8 Best French Restaurants in Wisconsin!

To experience the haute cuisine of France, check out one of the many high-quality restaurants in Wisconsin. The state has cozy cafes and restaurants whipping up some of the best French dishes. You'll think you're in France, from mouthwatering baguettes to delicious crepes. Here are the 8 best French restaurants in Wisconsin!

Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro, Milwaukee, WI

Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro is a quaint, yet upscale restaurant serving traditional French dishes. Gather the entire French experience by sipping wine and overlooking Lake Michigan. Located in Milwaukee, Bartolotta’s is a beautiful place for a date night.

Le Reve Patisserie & Café, Wauwatosa, WI

All of the charm of a cozy French bistro thoughtfully placed in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.  Le Reve Patisserie offers tasty French cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. After almost 10 years of existence Le Reve Patisserie is thriving now more than ever. Be sure to take come macaroons to-go! 

L’Etoile, Madison, WI

Located on Madison’s capitol square, L’Etoile is an upscale farm to table French inspired restaurant. Dishes are so thoughtfully cooked and designed that they’ve had national recognition. Gourmet Magazine named L’Etoile “American’s Top 50 Restaurants.” Ask about their wine menu, because it wouldn’t be France without a lengthy vino menu.

Le Chateau, La Crosse, WI

Enjoy all the French classics in downtown La Crosse at Le Chateau. This historic farm house sets the scene for a romantic European style atmosphere. A lengthy wine list and iconic French dishes are enjoyed by thousands of guests from around the state. If you get a chance try their crème brulée!

Pastiche Bistro, Brown Deer, WI

Brown Deer is home to one of the tastiest French Bistros in the state. Pastiche Bistro’s every changing menu offers traditional French dishes. Stop by for brunch, lunch, or dinner for a great tasting meal. Pastiche Bistro is also a wine bar, so make sure to grab a glass or two and relax. 

North Shore Boulangerie, Shorewood, WI

French inspired dishes for breakfast, lunch, and early dinner can be found at North Shore Boulangerie. Warming drinks specially prepared by top notch baristas pair well flaky croissants. While their wine selection is best suited for their lengthy lunch menu. Be sure to grab a couple of pastries to-go!  

La Baguette, Madison, WI

If the name doesn’t give it away, we don’t know what will! La Baguette is a French bakery and café located in Madison, Wisconsin. Be sure to bring cash only and an empty stomach. You’re going to want to try everything on this menu. 

The French Press, Eau Claire, WI

Fresh, made from scratch dishes and bakery items can be found at the French Press. Rest easy knowing only the highest quality ingredients have been mixed together to bring you award winning dishes. You can’t go wrong ordering breakfast or lunch from The French Press. Be sure to grab one of their signature coffee drinks!

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