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“Glorious Sandwich”

Glorioso's Italian Market
Ranked #1 of 1,507 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: Italian, Delicatessen
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Good for: Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Glorioso’s Italian Market is a family-owned business located on Brady Street since 1946. Purveyors of old-world Italian specialties in the heart of Milwaukee's East Side. Fresh, handmade sausages, mouthwatering deli creations and piping hot pizza are just a few of our specialties. Browse our aisles of cheese, wine and pasta. Linger over the amazing selection of olive oils, fresh and frozen pastas, and delicious bakery creations. With a vast array of olives, cheeses, wines, imported meats and delectable sandwiches, along with pastries, cookies, and gelato, Glorioso’s is the perfect stop for a great meal.Glorioso’s has been tantalizing the public’s taste buds with rare Mediterranean treats for over 6 decades. Upon stepping over the threshold, you can see that, four generations later, this is one store that has kept its old world charm. As you walk through the store, you will see family photos scattered throughout. If you stay long enough, you’re bound to run into Joe, Ted or Eddie, the founding brothers, ready to fill you in on the history behind each photograph: from pictures when they got out of the service in WWII, to the first truck they bought for the store, to the TV commercials that feature cameos of two more family members.But if the looks alone aren’t enough, just inhale deeply and you will catch the aroma of one of the many secret family recipes wafting from the back deli. It could be Nonno Felice’s sausage recipe, made fresh daily. Or it could be the house marinara sauce simmering on the stove. Or the Trio’s pizza baking to perfection in the oven.Glorioso’s won the award for Small Business of the Year in 2007, and has had numerous articles written about us in the Milwaukee Journal and the Shepherd Express. We won “Milwaukee’s Best Deli - 2011" from OnMilwaukee and our new store has received several awards for its innovative design. Bring the family over, we'd love to meet you!
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Glorious Sandwich”
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

We all agreed this was an amazing place to eat. The sandwiches come in regular & large sizes. I had the regular and it was more than enough for me! My husband had the regular too, and he griped the whole time his was SO good he wished he had ordered a large!! The restaurant is inside an Italian gourmet grocery and it was fun to look around. Located in the historic Brady Street area, you also get to taste the flavor of Milwaukee itself. On street parking was all we could see. Highly recommend!

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English first
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good stuff”
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

Go to the deli. The meatballs were freshly made for the meatball sub. Best Italian beef sandwich my father had ever had. Despite being full he complained that he should have got the large. It was that good. Pasta is good. Only downside I saw is that it can't really accommodate large groups.

1 Thank Matt C
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corrales nm
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Stumbled in.... Delighted out!”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

I chanced on the neighborhood, stopped in a curiosity shop and asked the owner for a lunch recommendation and she didn't miss a beat. Glorioso's. Most people were ordering sandwiches or buying groceries. I ordered an artichoke pasta which was as good as any I've ever had at a sit-down restaurant. Now you don't have to stumble by. You can plan a trip and be glad you did.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank BobKanegis
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Wheaton, Illinois
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148 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“A local trip to Italy”
Reviewed 17 April 2014

Such a fun place! Cheeses, meats, deli, bakery, produce, pastas, breads, on & on. Lots to look at, smell and eat. Worth the trip.

Visited April 2014
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Selection & Service”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

I waited until the last moment to shop for a Wine Group - Glorioso's was my savior! They had a selection of everything and awesome help to pick out a ton of favorites. Wine Group was a complete success - and even though I overbought, nearly everything was devoured!

Visited March 2014
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