We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Albanese's Roadhouse

2301 W Bluemound Rd, Waukesha, WI 53186-2917
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #76 of 146 Restaurants in Waukesha
Most recent review
- Jun 28, 2014
Restaurant details
Write a Review

13 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
West Linn, Oregon
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dallas, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brookfield, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
163 reviews 163 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Madison, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012 via mobile

Hadn't been to Albanese's in years! We stopped in and sat in the sports bar. It was packed! We ordered a sandwich and zucchini fries. They were great! The atmosphere was good and it's a nice choice for a casual evening out They even have bocce ball leagues in the summer. Make sure you try it-you won't be disappointed!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Midland, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Another excellent meal!! I eat here every time I'm in Waukesha.Love the entrees and the canolis. The only disapointment was that the store is gone and replaced with a gameroom.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Albanese's Roadhouse also viewed


Been to Albanese's Roadhouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Albanese's Roadhouse, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing