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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%
20 Jun 2016
25 Apr 2016
“Cozy cafe”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
2425 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5604
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Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

We went based on TA and other online reviews. It lived up to the positive reviews! Great enviornment...ultra comfortable and same for food. Fresh comfort food with great service. Well worth trip

1  Thank SAWtravel
Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere is fun, and a bit Bohemian, from the wall of mirrors, to the quirky decor in the restroom. The service is friendly, dishes are reasonably priced and the food is very good. I'm kind of a picky pants about falafel, but Bunkys Cafe...More

Thank nickisnotgary
Reviewed 5 July 2014

We went to the Obrich gardens (not to be missed) . We asked for restaurant options and one that was given was Bunky's. It is the best food I have ever eaten! The pita bread. The eggplant. ( I am not an eggplant person!) it...More

Thank travellerMinnesota
Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

The food all tastes great! The salad dressings are divine. Fairly small menu, but the food is unique & some of it could be considered outside the box of "typical Italian."

2  Thank mere843
Reviewed 29 June 2014

The decoration in Bunky's is so unique and cute, and the food is delicious. It felt modern, but with an antique flare. The dishes were pretty, but the dishes were different, so they didn't match from table to table. I also liked that they had...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Hubby and I decided to try out this restaurant for lunch, since it's only a few blocks from Olbirch Gardens. After viewing the lovely gardens, we walked over to the Cafe and ordered. I got the Lamb Kabobs (which were cheaper in price than the...More

Thank Kristin K
Reviewed 23 June 2014

By chance my friends and I stopped into Bunky's Cafe in Mid June for lunch, and were rewarded with polite service, delicious and affordable food, in an upscale-informal atmosphere. I found the food to be well-prepared, with tasteful fresh ingredients, and of ample portions. The...More

1  Thank TeaEarleGreyHot
Reviewed 18 June 2014

we met another couple who we had not seen in awhile. Neither couple had been at Bunky's before. It was a Sunday night but still quite busy. However, it was easy to converse since the nice level was low. Probably the food was too good...More

2  Thank jgstratt
Reviewed 18 June 2014

My wife and I came here based on (most of) the reviews we saw here, and we were not disappointed in the least! She got the chicken marka along with the house salad (which was surprisingly delicious - house salads are usually quite bland) and...More

1  Thank Br0ten
Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

I'm not seeing why there is all the hype. The food was good but not great. The service was good, no complaints there. I liked the decor.

1  Thank DWJNewman
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$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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