Paisans – Serving the original Garibaldi’s Sandwich

Established in 1950, Paisans is known for it’s thin crust pizza, porta salad, pasta, and their own concoction the Garibaldi sandwich. Introduced in 1957 this sub sandwich has layers of ham, salami, hot spicy cheese, sliced tomatoes and your choice of green or banana peppers served on toasted French Bread. Paisans has moved over the years multiple times but local residents consider their newest location to have the best lake view in town.

Paisans Madison Wisconsin View Lake Manona Winter

Paisan’s – Original home of the Garibaldi sandwich & amazing views – Image taken by: John Benson



  • Monday – Sunday: 11 am – 10 pm


131 West Wilson
Madison, WI 53703