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Chez Jacques - CLOSED

1022 S 1st St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1819
+1 414-672-1040
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
31 Aug 2016
“Not as good as I remember”
28 Aug 2016
“Funky Joint”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
1022 S 1st St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1819
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

Have not had dinner here for quite a while but remembered it as being better. The pate was good, but the stuffed mushrooms were unseasoned and tasteless. The pastry with mushrooms was good. Scallops were just OK as was the duck. Again, no seasoning and...More

Thank hobbes63069
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Wife I and I stopped in as we arrived in Milwaukee. Place looked intereting from the exterior. Thought was a bit dated and not as clean as we'd like (worn out menu's, tables were a little sticky). Food was so-so. My chicken was over done....More

Thank John M
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

The dining room is nothing fancy but the food is great. My only complaint is the stuffed mushrooms appetizer was not very good at all.

Thank careyrob22
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

My husband has been wanting to try French food for awhile. We stopped in on a Sunday and had dinner. The food was outstanding,the waiter was excellent. We were able to sample wine and soup before we ordered what we wanted. I'll Definitely be back!

1  Thank Ada M
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Very good service, professional and friendly wait staff, quiet/small restaurant but very delicious food and perfect for lunch.

1  Thank uki_guy
Reviewed June 23, 2016

I read reviews before i went there and now I question if these people were at the same restaurant as I was. It was birthday party, I will start with bad and finish with good; -One ordered half a chicken with pomme frites...funny thing my...More

1  Thank Serbiankings
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Virtually every time that I have driven past the restaurant, I made a mental note that one day I would dine there. It is located in a strange area, as it is/was an industrial area and there really are not homes or even greenery, just...More

1  Thank ProfessorOnzaga
Reviewed February 2, 2016

I've been to Chez Jacques on several occasions. An afternoon charcouterie board and a bottle in the courtyard in summer is superb. Brunch crepes are to die for. Traditional French meals are authentic. Beef bourguignion is tender, steak frites is delicious. Breakfast lunch or dinner...More

1  Thank Marge B
Reviewed January 27, 2016

Chez Jacques is a Crowded Earth Kitchen favorite - impeccable service, truly outstanding food, reasonable prices, and a chef/owner who takes a personal interest in repeat guests. Favorite menu items include the cheese plate, seafood crepes, burgundy beef, bouillabaisse, and plum tart. The beet salad...More

1  Thank CrowdedEarthKitchen
Reviewed October 27, 2015

By far, the best crepes in the city. Every dish on the menu is very French. Be ready to fall off your diet, but it's worth it.

Thank John D
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1022 S 1st St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1819 (Formerly Jacques French Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-672-1040
  • E-mail
This touch of Paris in the heart of Milwaukee offers authentic breakfast, lunch and dinner entrees, using ingredients true to French customs and created fresh to each order. New Prix fixe three-course specials each evening for $24. Extensive French wine list, including organics. Available for private parties, catering, take-out.
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