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Peter Sciortino's Bakery

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1101 E Brady St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1601
414-272-4623
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch

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  • 52
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    Very good
  • 2
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Holy Canoli, it's good!

The Canoli's are amazing at Peter Sciortino's Bakery. They are fresh. When I was there, it was breakfast time, and there wasn't any canoli's in the glass case, but I asked to see if they could make one, and the lady was more than accommodating. She went in the back and came out with a fresh... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
Leeann B
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Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
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Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Canoli's are amazing at Peter Sciortino's Bakery. They are fresh. When I was there, it was breakfast time, and there wasn't any canoli's in the glass case, but I asked to see if they could make one, and the lady was more than accommodating. She went in the back and came out with a fresh canoli in just a... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Amazing cookies & breads. The prices are reasonable, and over all it reminds me of the New York bakeries I went to as a kid.

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Saukville, WI
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This bakery is the best in Milwaukee for REAL Italian bread and cookies! We stop here every time we come back to the area.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This bakery was a stop on the Milwaukee Food tour we went on (see separate review) and it was so terrific we immediately came back right after the tour. Between our group, we tasted the cannoli (crispy and not too sweet), a couple kinds of cookies, biscotti and my favorite, a dulce de leche cream puff. Everything is fresh, tasty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Simply amazing the best danish I have ever had! What others pass off as fresh will seem like day old bakery after a visit here.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Best place to go for ham and rolls in the city. You can even pick up some Italian cookies when you are there

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

If you're in the Brady Street 'hood you must stop into Sciortino's Bakery. The canolis are amazing, they make them fresh right when you order them and it only takes them a couple minutes tops. Also, the cookies are delicious too. Don't miss this Brady Street landmark. It should be noted that in the early-1960s the Balistrieri organized crime mafia... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

the best italian cookies in milwaukee….always fresh and plentiful at a reasonable price - grab several pounds - for yourself and for your friends as these cookies make great gifts. treat yourself to something special….not quite like new york's famous pastry shops, but close enough.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

One of Milwaukee Italian Favorites. A GO TO spot for Italian cookies and pastry. Actually they do have the best italian bread in Milwaukee. WISH LIST for Sciortino's....PLEASE make italian pastry miniatures.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Their homemade cookies are the best! The cost may seem pricey but that's what you get for delicious homemade cookies.

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Additional Information about Peter Sciortino's Bakery

Address: 1101 E Brady St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1601
Phone Number: 414-272-4623
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Lower East Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1101 E Brady St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1601
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighborhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: 414-272-4623

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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