Benelux is actually the name of the economic region encompassing Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. To us, Benelux signifies a conglomeration of the rich culture of these three small countries and the attitude of the entire Lowland Europe region.


We LOVE bier! Our bier list is over 250 unique biers - some of the best Belgian and Belgian-inspired biers available in the world. Why Belgian biers? Belgium takes its bier very seriously; there are over 187 breweries in Belgium, producing over 8700 types of bier. And the craft of Belgian-style brewing consistently wins "world's best" awards internationally, an honor to the quality of their product.

Bier has been a major part of almost every culture in the world for thousands of years - we're just carrying the torch. With so many biers to choose from, we encourage you to try something new next time you're at Cafe Benelux!

And remember... smart people before us have also LOVED bier...

"He was a wise man who invented beer."
- Plato

"Give me a woman who loves beer and I will conquer the world."
- Kaiser Welhelm

"24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence?"
- Stephen Wright

"A quart of ale is a dish for a king."
- William Shakespeare

"A fine beer may be judged with only one sip, but it's better to be thoroughly sure."
- Czech Proverb

"The mouth of a perfectly happy man is filled with beer."
- Egyptian Proverb

"Many battles have been fought and won by soldiers nourished on beer."
- Frederick the Great

"Beer - Because one doesn't solve the world's problems over white wine."
- Anonymous


In the Netherlands, there are more bikes than there are people! Bike commuting, for work or for pleasure, is prevalent throughout the Lowland countries. We sponsor a number of professional bike racing teams (check out the Hollander Benelux Racing team) as well as a club of casual riders called the Lowlander Cycling Club; we also co-sponsor bike events and opportunities year-round.

Milwaukee dining: From cutting edge to traditional fare

December 12 2013

And all that is just the beginning. With its 40-page beer menu, Cafe Benelux, 346 N. Broadway, (414-501-2500 is a well-known hot spot day and night. The extensive brunch menu includes such favorites as the cinnamon streusel French toast, buttermilk fried chicken waffle and biscuits with chorizo gravy. ...
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Cafe Benelux - M Magazine

September 09 2011

They thought of everything at Benelux Grand Cafe and Market. Out of olive oil? Check out the market. Looking for designer beer? Look for the six-pack selection in another corner of the cafe. ...
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Milwaukee Bites: Cafe Benelux

August 08 2011

While beautifully stained wood walls and a large bar make the dining room of Cafe Benelux quite inviting, this is summer, when outdoor reigns supreme. The sunshine pouring down the large staircase in the center of the dining room practically beckons diners to climb up to the lush rooftop patio, with great views of the Historic Third Ward. ...
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Rooftop Deck Spices Up Third Ward Restaurant

July 07 2011

Good Harvest Market, located at the corner of Broadway and St. Paul Avenue, never really got off the ground. It always seemed like a lonely store. But the atmosphere has changed now that the market has been replaced by Cafe Benelux, the latest restaurant by the locally owned Lowlands Group. ...
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Cafe Benelux Takes Off

June 06 2011

The Lowlands Group is riding high. Its new Historic Third Ward restaurant, Cafe Benelux, is proving to be the customer magnet many expected when the operators of Trocadero, Cafe Hollander and Cafe Centraal took over the space formerly occupied by the Good Harvest Market. The building is kitty-corner from the Milwaukee Public Market. ...
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Cafe Benelux & Market
346 N. Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-501-2500

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday 7am - Midnight
Friday 7am - 1am
Saturday 8am - 1am
Sunday 8am - Midnight