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La Perla

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Walker's Point
Mexican
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734 S 5TH St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1705
(414) 645-9888
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food!

Who knew that I could find the best Mexican food in Wisconsin! Eat outside if you can, it's pretty relaxing and the prices of food aren't bad at all.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
croninx0x
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Davenport, Florida
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  • Dining on a budget
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Davenport, Florida
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Who knew that I could find the best Mexican food in Wisconsin! Eat outside if you can, it's pretty relaxing and the prices of food aren't bad at all.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Lived in Milwaukee all my life, never went to this restaurant until recently when I saw a Groupon. Never again. There are way better restaurants in Milwaukee than this. Botanas down the street is good so is Señorial on 31st and Burnham.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

For some reason every time I'm home my family takes me to La Perla. I'm not complaining! It's really one of my favorite restaurants but definitely my favorite Mexican place. The food it always outstanding. Last visit I had tequila shrimp and it was probably the best meal I've had here (which is saying a lot!). They are always friendly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We have gone here a number of times when in downtown Milwaukee area. I enjoy it because the food tastes like the food in the little cafes in Mexico. The rice and beans are like what they serve in Mexico. In all of the suburban restaurants, they just simply are not the same. The reviewer who says they can't get... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I drop in there when I want to have a quick meal and get a drink. The food is always good and the staff very friendly. There are a lot of places in this area but I find this place is best for good food quickly

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Richmond, Virginia
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I liked that the food was inexpensive and had decent portions. I was there for Cinco de Mayo so there was a great crowd.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

PLEASE don't go here if you know and like good Mexican food. They can't even get beans and rice right.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Service was very nice. My margarita tasted a little watery... I saw that it was poured from a pitcher. The food is just ok... for Mexican food, I find it a little bland and I'm not just saying that it needed spiciness. It needed flavor. I think it is a FUN place to go but maybe not for great Mexican... More 

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Visiting La Perla, located in the Latin Quarter in Walker's Point is like taking a trip to Mexico without leaving the farm! Their spacious restaurant has many seating choices including a private dining area for parties, a quiet room for romantic dinners, or the roof top bar or outdoor patio. The food is exceptional with many interesting dishes such as... More 

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Los Angeles, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

La Perla catered a wedding I attended and it was phenomenal food and service. Would definitely go to the restaurant to experience their food again. If you're in the Milwaukee area it's a must try

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Additional Information about La Perla

Address: 734 S 5TH St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1705
Phone Number: (414) 645-9888
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Walker's Point
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 734 S 5TH St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1705
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Walker's Point
  • Neighborhood: Walker's Point
  • Phone Number: (414) 645-9888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?