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Painted Parrot - CLOSED

8028 W National Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53214-4554
+1 414-257-1012
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible24%
8 Jul 2015
“Funny Experience”
4 Mar 2015
“fish frys”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
8028 W National Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53214-4554
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

It's funny to be there. Casual ambience and the place where you can unwind. Titles of the dishes are funny. The place where you can just chill

Thank Rajesh K
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Located on the south side. Lots of places to go for a good fish fry in Milwaukee and this is one of them. Beer battered cod and fries and both were good. Also has a good bar scene

Thank Kendall J
Reviewed 27 June 2014

The only thing i always get there is all-you-can-eat fish fries on Fri. Nothing else is worth trying, don't waste your time, just order fish fries, they are the best in town for sure! Why do you think there is always an hour wait to...More

2  Thank YFR1959
Reviewed 30 November 2013

The menu has been depleted, I asked for a table that would not be drafty however they seated us right by the front door. Ihad eaten there before and it was very good, I had the catch of the day (Tilapia) asked for vegies instead...More

4  Thank Tom2848
Michael P, Owner at Painted Parrot, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2013

I talked to this customer, explained to him that we were no longer the Painted Parrot and changed the name a month ago. All menus and signs inside the restaurant says Monkey's Caribbean Grill and all Painted Parrot signs had been taken down outside quite...More

Reviewed 1 November 2013

Utterly disappointing. Not even a mediocre experience. I used to work on 84th and Cleveland, and coworkers and I would frequently come here for lunch or after dinner drinks and dinner. I moved out of state. Fast forward 2 years, and now I’m back home...More

3  Thank CrazyCurls C
Reviewed 29 June 2013

I dont even know what to say..waited over an hour for a fish fry, after being seated and ordered our food.. Walked out. Went down to PAULIES..had an awesome fish fry. Will never go back to parrot. Last time believe it or not, the beer...More

2  Thank Ruh02
Reviewed 25 June 2013

We had been looking forward to trying this restaurant for awhile. However, after going we wish we had waited longer. The food was average and lacked flavors. We tried their Nacho's as they are one of their specialties. Major disappointment, chips did not test homemade,...More

1  Thank jcwis
Reviewed 13 May 2013

I like this place because of the daily drink specials. But fell in love with it due to the great carribean Food. The Jerk seasoning they have is just like it is in Jamaica.

Thank WisconsinGorilla
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Was at the Painted Parrot last week Friday to meet friends for a Friday Fish Fry. We all had the "all you can eat Fish Fry"...it was a lightly breaded and fried codfish along with potato pancakes, garlic smashed potatoes, french fries, salted rye bread,...More

Thank rakftc
Reviewed 18 March 2013

So we decided to try their fish fry and see what the hype is all about...granted we've had other food there and enjoyed it but the fish fry, not so much. All though it's all you can eat, their fish is the size of fish...More

1  Thank b168
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8028 W National Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53214-4554
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-257-1012
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