About Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993

★ ★ ★ ★ - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
Wine Spectator
 Award of Excellence winner since 2003
Named One of the 101 Best Restaurants in America for 2020 by The Daily Meal
Named One of The 25 Best Italian Restaurants In America by Thrillist.com


Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993, a Milwaukee original and the flagship restaurant in The Bartolotta Restaurants portfolio is welcoming guests back with inspired menus based on authentic and traditional Italian dining; as well as a renewed commitment to safety and hygiene protocols for guests and team members.

Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993 has reopened with a fully reimagined menu that invites you to take a culinary journey through regional Italy, from the coast of Sicily to the peaks of the Italian Alps. The menu will change every four to six weeks, focusing on different regions, and flavors, of the country.


Open in July 2020, Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993 added a courtyard, La Terrazza, a relaxed, outdoor dining experience where you can enjoy an authentic Italian meal under the evening sky. The patio is open weather permitting and seating is first come, first served. Specific location requests will be accommodated as available, or as necessary for accessibility. 


Juan Urbieta

Executive Chef & General Manager, Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993

Juan Urbieta serves as Executive Chef of Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993, the flagship restaurant in The Bartolotta Restaurants portfolio. For more than 20 years, Chef Urbieta has been a key driver in the company’s success, securing multiple awards for Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993, including DiRoNA (Distinguished Restaurants of North America) honors, Wine Spectator’s “Award of Excellence” (annually since 2003), and a “25 Best Italian Restaurants in America” ranking by Thrillist, while maintaining an exemplary level of quality that defines The Bartolotta Restaurants. In 2020, Chef Urbieta launched the “Un Viaggio in Italia” (“Tour of Italy”) series that takes guests on a culinary tour of Italy with a new menu introduced approximately every four weeks.

Elliot Mumpy

Sous Chef,
Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993

Jackie O'Brien

Restaurant Manager,
Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993

Ben Smalley

Sous Chef,
Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993

Raul Gonzalez

Assistant General Manager,
Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993