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7:00 PM
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Ristoranté Brissago

4.1
892 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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  • Good for a Date
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Experience Ristorante Brissago, a contemporary take on traditional Italian cuisine, combining authentic flavors and creativity. As one of the world’s most beloved cuisines, the secret of Italian food lies in its local and, most importantly, seasonal ingredients. Just as in Italy, Chef Jason’s cuisine is in tune with the seasons, he sources his ingredients carefully, and is inspired by regional recipes from all over Italy. Ristorante Brissago is where one can enjoy delectable wines and inspiring cuisine from our seasoned and attentive staff. Guests will find familiar Italian favorites like Veal Osso Buco, Lobster Tagliatelle, and Bucatini Carbonara. Brissago’s wood burning oven adds a special flavor to our Whole Roasted Branzino. Our antipasti bar offers an inspired collection of Italian cheeses, salumi and verdure for you to taste and try. Take a tour of Italy through our extensive wine list featuring Italian wines organized by region and selected to pair with our dishes.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Tuesday-Saturday: 5:30pm-10:00pm
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Phone number
(262) 249-4788
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Jason Poole
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Hwy 50 East & Hwy 12
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Parking details
Self-parking is available, as well as complimentary valet parking.
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Additional
Banquet, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

You and your guests can take in the spectacular view and elegant ambience while enjoying the freshest food and impeccable service that only Ristoranté Brissago has to offer. We'll take care of all the arrangements. You just walk in and enjoy.

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What 892 People Are Saying
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4.1  based on recent ratings
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4.4
service
4.0
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3.5
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76% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Good was excellent, service was very good and overall we enjoyed our night out!

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vipLMzk (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Treated special on a special day by the very attentive staff. Well managed and delicious, memorable food. I appreciate when restaurants serve kids good food, suitable for kids but the same quality and good taste as the rest of the menu. I’ve eaten here five times and the experience is consistently good food and great service.

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Nonna (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Italian. Good food. Menu has variety. Excellent wait staff.
My husband had tagliatelle with lobster tail. I had ossobuco. Both dishes were delicious.

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VictorB (Milwaukee)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The food, the service, the atmosphere was all incredible. Also surprisingly affordable for being a more high end restaurant. Great for a special occasion.

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JameyG (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We had an outstanding meal. We tried an item from every course and all were amazing!!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

It was great.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Amazing restaurant! Thank you for a wonderful experience.

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AnnC (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

We love to dine at this restaurant when we come to the Grand Geneva. This year we noticed that they changed the menu a little bit. All good. We were unfortunately seated next to a large party of 6 who were very boisterous and rude at times. Made for a less than pleasant experience. We will still return since the food and service is great.

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vipVespagal10 (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

This is a hotel restaurant so for the price point there were way too many kids in there. They also seated us right by the entrance next to a large table with three families. Our server was very friendly however I hate when you ask for their favorite dishes and they always say the most expensive ones. We started out with cocktails that were just ok,pricey martinis in small glasses and a very weak old fashion. Appetizers we had tuna credo that was delicious and the burrata was amazing! We then ordered a roasted beet salad which was very flavorful however very skimpy on the beets. All the appetizers were very small portions which really aren’t made for sharing. Both of my guests ordered pasta, one tagliatelle with lobster and one bucatini carbonara both said they were not hot. The carbonara was very watery I did not taste it because I don’t like eggs but she said it was just ok. The lobster one I tasted and the lobster was good but that pasta was dry and very flavorless. I had the ossobucco with dumplings and very small chopped up root vegetables. The meat was very tender fall off the bone. My friend that had the carbonara took my bone with the marrow and she said it was delicious. We had a great Rose’ with dinner which I thought was the best value of the night,however we had to keep filling our glasses which annoys me in especially in a high end restaurant. They did bring out a small bite dessert for my friends birthday and gave her a rose which was a sweet touch. If I ever went back I would just order wine and a bunch of appetizers,to me that is where their strength is.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Great atmosphere, food, and service!!!

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ChristineC (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

My husband and I had reservations on a Friday night celebrating our Anniversary. Upon arrival at our table it was decorated with a rose and rose pedals for our special occasion. Our server, Rebecca was very friendly and professional. This is an excellent place for a special occasion. The food and service both exceeded our expectations.

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OpenTable Diner (Milwaukee)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

Amazing food in reasonable portions that let us enjoy several courses and desert without exploding. Unfortunately we were seated right next to the door to a private room that was being set up during our meal.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Service was amazing. Ambiance is great. Great wines and cocktails. Easy to converse. Food was very good

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vipukchic (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We have eaten at Brisago many times with exceptional service and food but the New Year’s Eve menu left something to be desired, paying $101 per person for mass produced mush was disgusting. We were given 20% off the bill, but I have to say there was no love or passion in any of the dishes produced at all. So disappointed!

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MoshnSteph (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Food was good, but not great. Portions were small...burrata (don't get a lot for what you pay for) and both pasta dishes were very small.

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mrslinnis (Milwaukee)
1.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

After our last poor dining experience, we decided to give it another try. Unfortunately, we encountered the same disappointments! We are not tourists but local residents who are frequent dinner guests and have hosted many business luncheons/dinners/events in Brissago over the years. We will not be returning.
The Caesar salad was bland as could be with just a hint of dressing on brown old lettuce. The tagletelli was cold and totally undercooked; the sauce was different ftom previous visits and totally tasteless. The small piece of lobster sitting on top was good quality and fresh. Our cocktail was good but for $15 should be. Gelato was tasty but nothing special.
We were saddened to learn longtime maitre d Mark was no longer employed at the restaurant after many many years of pleasantries upon arrival, dinner and departure. His young female replacement was unqualified and appeared to be bored with her position. Our server was new and unfamiliar with dining changes which occurred in the last month.
Grand Geneva is a first class establishment and needs their top restaurant to return to previous dining conditions.

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vipKassieW (Milwaukee)
5.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

This was a great experience. Sometimes restaurants in hotels are not the greatest, but the food here was very creative and the service was outstanding! The mushroom ravioli with porcini broth was so delicious. I think it's the best entrée I've had in a long time. We had a great view too.

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Smitty (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on December 22, 2017

Many people were there with very young children, which detracted significantly from the atmosphere I think the restaurant is trying to project.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

Great experience

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OpenTable Diner (Milwaukee)
5.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

Great to see some of our original favorites returning! Scallops were unbelievable !!! Calamari, as always, was excellent

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