Maggiano's - Milwaukee
Maggiano's - Milwaukee

Maggiano's - Milwaukee

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.maggianos.com/
  • Phone: (414) 978-1000
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 11:15am - 3:00pm Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Mike Watson
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Maggiano's delivers! Just place your order, and we'll take care of the rest. All delivery orders include: table coverings, plates & utensils, a complete setup to keep the food warm throughout your event, party-sized pans providing generous portions for all of your guests. Please call 414-978-1010 to schedule your delivery. Orders must be placed by 7 p.m. for next-day delivery. Minimum order required. Delivery fee applies.

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Maggiano's - Milwaukee
Welcome to Maggiano’s first restaurant in Wisconsin! We are located at 2500 N. Mayfair Road, at Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa (just outside of Milwaukee). Our 250-seat dining room is ideal for group meals, festive gatherings and romantic lunches or dinners for two.
Maggiano’s specializes in serving lavish portions of authentic Italian-American cuisine served family style. Our menu is large and varied, offering a great selection of homemade pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh fish & memorable desserts.
Come visit us and allow Maggiano's the opportunity to serve you some of the best Italian-American food you have ever tasted.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Maggiano's - Milwaukee reviews from OpenTable diners
196 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.4
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (105)good for groups (103)romantic (64)neighborhood gem (56)fit for foodies (54)great for lunch (49)kid-friendly (46)notable wine list (33)great for outdoor dining (16)hot spot (16)vibrant bar scene (13)great for brunch (12)late-night find (8)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Awesome service!
    Diner222
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Although the food is always great, our service this time was terrific. I went with one of the lighter entrees as did my dining companion. I really liked mine but my friend felt she'd go back to the original Alfredo dish. The food really never disappoints however. Service this time around was better than usual. The server had suggestions and wanted to be sure we were satisfied - whether with the wine choice or meal. For sure will be back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service, expect to have take homes
    hkufahl
    Dined on 11/20/2014
    We came with a party of 6 and ordered the Family style dinner. All items where excellent with the Chopped Salad, Stuffed Mushrooms and Calamari outstanding. We had chicken, beef and pasta as main courses. All very good and 2 deserts. all 6 of us had all we needed to eat and 2 shopping bags of take homes. The staff was great and we enjoyed the evening and plan to visit again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Probably will not return
    th5568
    Dined on 11/17/2014
    The food was good. However, it was cold in the restaurant, mentioned it to the waiter and the manager came to talk to me, he told me they just turned the heat on and it should warm up shortly. It was 12 degrees outside, heat should have been on earlier. We were there for almost 1 1/2 hrs and it never got better. I should not have to wear a coat to eat and most others had coats or sweaters on too. Also, the tables are too close together.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice Sunday lunch
    BartolottaFanVIP
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    Reliably delicious meals. The classic pasta menu (one to have, one to take) is a great value.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • WisconsinHoosier
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    The food was great and the atmosphere was very pleasant. Exactly as we had expected both of them to be!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Satisfied but Annoyed
    diner24
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    The food and service were great. The only catch was when we were told to order a "Classic Pasta" to go with one of our orders, it was never packaged to go and we had several leftovers, and did not notice this until we got home. Since they build this into their pricing structure and they are often very busy, I imagine it happens often, We called when we got home, and were told they would call back shortly, but had to talk to a manager about the forgotten entree, since we were not able to come back immediately to pick it up. The manager never called back, but we did call again in the morning and were able to pick it up the next day. This was very inconvenient, but we live close and wanted the entree to serve with all of the yummy leftovers.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • You will Love it!!!!
    MrWhoB
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Loved the food (Lasagna) , split the take extra for 3 more days of joy, wish they had garlic bread
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Leah
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    The food was great. The service was slow. We had to ask other staff where our server was twice.
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nothing special at all...
    prjohnny
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Hard to park, crowded, loud patrons, slow service, average Italian food. Our expectations were too high and we left disappointed - after we finally got check that is.
    • Food
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  • Poor Service
    skbdance
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    I've been to this location in Wauwatosa before, and it's generally busy and loud. I had a reservation to celebrate my Birthday. Bad idea. We were seated pretty quickly, however, our service was obviously stressed out and very impatient. The food didn't taste good at all, except for the Bruschetta. Honestly, worst Birthday dinner ever. I won't be going here again.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Missy0528
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    The menu options, service, wine and food were very good, as usual. No fault of the restaurant, but there were many very rowdy young children creating a less than relaxing atmosphere on this occasion. Ask for a table in one of the smaller rooms if you want to be able to have a conversation with your dining companions.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • pickles
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    The food is always good...consistent It's loud and busy which can be distracting.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • bikeVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Did not accomodate party of 6 - tables too close for staff/diners. Too crowded/too loud. Disappointing and too many other choices for our group.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Rubber chicken: for part of two
    2travel
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    We ordered the Chicken Marsala. The cook clearly forgot the Marsala wine when making the sauce and added tomatoes instead. In fact, this didn't taste anything like Chicken Marsala and we think the kitchen, waiter or both mixed up our order. On top of the that, the last time I needed to use that much force to SAW a chicken breast into bite size pieces with that much force was on an airplane. And, to be quite honest, the airplane's rubber chicken tasted better. The pasta was nothing special to write home about either-a tasteless lump of cool dry pasta. And why the waiter choose to serve our table of 2 customers, only 3 slices of bread instead of 4 is quite curious. Waiter also gave us another customers "to go dinner" after we finished dining.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Stick by old favorites
    Dalia
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    I made the mistake of ordering the special pork dish that was highlighted s a Fall selectoinj. I should have stuck by my regular selection.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    The food is always outstanding. Service and atmosphere is terrific. Great place for the family with kids, and for nice dinner with adults.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, prices..not so good
    sunshine222
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    I've been to Maggianos many times and have always felt it was a great place and good value. I was very surprised to see the prices of the lunch menu. They seem to have gone up considerably. The salmon was always my favorite, but $20 plus for lunch was way too much. I thought I was looking at the dinner menu. The only value is the buy one take one home, if you like the limited selection. I'm very disappointed.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    Luvs2eat
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    Great place to eat. A nice variety of meals on the menu. I have tried the lighter fare meals and they are excellent. The staff are very friendly and accommodating.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful experience
    JRP627
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    The food and service were excellent! I have been to this Mayfair restaurant numerous times and I have always enjoyed the food. The service was superb! A friend who dined with our group requested a vegetarian meal and the staff were very accommodating. She said her dish was delicious and appreciated the personalized service. Hands down- one of my favorite places to eat!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Feast
    Guido
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Great Italian food, and if you get the take it home 2 for 1 special it really is a great value. Waiter was very observant. We did not tell him it was my wife's birthday, but he was us giving her presents and he brought a small treat out at the end of the meal. No singing, which was great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • louyVIP
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    Angelina (Angie) did a great job. The LITE editions of their menu is great. Far less calories, and still great serving and great taste.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A new family favorite!
    Momsbz
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    We went as a family here and found the selection of choices to be wonderful as everyone was able to find something they enjoyed! No one left hungry & since we had 3 men in our group that is a plus!! We all agreed that Maggiano's will be a restaurant to return to!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Poor service
    Rockermama
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    We've eaten at this Maggiano's several times, and have always had wonderful experiences. This time, the visit was less than stellar. The service was poor. We had to ask for silverware, we had to ask to have our appetizer dishes cleared, we had a lengthy wait for dessert, etc. Four out of five of the meals were excellent; the shrimp fra diavlo had mini shrimp that tasted like it came out of a can. Will try again, but am very disappointed this time.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect as usual
    tayval88
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Food & service super good! This is a place where you definitely should get reservations especially on a weekend. They seat you right away that way (even if you are a bit early). So nice!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent value!
    Kathy
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Great food, but really, really noisy. Someone dropped a tray of dishes at least three times while I was there. The buy one, take one deal is really a good value.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Early dinner With Your Best Friend
    nolongerhangry1
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    This was my first visit to Maggiano's and it exceeded all my expectations. The service was attentive without being intrusive. The food was delicious and timely. And according to my friend, the house wine was "really good". My favorite, even though everything was great, was the Nonna's Toasted Pound Cake. WOW!!!!! I'll will be back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This places rocks
    AdamabouttownVIP
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Awesome food, great service, and sweet ambiance. If you want to try something different try the dinner for 2- where you pick from a couple categories try something different; and then get some full- size pastas to take home!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    GreatDiningExperience
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Our group had never been to Maggiano's so we thought we would give it a try. Our server Hannah was outstanding! Hannah was very knowledgeable with menu items. We had a great dining experience. All of us will return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Better on weekends
    LuvtheMagg
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Food was ok but was served a cappacino in a tea cup. It was awful to boot. I've been going to Maggianos for years in ORD and MKE without incident. I guess it's better on the weekends.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Maggino's always has great food and good service. They are one of the few places left that offer discounts/coupons for birthdays and special events, such as an anniversary.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Better Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    I made the reservation online for three. 2 adults and 1 child. I requested a booth as usual, but when we arrived and the seated us, they did not even pay attention or look at our request. They had all the booths filled and we had to wait a half an hour on a relatively slow night. Maggianos should look at the online reservations to see if there are any special requests. They just see a reservation and don't bother to check the comments. Dampered my wife's birthday at Maggianos at little bit. We usually go here for all our special occasions, but were a little disappointed this time.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was not good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    We've gone to Maggiano's for years, mostly on our anniversary. The food has always been great. However, this time none of our meals were good. The food was tasteless, and portion sizes were smaller. We were very dissatisfied, and we do not plan on going back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lunch with a friend
    limey48
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    My friend is not mobile so the staff was very kind in finding her a convenient and easy access table. We both enjoyed fresh baked warm bread and oils and the Eggplant Parmesan. Delicious.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • everything was great
    greatfood
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    4 of us for dinner, nice booth, enjoyed the appetizer, salads and dinners.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not to my taste
    Mezzaluna
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I've been to Maggiano's before, with my husband and for several group events. While I like their salads very much, I find their main dishes overly salty or overly sweet (depending on the dish). The ones with creamy sauces are too rich and gloppy. For instance, the mushroom ravioli filling was so outrageously salty I couldn't eat it, and the creamy sauce was much too thick. Others I ate with liked it so I said nothing to the server, but my rings were tight and I was very thirsty after eating this dish. I tasted the chicken marsala and found the sauce to be sweet, sweet, sweet. I will return here only if it's with a group and I don't have a choice.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • reservationqueen
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    The good is always very tasty and I love the fact that I can order a meal for myself and get one free to take home to my husband.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good but..
    Vcb1
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Food and prices are great but wait staff in too much of a hurry to put the meal in front of you - no time to first unwind and talk.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good
    Occassionaldiner
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    This is our 2nd time going to Maggiano's. We didnt get superb service this time but our server was still attentive and accomodating.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Stuff
    luvitalian
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We had our wedding reception at Maggianos and my mothers 80th birthday party there as well. Always good , reasonable prices and good service. You will see us again
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Everything was excellent!
    Luvtodine
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Great atmosphere, food is always delicious, loved the fit offered items and service from the staff was fabulous!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.