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La Merenda

125 East National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53204
414-389-0125
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Ranked #7 of 1,393 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between 1st and Barclay
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English first
Eagle, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

A business colleague and I finished early at a meeting in the area and found La Merenda using Trip Advisor. We were the first in the restaurant and greeted by Abbey who was very attentive. There are a large variety of selections on the menu, and most memorable were empanadas, escabeche and duck & pheasant sausage. I will be back... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

They have a great selection of vegan items on their menu, but they could have labeled them better. Our secret had to keep going back to the kitchen to verify if any of our orders could be vegan or not. Kind of a pain, but the food was worth the wait! Very flavorful and bright dishes, great service, perfect for... More

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This restaurant was an adventure for my culinary senses. There is so much to choose from that I would highly recommend going with a big group. I went here for dinner with four other people and overall was able to sample about 12 different menu items. I wish we could go back to try the rest! Our waitress was an... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Had a great meal at this establishment on Saturday night. Arrived a bit early so we could sit at the bar and wait for a table. Dining room is very lively. Difficult to have conversation. Tried the cheese platter, the special pumpkin tart --which was very, very good. My husband had the bulgogi which he described as quite good. We... More

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MKE
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

place I've been going to consistently for over 5 years that I can say has been absolute perfect every time....is it luck? I don't know, but the food here is absolute bliss, I walk away on a food drunk every time. If the cops had a food buzz breathalyzer I'd have several felonies from this place. Speaking of which, half... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My husband and I love this restaurant. The food is local and excellent! The downside is that you have to plan ahead if you want to make a reservation. The weekends are booked many weeks in advance.

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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The trout w/green curry rice and potatoes with chiorizo were very tasty! The ceviche wasn't great, too much grapefruit. Decent prices on wine and beer too. Would return.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Tapas style local and organic ingredients combined with global flair recipes. Fantastic atmosphere, had a variety of wonderful tapas!! The service was awesome, a small hidden gem and not to missed!! There are a lot of vegetarian and gluten free choices on the menu and they make their own sodas (no artificial colors and preservatives!) There is also a great... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Loved everything about this place:) Everyone was happy with their food choices. The restaurant had a nice atmosphere and everyone was friendly.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My favorite restaurant in Milwaukee. Always an incredible meal. Local ingredients combined with global influences never disappoint. Milwaukee has many amazing restaurants... if you're visiting, make sure this is one of your stops.

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Additional Information about La Merenda

Address: 125 East National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone Number: 414-389-0125
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: International

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