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The Roman Candle Pizzeria

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1054 Williamson St, Ste A, Madison, WI 53703-4548
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Washington DC
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361 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Roman Candle serves really good and fresh pizza. It's a bit pricey and the restaurant is a little noisy but it is definitely some of the best pizza in Madison.

Thank laysadc
Edenton, North Carolina
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

So, after a very long, very horrible day, someone recommended Roman Candle to us. We got there 20 minutes before closing, and the staff couldn't have been more gracious. I think they could tell we had had such a difficult day, and they told us it was NOT too late to order a pizza, and we could stay as long... More 

Thank Terriinnc
Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

I LOVE their garlic breadsticks and the pepperoni pizza. The breadsticks are served hot, and coated with herbs. Delicious. We always seem to have the same great server. A gentleman with gauges in his ears and a great attitude.

Thank Pghpiratesgirl
Madison, Wisconsin
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I did an "average" rating but I actually liked the pizza. We had a medium mushroom and onion pizza . It was good but the toppings were sparse. We also ordered the "Jumbo". Though good with an amazing teriyaki ginger sauce, the wings were far from jumbo. Those two items, with a coupon, came to about $26.00. It was a... More 

Thank 659helen
Chandigarh, India
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Just got back to the United States and decided to not cool so we got Roman Candle. The service was perfect as usual but the pizza was different, it was just not as good as it was before we left. I would still go back but this particular time was just okay.

Thank martin1schneider
Madison, Wisconsin
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145 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

We had a coupon so decided to try out The Roman Candle Pizzeria. Upon entering we were told to sit where ever we wanted. The booths on the sides all have little table-tops which pull down from the walls to put the pizzas on over the tables themselves. For the center tables, they bring out stands to put the pizzas... More 

Thank rickleed
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Our visit to the Roman Candle will not go down in History. Service was extremely slow, but in defense of the establishment, they said they had a large lunch crowd which wiped them out. Wiped them out of silverware, glasses, dishes and probably wait staff too. Service was extremely slow.

Thank mikieb2
Suphan Buri, Thailand
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

What a fun little place to find! I'd gone to my two "regular" places only to find lines going out the doors. On a whim, I stopped by Roman Candle. So happy that I did! Service was excellent and the variety of pizza/pasta was great. Being a huge pesto fan, I got the Pestoral Pizza (made to order) and it... More 

Thank clearing_boxer
Madison, Wisconsin
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Decent pizza, good feel for the neighborhood. Not much else on the menu but is good for our area. Pizza is ok.

Thank 659helen
Madison, Wisconsin
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I'm sorry but my last visit left a lot to be desired. I ate two over priced slices that were sub par at best. I haven't been to Roman Candle in a couple of years since this bad experience so perhaps it's gotten better, I don't know. But based on my visit from a couple of years ago I'm gun... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1054 Williamson St, Ste A, Madison, WI 53703-4548
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 608-258-2000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?