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Glorioso's Italian Market

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1011 E Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-272-0540
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Description: Glorioso’s Italian Market is a family-owned business located on Brady...
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!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Highly recommend. We live in the neighborhood and go frequently. Excellent food, pastries, deli and wine selection. It's where the locals and people from all over the county go!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Karla S
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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English first
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Highly recommend. We live in the neighborhood and go frequently. Excellent food, pastries, deli and wine selection. It's where the locals and people from all over the county go!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Glorioso's is an Milwaukee icon. Family owned Italian grocer in a fun neighborhood on the East side of Milwaukee. From great meat to fantastic cheeses, it's hard to have a bad experience. The deli offers meats,cheeses, olives and sandwiches not to mention the great creations from the bakery's. Top it off with some good vino. La dolce vita. Great food

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Slinger, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I was first introduced to Glorioso's in the 1990's. Ever since then, I go there as often as possible. Their sausage and muffaletta cannot be beat. Exceptionally clean with very friendly staff and family.

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Portland, Oregon
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This was top in our list of places to eat and we were not disappointed. The menu is huge and do not forget the check the "daily specials" chalk board. The food is so wonderful nobody shared! I was raised in an Italian neighborhood on the West coast and I can tell you, this is authentic Italian food! Its a... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Been there a million times. Smells heavenly & it is a great local market. Friendly staff & great food.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

I go here whenever I am throwing a dinner party or planning a nice dinner with my main man. The frozen ravioli is as good as most fresh ravioli's you can find in Wisconsin. The frozen chicken parm is enormous and can easily be shared by 2-3 people. Wine selection is great. I love that they have many treats that... More 

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wisconsin
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53 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

so, what are you looking for in a great Italian emporium? it is all here - olives, olive oil, garlic, meats, cheese, desserts, pasta, italian soda, meat and specialty items. this is simply what being Italian is all about in Milwaukee. if they don't have it, it is not made. i cannot recommend a visit highly enough….the freshest items to... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My family has been coming to this market since we moved to this country. The new store (right across the street from the old place) is bright, clean and has everything you can possibly want. The employees are incredibly knowledgable about the products they sell. I was recently looking for some good olive oil, the gentlemen knew all about every... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The center of all things Italian for food and wine! Great deli with an amazing selection. Large selection of Italian wines and supported with great knowledge of the glorioso team. Excellent to go food I love the meatball sandwich. All food is prepared by their own chefs. Cannot speak highly enough of this family business

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

There is limited seating for a deli-style meal, but the true reason you go to Glorioso's is for the experience. It is the best place I have found to purchase specialty foods, pasta, spice, oils and deli items. It is on Brady Street which is an old world Milwaukee destination for a walk. Writing this review as a restaurant critique... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1011 E Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: 414-272-0540

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Italian, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Delicatessen

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!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?