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Gino's Restaurant - CLOSED

540 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1011
+1 608-257-9022
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good19%
  • Average36%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
16 Mar 2014
“Closed now.”
1 Aug 2013
“Love it!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Pizza
540 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1011
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

Too bad this was great Italian for years. Sad to see it go. Another victim of apartments over food. The state economy didn't help either. Oh Well.........

Thank muskie999
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Gino's is a small Italian deli right next to Home Depot. They sell fresh Italian groceries and offer a good selection of food goodness. I came here for lunch quite often because it's really cheap and tasty. I'm a big fan of Gino's lasagna and...More

Thank Tunaidi
Reviewed 25 July 2013

I go here just to get the Chicken Marsala. I have yet to have it done better. They also have other Italian dishes that are also excellent. The service can be hit or miss. Sometimes you get treated like an old friend and other times...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 30 June 2013 via mobile

Gino's is predictable -ok pizza and pasta and ok (little high) prices. I go because it reminds me of being here in the 80's. The servers are always charming and kind. The pasta is pretty good, sometimes a little over cooked. I never have to...More

Thank MadEater
Reviewed 26 June 2013

I was excited to find a restaurant that delivered Chicago style pizza, but to my dismay, the pizza was nothing like a Chicago style. There was crust on the top of the pizza, not sauce. The crust was burnt and very overdone. Needless to say...More

Thank Miladygodiva9
Reviewed 10 June 2013

I came to Gino's on a recommendation. As with all Italian restaurants, I try out the Veal Parm first, which to me is a big test. After about 20 after ordering, after appetizers and salad, they come back and say they are out of veal....More

Thank John L
Reviewed 9 March 2013

Seeking a spot to dine in Madison on a Friday evening I decided to accept the lure of the sign above this establishment that notes it's been serving customers since 1963. An Italian meal sounded terrific. When I entered an employee took notice of me...More

1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 5 March 2013

Not even close to the expectation created by locals. We had a cheese and pineapple pizza. (we didn't do any of the meat toppings as we went on a lent Friday). But the cheese, (which was a lot on the pizza), slid off the dough...More

Thank frez
Reviewed 1 January 2013

Depends on what kind of pizza you like. Eggplant was greasy last time I was there. There are many choices for pizza on State street.

1  Thank zoomball2
Reviewed 4 August 2012

We almost didn't go to this restaurant after reading the reviews and its ranking among other Italian restaurants. Wow, am I glad we went anyway. The restaurant was already busy at 6:00 but we were seated promptly and even though just 2 of us, given...More

Thank Luv2EatItAll
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1011
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-257-9022
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