Madistan

Middle Eastern
317 North Bassett Street, Madison, WI 53703 317 North Bassett Street, Madison Directions
Today 12:00 AM - 3:00 AM Closed All Hours
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  • Hours
    Sun
    12:00 AM - 3:00 AM
    Mon-Thu
    11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Fri
    11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Sat
    12:00 AM - 3:00 AM, 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM

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Report | 6 months ago
My wife and I attempt to try new ethnic places, The food was wonderful -- try the butter chicken oh my gosh what a unique flavor. The flat bread was really fresh and flavorful. This is a take out place and when you eat in the food comes in take out Styrofoam containers, that is more than made up by talking to the owner who has fabulous stories. Try it and engage in conversation with the family who owns the Madistan.
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Report | 8 months ago
Amazing chicken biryani! I had written off finding good biryani in Madison until we found Madistan. Thank you!
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Report | 9 months ago
good food and large portions
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Report | 10 months ago
Madistan is a awesome place to eat downtown! I've never tried their American style food, but having had their chicken tikka roll (at least one of them) every time I stop in, I see no reason to move off of the middle eastern fare that they do so well. Service is always spectacular, and with food made fresh, the bright attitude and conversations with the cashier/owner/manager are always a nice part of the time there. I still can't believe how bright and nice it looks inside, having transformed what once was a janky-looking JD's that it replaced below the Aberdeen. 10/10 will eat again (especially between women's and men's hockey game double headers!)
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Report | 11 months ago
Great food. Quiet, quick, and good price.
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Report | 11 months ago
Great little authentic place, Amin is the best!
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Report | 11 months ago
Good food, good service, good prices
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Report | 11 months ago
Shawarma is excellent and the owner is extremely friendly. Food is prepared while you wait and is ready in minutes. Parking is hard to find, so plan to walk or carry out; but it is worth it!
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Report | 11 months ago
Basic atmosphere, but the food is good. Had chicken biryani served in styrofoam with a plastic fork. Didn't expect much, but was pleasantly surprised at how tasty the dish was. I'd definitely go back.
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Report | 11 months ago
The Kahari chicken is amazing! I had two orders. Real homeade and authentic
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From Our Editors

Madistan (noun): the place where the traditional dishes of Pakistan meet the youthful energy of the UW-Madison campus

Okay, so maybe you'll never find that definition in an actual dictionary, but there's still a good possibility you'll hear it bandied about Wisconsin's capital city. This family-owned restaurant is a neighborhood newcomer, but it's already amassing a loyal following for its authentic—and halal—Pakistani cuisine. Its affordable menu spotlights pita sandwiches loaded with gyro meat, shawarma, or falafel, as well as flavorful daily specials like chicken biryani and chickpea curry.

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Madistan

Sun
12:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Mon-Thu
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Fri
11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sat
12:00 AM - 3:00 AM, 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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