Dino’s Riverwest to close after 50 years

Last service day set for Aug. 28

Longtime pizza joint Dino’s Riverwest in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood is closing after 50 years in business.

The restaurant, located at 808 E Chambers St., announced via Facebook this week that its last service day will be Wednesday, Aug. 28. 

“Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the last 50 years! We appreciate all the support from friends, family, and the RW community. We are officially closing our doors next Wednesday. Please stop in to get all the tasty food and beverages during the next week,” according to the announcement.

Reasons for the closure were not disclosed. Calls to the restaurant on Friday were not returned, and its website appears to be shut down.

Dino’s on Wednesday will host a “Fare Thee Well” party featuring live music by local band The Jack Reed Group.

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Maredithe Meyer
Maredithe Meyer started as an intern reporter at BizTimes in summer 2015. She currently covers entertainment, sports, tourism and restaurants. In May 2017, she graduated with a journalism degree from Marquette University where she worked as an in-depth projects reporter for the Marquette Wire and Marquette Tribune.