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625 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1015
(608) 251-8510
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10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
I'v never had better middle eastern food. Excellent!

This is a small inexpensive restaurant. The greetings are friendly, service fast and excellent and the food is wonderful. My husband had a falafel platter. It was as beautiful as it was tasty. The beautiful platter of falafel, hummus, wonderful rice and a well dressed salad filled him up nicely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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South Orange, New Jersey
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Inexpensive, filling and almost authentic....for a college campus. Service was crazy fast. I had the small chicken plate served with rice and pita and it was just ok. Excellent tea that was sweet and minty!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a small inexpensive restaurant. The greetings are friendly, service fast and excellent and the food is wonderful. My husband had a falafel platter. It was as beautiful as it was tasty. The beautiful platter of falafel, hummus, wonderful rice and a well dressed salad filled him up nicely. I had a falafel sandwich (I got extra tahini) with... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a very favorite spot I go to for lunch after my son took me 2 years ago. The Hummus is the best I've ever had, and I usually order the lamb schwarma plate. I also love the tangy salad that comes with the plate. Occasionally I treat myself to the Arabic tea because it's quite sweet.i enjoy going... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I love everything about this place. The owner is really nice, the prices are great,and the food is very good. It's also a very fun and exotic atmosphere, especially for a tiny shop in the heart of Wisconsin. I go here at least once a week and there's a reason for that.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Probably one of the best casual cafes in the downtown area. FYI: It's cash only, so head to an ATM on state if you usually use your card. . The food is absolutely fantastic, and the prices are great too. I am stuffed after spending less than $10. I've also never been a big fan of hummus before going here.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

a small cafe in the heart of Madison, this is my type of cafe as soon as i walked in I knew it was good, they have a lot of traffic for lunch, I spent a lot of time just looking at the decor which was a lot of postcards mostly from Arab and Latin countries, a lot of decorations... More 

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Pullman, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Mediterranean Cafe is a great restaurant for the price. You come in , wait in line, give your order, and either eat in or take out. The food fills a plate -- not too much or two little. The food is authentic. I got the falafel plate. The people are friendly and the decor is flags from all over the... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

I loved my food. It's not a place you go for the atmosphere, but it was tasty and affordable for lunch.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

I really like the food here, but it's definitely a take it to go kind of place because the seating area is almost non-existent

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Lamb shorma Plate was nice. Fragrant Algerian hot tea. One problem is the timing . . . Open only midday . . . Closes at 4:30 pm so no dinner hours. Cash only.

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Additional Information about Mediterrenean Cafe

Address: 625 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1015
Phone Number: (608) 251-8510
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 625 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1015
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: (608) 251-8510
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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