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221 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5805
+1 414-308-1600
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
221 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5805
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was perhaps our 2nd time visiting Onesto restaurant in 3rd Ward. We were very disappointed overall. The food was was very tasteless. My wife nor I, are not in the habit of adding anything to our meals to inhance flavors. However, in this case,...More

Thank Adventure30773174346
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try one of the jars as an appetizer...very good and unique. Great wine and beer list, the food menu is small but everyone at our table loved what they had.

Thank cycloneryan1983
Reviewed October 13, 2018

We went here for an early dinner prior to a show. It's a pretty warehouse style venue in the Old Third Ward locale. On an early season cold Wisconsin evening with prior reservations, we protested being seated right next to a breezy door in a...More

Thank 279joec
Reviewed October 9, 2018

The restaurant has outdoor seating & indoor seating with open windows with no humidity or bugs (a treat for me!). At our early dinner, there was a young "after work" crowd but our server let us linger over our wine & delicious cheese board with...More

Thank RoxieChey
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Great ambiance and very friendly staff. Four of us ordered mussels, panzanella salad and a jar to split - all were excellent. The bread is made there and is fabulous. We could have ended at that point. They make their own pasta which was good...More

Thank jasonschmidt321
Reviewed September 11, 2018

After pondering several restaurant reviews, Onesto won out; it was a great choice flavorful Italian fare. We started with a jar of fig, toasted walnuts and gorgonzola cheese on some tasty, freshly baked Italian toast. Followed by a fresh house side salad. Boar Ragu with...More

Thank J Warren R
Reviewed September 9, 2018

My wife and I had a rack of baby back ribs. Good flavor and tender, but not the best ribs I have every ate. The have a great outdoor eating area with festune lighting and a old world dacor. The waitress was very friendly and...More

Thank greg m
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I arranged a dinner for 20 people, prior to a play. Patrick, the manager, was fabulous, helping me set everything up, and ensuring we we able to have a great night and get to the show in plenty of time. The food was wonderful, and...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We have been to Onesto a few times, most recently with another local couple and friends visiting from Seattle. Most enjoyable evening; food and service were very good, wine list satisfied everyone. We had requested outdoor seating, which we were able to enjoy. Will again...More

Thank Donnie_B_NB
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Three years ago a business trip brought me here and the memory of that amazing lunch brought me back and it did not disappoint! A beautiful lunch with great service. I ordered two vegetarian dishes—one to go and even hours later —after hours in an...More

Thank Terisings
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5805
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-308-1600
Onesto, which means "honest" in Italian, serves a modern twist on Italian fare with an emphasis on fresh, handmade, flavorful cuisine. Taking your expectations for an Italian restaurant to the next level, we also feature an approachable wine list and a craft cocktail menu. When you visit, be sure to check out our dramatic event space.
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