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The Cabana Room - CLOSED

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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible28%
2 Aug 2012
“Food is very good, service is slow and certificates not honored”
22 Oct 2011
“Bad food, terrible service. Stay away!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Madison, WI
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Reviewed 2 August 2012

I went to the Cabana Room with a http://restaurant.com certificate that I had obtained. The deal was that I spent $10 for a $50 certificate over last Christmas, and if I ate for $100, I could get $50 off. The certificate was not supposed to...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2011

The Cabana Room is now called Samba Cafe. Unfortunately, not only the name has changed. The menu is now based on a supposed Brazilian style tapas, which has little to do with any kind of Brazilian food. Salty sandwich, one of the worst caipirinhas I've...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2010

Had other plans (Le Chardonnay, which we saw on this site- but after seventy mile drive-found that it appears to have closed. Walked by Cabana and decided to try,. No regrets, great appetizer (squid) which I expected to be greasy, but was very light and...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2009

Every friend I've taken to Cabana Room has liked it. The menu intersperses standard bar fare with Latin American-inflected items such as Feijoada, goat stew, and chimichuri sauce. As of October, a new chef had recently come on board. He makes a fab carrot soup!....More

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Reviewed 23 April 2008

Excellent lunches and good prices. Different than anything already on state street.

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Reviewed 10 January 2008

My Sandwich was good. Over cooked the burger that was ordered and then the replacement. Service was SLOW and lacking.

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Reviewed 18 December 2007

Great food, but not a lot of selection. Interesting menu though. Definitely want to try everything there. The Cabana Burger is great, as well as the Cheese, Pesto and Tomato sandwich.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Madison, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
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