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Chefs procure ingredients from local farmers for entrees such as pan-seared beef tenderloin

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Described by OnMilwaukee.com as "a warm and relaxing getaway that's close to all the East Side action," Tess occupies a renovated Victorian on the Milwaukee River's east bank. Chef Martin Magana and his team man the kitchen, marrying locally sourced ingredients with time-tested counterparts: sage with sausage, strawberries with arugula, and potatoes with beef. Although the chefs adjust the menu seasonally, they maintain a consistently robust wine list and artisan beer collection. Tess's modestly sized dining room opens up to a garden patio, which then opens up to Narnia, but only if you have the proper armoire.

Customer Reviews

1698 Ratings

We loved the atmosphere, food and service! A great date night. Upscale food in a cozy intimate setting. Will definitely go back again!
Teresa H. · a day ago
Food is always amazing at Tess. I eat things here that I wouldn't normally eat elsewhere. Great service too!
Scott C. · 3 days ago
Great, fresh seasonal food, and great, friendly service!
Bruce M. · 4 days ago
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    East Side

    2499 N Bartlett Ave.

    Milwaukee, WI 53211


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