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Tenuta's Italian Restaurant

2995 S Clement Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-2469
+1 414-431-1014
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
2995 S Clement Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-2469
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Reviewed 11 December 2014

Our family dropped into Tenuta's Italian Restaurant in cozy Bayview last week. Our party of 7 dropped into Saturday night early without reservations. We were welcomed and space made for our larger party. The room quickly filled with obvious regular diners enjoying the same gem...More

Thank Will J
Reviewed 5 November 2014

I'm sorry, I know a lot of people really like this place but I just wasn't impressed. The food was good, but not all that great - I've certainly had better. I found it to be on the expensive side for what we ordered (pasta...More

1  Thank Jesse C
Reviewed 13 October 2014

We stopped in last week on the recommendation of a friend. I was not sure what to expect but it was fantastic. I have eaten at many of Milwaukee's Italian restaurants but this was far and away the best. My fiance' had the pizza and...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 11 October 2014

My friend and I were in Milwaukee shopping in the Third Ward district and wanted to try a local Italian restaurant. I asked around in the Public Market and a waitperson there recommended Tenutas, which was not too far away by car. A wonderful neighborhood...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 30 September 2014

This place has always impressed me with their food and wines. We recently went here for my fiance's birthday and it was the best meal I have had in a long time (the item with the butternut squash and ricotta ravioli). The wine I ordered...More

Thank JennSkellington
Reviewed 18 August 2014

what an unexpected gem in in a wonderful neighbor hood. it was small but the food was awesome. everything hand made and fresh. will go baCK AGAIN

Thank dotwolver
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Overall a great place for Italian. Nice variety on the menu, very nice cozy atmosphere, and wonderful service combined with great food make for an enjoyable evening. I've been in town for a week on business and this is easily the best meal we haw...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 3 August 2014

My daughter recently moved to the Bayview area and has been absolutely RAVING about Tenuta's so my husband and I gave it a try last night. This place is charming! Not sure how old the building is but we parked down the street and the...More

2  Thank luluMilwaukee
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I'm stunned by the previous review. I have been here many times and never once had even an average experience. Both the service and food always blow me away and this place is high on my list of restaurants I tell visitors to try. It's...More

Thank HappyTraveler3434
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Having extensively looked at Italian restaurants in Milwaukee to take my girlfriend for our 5 year anniversary, I made a reservation at Tenuta's due to the overwhelmingly positive reviews. We arrived a few minutes before our reservation time, and were told by the young lady...More

1  Thank Troy C
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Galene M
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Response from Dennis R | Reviewed this property |
As Don V noted, you'll see a mix of dress "levels" at Tenuta's. Our group was in casual clothes - shirts and sweaters, jeans or khakis for the guys, jeans and nice tops for the women. That was a Friday night, arguably a more... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2995 S Clement Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-2469
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Bay View
  • Neighbourhood: Bay View
  • Phone Number: +1 414-431-1014
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