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Balistreri's Bluemound Inn

#140 of 1,243 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Italian, Pizza, Bar, Pub
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6501 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53213-4063
+1 414-258-9881
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Went with a group of 8 and were seated immediately as we had a reservation. Old school Italian atmosphere. We started with a few Caprise salads which were delicious. From there we filled the table with three pizzas and an order of spaghetti. The Works pizza was fine. I suggest you go for the Milwaukee and the white chicken pizzas.... More 

Thank Carol H
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Too many tables in a small area.Waiter was inattentive. Food so so. Had to ask for pepper & salt. Way too much noise.

Thank DR-K-MU
Plymouth, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
138 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Stopped in for dinner with my wife and 3 others, very good dinner. We had not been here for several years and it's good to see the standards are being maintained. VERY extensive menu - provided you like Italian food., something for everyone. Seating was prompt, waiter (Antonio) was very attentive and knowledgeable regarding the menu. Some nice touches not... More 

Thank Tom C
Level Contributor
56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We always get the Arrbiata on the hand stretched crust not the crimped. Its so zesty! With a house made seasonal cocktail at the bar. With one of these great bar tenders Phil, Mario and College Dave! And ask for Eric or Rohnda for a server and you will be sure to have an awesome date night! So great to... More 

Thank zanzig
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Holiday setting. Excellent service. Everything we had from eggplant appetizer, salads, pizza was excellent. Veal parmigiano not so good. Very soggy with to much under cooked breading. Oh well. I'll still keep going, everything else was great.

Thank shoils123
Fort Lauderdale
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We arrived early for our 6:30 reservations but were seated immediately. As soon as we had situated ourselves, the waiter arrived to take our drink order, then returned with them for our food orderMy husband had the standard cod fish fry, I ordered the walleye. We waited only about 10 minutes, although the restaurant was nearly full, we hadn't even... More 

Thank Joan L
Sahuarita, Arizona
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We followed the recommendation of friends and decided to satisfy out pizza cravings. We were surprised at the size of their menu and wished we had time for a return trip. But it was pizza we wanted and we were not disappointed. We love thin crust and this was one of the best pizzas we have had. We will definitely... More 

Thank Rusty C
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

My family and I dined there recently for a pizza outing, and all 12 of us agreed that their pizza is AWESOME! There was so much that we were able to take some home and we left full and happy!

Thank blackpurse2010
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Their patio is gorgeous in summer and winter. Excellent fish fry! The Inside of the restaurant is dark but cozy. The food is very good.

Thank paddlegirl2016
Bradenton, Florida
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66 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We usually love this place, however I did have a bad experience here. We ordered the fried chicken livers and the escargot for appies. They were great. Our entrees were Spedini, Risotto of the day and shrimp and scallops. The shrimp were small and the scallops were past their prime, very fishy. They took it off the bill before I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Italian, Pizza, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6501 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53213-4063
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-258-9881

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?