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Jimmy's Grotto

314 E Main St, Waukesha, WI 53186-5019
262-542-1500
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Ranked #33 of 146 Restaurants in Waukesha
Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Food is awesome, green pepper rings & ponza rottis....CS & delivery SUCKS! Always add 30-45 Minutes from promised delivery time.

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

They have pizza's and Ponzarota's (spelling)! The Ponza's are Excellent! However, they are extremely filling AND becareful because all the cheese and fillings feel like they are clogging your arteries. We love them but only a few times a year. One word of warning, leave them in the wrapper and fold it back, or you WILL have a mess. Plate,... More

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Dallas, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

For my cousins wedding, the bridal party was running around doing last minute craziness! Needless to say we got HUNGRY and I mean HUNGRY! Been going here for years with my family and I will continue every time I visit Wisconsin! PONZAS are the best, I even freeze them and take them back to TEXAS!!! That is how good they... More

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Jimmy's Grotto is a "once in a while" type of place for our family. We have only had the pizza and the Ponza Rotta's, but both are delicious. The "once in a while" comes in because the Ponza Rotta's are huge, greasy and sooo good that I must eat it all. I have made the mistake of getting a Ponza... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

30 years ago, in high school, this was the place to hang out. Now I make a pilgrimage to Jimmy's Grotto whenever I visit. The Ponza Rotta's are to die for. You don't go for the ambiance or for date night. you go for the Ponza Rotta's period! Love this place

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Any trip to Waukesha should include a trip to Jimmy's Grotto. Whether you choose the Ponzaratta or the Italian Sausage you will have a winner. A large group, call ahead and place a carry out order or ask for delivery. The pizza is good and the poppers and pepper rings are favorites,too. Picky eaters in your group, order the grilled... More

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

2 favorite things at Jimmy's are the Ponzaratas and the double Italian sausages. I would definately eat her again.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I have been visiting Waukesha now for 2 years and have been to Grotto ' s 3 times now. Every time it was subpar, undercooked and the wrong order every darn time. Customer service is terrible too. I don't understand how this established restaurant is still surviving with the terrible food and customer service. Unbelievable.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This could have been a bad review, but Jimmy's made a great pizza and made the situation right. Something happened in the kitchen with the pizza, it took 30 minutes after we arrived to pick up our carry out our phoned-in order. The pizza was and excellent. The thin crust is hearty enough to hold the toppings but not too... More

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Disclaimer: I am not from Waukesha (or Wisconsin, for that matter), so I did not grow up with the legend that is this place and I had no pre-conceived illusions about its awesomeness that everyone else seems to have. I've been here a few times since moving to the area, and each time I am mystified as to why it's... More

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Additional Information about Jimmy's Grotto

Address: 314 E Main St, Waukesha, WI 53186-5019
Phone Number: 262-542-1500
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waukesha
Cuisine: Pizza

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