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2613 E Hampshire Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211-3109
+1 414-964-2611
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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307 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though I work at UWM, I haven't been to this restaurant in ages. Went there recently with some colleagues. Nice decor and peaceful atmosphere. We were there mid-afternoon when there were very few people. Service was good and friendly. I did not like my panini. Too many greens in it and dry. The salad was good. No desire to... More 

Thank ScenicSights
Madison, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch while making a trip to UWM for work. Very conveniently located to campus. I had a pasta dish, the tomato,basil, garlic; colleagues had panini's. We all enjoyed our food. Mine was made with gluten free pasta. One of the better GF pastas i have experienced. The service was extremely slow. Seated right away, but took forever... More 

Thank vacamama2011
North Chicago, Illinois
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

This restaurant is close to my house and a great go to place. Really good value, consistent food and very friendly service. I never ordered their pizza until my last time there and I'm sorry I waited so long, it was very good.

Thank grimesmag
Madison, WI
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124 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Had a gift certificate, otherwise would never have known this restaurant existed. Decided to do take out and ordered the salmon, fettucini, chicken parm, meatballs, olive tapenade, bruscheta, eggplant..quite the variety so that we could try many things (and have leftovers!). Everything was good. The eggplant exceptional; olive tapenade rich and salty--perfect. Will be back again to dine in next... More 

Thank KLMMadison
Milwaukee, WI
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My husband and I shared a crab cake appetizer, salad and the best duck entree I've ever had. Our server was attentive and offered suggestions for wine which we appreciated greatly. The atmosphere is relaxed, welcoming and conducive to conversation. There are items on the menu for all budgets, with specials offered regularly.

Thank Higherin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is the first place that i've found in Milwaukee that makes delicious lemon drops you have no idea how good they are, you must try. Also their garlic bread is delicious, spaghetti and meat ball is so good as well. If you are able to squeeze in a bit more try the Lamb Chops :)

Thank Violetjvm
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Awesome first time experience! So happy we know about you now! Our meals were great and he attentiveness of the servers was wonderful! They helped us celebrate a birthday wish was thoughtful!

Thank Justhinking
Madison, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Very good Sicilian food. Excellent service, nice ambience. Be prepared to walk a bit from your car if you drive.

Thank craigalank
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

Sala is the only decent non-chain restaurant within two blocks of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus. Faculty members and graduate students populate the place at lunch, while faculty members and their partners and spouses constitute a slightly older crowd at dinner. The food, most of which is Italian-themed, is quite good. I have eaten at Sala dozens of times (most... More 

1 Thank David P
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We decided to have dinner at Sala on the advice of friends, who said it was "a really good" place to eat. Unfortunately, based upon our experience, I couldn't make a similar recommendation. We arrived at 6:15 on a Friday evening. They were moderately busy. We were seated right away, but it was nearly 10 minutes before we were acknowledged... More 

Thank Vicki K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2613 E Hampshire Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211-3109
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-964-2611

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?