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9104 W Oklahoma Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53227-4434
+1 414-541-4200
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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90 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

CATERINA'S do you want GREAT food? GREAT service= ask for Trudy. The VEAL FRANCAISE is the very best there is. Shrimp Scampini French fries salad. ALL the food is GREAT. Trust me you will never be sorry.

Thank Ron M
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We had a business meeting here with a party of eight the waitress was very knowledgeable we ordered two items not on the menu the cooks did a wonderful job of preparing our food everything was delicious large portions lots of take-home service and food was some of the bust we ever had our party all agreed we will be... More 

Thank Gary R
Waterford, Wisconsin
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We have a hard time finding a place to eat in Milwaukee after a Sunday performance.This has been a real find. Good Italian food. Feels cozy but it has a lot of room. Excellent service.

Thank Dee V
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120 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Very nice and comfortable dining in a relaxing area, with soft lighting. Was greeted friendly and genuine. We went with out of town guests from the east coast. The food was excellent. We had Lasagna, Lamb Chop, Asparagus Penne and Crab Legs. Our guest said it was the BEST Crab Legs she has ever had. Every dinner was made to... More 

Thank Hawk42Wisconsin
Warren, Michigan
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I travel a lot for business across the country. Visit big cities and prefer to try family owned businesses and not franchises with the same old stuff. Felt as I was stepping into Italy with beautiful music playing, greeted at the door like a celebrity. I ordered the barley soup, lamb with rice and an awesome made pear martini. I... More 

Thank AnnaWioletta
Venice, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We were coming to Milwaukee to visit. The first place my wife wanted to go was Catarina's. The food and service are excellent. Having lived in Milwaukee most of my adult life, I ate there numerous times and I have never been disappointed, neither has my wife who has only been there six times. It is family wined and operated.... More 

Thank JoeSRagmann
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Wonderful experience.. Welcomed by the owner & checked on by the owner. Have been going here since 1986.

Thank Kleitus
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

This is a small, family owned Italian restaurant that has been around for decades. The service is very good, but I think the food is not worth the price. The food is reasonably good, but it's not OMG "lick the plate clean" outstanding, and I think it is priced too high for what you get on your plate. My wife... More 

Thank NDanger427
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

When we have a special occasion Catrina's is our favorite restaurant. We are always greeted with a friendly smile from Tony the bartender/owner. The restaurant is small and not kid friendly but when adults want to have a special delicious dinner...call for a reservation. The appetizer plate every table gets is a nice way to start off the evening. Hot... More 

Thank Lita53005
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99 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

My husband and I made a reservation for New Years Eve, and to be honest, we were not expecting much as New Years Eve ANYWHERE is know for slow service, huge crowds, sub par food which was NOT the case here at all! Service was nothing short of outstanding! Super efficient and friendly wait staff, and the food, seriously spectacular!... More 

Thank luluMilwaukee

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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
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9104 W Oklahoma Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53227-4434
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-541-4200

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