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La Fuente Restaurant

625 S 5th St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1520
+1 414-271-8595
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good27%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“shrimp soup” (16 reviews)
“enchiladas” (9 reviews)
“mexican food” (15 reviews)
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625 S 5th St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1520
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a FABULOUS time!! Joshua was a DREAM!! He was EXTREMELY attentive and accommodating. The food was tasty as well.

Thank Antonette B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Had lunch here with several co-workers and the food was good, service was quick as well. But the outdoor patio makes this place for me. I had 2 chciken tacos which were fine. The gauc was good as well and they gave you a large...More

Thank gdagesse
Reviewed 17 July 2017

In an otherwise quiet neighborhood, this bustling (on a Sunday) restaurant is a strong choice. The fajitas (half order is enough!) and enchiladas are large portions and very tasty. Service is brisk, but dining is not rushed. Great brewpubs nearby, easy parking.

Thank smdds
Reviewed 28 June 2017

As I was visiting Milwaukee, my daughter and I thought we would go to La Fuente's for an al fresco lunch. We arrived there at 10 minutes to 2 to take advantage of their lunch menu which ends at 2:00 pm. When our waiter, Juan...More

Thank njoylif2
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We have recently relocated from Wisconsin to New Mexico. But when we lived in Milwaukee, La Fuente was one of our two favorite Mexican restaurants in the Historic Third Ward in downtown Milwaukee. Conajito's Place was our other favorite. Both restaurants have very reasonably priced,...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We stopped after a brewers game for dinner and drinks. The food was excellent and the margaritas even better. I will definitely be back.

Thank 728deb
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I have returned time and time again to savor La Fuentes shrimp soup. On 4/27/17, I was greatly disappointed. Small portion, lack of imagination with garnish and cloudy broth was my $15.00 entree. I could have bought 2lbs of frozen shrimp and had a feast...More

Thank Paula W
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I love the food and customer service is great and I always get the beef enchiladas with rice and then it is so good that is one of my favorite Mexican restaurants

Thank Shacream A
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I love all their food ... tostadas, burritos, enchiladas, tacos ... but my favorite is the shrimp soup. I have gone to other states ... even Mexico. I tried it on a whim ... not really a shrimp soup person but I am addicted. I...More

Thank Ming Su E
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Visited La Fuente for lunch on recent Friday in September. Having dined here multiple times over many years, we have never been disappointed and this visit was no exception. The weather accommodated outside dining. Our waitress, Anna, was prompt, helpful, and courteous. We placed our...More

Thank MBirddog
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21 April 2017|
Response from Ming Su E | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 S 5th St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1520
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Walker's Point
  • Neighbourhood: Walker's Point
  • Phone Number: +1 414-271-8595
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