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2105 Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5936
+1 608-441-2002
11:00 - 21:00
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Cusco, Peru
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you don't mind ordering at the cash register and having to get your own water, silverware and bus your dishes when you are done this is a great place to get authentic Middle Eastern food. The falafel was outstanding as was the hummus. The salad and beef kebabs were okay - could have used some more spice.

Thank robynmichelet
Amesbury, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Love Middle Eastern food and this was great. We were traveling and wanted a light and healthy meal. Banzo is very casual with ordering at a counter and the food delivered to your table. It was a nice evening so we sat out side on a porch. My only complaint was that I was bitten several times by mosquitos. So... More 

Thank marj23
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This restaurant makes the most of an old house across from Burrows Park. Order your food and dine inside, or enjoy the covered deck in front with views of the park, or get your food to go and wander down into the park and enjoy lakeside dining. Choose what you want (everything is delicious) and how you want it (plate,... More 

Thank Mary B
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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178 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

My son took me and my wife here for lunch! Excellent food, great service! My son said that this was only falafel worth eating without actually traveling to the Middle East. Make sure you order the chicken shawarma. And Turkish coffee!

Thank Trevor L
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264 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

a small place off the beaten track, not easy to find but lots of parking. Limited menu with quite tasty options and variations. We visit regularly now.

Thank Steveuj
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102 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

When we pulled up we didn't know if it was a food truck out back or to enter this old house. Part of the confusion was because of alot of construction outside. It turns out that the old house is the resturant. Thier menu is filled with some choices I was not familiar with. I have not eaten middle eastern... More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Banzo's is great for takeout or eating there, services is quick and the falafels are amazing. The food is very fresh and they don't skimp on portions. Had a great glass of sangria there as well!

Thank Liverseed
madison wisconsin
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It has become sort of expensive for what it offers. The food is good however. Mediterrainian Cafe is better

Thank dhg24
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Generous portions and tasty food combine to make this place an easy choice for lunch in Madison. I got the platter and enjoyed every bit of it. One of my colleagues got the pita and couldn't finish it, although he tried hard. Later, I found out that they deliver. Awesome.

Thank Joe A
Madison, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Banjo is the best. I always get the Banzo in a pita. It's a little messy to eat, but so good. If you lik falafel, this ups the ante.

Thank KCA112

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 12
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2105 Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5936
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-441-2002

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?