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Ella's Deli

2902 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5195
+1 608-241-5291
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“ice cream” (109 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2902 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5195
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place, another great stop on our way home from Wisconsin. This is mostly a 5-star place, will list a couple things at end that made it 4 stars. Been coming here a long time whenever we drive by on I90 - fun atmosphere,...More

Thank BRIAN22Algonquin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Madison to rescue a daughter with car trouble. We hadn't had dinner yet, and had many choices of restaurants, but chose Ella's for its proximity, the quality of the food and for the memories. And the ice cream. We split a pastrami...More

Thank 511virginiaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If I had not gone to eat I would rate this 5 stars if was amazing inside with so many cool things to see. Unfortunately the service did not live up to expectations. I ordered and explained my severe peanut allergy- the food came and...More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ice cream was fine. It wasn't anything special. We wanted to eat it outside but couldn't find any tables or benches so we had to eat in our car. Inside decor was cute but unless you want to walk around tables when everyone is...More

Thank ks7600
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you walk in, put aside your thoughts about the place seeming dated. It is. But that is part of the charm and appeal of such a gem. Clearly beloved, the patrons all seemed as happy to be there as we were. The burgers and...More

Thank NJ_Expat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 10 July 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
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
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