Restaurants in 2007 after graduating from the Culinary Institute of America. General Manager Katie Espinosa is a Certified Sommelier and a Certified Wine Specialist whose wealth of wine knowledge is an incredible asset to the staff and guests at Bacchus.
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