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Ristorante Bartolotta

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7616 W. State St, Wauwatosa, WI 53213 (Harwood Avenue)
(414) 771-7910
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5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food, Great Service

Outstanding service from our server Carissa, excellent tour of the menu and recommendations. Always there when needed, never hovering. Food was outstading, excellent spirits and wine list. Will make a point to return.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
JCTpq
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Novi, Michigan
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
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Novi, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Outstanding service from our server Carissa, excellent tour of the menu and recommendations. Always there when needed, never hovering. Food was outstading, excellent spirits and wine list. Will make a point to return.

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Forgot to make a reservation & had dinner at the bar. It turned out to be a wonderful night w/ our son & his fiancee. The food were excellent & the bartender took care of us like we were his only customer.

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Milwaukee, WI
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I love Ristorante Barolotta. I have been dining here for years and I have been impressed with the quality of the daily menu and the astounding and varied chef's menus Chef Juan has presented over the years. One of my go-to places for a nice night out. Ask the servers if they can do a small nightly risotto as a... More 

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St. Louis, MO
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The Bartolotta restaurants are consistently good. I've always thought in terms of quality, service and great oysters, Harbor House was the best of the lot. I would say that Ristorante comes very close to the top. We had dinner for 6 there over the holidays. Everyone enjoyed there meal and the service was top notch. If I were to have... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is phenomenal and the location is quite romantic. When they have a Truffle dinner you have to go.

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Miami, Florida
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479 reviews 479 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Located in a late 19th century Cream City Brick building in the Heart of Wauwatosa is the spot for Italian Food. This was the first of the Bartolotta restaurants in Milwaukee and remains a standard for superbly prepared Italian Food. It is my favorite of all of their restaurants because I love Italian Food and the intimate and cozy seating.... More 

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The restaurant has an intimate setting in the middle of the Wauwatosa Village area. The chef has interesting takes on Italian classics and makes phenomenal fresh pastas. An artisan cocktail menu is rounded out by a wine list featuring all Italian wines. The service was exceptional and the staff really knew the menu. This is the perfect place for a... More 

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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102 reviews 102 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Ristorante Bartolotta is located in the quaint little village in downtown Wauwatosa, a suburb of Milwaukee. Bartolotta restaurants own and operated many different restaurants in and around the Milwaukee area. Most of their restaurants cater to the upper end of the dining spectrum. On this particular evening, we dined with another couple at Ristorante Bartolotta. This quaint little restaurant is... More 

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Mansfield, Texas
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104 reviews 104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Great, great, great! Do you understand it was great? With that clear, i can say the food was awesome, service awesome, atmosphere awesome...location well was tough to find but loved the experience.

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Sarasota
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142 reviews 142 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My husband and I love fine Italian restaurants, so upon entering, I found the attractively decorated dining room to be very inviting. Several years ago, on a business trip, my husband had dined at Ristorante Bartolotta, but couldn't remember anything about that experience. The bar, where we had a drink before dinner, was comfortable and the service excellent. After being... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7616 W. State St, Wauwatosa, WI 53213
    (Harwood Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wauwatosa
  • Phone Number: (414) 771-7910

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 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?