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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 - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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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, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great inexpensive Mexican food

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
BNP0919
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Richmond, Virginia
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Richmond, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Greencastle, Indiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Made reservations for 11 based on a recommendation from a friend. Seated immediately and had good service. Reasonably priced and the looked like a fun place and had one of us "ride the pepper" . Food was ok although my meal was not as heated as I would have expected. We were there on a Sunday night and there was... More 

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Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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115 reviews 115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Decent food, fun place, but nothing great. We are use to some great Mexican food in California and this does not compare, although, it was pretty good for Mid-USA Mexican food. Friendly service, but nothing great. Probably the best in the area.

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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220 reviews 220 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

THis was in a very nice old area. The ambiance was very nice. We were seated and served the quickly. My friend ordered a rainbow margarita- the coolest looking thing i've ever seen! It was pink, blue and white and it looked like sand art. hahahaha. She said it was delicious. I keep trying Mexican food- and I keep trying... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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467 reviews 467 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
319 helpful votes 319 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

They had specials for the week and we tried the 3 course selection for $21. Guacamole was made fresh. Fish tacos excellent- didn't taste fishy. Everyone loved the drinks. The younger set rode the chili pepper. Fun place to celebrate a birthday! It is kind of loud in there though- difficult to have a quiet conversation. Outside patio is nice.

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Manitowoc Rapids, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My wife and I ate lunch at La Perla yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We ordered Patron Silver Margaritas (exceptional), guacamole/chips/salsa, cold shrimp (camarones) soup and chicken in mole, with rice and beans. The drinks were perfectly prepared, the soup delicious (the sweet onions had been soaked overnight in ice water with lemon), avocado and tons of tomatoes. The... More 

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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?