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Bunky’s Cafe - CLOSED

2425 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5604
+1 608-204-7004
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Jun 20, 2016
Apr 25, 2016
“Cozy cafe”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
2425 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5604
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

After 13 years, Bunky’s cafe has changed it’s focus to Bunky’s Catering.The last day of operation for Bunky’s cafe was April 24. It is now available for private parties, Party trays for delivery or pick up, as well as special event catering only. Too bad!!

Thank foodjava
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Very nice small cafe atmosphere. Food was excellent and service was fast. You can park across the street in the lot if nothing else is available. We'll be back---soon!

Thank born1952
Reviewed April 13, 2016

It's obvious by the packed restaurant that Bunky's Café has a large following for its Mediterranean and Italian cuisine. I was surprised to see halal lamb on the menu--how welcoming for people of all faiths. We all enjoyed our large dinners which were tasty and...More

Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed April 3, 2016

We tried Bunky's Cafe on a weeknight earlier this week. It feels like you are entering someone's home when you walk in and while dining I felt somewhat similar. You can't actually see the kitchen, but you can hear and smell what's going on. The...More

1  Thank rickleed
TTann, Owner at Bunky’s Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for our cafe. We appreciate your thoughts and totally agree with you. The reason we even mention the credit card/cash preference is because we want our guests to know that as a small...More

Reviewed March 29, 2016

Bunky's is a great little neighborhood restaurant with delicious Mediterranean and Italian cuisine in a charming, eclectic setting. Nice variety of pasta dishes. Excellent lentil soup. Never had anything here that wasn't first rate. Owners are on site and on the job.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed March 12, 2016

Bunky's Cafe offers Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. On the night we were there, most people seemed to be eating Mediterranean. I had Chicken Shawarma which was nicely seasoned, came over basmati rice rather than pita bread, was accompanied by grilled veggies and humus. There was...More

Thank AmosRedux
Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and stayed for a few hours. We had an amazing time and he food was fantastic as always. The biggest decision to make was which entree to order because they are all so good. Gluten free individuals have nothing to...More

1  Thank tinatZ1469MX
Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

All 5 of us had Mediterranean dishes, great flavor. Then, we ordered 3 desserts, they were made from scratch and delicious. Yum!

2  Thank susanchica
TTann, Owner at Bunky’s Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We look forward to your next visit. Teresa

Reviewed February 8, 2016

We have eaten at Bunky's many times and have always enjoyed the pizza del Pino and Italian salad. We tried a few other dishes recently and have been consistently disappointed. I tried the chicken Shwarma and found it to be so overly marinated that it...More

Thank nina t
Reviewed January 6, 2016

Oh, man, do they have wonderful food! Anything on the menu is terrific. They specialize in Greek and Italian food, and their chicken and lamb offerings are to die for. Also, they have great soup and everything is from scratch. They have meatballs and sausage,...More

1  Thank Italiangrandpa
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$8 - $18
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2425 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5604
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-204-7004
  • E-mail
Bunky's Was started in the early 1930's by Teresa's great Grandparents. Vito & Ninfa Capadona opened Bunky's on the corner of Park & Regent street in the Italian "Green Bush" area. After closing in the mid 1970's. Teresa and her husband Rachid opened in 2003. They included Rachid's Mediterranean - Moroccan cuisine to the menu! Bunky's cafe just celebrated its tenth Birthday this year! As the owners of Bunky's cafe, we feel very blessed to have a successful restaurant in Madison Wi. We will keep offering fresh, local and sustainable made from scratch menus! We have just started offering our Homemade Hummus, Baba Ghanouj, Grape leaves and Falalfel at area grocery stores. Please come and join us for dinner!
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