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Maria's Pizzaria

5025 W Forest Home Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53219-4505
+1 414-543-4606
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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5025 W Forest Home Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53219-4505
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

I've been going there for most of my life. Then I moved to door county. But my wife and I stop there every time we go to Milwaukee. its the best! It's thin crust. I can't say a bad thing about it. The restaurant is...More

Thank Rustypart
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have been going to Maria's Pizza for decades. My parents went there when they were dating and they have been married for 54 years! Our family absolutely loves the atmosphere, friendly staff and of course, the pizza! My brother and I would drive 800...More

Thank Carmen B
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We have been wanting to go here for years having had so many of our friends tell us how good but quirky it was. First, it certainly is quirky. A throwback to simpler times. Can only pay with cash! Religious items all over the walls....More

Thank goodguymilwaukee
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Don't expect fancy dining here. Family run low end atmosphere, pizza is very good rates high. Very small so expect wait at busy times. We went on Thur at 6:00 no problem getting table. Ate here back in 60's now my daughter goes there often.....More

Thank Jack W
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Just Yummy! Maria's Pizza in Milwaukee is an iconic old fashioned pizza parlor, cash only please, run today by 2 of Maria's daughters. In operation since 1957, The pizzas are oversized and the thin crust is just the right mix of chew and crunch. The...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

If you've never been to Maria's be ready for the classic southsiders experience. Maria's has been open for ages and I grew up eating this pizza. Since then I've brought numerous people to share a pie and now they are hooked. Thin cracker crust and...More

Thank Markus O
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This reminds me of the 50's. The owner and waitress are older ladies with bright red lipstick and several years past their prime of the golden era. The pizza is delicious and this old time atmosphere just adds to the experience. Would rate the pizza...More

Thank sabers86
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

They set the standard for thin crust pizza. Can get busy and the wait is long but so worth it. Cash only.

Thank Bonni C
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The pizza was so good. Our son-in-law grew up here. When we stopped in Milwaukee to visit his family, we made sure to stop. We also planned to mail pizza back to California to our kids and grandkids, which we did. The large pizza is...More

Thank California-Girl-00
Reviewed 26 July 2016

There might a short wait for a table at times but this pizza is well worth any wait. (Can carry out too) Make sure you bring cash though as they do not accept plastic. You will not find any better pizza in Milwaukee. This will...More

Thank Kelly S
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Holly I
5 November 2016|
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Response from Markus O | Reviewed this property |
I highly doubt it...they haven't changed anything in what seems like 70 years...worth it tho
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5025 W Forest Home Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53219-4505
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-543-4606
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