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Joey Buona's

Milwaukee , WI
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LOCATION

500 North Water Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 US (map)

PHONE

414-272-8662

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Getting married soon? Something different is waiting for you at Joey Buona’s Restaurant in historic downtown Milwaukee. Full of old-world charm and Tuscan warmth with over-sized windows,... Read more
Getting married soon? Something different is waiting for you at Joey Buona’s Restaurant in historic downtown Milwaukee. Full of old-world charm and Tuscan warmth with over-sized windows, Cream City brick archways, Tiffany fixtures, a beautiful leather-faced bar, wine colored drapery and so much more, you’ll hardly need to spend a dime on décor as the beauty of the room speaks for itself.

The unique layout of the banquet space allows for guests to sneak away to the lounge room for a few private words or relax on the oversized leather furniture while the rest of your guests are on the other side of the banquet space dancing the night away on the parquet dance floor.

Last but not least you will have your very own Event Manager to walk you through every step of the way and a professional staff of Banquet Servers to execute a flawless experience.

For more information or to schedule a tour contact Stephanie at ssheridan@buona.com or (414)272-8662 x 505 Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
20
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
5
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic, Restaurant
Describe the style of your venue
City, Vintage
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
250
What event services do you offer?
Catering / Bar, Event Planning, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors OK
What catering services do you offer?
Outside Cake OK
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What event items are available?
Chairs, Tables
What food and beverage items are available?
Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Where do I even begin?! From the first time we walked into Joey's and met Amanda (their wedding coordinator) on the day we were going around to all of the venues I had researched and liked, we knew that was the place! If you are looking for a warm, loving, romantic, classy, elegant, yet a little rustic venue this is the place. Being Italian myself, it also brought my ethnic roots to the evening. I am a person that hates to make tons of decision, at Joey's you don't have to worry about that, they have everything you could ever want at a venue. Amanda will sit with you and plan out everything and help you to have a plan and give you recommendations for any other vendors you may need. Seeing as Joey's is so beautiful on its own, the only things I had to decide on were flowers, a backdrop for the ceremony and any other little touches I wanted to add. Let me talk about the food!!!! OH MY GOSH! The food is amazing! All of my guest were over joked about how good the food was...who walks away talking about food at weddings...we did!!!! Joey Buona's was everything that I could have dreamed of AND MORE! I have to say one more time...Amanda is THE BEST as well as her surrounding staff!!!! I thank them all!!!
Where do I even begin?! From the first time we walked into Joey's and met Amanda (their wedding coordinator) on the day we Read more...
Where do I even begin?! From the first time we walked into Joey's and met Amanda (their wedding coordinator) on the day we were going around to all of the venues I had researched and liked, we knew that was the place! If you are looking for a warm, loving, romantic, classy, elegant, yet a little rustic venue this is the place. Being Italian myself, it also brought my ethnic roots to the evening. I am a person that hates to make tons of decision, at Joey's you don't have to worry about that, they have everything you could ever want at a venue. Amanda will sit with you and plan out everything and help you to have a plan and give you recommendations for any other vendors you may need. Seeing as Joey's is so beautiful on its own, the only things I had to decide on were flowers, a backdrop for the ceremony and any other little touches I wanted to add. Let me talk about the food!!!! OH MY GOSH! The food is amazing! All of my guest were over joked about how good the food was...who walks away talking about food at weddings...we did!!!! Joey Buona's was everything that I could have dreamed of AND MORE! I have to say one more time...Amanda is THE BEST as well as her surrounding staff!!!! I thank them all!!! Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
9/13/2014
5.0/5.0
Our food was delicious and we got so many compliments!!
Our food was delicious and we got so many compliments!!
Our food was delicious and we got so many compliments!! Read less
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Hannah
Wedding:
6/14/2014
5.0/5.0
We held our wedding reception this past weekend at Joey Buona's and it was absolutely amazing! We got so many compliments on the food, the location, and the service. I have several family members that came up from Chicago and they especially were very impressed with the venue. People also loved the family style dinner. We went for the Casanova bar package and were very pleased with that as well.
Amanda the event coordinator is fabulous, she has a very quick response time and will do anything within reason to help make your wedding vision a reality. She even let our DJ use his fog machine! Because we along with both of our mothers wanted to help with everything, Amanda had a lot of people communicating with her, and she was extremely understanding and made everyone feel a part of the process.
All in all, we had our dream wedding and would highly recommend Joey's for a venue. It is an excellent value compared to others in the same area, and we heard nothing but great things from all of our guests.
We held our wedding reception this past weekend at Joey Buona's and it was absolutely amazing! We got so many compliments Read more...
We held our wedding reception this past weekend at Joey Buona's and it was absolutely amazing! We got so many compliments on the food, the location, and the service. I have several family members that came up from Chicago and they especially were very impressed with the venue. People also loved the family style dinner. We went for the Casanova bar package and were very pleased with that as well.
Amanda the event coordinator is fabulous, she has a very quick response time and will do anything within reason to help make your wedding vision a reality. She even let our DJ use his fog machine! Because we along with both of our mothers wanted to help with everything, Amanda had a lot of people communicating with her, and she was extremely understanding and made everyone feel a part of the process.
All in all, we had our dream wedding and would highly recommend Joey's for a venue. It is an excellent value compared to others in the same area, and we heard nothing but great things from all of our guests. Read less
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Peter
Wedding:
11/7/2013
5.0/5.0
Excellent food at an excellent price. Would definitely use them again in the future for other events. The waitstaff was extremely friendly and prompt. We picked them because of their price, but was extremely impressed by them. Everyone is still talking about how great the food was
Excellent food at an excellent price. Would definitely use them again in the future for other events. The waitstaff was Read more...
Excellent food at an excellent price. Would definitely use them again in the future for other events. The waitstaff was extremely friendly and prompt. We picked them because of their price, but was extremely impressed by them. Everyone is still talking about how great the food was Read less
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Kate
Wedding:
6/1/2013
5.0/5.0
We were absolutely blown away by the quality of service and the quality of food that Joey Buona's provided for our wedding reception. The staff was so kind and accommodating on our wedding day, as well as the months leading up to our wedding. They have the kindest and sweetest staff. On top of that, the food was fantastic! Two of our favorite dishes were the Tuscan Harvest salad and the Saltimbocca stuffed chicken. Delicious. Joey Buona's was an all around phenomenal caterer that exceeded all of our expectations.
We were absolutely blown away by the quality of service and the quality of food that Joey Buona's provided for our wedding Read more...
We were absolutely blown away by the quality of service and the quality of food that Joey Buona's provided for our wedding reception. The staff was so kind and accommodating on our wedding day, as well as the months leading up to our wedding. They have the kindest and sweetest staff. On top of that, the food was fantastic! Two of our favorite dishes were the Tuscan Harvest salad and the Saltimbocca stuffed chicken. Delicious. Joey Buona's was an all around phenomenal caterer that exceeded all of our expectations. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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wisniejl
Wedding:
11/8/2008
5.0/5.0
This place is a hidden gem in downtown Milwaukee. Excellent prices for downtown location and staff is so accomodating. I am so happy we selected Joey Buona's for our reception site. It's has so much character and is quite intimate. Great choice if you're not into a reception in a great big boring hotel ballroom.
This place is a hidden gem in downtown Milwaukee. Excellent prices for downtown location and staff is so accomodating. I Read more...
This place is a hidden gem in downtown Milwaukee. Excellent prices for downtown location and staff is so accomodating. I am so happy we selected Joey Buona's for our reception site. It's has so much character and is quite intimate. Great choice if you're not into a reception in a great big boring hotel ballroom. Read less
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Jenny
Wedding:
6/3/2012
5.0/5.0
This was a fun place to have a reception!
This was a fun place to have a reception!
This was a fun place to have a reception! Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
9/23/2011
5.0/5.0
Wow! I cannot say enough about how happy my husband and I were that we had our reception at Joey Buona's. It was perfect. Our guests are still raving about the food and people really enjoyed the elegant, yet cozy atmosphere in their banquet room. Jamie was easy to work with and very flexible with some of our ideas for decorating and food. We just couldn't have asked for better service. Thank you!
Wow! I cannot say enough about how happy my husband and I were that we had our reception at Joey Buona's. It was perfect. Read more...
Wow! I cannot say enough about how happy my husband and I were that we had our reception at Joey Buona's. It was perfect. Our guests are still raving about the food and people really enjoyed the elegant, yet cozy atmosphere in their banquet room. Jamie was easy to work with and very flexible with some of our ideas for decorating and food. We just couldn't have asked for better service. Thank you! Read less
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Christina
Wedding:
12/27/2012
5.0/5.0
The staff was professional and very helpful - going above and beyond what was expected. The food was delicious and there was plenty. All guests commented on how wonderful the food was. Very happy with the service, especially considering the short notice we gave them.
The staff was professional and very helpful - going above and beyond what was expected. The food was delicious and there Read more...
The staff was professional and very helpful - going above and beyond what was expected. The food was delicious and there was plenty. All guests commented on how wonderful the food was. Very happy with the service, especially considering the short notice we gave them. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.9/5.0
We had our rehearsal dinner at Joey's in the board room. Heather, the sales manager, was great to work with - very responsive and helpful over email. Dinner was absolutely delicious and the wait staff was very professional and friendly. Would definitely recommend.
We had our rehearsal dinner at Joey's in the board room. Heather, the sales manager, was great to work with - very Read more...
We had our rehearsal dinner at Joey's in the board room. Heather, the sales manager, was great to work with - very responsive and helpful over email. Dinner was absolutely delicious and the wait staff was very professional and friendly. Would definitely recommend. Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner

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