Ian's Pizza by the Slice

Pizza Place
319 N Frances St (University Ave), Madison, WI 53703, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:
No

Downtown Madison's favorite pizza place. The home of the Mac n' Cheese. Just steps away from the Kohl Center and many great bars.

9.1/10

Based on 116 votes

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  • pizza
  • mac & cheese
  • bandit
  • vegetarian food
  • good for a late night
  • spacious
  • good service
  • great value
  • Philly cheesesteaks
  • locally sourced food
  • barbecue
  • people watching
  • good for a quick meal
  • salads
  • potatoes
  • bacon
  • inexpensive
  • hot sauce
  • pesto
  • red peppers
  • Michelle S.

    The pizza was huge and amazing!

    Michelle Schwerdtfeger · October 4, 2014
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  • Anna S.

    Vegetarian options always win my heart, so Ian's rocks with multiple options including Mac and cheese and others

    Anna Schwanebeck · September 6, 2014
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  • Brent G.

    Conflicted. Some of the pizzas are gimmicky, some are excellent. Pay close attention and be rewarded.

    Brent Gatewood · August 18, 2014
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  • Amanda H.

    Amazing food and customer service! Will def be back.

    Amanda Horning · July 14, 2014
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  • Travis B.

    Try something different.

    Travis Burton · April 5, 2014
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  • Melissa S.

    Similar to politos, only better!

    Melissa SIewert · January 5, 2014
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  • Nat

    Mmmmmm. Pizza.

    Nat · August 3, 2013
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  • Max O.

    Most people don't know this, but they have the best salads here! With homemade dressings!

    Max Olsen · July 17, 2013
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  • Gillian R.

    Smokey and the Bandit is to die for!

    Gillian R · July 5, 2013
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  • Gillian R.

    Greatest pizza in Wisconsin!

    Gillian R · July 5, 2013
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  • Sarah T.

    The ranch dressing is the bomb. For the pizza or the salad. It'll blow your mind.

    Sarah T. · June 10, 2013
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  • Kelsey S.

    The workers are so nice! They gave me two new slices because they burnt the first one. Great place overall!

    Kelsey Sorenson · May 7, 2013
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  • one cool d.

    The pizza rocks. Lots of different pizza's

    one cool dude · May 4, 2013
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  • Patrick O.

    Best pizza and puppy chow in Madison!

    Patrick Olejniczak · May 1, 2013
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  • Judi S.

    Mac and cheese pizza is worth the drive, parking, walking, waiting and eating.

    Judi Salmon · April 21, 2013
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  • Dominic G.

    Its all a matter of opinion, but Papa & The Bandit is my favorite. BBQ, ranch, potatoes, cheddar and bacon. Amazing.

    Dominic Gorniak · March 26, 2013
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  • Corinne

    Ask for a sticker when you check out!

    Corinne · March 19, 2013
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  • Jennica S.

    Mac and cheese pizza is the best

    Jennica Stein · January 20, 2013
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  • Garrett R.

    I love Ian's...but shit can get rowdy...cops outside...chick fights inside...all in all a great drunk food experience!

    Garrett Rompelman · November 4, 2012
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  • Paul H.

    Try the Sprecher Orange Cream Soda

    Paul Hefti · August 5, 2012
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  • Francis R.

    Love the Philly Cheese Pizza

    Francis Rodriguez · June 17, 2012
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  • Paul H.

    Try the Mozzarella and Tomato Pizza

    Paul Hefti · June 10, 2012
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  • Michael D.

    This place is delicious, come hungry!

    Michael Demcak · June 1, 2012
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  • Dylan B.

    Really hungry? Get the 20" cheese. It's only $13!

    Dylan Blaiwes · May 17, 2012
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  • Ryan F.

    Definitely great drunk food.

    Ryan Fohrman · April 17, 2012
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  • Eric M.

    Best real pizza in Madison

    Eric McConnell · April 16, 2012
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  • Krista H.

    Cheesesteak! Yum. Has green and red peppers. Is amazing. Wish I had gotten two.

    Krista H. · March 17, 2012
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  • CollegeCandy

    One of the best drunk food places (good sober too!). Mac and Cheese Pizza is what they're known for, but their other flavors are equally delish.

    CollegeCandy · December 1, 2011
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  • Kristin F.

    Fresh, local ingredients. But nothing beats the Mac-n-Cheese pizza. Ever.

    Kristin Friel · October 30, 2011
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  • Molly R.

    mac & cheese!!!

    Molly Reppen · September 26, 2011
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  • Red Card Meal Plan

    The Red Card Off-Campus Meal Plan is accepted here! Sign up for Red Card at www.redcardmealplan.com.

    Red Card Meal Plan · September 21, 2011
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  • Batuhan"Bush" A.

    Can one fall in love with a slice of pizza! Oh yes ....one truly can in this place!

    Batuhan"Bush" A · August 22, 2011
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  • Brady L.

    Come past about 1:30am. It's GREAT people watching if you aren't one of the people to watch ;)

    Brady Loomis · August 20, 2011
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  • Sonya C.

    I'm saying order two or less..you are drunk...just being a friend

    Sonya C · August 5, 2011
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  • Danny K.

    When you are craving for food late night after your studying, the best food you can get for your bucks! Ian's pizza by the slice =)

    Danny Kim · June 25, 2011
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  • Ashley A.

    The veggie pieces with pesto can get a bit oily.

    Ashley A · October 14, 2010
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  • Ben M.

    I like the patio also, spacious

    Ben Morris · June 19, 2010
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  • Sadashiv H.

    Awesome Pizzas..lots of vegetarian varieties..And its pretty cheap compared to other pizza outlets.

    Sadashiv H · June 6, 2010
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  • Natasha W.

    Philly Cheese steak pizza.

    Natasha W · May 24, 2010
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  • Samuel H.

    The Macaroni & Cheese pizza with hot sauce is killer. A perfect way to end drunk nights.

    Samuel Hutchins · April 5, 2010
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  • Sara A.

    Yes the pieces look big, but trust me, order two! They are so yummy.

    Sara Alvarado · March 27, 2010
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  • Patrick M.

    Make sure to ask what all of the different slices are if you're unsure.

    Patrick M · February 26, 2010
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  • Nick C.

    $12 for an amazing large pizza. Can't argue with that.

    Nick Craig · January 15, 2010
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