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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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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: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Mexican, but don't get the fish

Took my family here and they all loved their meals. I ordered "Mexican Fish Fry" and it was horrible, I recommend not ordering that. This place is neat looking, and has you can ride the pepper! The staff is very friendly. The owner stopped us and asked how things were as we were leaving, I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2015
Josh K
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Iowa, United States
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service lacking, ambiance cold, food less than mediocre..... Chicken chimi tastes like it came from sams club freezer section and chile rellenos was a horrible pablano pepper with cheese wrapped in a tortilla??? Uh no..... Try again.....Go to Belair cantina to have fun and delicious food!!

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Thank Erin T
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Five friends out on the town for a Friday night. We all had large portions, and they were all delicious. I had the shrimp tacos Mexican style,and took some home there was so much food. Service was excellent and I highly recommend the Margaritas. Watching the customers ride the big chili pepper is fun too.

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Thank Coleen O
Wisconsin
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

We arrived and were given a small 4-top table with only three chairs. They expected our two kids to squish together on the bench and share a side of the table. I asserted that we would need a different table and was given a look of death from the waitress. When we were served, our waiter was unfriendly. His service... More 

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Thank sun_lioness
Iowa, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Took my family here and they all loved their meals. I ordered "Mexican Fish Fry" and it was horrible, I recommend not ordering that. This place is neat looking, and has you can ride the pepper! The staff is very friendly. The owner stopped us and asked how things were as we were leaving, I probably should have told him... More 

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Thank Josh K
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Was very good and hot. Service was friendly and fast. Vistited at a slower time which was nice. Will be back

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Thank Gi G
Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This was our anniversary dinner with friends and we could not have been more pleased. We were with good company, but the food was a surprise. We went in with no expectations, but the enchiladas were one of the best meals I have had in a long time. The drinks were good. The atmosphere is loud, but bustling. I think... More 

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Thank Dawn D
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

The food was amazing, but the service wasn't the best. Don't get me wrong, they were always there when you needed something but not sociable. They didn't make conversation with us. The menu said they didn't split the bills, but when we handed them 3 cards they did. Plus they had the packer game on! So overall, great experience!

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Thank Kevie Z
Peoria, Illinois
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Service was fast and helpful. Pastor was good. Salsas were great. Husband didn't love the Carne Asada. Guacamole was fresh and delicious. Prices reasonable.

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Thank lovetoeat1029
Elm Grove, Wisconsin
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91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

we had 40 plus folks including kids for a birthday party. The owner/ host was very accommodating and made us all feel right at home. This was a Sunday night and the place was somewhat quiet. Great service and food was very enjoyable

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Thank dbeaum1222
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Atmosphere isn't very fun. Drinks are VERY over priced. Wait staff isn't very attentive. Bathrooms are gross.

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Thank Meredith K

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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: Families with children, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?