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Tenuta's Italian Restaurant

2995 S Clement Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-2469 (Bay View)
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Ranked #66 of 1,393 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: Bay View
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Morris, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

what an unexpected gem in in a wonderful neighbor hood. it was small but the food was awesome. everything hand made and fresh. will go baCK AGAIN

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Wichita, Kansas
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190 reviews 190 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Overall a great place for Italian. Nice variety on the menu, very nice cozy atmosphere, and wonderful service combined with great food make for an enjoyable evening. I've been in town for a week on business and this is easily the best meal we haw had all week. Would definitely go back.

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75 reviews 75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My daughter recently moved to the Bayview area and has been absolutely RAVING about Tenuta's so my husband and I gave it a try last night. This place is charming! Not sure how old the building is but we parked down the street and the front of the building is done just beautifully with the outdoor bistro tables and hanging... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I'm stunned by the previous review. I have been here many times and never once had even an average experience. Both the service and food always blow me away and this place is high on my list of restaurants I tell visitors to try. It's a little gem tucked into a cute neighborhood, and it's always busy, but never so... More

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Rockford, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Having extensively looked at Italian restaurants in Milwaukee to take my girlfriend for our 5 year anniversary, I made a reservation at Tenuta's due to the overwhelmingly positive reviews. We arrived a few minutes before our reservation time, and were told by the young lady working as hostess that our table would be ready in "a few minutes." After about... More

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Eagle, Wisconsin
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81 reviews 81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Outstanding meal, one thing about Summerfest it leaves restaurants open. We visited the Big Gig then looked for a new spot. What find! We sat outside in a quiet neighborhood, we were greeted promptly. Our server was Brandon 10'year man must started at 16. He was what you would like at all establishments, knowledgeable about the menu, had suggestions, knew... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Their deep dish pizza is delicious! I highly recommend getting one with meatballs and roasted red peppers! My husband and I frequently order out from here and you should as well!

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Huntsville, Texas
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106 reviews 106 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We visited this Italian restaurant for the first time 2 years ago. We were back in Wisconsin recently and that was our first meal stop! The wine choices are good, and the food is fantastic. My husband had the swordfish, and my sister and I had the Ravioli di Funghi (means with mushrooms). It's an old and charming corner building... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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95 reviews 95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We went to this place for my Mom's birthday back in February and the food was very good. I had a pasta with pesto sauce and scallops and it was delicious. My mom had salmon with quinoa and she really liked it. My family had 3 other dishes but i dont remember what they had, the only one that had... More

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

As if the cozy room and a bar loaded with ever changing wine selections weren't enough to charm any date, family, or group of friends lucky enough to snag a table on a busy evening (most are, in my experience, except perhaps early in the week) --the service and food at Tenuta's are consistently excellent. When I lived in Bay... More

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