If you like thin crust pizza, this is the place for you! I used to eat here when it was located near the UW campus on University Avenue and I stumbled across it by accident while staying at a hotel down the road. Now that I know it’s location, I plan to eat there every time I return to Madison! The new place is a huge improvement and the lake view is beautiful. The menu offers much more than just pizza. You will NOT be disappointed!
Tim D., Visited March 2017
The last time I ate at Paisan’s I was a senior in high school and it was on University Ave. This restaurant always had great pizza. Now it has much more than just great pizza. A great view to over look and fabulous interior. The guys both had the Whitehouse sandwich and it was excellent.
Marsha, Visited March 2017
“Gorgeous View, Great Experience!”
This was a great dining experience. We were seated at a table overlooking the water, in the “Fireplace” room. The wait staff was terrific and very attentive. The locale is very clean and pretty with stained glass windows. The food was excellent; we had the ravioli and the manicotti, both of which were done well. There was enough to take home – lunch for tomorrow!
Crusin, Visited March 2017
“Great view, great atmosphere!”
I arrived about twenty minutes before the rest of my friends, and they said no problem, and seated me right away, at a booth with a view of the lake. The waitperson was very nice and made sure we were taken care of. I ordered the nightly special, beef ravioli with a side porta salad. The porta salad was every bit as good as I remembered it being last time, and the ravioli was delicious! It was enough food that I easily had lunch for work the next day.
Tracy B, Visited February 2017
One of my favorite restaurants of all time! Amazing Sangria, toasted Spicy Cheese bread and three meat Cannelloni!! To die for! Love the atmosphere inside and out! And our waiter was so sweet!! � Will go back time and time again! Highly recommend this place!!-Carriemcd
Visited October 2016
“Good experience on a busy night”
Stopped with my wife and 21 year-old daughter on a very busy Saturday night after a Badger football game. We had spicy cheese bread as an app and ordered a pizza and Chicken Alfredo with a Caesar salad. All was delicious. Good atmosphere, service and food will bring us back again.
Visited November 2016
“Paisan’s pizza is simply the best!!”
We visit Madison each year to catch up with family. Paisan’s is our annual pilgrimage for delicious pizza. If you like NY style, crispy crusty pizza, you will love Paisan’s. Lake views are awesome.
Visited November 2016
Paisan’s should be near the top of your Madison bucket list
I can’t remember a time when Paisan’s has not been great. Generations of Madisonians, students, and sports fans, have come to know favorite dishes that have not changed in decades and we keep coming back for more because they are just that good. Spicy cheese bread…mmm. Thin crust pizza loaded with toppings…mmm.
You can’t go wrong here.
The terrace in the summer is awesome.
Visited January 2017