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Conference Center

East End Cafe

One of Downtown’s Best Kept Secrets!East End Cafe

Located on the northeast corner of the 7th floor in the UWM School of Continuing Education Downtown Conference Center, the East End Cafe offers lunch options at prices that can’t be beat! In addition to the daily “Blue Plate” special, the Cafe offers snacks and beverages, grilled sandwiches, hamburgers and an outstanding soup and salad bar. Dine in and enjoy the fantastic view, or carry out.

Today’s Specials

Café Daily Special


Cafe Hours

Due to COVID-19, the cafe is closed until further notice


Located on the 7th floor of Plankinton building above The
Shops of Grand Avenue

There is something comforting about East End’s no-fuss existence, something familiar and delightful about its institutional charms. If you’re in the mood for good downtown food at a reasonable price, head up to the 7th floor of the Plankinton Building.

— Matt Wild, Milwaukee Record, June 7, 2016

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