We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ella's Deli

2902 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5195
+1 608-241-5291
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (107 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2902 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5195
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (432)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 431 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped on our way home from Menkenzie center in Poynette. The kids loved it. It was interesting to see all the mechanical toys on the ceiling still working. Two kids rode the carousel at $1.50 each. We ordered a Reuben, French dip, egg salad...More

Thank Darlene H
Reviewed 5 days ago

I took my family and 5 year granddaughter for the first time to Ella's. She loved the carousel. Meal was great, service was great. A little pricey but was a good meal.

Thank UWPPioneer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overly decorated with toys so lots for the kids to see. Were in a hurry and didn't get a chance to actually eat even though we tried. The kids rode the carousel and had a ball.

Thank Brendab72
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw this place on a cable tv show and had to stop on our through the city. A great place for kids, tons of toys and old decorations. Did not eat, just got ice cream and the kids rode the carousel.

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with friends, saw Ella's as we were driving by had to turn around and go back . Went inside and it was like going back in time. we had lunch every one was please with what they had. I had the Chopped Liver...More

Thank Arthur R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time at Ella's. We stopped a couple years ago for the delicious ice cream on our way home and we're fascinated by the gadgets and toys. Today we had lunch and discovered a huge menu with dishes reflecting the owner's Ashkenazi...More

Thank DrLVA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let me say this first, the food here was great. The menu is huge and the size of a small book. I tried the noodle kugel which was delicious. The kids had fun on the carousel after dinner. The service was a little slow and...More

Thank KSMountainMan
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way home from the Dakotas. It is FANTASTIC! Totally kid friendly restaurant. All the tables are see through and have switches to turn on the animation. (Ours was a space theme). Animated superheroes and cartoon characters were floating around the...More

Thank ndrose7
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I wish they would completely redo their menu, but who cares - this place is AWESOME! The carousel and the décor is just the best!! I hope the next owners keep it (clean it and restore it a little and revamp the menu) and keep...More

Thank Kari A
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Place is unique for sure and has lots of stuff going on. I thought food was good but portions were small. I ordered corn beef which was tasty but was eating mostly bread. I was expecting a monster sandwich but was disappointed in amount of...More

Thank 407edv
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Glass Nickel Pizza Co.
193 reviews
1.08 km away
Next Door Brewing Company
50 reviews
1.11 km away
Daisy Cafe and Cupcakery
115 reviews
1.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
1,268 reviews
1.53 km away
Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier
17 reviews
1.36 km away
Barrymore Theatre
30 reviews
1.32 km away
Madison Eats Food Tours
126 reviews
.68 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ella's Deli staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2902 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5195
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-241-5291
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing