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Jimmy's Grotto

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314 E Main St, Waukesha, WI 53186-5019
+1 262-542-1500
09:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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102 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How can u go wrong with a big slab of dough filled with anything you request, then loaded woth cheese. So, bad for u, but so amazingly delicious.

Thank jekberg
Wisconsin, US
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165 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've had plenty of their ponza rotta's. If you don't care how unhealthy they are for you, then enjoy it! They're good, or they wouldn't be busy.. however, you should call in your order, if you know at least 30 minutes that you're going. We went on a weeknight, 5:15p.m., & waited to get our food almost one hour. We... More 

Thank Love2Ctheworld1117
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in the area of this restaurant for over 50 years, and just recently had my first visit and my first Pannzorota. Holy moly yummy Mmmm! Think one very big turnover but with your choices of stuffing. I did the sausage and pepperoni. It was awesome. Be warned though,Jimmy's Grotto is a small hole in the wall, a... More 

Delafield, Wisconsin
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We stopped in here for a quick bite but ended up waiting for over an hour for our food. I don't think our experience is typical for this restaurant but I was so irritated that the staff didn't inform us up front that they were short-staffed and that the wait would be so long. We weren't the only customers who... More 

Thank MuiFamily
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Been going to Jimmy Grotto's for over 30 years!! It's the best. You must try the ponzie. The pizza is also good. Good service and fast pick up

Thank casebozz
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

This place has been here forever and many of the patrons spoke of coming here for many many years which was my first clue this should be good. I ordered the "Panza Rotta" which is basically a pizza folded in half then deep fried. I ordered mine with Cheese and pepperoni. No need to order double Roni as thing was... More 

Thank Tank0616
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This place is tiny but has the best food. The ponzas are all you favorite pizza toppings inside the best crust you will ever have. I have never been there when it was not busy. It is something we get as a special treat.

Thank dcayden
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

If you have never been to this place, I feel bad for you... The Ponza Rotta pizza is a one of a kind miracle of deliciousness. Imagine all your favorite pizza toppings enclosed in a crust and deep fried... Yes it is high in calories, fat, blah blah blah but something one should experience. If I have guests from out... More 

Thank Joseph I
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Must try Ponzas if you're in town, they are amazing but they are also absolutely unhealthy 2,000 calories in one lol

Thank Karina R
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place is perfect for dining in with the family or picking up for the occasional Ponza craving. The pizza is outstanding, but the Ponza's.....ohh the Ponza's! It was like an explosion of everything that is right in this world, in my mouth. Bon Apetit' !

Thank Andrew B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 E Main St, Waukesha, WI 53186-5019
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waukesha
  • Phone Number: +1 262-542-1500

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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?