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2105 Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5936
+1 608-441-2002
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kind of a quirky little restaurant but we ordered various things for a party of 4 and everyone loved their food. Everything was really tasty, excellent falafel and the thing that stood out is that ingredients seemed fresh and the food freshly made, not re-heated. Mediterranean food always make me feel good and especially when it's well prepared. Prices seemed... More 

Thank Renita811
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

From a lunch cart to this restaurant...Banzo has some of the best falafel balls I've ever had. Although a bit pricey, the F-Bomb platter with chicken is always my favorite. Expect counter-ordering, and self-service in the restaurant or out on the patio.

Thank Andy L
McFarland, Wisconsin
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've tried falafels once or twice before and never really cared for them. But my wife got me to try a Banzo falafel at Taste of Madison and wow was it good. We've since gone back to Banzo on Sherman and I've had the f bomb pita sandwich and it's delicious. So many flavors and creamy sauce and it is... More 

Thank Scott H
Cusco, Peru
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 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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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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
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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265 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
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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110 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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
Reviewed 26 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$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?