La Merenda

$ $
125 E National Ave (S 1st St.)
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(414) 389-0125
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 11:00pm
5:00pm - 11:00pm



  • Great place for different tastes.
  • Empanadas are amazing. The sauce is a little piece of heaven.
  • 2012 Editor's Choice Best of Dining on
  • Can never go wrong with Tapas.
  • Recommend the Argentinian Style Beef & the Korean Braised Short Ribs. Delicious. For dessert, try the Irish Car Bomb Cake.
  • Pick anything on the menu. You'll love it.
  • Save room for an Irish car bomb cake, to DIE for!
  • Order the asparagus in oyster sauce - to.die.for. You will not be disappointed.
  • The Butter Chicken, Caipirinha, Samba Goreng Udang, and Irish Car Bomb!!!
  • Chef-owner Peter Sandroni's casual tapas bar has made itself easy to love by looking around the world for its international menu while incorporating ingredients from close to home.
  • Try the shrimp quesadilla
  • Great food and Bartender John
  • Had the special tonight pork quesadilla,..amazing perfectly crisp and perfectly spicy/smokey, and because I happen to know the right people, truffle risotto and a slice of foie gras crazy amazing!!!!!
  • Goat cheese curds and patatas bravas. Two things I will never change about my order
  • The Argetinian Style Beef is perfectly spicy. Great place if you can't do gluten.
  • Peter is a very welcoming chef/owner. Look for the butternut squash ravioli in browned butter & walnuts when in season or on special. Also, bring back the Humba and the lumpia!
  • When In doubt, close your eyes and put your finger on the menu. You won't be disappointed
  • 1/2 bottles of wine Mondays. Best value is to step up to better wine.
  • The tres leches cake is amazing.
  • One of the best restaurants I have ever been. International tapas, can never go wrong.

Nearby places

1579 S 9th St (W Lapham Blvd)
800 S 2nd St (W. National Ave.)
739 S 1st St (at National Ave.)