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2301 W Bluemound Rd, Waukesha, WI 53186-2917
262-785-1930
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Disappointing

we uses to live near albanese's a do went often, that was 10 years ago. We took two couples here and bragged about it the whole way. Bar area is nice and comfortable to wait until our table was ready. We all ordered a different version of paste. All had the same base sauce which was extremely... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
TravelLevy
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Menomonee Falls, WI
via mobile
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Menomonee Falls, WI
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

we uses to live near albanese's a do went often, that was 10 years ago. We took two couples here and bragged about it the whole way. Bar area is nice and comfortable to wait until our table was ready. We all ordered a different version of paste. All had the same base sauce which was extremely bland. I had... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The restaurant was beautifully decorated with evergreen wreaths, boughs, and canes, and holiday music further set the homey feeling in the dining room. Our server recognized my husband as a bocci ball player and made us feel quite welcome. The family photos in the menu and on the walls set the atmosphere of pride in their Italian roots! I had... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Took my daughter out for a birthday meal - thought I would try some place that we have never been to. The bread was a loaf style, most things tasted like they were out of a can - clam chowder, tomato sauce on spaghetti, Alfredo sauce. My daughter could not eat her meal and I could not eat my spaghetti.... More 

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West Linn, Oregon
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Ate at Albanese's on the recommendation of our hotel clerk. She said it is a local favorite. I might not be being fair, since we have the best Italian restaurant anywhere in Beaverton OR, but we were a bit disappointed in our meal. The salad was obviously bagged and very wilted. The spaghetti sauce was good, but there was way... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Pizza was crispy and very tasty. Drinks were a little pricey, even at happy hour. I didn't realize they had drink specials until after I ordered - it would have been nice if the bartender pointed that out before I placed my order. The parking in front was very crowded and several parking spaces were taken up by picnic tables... More 

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waukesha
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

food okay, service is terrible. we had a party of six and it took forever to get our food, then we gave the waitress a tip deserving of the service. the restaurant charged my credit card more than the bill.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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195 reviews 195 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

This is the type of prototypical 'American' Italian style restaurant I like which utlizes thick red tomato sauce to excellent effect on many of its dishes. This is not too say they don't have lots of other things on their large menu which don't use this sauce, but my chicken cacciatore with a side of sphaghetti, drenched in the above... More 

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everywhere
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

In town just for one night and came across this wonderful Italian place...the chicken parm....the gnocchi with mushroom and the bottle of merlot.... Wow! what a fantastic place to find and enjoy...and there seems to be a lively sports bar connected as well. Most importantly...private dining room....family friendly!! and wonderful wait staff and clean and not expensive at all!!!! Do... More 

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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

My family went to this restaurant after watching a movie. We were seated in the bar area at one of those tall tables, very uncomfortable for me, since I am short. The waitstaff got our beverage orders, and then we waited for quite awhile for her to come back and get our dinner orders. Then we waited. The waitstaff did... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Having grown up in Wauwatosa, WI, I desperately craved Balistreiri's pizza last weekend while staying with my parents in Waukesha. We drove in, only to find the wait over an hour for a table. Soooooo disappointed, but my daughter suggested Albanese's, as she's been there with my parents in the past. Well, they did not disappoint. We had to wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2301 W Bluemound Rd, Waukesha, WI 53186-2917
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waukesha
  • Phone Number: 262-785-1930

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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