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741 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4451
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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South Bend, Indiana
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wonderful service, street and sidewalk cityscape. White tablecloths but not stuffy. Enjoyed the pasta dishes and moderate selection from a pricey wine list. Great evening.

Thank Andy G
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really great Italian Food and wine. Great intimate atmosphere with fantastic servers. Really nice special dishes and desert!

Thank Fickes
Mequon, WI
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351 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went here with friends after swearing off the place several years ago due to a very bad experience with a hostess who requested we move before our dessert arrived because people were waiting. Found out she was no longer there so was agreeable to going back as the food was good in the day. Happy to say, the food is... More 

Thank BosoxKen
Milwaukee, WI
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53 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Zarletti is one of the best Italian restaurants downtown. The interior is beautiful with wooden tables, white linens and large windows. The food is flavorful and freshly made. I started with the olives appetizer, caesar salad (yum!) and cheese stuffed ravioli with a pesto sauce (Ravioli Quattro Formaggi). The pasta was truly delicious. My friend and I had the great... More 

Thank wisconsin81
Dallas, TX
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136 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for a late lunch with family after visiting the Milwaukee Public Museum in the morning. We arrived at 1:30 and the restaurant was mostly empty by that time. The inside dining area is small, but there are seats at the bar and some sidewalk seating as well. The lunch menu has pasta dishes, pannini, salads, soups and sandwiches.... More 

Thank TonyTimeShare
Mt Pleasant
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little restaurant with a great metro feel to it. Same character as the original one that opened in South Milwaukee. A few tables outside if you like outdoor dining.

Thank jojo416
Franklin, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Zarletti's on a Saturday night, it was fantastic. We've been to the one in Mequon, the downtown location is hands down the better of the two. We started out with their Baked eggplant, not your traditional breaded deep fried dish. It was delicious. We shared a Cesar salad which the waitress said had anchovie paste in the... More 

Thank rickjurewicz
Glendale, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

It was a Saturday night during Milwaukee's Dine Out Week and we decided to return to Zarletti despite the fact that it was Dine Out Week. We expected a nice meal but from lesser choices on the menu. We were blown away by the quality of the meal, the service and the ambiance. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Marman99
Charlottesville, Virginia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We had a party of 6 for dinner. We were seated at a very nice table. The waiter provided excellent service, including a great explanation of the specials right down to the ingredients. Everyone loved their food. The wine was excellent too. I didn't get the name of the one selected, but heard the price and feel the value was... More 

Thank David_J_from_Cville
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184 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This was a last minute choice for lunch, and we were the first of the day. Our server treated us with the utmost professionalism, answered all questions asked, and made thoughtful recommendations. The bread served caught everyone's immediate attention, and turns out it's made by their sister resteraunt. Delishious. The daily pasta special was a sausage ravioli with browned butter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Italian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 741 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4451
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 414-225-0000

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