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Paisan's

131 W Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703-3243
+1 608-257-3832
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (121 reviews)
“sandwich” (28 reviews)
“manicotti” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
131 W Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703-3243
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1 - 10 of 290 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We had cocktails and sangria was wonderful. Old fashion only 3.00 during cocktail hour. Porata salad was excellent and garibaldi was great. Service was fair a lot of help but talking to each other

Thank vinney47
Reviewed 6 days ago

Birthday pizza with the family on the patio overlooking the lake. Great venue for a summer lucn or dinner with outstanding pizza.

1  Thank traveler04Wi
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lakeside lunch here with the in-laws while visiting Madison in mid-June was delightful. The day was a bit overcast, so our party of seven opted for an indoor booth with a gorgeous view of Lake Monona. Everyone ordered a different Italian dish. I can't speak...More

Thank DaveM709
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice dinner at Paisans with my nephew everything was very good as always both of our pizzas were great and although the spicy cheese bread is not quite the same with the loss of the bakery that used to supply the bread Paisans...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a group of 10. most consistently poor food across the group that I have experienced. My chicken parm under way too much sauce and had to dig deep to find any cheese. lots of leftovers that nobody wanted to take home. try someplace...More

Thank dreamguard
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Clean the windows. Clean the windows. Seriously disappointed that the mgt can't seem to figure out that people want to look out the windows and would really appreciate a clean view.

1  Thank MSNative
Reviewed April 7, 2018

We had the choice of waiting for the Lake view seating, or sitting immediately away from the view. We waited. Good call. The view was beautiful, even on a gray day. I had the house salad and lasagna -- both were very good. Especially the...More

Thank Carl B
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

They have a really good happy hour, but the booze is low quality. So, if you want cheap (costing and tasting) drinks, this is the spot for you. They also have a few deep fried appetizers that are cheaply priced. If you are able to...More

Thank esdmadison
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Went here on a whim due to the location being close to the waterfront. Food was good. I thought the bread was dense but I am used to a lighter sourdough. My main criticism is the amount of food for the price. Food was great...More

Thank Amelia A
Reviewed March 9, 2018

I always have been pleased with the pizza. Tried the entrée special this time and it was average at best. Stick to the pizza.

Thank Mark M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 W Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703-3243
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-257-3832
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