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#113 of 1,228 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, South American, Central American, Peruvian, Southwestern
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5823 W Burnham St, Milwaukee, WI 53219-1525
(414) 321-5775
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed my food immensely..Had shrimp stuffed with cheese and wrapped in bacon and it was out of this world. Had a little mustard spice sauce and oh was it good. My margarita on the rocks was great. Drinks are a bit pricey but it was so worth it. Definitely going again next time in town!

Thank Dconaway2519
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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190 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Antigua has food from all over Latin America - Mexico, Cuba, Ecuador, Argentina and more. I have eaten here a couple of times and the service has always been very good. I have eaten both the Cuban beef and the Ecuadorian shrimp - both were very good. The shrimp were big, tasty and there were lots of them. The cocktails... More 

Thank anonymous-john
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I had a confirmed printed copy of my reservation at this restaurant through Open Table but the restaurant claimed they did not have it in their system and so they refused to seat us or offer any other accomodations.

1 Thank luckeyfive
New Berlin, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Very tasty food, nice atmosphere, and good service. My wife, who is fussy about where she dines, says she wants to go back.

Thank gsatula
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Our party of five enjoyed an assortment of dishes from appetizers to desserts. Fernando was a great waiter.

Thank emmasmamaWisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Went with another couple who chose this restaurant for our theatre night. Everything was excellent and waiter was helpful in choosing something not too spicey. I had Ropa Viega (shredded beef), my husband had Antiqua Tequila Cream Chicken. Others had Mole Poblano and some tapas. We had blackberry Sangria with our meal.

1 Thank Norma Z
Saint Germain, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Drove down from Saint Germain to attend the sport show at State Fair Park. Milwaukee is a great city and has many smaller family run neighborhood restaurants. This was our first experience at Antigua and we are looking forward to many more. They really live up to the positive reviews. A somewhat contemporary room that was warm and inviting. Classy... More 

Thank Al7757
Muskego, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We heard from friends about Antigua and decided to eat there this week. The quiet, relaxing ambience allowed our table to easily hear each other and enjoy conversation, much unlike the chain restaurants and wine bars. We where greeted by friendly staff and had a wonderful waitress who could give recommendations for those that were undecided by the many choices... More 

Thank Ckrem
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138 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

We thought we were going to a Mexican restaurant. When we arrived for lunch and started looking at the menu, most of the entrees were not "Mexican" but were Cuban, Central or South American dishes. Not that we're complaining! We tried the Ropa Vieja and Cuban pork. Contrary to one of the other reviewers statements, the Cuban pork was shredded,... More 

Thank letrips66
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We have eaten at Antigua several times over the past year and we keep going back. I try a new entrée every time I go and have never had a bad meal there. The entrees are refreshingly different than the standard Mexican faire, featuring sauces and spices with an exotic flair. I recommend the Ropa Vieja, a Cuban dish with... 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, South American, Central American, Peruvian, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5823 W Burnham St, Milwaukee, WI 53219-1525
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: (414) 321-5775

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