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Paul's Pel'meni

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203 W Gorham St, Madison, WI 53703
+1 608-354-1713
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pelmeni” (12 reviews)
“dumplings” (18 reviews)
“curry” (6 reviews)
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203 W Gorham St, Madison, WI 53703
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There is only one dish here with variations, pel'meni. It is freshly made, cheap and delicious. Three types of pel'meni - meat, potato or a combo of both. Two sizes: Small or large. You can choose one topping, several or all (all the way). Toppings...More

Thank DianaID19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The dumplings are a shade better than frozen ravioli from my chain grocery store, boiled on my stove The service also is indifferent. Also: current address on trip advisor is incorrect.

Thank Ronald S
Reviewed April 9, 2017

If you're looking for a much needed break from 'college food' in Madison, here's a great alternative: Russian pelmeni dumplings. Small restaurant with maybe 5 tables and a counter with barstool seating, clean and well kept. You order and pickup at a counter, where they...More

Thank NWtripster
Reviewed March 8, 2017

I was in Madison for a few days and happened to find reviews for Paul's when looking for restaurants online. Russian cuisine is usually hard to come by unless you're in a big city, so I was excited to try this new cuisine. The hours...More

Thank jh4391
Reviewed January 23, 2017

"healty" food. cheap and easy to buy and eat. The place sells only boiled dumplings and mostly for carry out. If you're thinking about a picnic by the Mendota lake about downtown or feel extremely hungry but don't want greasy food, this is for you....More

Thank Polisonica
Reviewed January 16, 2017

We stopped in here for lunch on a Sunday. The menu is simple - pelmeni, which are dumplings. You have your choice of potato, beef, or a mix of the two, and you have an option of a half order or a full order. You...More

Thank Anne2178
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Its kind of hard to find. Its worth the effort though! A little place, friendly enough, with a simple menu of simple goodness. (I'm of Eastern Eurpoean heritage, so finding this place for me was a little bit of heaven). The pelmeni come in both...More

Thank home2much
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

I was absolutely thrilled with my half order of mixed potato and beef dumplings with the works. The quality was superior and service was fast. Just keep in mind that this place makes pelmini and nothing else. To say this is a Russian restaurant would...More

Thank Puddle_Jumper_2010
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Seriously, bomb. Been here twice, once late at night, slightly under the influence... and today, with my wife and 6 year old. Both outstanding. So good. So, so good. I'd have taken a picture but it was gone too quickly.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Simple menu, but amazing flavors! Recommend the works toppings if you like spicy! Love these dumplings

Thank Nate86
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 am
11:00 am - 3:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 W Gorham St, Madison, WI 53703
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-354-1713
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