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Albanese's Roadhouse

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2301 W Bluemound Rd, Waukesha, WI 53186-2917
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Spent a lot of time as a kid at the riverwest location. Loved it. Won't come back to this one because the service is nothing short of awful. Sat down in the bar area no one came over. 10 mins later went and got my own menus. 10 mins later left since no one felt like coming to take our... More 

Thank NickK333
Weston, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Albanese's is great food. You will not go away hungry or disappointed. Throw back Tuesdays are a great way to get less expensive food. Be sure to try the creamy parmesan dressing for your salad.

Thank akemp5602
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216 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

They were out of calamari. So we have Alfredo , antipasto salad and I had fried shrimp, soup and salad and dish of veggies. I can't say I enjoyed this meal. It was good tasted ok not over cooked not burnt just ok. Nothing special. I would come again just to try something else. The waitress was very nice. But... More 

Thank Darlene H
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

They have a wonderful fish fry on Friday nights. Lightly breaded and delicious. They have expanded the seating recently.

Thank Scott C
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

A life time ago, there was this little hole in the wall place on East Keefe avenue in Milwaukee. Albanese's. Tiny place with a bar out front that had house made red wine on tap, a pool table, and a hand full of tables in the back. The pasta dishes and pizzas were hearty and tasty. If you went there... More 

3 Thank John N
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This is a busy place on Friday nights. There is a good reason why. The fish fry is awesome. Deep fried cod in a light Italian breading, served with spaghetti, mostacolli or French fries. Their pizza is very good also. Get a bottle of their reasonably priced house wine while you are there!

Thank Sliverwkpd
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

This restaurant is the last remnant of the Albanese restaurants in the Milwaukee area. I used to go to the original restaurant in Milwaukee a lot growing up in Milwaukee, but that restaurant has been closed for some time. This restaurant is owned and run by the same family, and much of what was charming about the original restaurant remains... More 

Thank Kent T
Salt Lake City, Utah
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342 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 461 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Albanese's is a fun place to have a drink and grab a bite to eat. The bartenders and servers are all accommodating and very professional. TVs are all over the place and Albanese's is a great place to watch a game. Sadly, the food is only mediocre. My Caesar salad was bland and simply not special. The manager was kind... More 

1 Thank Philip G
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Had a great time. Food is always good. We had the pizza and on our last visit we enjoyed there pasta salad. Leave time to check out there gameroom. Lots of fun.

Thank Cruiselover1996
Greendale, Wisconsin
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104 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

We frequently meet friends here to enjoy their Friday night fish fry. It's difficult to find a parking spot and in winter their lot is frequently slippery. However, the fish is great and you can get a side of pasta with it! The best part is Cannoli for dessert! If you're not a fish fan there is an extensive Italian... More 

Thank Anna Marie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, American, Pizza, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 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
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 W Bluemound Rd, Waukesha, WI 53186-2917
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waukesha
  • Phone Number: 262-785-1930

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