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Cempazuchi Comida Brava

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Lower East Side
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1205 E Brady St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1602
+1 414-291-5233
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Jackson, Wisconsin
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Never been here before but my brother and some friends have many times so we went there this past weekend. Talk about awesome! Loved it. The food was fabulous. We have guacamole and nachos to start along with the chips and salsa. Then we all had different things for dinner. Mine was awesome! I had Camarones al Diablo - if... More 

Thank Lisa T
Peoria, Illinois
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect service, perfect food and by far one of the best margaritas ever: La Quadalajara. This isn't typical, over cheesey, over salted mexican food. Highly recommend the tlacoyo zapotec, empanadas de hongo and anything with their seasonal mole. The arracheras en chile was outstanding. Again, that margarita...perfect.

Thank jrfifer
Level Contributor
61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This place is alot of fun, great to take guests, always good food, great drinks, and good service. The place is always bustling, is a fun place to meet and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone. They have a different twist to their enchiladas (they are stacked vertically with a wonderful sauce on them), which I frequently order, and... More 

Thank Barbara K
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

What a great surprise this place was! We were a party of 8 looking for dinner on a Friday night in Milwaukee. An hour and a half to two hour wait at the first place we tried. When we were immediately seated at CCB, I had low expectations. The salsa was a great start- one traditional and the other a... More 

Thank Tere T
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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150 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

They have an interesting take on fondue. It's quite thick and you place a few dollops on tortillas to eat. My wife had the salmon salad. I had Pipian with chicken. This dish has toasted pumpkin seeds, rice, and veggies. Service is very good and you can people watch those going to and fro on Brady Street.

Thank AmosRedux
Evanston, Illinois
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247 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a late night snack. Good chili relenos. Tostadas florentinas flavorful and fun. Lots of Mezcal on the menu. Friendly and fast service.

Thank jaz79h
Chicago, United States
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Loved almost everything - the traditional make-over of the place and the tasty Mexican options on menu. Servers are very professional. Highly recommended.

Thank Ashish B
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213 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Our first visit here and it was for lunch. First of all, love Mexican restaurants with their colorful atmosphere and this one is especially nice! We devoured the peanut salsa! That being said, I was disappointed in the Cubana Torta. The pork was so very dry, I thought it would be juicy because some of the additional ingredients were black... More 

Thank panielsen
Jackson, Mississippi
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We had lunch here, to our great pleasure. One of us had two appetizers--quacamole and ceviche de mar--which were both delicious. The ceviche was especially enjoyable and both were fresh. The other had pipian, explained as a pre-Spanish dish of pork loin with roasted pumpkin and sesame seeds and other herbs; the pork was tender as could be and the... More 

1 Thank JSRayTraveler
Bristol, Tennessee
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100 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This restaurant offers an excellent setting, great cocktails, superior service, and best of all fantastic food. We lived in the southwest for 15 years and visited dozens of Mexican and Southwestern restaurants. If Ceazuchi was located in Phoenix it would be rated among the very best. It was a pleasant surprise to find it in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The food is... More 

1 Thank Claude F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1205 E Brady St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 414-291-5233

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