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Angelo's (McFarland)

Update: Angelo's McFarland is closed.

In a word: Unless you're closer to McFarland Angelo's, maybe stick to Monona.

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Address, hours & details via Isthmus; WiSJ review by Chris Martell, June 2005; Angelo's on Urbanspoon

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JM ate the beef ravioli in marinara and a salad and worked the "Some Assembly Required" crossword puzzle in the August 2004 issue of GAMES magazine.
Nichole ate the beef lasagna (though she ordered the veggie) and a salad with a Sprite.
The bill was $21, or $10.50/person, plus tip.
JM gave Angelo's a B; Nichole gave Angelo's a B (see our grading rubric).

Situated across the street from Spartan Bowl ("Cyber Bowling!") in McFarland, just five minutes from the Beltline, this branch of Angelo's Pizzeria is nice but maybe not worth a long drive. JM ordered beef ravioli again before we realized that the two Angelo's were indeed the same establishment. The McFarland branch has delivery but a smaller menu (e.g., no fish fry).

Just like in Monona, the atmosphere is friendly and probably good for kids. The table decorations are cute - we sat with a picture of Vince "winning isn't everything, it's the only thing - that's why I eat at Angelo's" Lombardi. The music was good again and included a cover of the Talking Heads' "Take me to the river."

The salads weren't exciting: iceberg lettuce, red onion, eggs, black olives, and one crunchy, bland cherry tomato each - which should be a crime, especially in mid-June. Nichole ordered the veggie lasagna and got the beef, but was either too shy or not committed enough to say anything. Both JM's ravioli and the bottom layer of Nichole's lasagna were tough, but otherwise the pasta was OK.

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whoa...have they changed chefs recently? I've been here 4 or 5 times and the food has been fabulous! Much better than what they've got at the Monona branch. But again, maybe there's been staff turn over recently (??)

I agree with the last posted comment (June 26, 2006). The McFarland Angelo's appears like an old neighborhood pizza joint from the outside, but inside the food is AMAZING. The new chef apparently now manages or owns the restaurant, and produces high-end meals. You really need to update your review. It'll be worth the "long" drive, believe me.

Yes, it sounds like Angelo's has changed a lot in 2 years! I doubt I'll make it back anytime soon, but that's why it's so cool to hear what other peoples' meals were like.

We live in McFarland and can't believe the jewel that we have discovered here in Angelo's! Angelo's has so much more to offer than Pasta and pizza - if you haven't checked out the "specials", you don't know what you're missing. They rival any meal we have had in any fancy restaurant in Madison. The service is personal, polite and professional and you will not hear bad music blasting here! If you want magnificent food at a reasonable price, good wine and good coffee (!), courteous and gracious service in a relaxing atmosphere, this is the place. You can park right outside the door free of charge and they will make certain that you know your business is appreciated.

Sadly, the McFarland Angelo's has now closed.

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