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Maria's Pizzaria

5025 W Forest Home Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53219-4505
+1 414-543-4606
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“great pizza” (8 reviews)
“pizza parlor” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
5025 W Forest Home Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53219-4505
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my 5 guests decided to order pizza for the Packer game from this DUMP, the Pizza's crust was slimy and almost raw, toppings were barely existent. order 2 garlic breads, only received one, when we called to voice our dissatisfaction, they refused to replace the...More

1  Thank sales1385
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Poor but not terrible service, overpriced beverages. We tried dining in once for the quirky (I guess I'll say) experience of eating in the restaurant. Next time for us - carryout it is! But the small dining room was busy, so they do keep folks...More

Thank rtjatlas
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

1  Thank Rustypart
Reviewed 15 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 15 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
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Holly I
6 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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Average prices
USD 20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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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