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La Merenda

125 E National Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1849
+1 414-389-0125
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (74 reviews)
“empanadas” (26 reviews)
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International, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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125 E National Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1849
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Im nto kidding, everything i have ever had here is good. I have not tried anything with shellfish but besides that, even the water tastes great. Good job guys.

Thank Leonardo L L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Milwaukee to see family and we were looking for a "foodie" place for two couples... After sharing 9 "small plates" and two wonderful bottles of wine, I can say that it was outstanding... All of the small plates provided a tapas sized serving for...More

Thank DocHarrisHHI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a fussy eater so my review is probably not fair. There were 6 of us in our group so we ordered a large assortment of small plates. A lot of the dishes were too spicy for me so I was still hungry when...More

Thank ck2694
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to La Merenda a few times now and was just there last week. The food get's better every time I go and this time the service was beyond awesome. Their menu is always changing and always has great seasonal items on it....More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The first thing to notice here is the tribute to the farmers themselves: the small plates have been created around the best local produce, and the farms are mentioned by name. The variety of the plates was very wide, yet seasonal; creative and cooked perfectly....More

Thank timmind
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Brought out of town guests for dinner and they were very impressed with their meal. It is great to share the plates - we started with the pistachio salad- fantastic. Had several entrees- hard to pick a favorite- Australian beef is on the top. My...More

1  Thank Spiketon
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This restaurant was recommended by our relatives. It was great. The small plates are all a good size to share for two or more. Everything was so delicious and the prices are moderate. The atmosphere is casual.

1  Thank LillySouthLakeTahoe
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I recommend getting the duck tostadas, they were out of this world. Cute spot to share a few plates!

Thank mbanach02
Reviewed 30 April 2017

...and we discovered many at LeMerenda. We started with the Wisconsin salad. The pickled beets had just the right zing, and the mushrooms were plump and savory. We paired the salad with the truffled potato "skins". The "skins" were thinly peeled strips of potato topped...More

Thank EverydayAdventure
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Fantastic farm to table "small plate" establishment, serving am eclectic array of tapas dishes from the field and sea. From duck, to lamb, to heated Thai creations, the kitchen caters to all tastes and dietary preferences. Free valet parking is a perk and attentive wait...More

Thank PlatterTalk
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18 June 2015|
Response from Joseph W | Reviewed this property |
There are several, and the staff will work to create more. Staff helped navigate gluten free, dairy free, corn free, etc. when we were there. Tapas style allows you to order small plates according to the collective needs of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E National Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1849
    (Between 1st and Barclay)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-389-0125
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