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About Carinis la conca d'oro
At Carini's you cannot get any more authentic than being in Sicily. In fact Peter, owner/chef, comes from Sicily and takes pride in all that he prepares. Many of the dishes are prepared the same way his mother cooked them. He uses the freshest ingredients and can customize any dish to your liking. His expanse menu offers 5 kinds of spiedini, seafood, pasta, chicken, veal, vegetarian, appetizers including calamari, octopus salad, antipasto plates and much more. He has many imported desserts plus his homemade tiramisu, cannolis and casatta, a yellow cake infused with rum and filled with cannoli filling and glazed. Peter also sells his spaghetti and marinara sauce, garlic olive oil and seasoned salt from the restaurant as well as gift baskets. All of the products can be shipped anywhere in the US. The restaurant can accomodate parties of any size up to 140 people.
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
NEW SEASONAL MENU April 2013!!!!! Adding more TVs for ALL sporting events we are able to get, and enjoy $2 Miller Lite Taps as well! Daily drink specials with our Happy Hour Mon through Friday.
We cater up to 100 people. We supply food and serving equipment and remove when dinner is done. Menu customized to your liking and pricing negotiable. You deal directly with owner so there is less room for confusion.
Meter and non-meter parking. Parking lot on corner of Edgewood and Oakland 1/2 block north of restaurant.
On corner of Edgewood and Oakland 1/2 block north of restaurant
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
****Happy Hour, Monday-Friday, 3-close, Half Off Appetizers, Drink Special
***Sunday, Half Price Bottle Wine with purchase of TWO(2)Dinners
**Wednesday, All You Can Eat Pasta, $12, open to close
Carini's offers our entire menu for Valentine weekend. We also offer Easter and Mother's Day Brunch. Our Father's Day offers hearty meals for your Dad as well as the full menu. On Christmas, we can accomodate your holiday party up to 140 people. On Christmas Eve Day, the restaurant is closed, but you may order carry out seafood, spiedini; in fact, our entire menu is available for carryout. On New Year's Eve, we offer a special menu of many of our featured entree's and many of our popular dishes.
Carinis la conca d'oro Ratings and Reviews
Very much closed quarters and difficult to move around in the back room. A large party helped to raise the noise level, making it difficult to hear. Our waitress was present, albeit too much, and interrupted our conversation on many occasions. She also had a habit of saying "my dear" to each one of us, which was not appreciated. The food was good; our group had a pizza, lamb, salmon and chicken. But due to service issues, would not make another visit.
While we were seated promptly, our table was near the door. I asked for a different table and was denied. We were a party of two, seated at a table for 3, and were told that the had too many reservations for 4. So we seated, and every time the door opened we were blasted by cold air, and it is not even that cold out yet. But the real problem was that we had no further contact from the staff after being seated. After 15 minutes, I told my wife to get her coat we are leaving, and we left. I will never go there again. Absolutely terrible service. People who were seated near us, after we were seated, had service, but not us. This was to celebrate my wife's birthday. We had invited another couple to join us but fortunately they were unable to. Too bad because have eaten there several times before and the food is good. This service snafu is unforgivable, there are plenty of other great Italian restaurants in Milwaukee that provides great service.
My husband and I had dinner with friends last Friday. The food was excellent and the service was superb! Brennan was our waiter, and he was outstanding. One of our friends is gluten-free, and was delighted that there were good options on the menu. We’ll definitely be back!
We hadn't been to this restaurant in years and couldn't remember if we even liked it the first time we went. Well, I'm glad we went back. The food was terrific and the wait staff was very friendly. The only complaint I would have is the Hostess was not very friendly. As a matter of fact, I didn't think she was nice at all! Glad the rest of the evening got better. We will definitely be back.
This was our first time dining here but it won't be our last! From start to finish, our entire meal was delicious. My wife and daughter are gluten-free and they had a choice of dishes even if they didn't say Gluten Free on the menu, if they could make it gluten-free, they will! Highly recommend!
A true neighborhood gem with great food and a staff eager to please. We love sitting at the bar, having dinner, watching a sporting event and engaging in great conversation with Brad, who is a great guy and amazing bartender. The menu has all the great Italian entrees and if they don't have what you are looking for, they are only too happy to accommodate and make whatever you would like.
Carini's is a fantastic go-to restaurant whether it is to dine with friends and/or family. The food is tastefully prepared and everything we ordered was delicious. We ordered pizza-oven cooked. The salmon was excellent, the zucchini fries are incredible. Really worth eating at Carini's.
Friendly, family-run restaurant with pleasing decor and reasonably priced and delicious Sicilian-Italian cuisine. I have had numerous meals and several special occasion and date-night dinners at Carini's and always look forward to the next. A very welcoming atmosphere and a neighborhood treasure.
We found the service & food to be excellent. It is a true southern Italian menu. I was happy to hear if there was something special you wanted you could call a day or so in advance to request it! Wonderful find, only drawback was 2 hour metered street parking but it all worked out!
arrived early for res, waited 1/2 hour, while tables were empty. Server brought wrong entrée, right one came quick, but no offer for comp or even a dessert or drink for our inconvenience. Not our usual experience, as we dine here pretty regularly. Very disappointing. Two of us - one having dinner while the other waits?
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