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Tenuta's Italian Restaurant

) #178 of 1,238 Restaurants in Milwaukee ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Pizza
2995 S Clement Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-2469
+1 414-431-1014
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Pizza
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2995 S Clement Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-2469
Neighbourhood: Bay View
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Happy we made reservations because even on a Monday they became very crowded! We were celebrating a birthday - arrived in time for happy hour with reduced prices on beverages and appetizers which was great. Food was prepared perfect and enjoyed by all of us....More

Thank Chrispy52
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Full disclaimer: I am an older, overweight male who loves to eat. What I prefer is meat and potatoes, and plenty of each. In my 67 years on this earth, I have yet to meet a food portion I cannot handle. My gluttony is two...More

Thank Stu T
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

A little pricy in area of wines, but entrees were prepared perfectly. We visited on a very busy Friday and service kept up. Pizza, spaghetti and meatballs, soups and salads were all made well with great ingredients. Will be back

Thank tjomf
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Tenuta's is great! I used to live in the area surrounding Tenuta's and loved having this small restaurant just a few blocks away. My food was always great and I was always happy with the service at the tables and bar. It's a smaller restaurant,...More

1  Thank travelingtourist
Reviewed 1 January 2017

...this is where you need to go to remember. So as a guy that deeply enjoys European dinning (been there, got the T-shirt...literally), Tenuta's takes me back to the Old Country. It has that close, intimate setting where the patrons in unison experience the ritual...More

1  Thank TeutonFlyboy
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Went for a post Christmas dinner with family. Food was all very good, drinks were served correctly and promptly and the server was attentive and knowledgeable. Very comfortable setting!

Thank Alan K
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We drove by Tenuta's several times on Friday nights and noticed there was never any place to park, so we decided they must have good food and should stop some time. We went around 5:00 PM and found an easy parking spot. We thought we...More

1  Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We arrived on time for our reservation but had to wait for our table as someone else showed up late for their reservation....not a good excuse as other tables were available. Drinks were excellent and the appetizer was a nice start to the evening once...More

1  Thank Humdrumm
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We had a 6:30 reservation and were seated at 7 pm on a Tuesday. We ordered our starter and our entrees right away. Entrees arrived at 8:20 pm . 2 of us had scallops and 2 had pasta dishes. All were served at room temp....More

1  Thank janetalthea
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I brought my parents here for dinner and it was great. My dad is an older Italian guy so I did not know what to expect. He is generally really picky and hard to please. He loved it and so did the rest of the...More

1  Thank Ted B
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Galene M
How dressy is it?
21 May 2016|
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Response from Dennis R | Reviewed this property |
As Don V noted, you'll see a mix of dress "levels" at Tenuta's. Our group was in casual clothes - shirts and sweaters, jeans or khakis for the guys, jeans and nice tops for the women. That was a Friday night, arguably a more... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2995 S Clement Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-2469
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Bay View
  • Neighbourhood: Bay View
  • Phone Number: +1 414-431-1014
  • E-mail