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$5 - $10
Pizza, Fast Food, American
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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0.2 miles from Wisconsin State Capitol
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Reviewed July 10, 2020

Just an average pizza, there was nothing compelling me to return. I ordered a 16 in pepperoni sausage with extra cheese and grn olives. The crust, kind of sweet and I am not a fan of a sweet sauce or pizza. Pretty sure it was...a sweet dough. Crust could've been a little crispier for it being a thin crust. The topping were decent in amount, although when I order extra cheese I want cheese, lots. The sausage is what was off about this pizza. Not sure what it was but I did not like them and ended up picking them off, never had to do that before! So I continue my quest for the best Madison Pizza. This was not it and true to form, TA's number one didn't do it for me.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

Passing by on my way from Comedy on State and could not not notice the smell. Decided to take a look and ended up coming out with a full meal. The pizza slices are huge and seasoned really well. I also had 3 breadsticks which...are huge. Good price and fast service.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 8, 2020

We have ordered pizzas for delivery twice and they have been really good! The pizzas are crispy and tasty and the menu card offers many different varieties. The service is excellent!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed December 10, 2019

I came here twice after some night drinking and they have some great variety of slice options. First night I got the mac n cheese pizza that they are semi-known for and was not impressed. It needs some more flavor to it. The next night...I got the vodka ravioli and that slice was fantastic. Was going to go a 3rd time for lunch before travelling back home but it was very busy and did not want to wait before hitting the road. Would definitely have again to try some of the other options.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 18, 2019

Despite being busy (especially on college game days), this place does a great job at serving quickly. The pizza is freshly made and served hot even if you are just ordering a few slices. It easily has one of the best thin crusts I have...tried. Also, there are also many options for pizza toppings (e.g. mac & cheese).More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

Tried margherita as this place is so popular. It was quite good. Plus for fast service. Unfortunately, I could not find any ketchup, only barbecue and some hot sauce were available.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 10, 2019

Stopped by for a slice. It was hard to choose from all the selections. Ordered, and my slice was reheated and served in minutes. Thin but sturdy crust and terrific flavor. I wouldn’t hesitate to eat here again.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 9, 2019

I would compare this to my favorite pizza joints in NYC. I even folded it to eat it ;-). The crust was light, chewy and crispy at the same time. The sauce was just a bit sharper than I'm used to, but still pretty good....The cheese melted on top was chewy and near perfection. We came back to eat it again the next day for breakfast. Sick!More

Date of visit: September 2019
IansPizzaMadison, Public Relations Manager at Ian's Pizza on State, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2019

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, Pat! We're so glad to hear that you and your crew enjoyed your visit! We look forward to seeing you next time you're back in Madison!

Reviewed August 18, 2019

For all I know it is open only at wartime and has excellent pizza - of course I have only been there at this time and after I have had a few 'pops'! Excellent!!! I really can't tell you it is expensive or not, I...just hand over cash and get immediate gratification - I also can't vouch for service, but I do get my food - at least I think I do. Just go here!!!More

Date of visit: August 2019
IansPizzaMadison, Public Relations Manager at Ian's Pizza on State, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2019

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! We're glad to hear you've enjoyed yourself each time you've visited! We look forward to seeing you again in the very near future!

Reviewed August 16, 2019

There are pizza slices for every taste at Ian's. They are served hot and delicious by incredibly friendly people that will help you select the right slice for you. The crust is buttery, soft and tasty. You always have a lot of pizza restaurant options...in a college town. This is the best option in Madison. They also make fresh by the order salads that are out of this world.More

Date of visit: August 2019
IansPizzaMadison, Public Relations Manager at Ian's Pizza on State, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2019

Hey Bill! Thanks for the kind words! We appreciate you taking the time to let everyone know how much you enjoy the 'za. We take a lot of pride in our pizza and our salads and it's awesome to hear from our customers and let...More

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October 13, 2016|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
Ian's seems pretty accessible. Pick your pizza at the counter, they heat it up if needed, pay and find your table. There are high top tables and typical tables and chairs. Hope this answers your question.
Cheri M
July 21, 2016|
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Response from annikahansen | Reviewed this property |
You can order your own pizza with a gluten-free crust. but I don't think they have any slices. They have salads, too.
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