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Sven's European Cafe

2699 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-2153
+1 414-483-2233
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“carrot cake” (2 reviews)
“coffee house” (3 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, European
2699 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-2153
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Great coffee and breakfast burritos at Sven's. Various options all at a very reasonable price. Worth a visit to start your day !!

Thank SimonTheSailor
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a cute little counter service cafe and coffee shop. It’s quaint with nice decor, friendly staff, and affordable prices. Would definitely recommend if you’re looking for a cheap place to eat. Our group of 4 all enjoyed it.

Thank afalt
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Having moved back to the Milwaukee area after a very long absence, I was interested in finding a good restaurant: Good coffeee; Good Food; Good Atmosphere. My wife and I stopped at Sven’s on a great coffee recommendation from a friend. We were tempted by...More

Thank accordionwrench
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough good things about this place the atmosphere was so European the sandwiches even have European names and great quality selections I enjoyed the albacore tuna which is called the Rock of Gibraltar. The tea selection is extensive and loose leaf tea...More

Thank Jeanne V
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here along the way to another destination and it was a great little cafe. Surrounded by local artwork, this house-like cafe have a small variety of pastries, hot breakfast meals, and coffee to get you started on your day. Parking is minimal but...More

1  Thank Nergilious
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

A little cafe with lots of flavor. My friend and I visited for lunch, and the atmosphere was fantastic. If you are okay with paying a LITTLE more for high quality food, bursting with flavor, this is a must visit when in Bay View

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed August 4, 2017

We stopped in to Sven's after seeing a sign for it while driving through town. We ordered many items off the menu, being a largish group, and everything we ordered was excellent. The service was a bit slow but nothing not understandable due to the...More

Thank GrumpyandtheOldLady
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Sven's is a cute coffee house with a vibrant atmosphere. The staff was friendly. The coffee and hot chocolate were delicious and reasonably priced. They have a good amount of indoor seating. Their parking lot is small, but the street parking was easy and free....More

Thank soso052904
Reviewed July 31, 2017

I had one of the best cups of coffee I ever had here. Sadly, the breakfast sandwich with eggs, ham and basil was disappointing. Eggs were rubbery, the ham was ordinary, and the basil consisted of one leaf about the size of a quarter. Thought...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Parking is a little difficult to get into and it was made uncomfortable by the folks waving signs on all corners (the cafe is angled on a corner). They weren't exactly blocking the drive, but they were asking people to honk and we were afraid...More

Thank Evansthecat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2699 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-2153
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Bay View
  • Neighbourhood: Bay View
  • Phone Number: +1 414-483-2233
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