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Plaka Taverna

410 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703-3429
+1 608-251-4455
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“gyro” (2 reviews)
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
410 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703-3429
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful atmosphere, great service and the best Greek food in Madison. Will return on our next visit to Madtown- especially on game day! Got a last minute reservation. All this and a great value.

Thank Badgermimi
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Greek fare done well. Friendly service. The menu is straight forward standard Greek items - but no fish or seafood on the menu. The spanikopita was made in house, and heavy on spinach. The pastichio was delicious but a little heavy on the cloves. The...More

Thank Colleen587
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed downtown at the Hilton and were looking for a a family restaurant for breakfast and found this place within walking distance. Without the TripAdvisor app we'd have missed a gem. Unassuming from outside this quaint Greek diner had an awesome breakfast. Our host...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent in every way. Tasty, reasonably priced, wonderful service and comfortable casual setting. We were traveling through Madison and checked TripAdvisor for Greek food as it is always a healthy meal. Way to go TripAdvisor and Plaka.

Thank marj23
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We came in on a Tuesday. We learned that they have half price bottles of wine on Tuesday so we ordered their house cab. It was pretty standard for a house wine. We ordered an appetizer of cucumber slices and pita with a few olives...More

Thank dragonbythetail
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I feel a little silly writing a review for Plaka today, since I've been going there on a weekly basis since 2003, when it was still Cleveland's Diner. Telly runs a tight kitchen and his brother Nico runs a very friendly front of house for...More

Thank Ken V
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Very good vibe! Small restaurant with an Authentic Greek ambiance. Food was very tasty. I enjoyed the Plaka Combo plate. Very good choice to try several different foods in one plate.

Thank Lori Ann M
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This is a nice small restaurant. Plenty of food choices at reasonable prices. The food is very good. The staff is friendly!

Thank 542bernadettew
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

We hadn't gone here since it was Cleveland Diner many years ago. We were looking for something different for breakfast from our usual spot. We were glad to have chosen to go here. The food was great at a very reasonable price. Hard to find...More

Thank Zuri T
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

We liked everything. The four of us ordered two appetizers, a Taverna combo, a special, and drinks. Loved it. Best Greek I've had in Madison.

Thank EmpressCh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703-3429
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-251-4455
Family run. Open for breakfast, lunch until 1:30, and then dinner (except Sundays). Closed on Mondays.
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