Palermo’s Pizza: Saluti Dalla Famiglia

Located near Miller Park west of downtown, Palermo’s Pizza opened the doors to their Milwaukee, Wisconsin location in 2007. First-generation Italian American’s, the Fallucca family embodies an over forty year story of immigration, hard work, expansion, and name-brand recognition in your local grocery store.

Within the new economically-sustainable manufacturing facility is the Palermo’s Pizza Tour, the only pizza tour in Milwaukee. The tour starts and ends in the on-site Pizzeria & Café, which you can visit during normal hours.

Reservations are required for the Pizza Tour. Plan to spend between $4 or $13 per person, depending on your tour preference. Kids under 1 are free with one paid adult. Reservations are required for any of the tours, call 414-455-0383 or fill out the reservation request online. We had fun during our visit, but the video showing company history and behind-the-scenes magic was a bit lengthy for our 3-year-old (then again, the tour did overlap into his regularly-programmed nap time). Elementary-age school kids and older will be fine.

On nice-weather days, enjoy your slice of pizza outside to the Italian Garden. Whether you are a fan of the best-selling Primo Thin Margherita or the USDA & OTCO certified Hearth Italia Organic, it’s always fun to see where your food comes from.

Throwing Pizzas at Palermo's Pizza (don't try this at home)

Throwing Pizzas at Palermo’s Pizza (don’t try this at home)

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Julie Henning
Julie Henning is a freelance writer and journalist based out of Eugene, Oregon. She is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers and owner of the family-travel website She is a recent past member of the Midwest Travel Writers Association and the Association for Great Lakes Outdoor Writers. Julie is the Oregon Coast destination specialist for Bindu Media, an itinerary-focused website launching in Spring 2016 and featuring the work of 200+ professional, indie travel writers. Julie has been published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Wisconsin State Journal, The Daily Journal (Kankakee, Illinois), the Rochester Post Bulletin, Wisconsin Natural Resources (DNR) Magazine, Sustainable Chicago Magazine, Group Tour Magazine, Student Group Tour Magazine, Silent Sports Magazine, Intercom Magazine,, and FTF Geocacher Magazine. Julie has appeared on Wisconsin Public Radio, Ohio Public Radio, and KCBX FM Central Coast Radio and is an affiliate producer with the Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer, a National Public Radio travel podcast. She has blogged for, Travel Oregon, and VISIT Milwaukee. Julie travels with her three kids and black lab as much as possible and lives by the motto, "Not all who wander are lost." Check out some of her best work at

1 Comment on "Palermo’s Pizza: Saluti Dalla Famiglia"

  1. We just took a tour of Palermo’s! It was so much fun. My husband and I enjoyed it as much as the kids. And the pizza afterward was delicious.

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