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Rising Sons Deli

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617 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1015
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I come to Madison I try to eat at the Rising Sons Deli. I am Vegan and Iknow" Forlks Over Knifes" nutrition . Their soups are amazing! You can ask them to make them to your liking.Fresh, healthy ingredients. I'm so glad I got to experience this great food.

Thank N1348BHbarbaras
Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

The restaurant atmosphere is a bit tacky but the outdoor seating is great in the summer. The food is great, spicy, a bit oily, but with enough rice I think it balances out well. I've gotten all the curries and LOVED them all. They only take cash. Family business and nice service.

Thank theodora13
Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Taste was good.. I said spicy but the curry was still sweet and too much oily. But mu daughter's food was really good. Can improve more..

Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We ate Valentine's Day dinner at the Rising Sons Restaurant on Old Sauk Road. What a delightful restaurant! The service, food, and value were extraordinary. The spring rolls were fresh and tasty. The Tom Ka Gai (coconut chicken soup) soup was the best I have had. Also, they sent me home with a long-stemmed rose to celebrate Valentine's Day. Total... More 

Thank doschsj
Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

The restaurant affiliated with the deli and by the same name is on the west side. The newspaper said they opened in Feb and yet they havent listed themselves on isthmus or this website. They charge dinner prices for lunch on weekends. During the week, I got a lunch special. No brown rice available. Appetizer skewer of chicken was the... More 

Thank Manakoora
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I stopped here for lunch with my family and was impressed. I had the Curry Squash and found it to be delicious. As good or better was my son's meal which was some mix of fish, egg, and more wrapped in a banana leaf. The flavors were terrific - a blend that I never would have thought of including some... More 

Thank Craig A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

While there are certainly some mediocre Thai restaurants around, there are very few that are genuinely bad. Sadly, the Rising Sons Deli is one of them. We ordered two appetizers and three entrees to share. The appetizers were okay, but the entrees were quite disappointing. The Pad Se Eui lacked dark soy and any notes of sweetness. It was simply... More 

Thank carts2
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

A very authentic Asian/Thai restaurant located in the hearty of the UW-Madison campus - on legendary State Street. Nice local, low key interior supplements the very well-prepared and well-presented food. Everything we ordered was delicious down to the last morsel.

Thank Wilkins K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

My wife and I went here for dinner last night. We saw this new place in Middleton and grabbed a menu and it is a new place from the State Street place. So we thought we would try it. Wife had squash curry. I had the Lao sausage and Somtom. Squash curry was really salty, but noticed that it looked... More 

Thank bulldogtwo
Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 20 December 2015

We arrived at Rising Sun Deli around 12:30 on a weekday. A waitress greeted us a we walked in and told us to take a seat wherever we liked. We sat near the door. I would not recommend this on a cold Wisconsin day. Every time a customer came in or out a cold wind came with them. We started... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 617 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1015
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 6086614334
Cheerful family run Thai/Laotian restaurant on Madison's eclectic downtown walking mall. Across the street from the iconic UW Union and a block from the lake.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?