We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 1,399 Milwaukee Restaurants

Glorioso's Italian Market

1011 E Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Improve this listing
Ranked #4 of 1,399 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout
Description: Glorioso’s Italian Market is a family-owned business located on Brady Street since 1946. Purveyors of old-world Italian specialties in the heart of Milwaukee's East Side. Fresh, handmade sausages, mouthwatering deli creations and piping hot pizza are just a few of our specialties. Browse our aisles of cheese, wine and pasta. Linger over the amazing selection of olive oils, fresh and frozen pastas, and delicious bakery creations. With a vast array of olives, cheeses, wines, imported meats and delectable sandwiches, along with pastries, cookies, and gelato, Glorioso’s is the perfect stop for a great meal.Glorioso’s has been tantalizing the public’s taste buds with rare Mediterranean treats for over 6 decades. Upon stepping over the threshold, you can see that, four generations later, this is one store that has kept its old world charm. As you walk through the store, you will see family photos scattered throughout. If you stay long enough, you’re bound to run into Joe, Ted or Eddie, the founding brothers, ready to fill you in on the history behind each photograph: from pictures when they got out of the service in WWII, to the first truck they bought for the store, to the TV commercials that feature cameos of two more family members.But if the looks alone aren’t enough, just inhale deeply and you will catch the aroma of one of the many secret family recipes wafting from the back deli. It could be Nonno Felice’s sausage recipe, made fresh daily. Or it could be the house marinara sauce simmering on the stove. Or the Trio’s pizza baking to perfection in the oven.Glorioso’s won the award for Small Business of the Year in 2007, and has had numerous articles written about us in the Milwaukee Journal and the Shepherd Express. We won “Milwaukee’s Best Deli - 2011" from OnMilwaukee and our new store has received several awards for its innovative design. Bring the family over, we'd love to meet you!
Write a Review

86 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Davenport, IA
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Every time I visit Milwaukee, I make sure to stop by this neighborhood market. There is nothing else quite like this place! I go to do some light shopping (beer, wine, Italian foods, etc.) and stay for lunch. To me, what really sets this place apart is the quality of the food and the service I receive. The staff goes... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is neighborhood market with an old-school Italian vibe. Correspondingly the have great pizzas (which is what i had) and you can also get salads and all kinds of other snacks, desserts, etc. The staff in each department were super friendly. Don't expect a 5 star environment. This is a very simple spot. If you need a good lunch or... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Great place to grab a sandwich and plan out a fantastic meal! Everything you need is here for an Italian feast. Everything in the store is delicious you can't go wrong. Say hi to Eddy Glorioso, he normally can be found behind the meat counter. Don't forget the olives!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oak Creek, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We attended an event at Glorioso's, a coffee education and tasting. Overall it was nice but I think it could be improved. It was $20 per person so we spent $40 a few weeks prior to the event. A couple of days before, we got an email inviting us to bring a guest for free. That sounds nice but I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

You won't believe you are in Milwaukee. The selection is awesome! Eat in or browse fabulous ingredients for your next home made italian meal.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This place is amazing! You can feel the authenticity as soon as you walk through the front doors. The cases are overflowing with the most beautiful pastries and Italian goods. We ordered a couple of sandwiches and they were so delicious and what a bargain. Definitely worth a visit!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Spooner, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I would highly recommend this store. Bakery, deli, meats, groceries and liquor. Everything Italian. Located downtown Milwaukee on Brady Street. Superb service.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Overland Park, Kansas
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Tour the grocery store, then order something Italian for lunch at the deli counter. Freshly made pizzas, salads, etc. Very friendly staff and customers. My visit made me feel like I lived in the neighborhood.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Whitefish, Montana
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Sandwiches are better then those in Italy so far as I'm concerned. All fresh ingredients, plenty of variety, made to order, and tasty good. The shop is a small grocer with deli, meat, and bakery counter. Looking for hard to find Italian cheeses? Try here if the don't have it they can probably get it. I enjoyed the outside seating.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is one of the best Italian Markets and deli's in Milwaukee. It is located at the corners of Brady and Astor Street. They have the best home made sausage and a great meat selections. They also carry cheese, wine, salads and have made to order sandwich's. A must try market.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Glorioso's Italian Market also viewed


Been to Glorioso's Italian Market? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Glorioso's Italian Market

Address: 1011 E Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: 414-272-0540
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Delicatessen, Dessert, Italian, Café

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing