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Glorioso's Italian Market

1011 E Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Ranked #3 of 1,410 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Sun 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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!
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

A well stocked Italian market. Not huge, but a large enough selection of wine, groceries, coffee, prepared sandwiches and salads that it is hard to leave without a basket of goodies.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Who doesn't love Glorioso's? Great selection of cheeses, pasta, cured meats, prepared foods, wine and more. This is an example of places that make Milwaukee great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I stopped here with a friend to check out the deli and pick up some food for dinner. We purchased a few items from the case that the staff was happy to warm up so that we could eat them right there. A great variety of foods and I was blown away by all the cheese and sausage selections!

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Belleair, Florida
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49 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I understand that Glorioso's is rated #3 in Milwaukee. It deserves it. BUT IT IS NOT A RESTAURANT. Repeat, it is not a restaurant. It's an Italian grocery store that happens to have a few tables and serve outstanding food. Know that and you wont be disappointed. The concept is simple. Order pasta, pizza, stromboli or a sandwich (I ordered... More 

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We went to Glorioso's on a busy Saturday-- although I can imagine every day very busy..and with good reason! The store itself is fun to walk around in while waiting for food order with lots of good Italian items. The cheese selection was outstanding - and the deli salads/ and foods looked delicious. We only ordered sandwiches though--- my husband... More 

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Davenport, IA
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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 

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Singapore, Singapore
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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 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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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!

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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67 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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 

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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.

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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
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Delicatessen, Dessert, Italian, Café

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