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Balistreri's Italian-American Ristorante

812 N 68th St, Milwaukee, WI 53213-3909
+1 414-475-1414
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“eggplant” (22 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
812 N 68th St, Milwaukee, WI 53213-3909
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here because was supposedly one of best places in Milwaukee for pizza. We are from Chicago so we are used to excellent pizza. Their pizza crust is very thin but crunchy and good. The sauce makes the pizza in my eyes and theirs was...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the usual on this visit--fried eggplant and pizza. The eggplant is reliably delicious. The pizza is better quality than a lot of places, and you pay for that quality, but it is sooo good!

Thank NJCasey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A special occasion deserves a special treat. Our grandson celebrated his 5th Birthday and we treated the family to Balistreri's pizza and french fried eggplant strips. We ordered cheese & sausge and Balistreri's Special pizzas. Their thin crust cannot be duplicated. Just the right amount...More

Thank 893gregorys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went after a brewers game. Place was crowded but certainly not to the point where the service had to be as chaotic and disjointed as it was. The maddening part was that the food was so good. It would have been great to fully savor...More

Thank viscontigirl
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It's not a visit to Milwaukee without pizza. This time it was Balistreri's, an old favourite, and it didn't disappoint. The pizza was huge, and oh so tasty. It has been there as long as I can remember, and there's a reason for that--it is...More

Thank trawicki
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We are visiting for just one night to see our son off to the Army. His last family dinner request was pizza. I searched the area and this place popped up. After reading a few reviews, it sounded like folks really liked it and that...More

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Balistreri's has two great restaurants in Milwaukee; Balestreri's Blue Mound Inn and Balestreri's Italian-American Ristorante. The Ristorante has great salads, pasta selections and pizzas. You can't go wrong with one of the premier names in Milwaukee dining.

Thank frederick300
Reviewed 10 June 2017

A couple of us went for eggplant and pizza and as always it was so good and service excellent. Good choice of beer and root beer for those of us that prefer it with pizza. We got there around 3:30 and by 5 pm it...More

Thank bgfuntime
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is a quaint, cozy little place with tight seating in Downtown Wauwatosa. Often you will find several people waiting for a table, on the benches outside. I wish I could tell you about the other food on the menu, but truly we have only...More

Thank DaniPickle
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Great Server, Possibly the very Best Fried Eggplant in the United States. The best I have found anywhere!! Always made fresh from Scratch. These are not those frozen chunks of breaded eggplant cubes, YUK!!. I mean I would drive here for this Eggplant and a...More

Thank Captain648
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9 August 2017|
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Response from DaniPickle | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they keep up their website. Their prices will also be a bit higher. There is eggplant, but not on Fridays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 N 68th St, Milwaukee, WI 53213-3909
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-475-1414
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