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Louise's Italian Cafe

801 N Jefferson St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3709
+1 414-273-4224
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good52%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“bread” (16 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
801 N Jefferson St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3709
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Atmosphere was casual but comfy. The menu was intriguing and had a twist on traditional Italian dishes. It was very good and tasty and plentiful. All guest seemed to take a bag home. It was fresh home made pasta and very tasty. They did not...More

Thank Louise T
Reviewed 20 December 2017

I visited this restaurant with a good friend. We had some fried ravioli--not bad! The Caesar Salad was mediocre at best. Too many croutons and the dressing had to be out of a bottle. Salad and entre came at the exact same time with no...More

Thank studiompm
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Pretty location and nothing else. Very high price for fair bowl of pasta and nothing else. Nothing is included and the food is ok at best. Sit in the bar area because the dining room looks like a Denny’s

Thank Maria J
Reviewed 5 December 2017

When here for supper and to see the Christmas display in the park across the street. The old was very good, but small serving, the service was very good. The drinks from the bar were good but small. Over all I would say it was...More

Thank Rich R
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Enjoyed Lentil soup and a goat cheese, sun dried tomato and pine nut salad. Others enjoyed the chopped salad. Servive was attentive and timely. Usually you get a little cup of soup, but we were served a delightful bowl of soup.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Went for a family banquet. Their banquet room is at the back of the restaurant. The service was excellent and the food was amazing. I had chicken marsala and others has lasagna and salmon. All of the food was good. The restrooms were clean and...More

Thank Polkadot72
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The chopped salad was great & definitely more than enough to share. My daughter & I shared a specialty California pizza - the California trio...there was maybe three splotches of the garlic chèvre & think the 4-cheese blend got lost in the crust. Didn't really...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 19 August 2017

What a great find -- excellent Italian food in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, with a kids' menu as well! After a long day of being tourists, this place really hit the spot!

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I dined here during the Downtown dining event with a co-worker. I had a sandwich with prosciutto, asparagus and a ton of herbs on a banquette. It was okay, the bread was good (I love bread), but the herbs were a bit over powering. Now...More

Thank fairlady75
Reviewed 30 June 2017

My husband and I shared the seafood ravioli with dill cream sauce and both enjoyed it very much. I am not a fan of ricotta but it was not very prominent. The bread was good and hot and was really good with the dill cream...More

Thank tanda367
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 N Jefferson St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3709
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 414-273-4224
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