Dine Downtown Madison

Madison Wisconsin is known for its culinary talent and dynamic restaurant culture.

Downtown Madison is home to many of the city’s best known and most recognized restaurants like L’etoile, Heritage Tavern, and Harvest.

With more than 100 restaurants, cafes and bars there is always something new to try. We invite you to come spend an evening out at one of the district's many restaurants, bars or clubs.

Downtown Madison Gift Certificates are accepted at more than 150 locations.

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First EVER Downtown Group Gift Card Sale Announced

Fall Gift Card Program
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Announcing the Downtown Madison Fund

The purpose of this fund is to promote the vitality of downtown and leverage opportunities within and immediately adjacent to Madison’s Central Business Improvement District (BID).
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COVID 2020 Updates

Downtown Madison Information and Updates during the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic.
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Handmade and Handcrafted 2019

When it comes to gift-giving, it pays to shop — and craft — local. “…Shopping local directly supports your community,” says Kira Rosenstiel, manager of Art Gecko, 510 State Street.
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Your Holiday Traditions Start Downtown

Start your season of celebration in Downtown Madison, WI. Holiday Lights, A Winter Night Market, A Holiday Open House and a Cookie Walk...
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Parthenon Gyros
316 State
(608) 251-6311
www.parthenongyros.com
Certificates accepted here

Homemade gyros and Greek specialties with a beautiful rooftop garden dining area. Lunch, dinner and late night.

 

Shop online or in store for the world's largest selection of Wisconsin Cheeses since 1938. Great for gifts and souvenirs.

 

Longtime local institution offering specialty burgers, cheese curds & tap beers in quirky digs. Grilling burgers since 1974.

Located upstairs. Full menu and lunch, dinner and drink specials daily.

107 State
107 State

American style restaurant serving creative comfort food in a casual atmosphere.

A8 China
608 University

Student hangout in a sparse setting for familiar Asian dishes, plus daily lunch & dinner specials.

Featuring coffee, tea, gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, beer and wine, and coffee liqueur drinks, and occasional live music.

Argus BarGrille
123 E Main

Corner bar with great atmosphere, food until 1am, pool table and darts. Lunch, happy hour and late night drink specials; outdoor seating.

Asian Kitchen
449 State

Chinese and Asian food for lunch, dinner and late night. Delivery available.

Featuring cravable favorites with modern enhancements, from snacks to share, traditional faire, and modern salads that are meals unto themselves, we’re sure to satisfy your nourishment needs, morning, noon, and night.

Badger Liquor
402 State

Wine, beer and spirits.

Martinis, microbrews and an extensive wine list. Light menu served until 11:00 pm.

Barriques Coffee Trader
127 W Washington

Coffee, espresso and wine bar. Bakery, breakfast, sandwich and salad menu. Free wireless.

BelAir Cantina
111 Martin Luther King Jr.

Southwest inspired Mexican dishes specializing in tacos!

Blue Velvet Lounge
430 W Gilman

Wine and champagne by the glass and bottle, cocktails, martinis, assorted bottled beers and taps.

Boar & Barrel
101 N Hamilton

Boar & Barrel is a wine, whiskey and tapas bar with a pork-centric menu.

Espresso, coffee, scones from scratch, and crepes made from local ingredients.

(608) 230-7999
www.facebook.com
Certificates accepted here

Family-friendly northwoods-themed restaurant and bar. Lunch, dinner, late night.

Camp Trippalinde
601 Langdon

Celebrate the spirit and flat out fun of summers past seven floors atop Langdon Street. Camp Trippalindee is inspired by 1980s camp movies, rural Wisco taverns and the all out joy of being a kid. Fun and easy eats like walking tacos, double stacked burgers and crafty beers (delivered in Koozies!) will delight.

Chocolates crafted locally using the finest ingredients.

Canteen
111 S Hamilton

Canteen is a vibrant, fast-paced taco joint on the corner of the Capitol Square in Madison where friends come by to scarf tacos and bartenders sling salt-rimmed margaritas and inventive cocktails. We serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week, as well as brunch and late-night food on the weekends. Wanna throw a party, you can rent out the whole place.

Bagels, breakfast & lunch, coffee and coffee drinks.

Carte
800 Langdon

Carte is a sandwich and made-to-order salad shop that showcases fresh, locally-sourced ingredients and salad greens from lettuce grown by aquaponics year-round in Wisconsin. Carte also offers a large selection of freshly crafted grab-and-go items for anyone looking to grab a healthy bite.

Casetta Kitchen and Counter
222 W Washington

Our take on an Italian-American deli featuring sandwiches, soups, salads, deli-items, coffee, take-home dinners, retail wine, and full bar. Enjoy it at the deli or grab it to go, our food is served to order and prepared by us in house.

(608) 467-9450
caskandalemadison.com
Certificates accepted here

Whiskey lounge focusing on higher end bourbon, scotch, irish, and japanese whiskey with more than 300 whiskeys available and a tap list of 27 rotating beers.

Cento Ristorante
122 W Mifflin
(608) 284-9378
www.centomadison.com
Certificates accepted here

Cento combines local ingredients with traditional Italian flavors and modern techniques. Join us for handmade pasta, slow-roasted meats, and pizza from our wood-burning oven. We have an extensive wine list, with over 150 bottles to choose from. Cento is open for dinner service every night, brunch on the weekends, and has a private room available for event rentals

Chasers Bar & Grille
319 W Gorham

Just off State Street, with outdoor patio seating. Appetizers, burgers, soups, salads, sandwiches. Dinner and late night.

Chazen Café
750 University

Chazen Café has your daily pick-me-up. Located in the lobby of the Chazen Museum of Art, this dining spot boasts floor to ceiling windows and comfortable spaces for studying or meeting with friends. In addition to Peet's Coffee, you can also enjoy a variety of premium espresso drinks, blended beverages, baked goods and a selection of local beer and wines. The Café also offers a variety of hand-selected gift items, jewelry and more.

Chazen Museum of Art
750 University

Home to the second-largest collection of art in Wisconsin, with permanent collections, temporary exhibitions, education programs and events.

Cheba Hut
453 W Gilman

Laid-back sandwich-shop chain for creative toasted subs, plus munchies & desserts

Authentic chinese noodles and dumplings.

(608) 250-4613
www.chipotle.com
Certificates accepted here

Burritos, tacos and salads made-to-order.

Family owned and Madison made super-premium ice cream, frozen yogurt, Italian ice, soy ice cream, and no sugar added ice cream

The Church Key, now a Madison institution for well-over 50 years, is a place where everyone can come to enjoy themselves.

CIRC
1 W Dayton
(608) 294-3031
concoursehotel.com
Certificates accepted here

Located in The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club, CIRC serves contemporary American cuisine with global influences for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Upscale food and spirits, located downstairs. Happy hour specials.

(608) 255-2994
www.claryspopcorn.com
Certificates accepted here

Gourmet popcorn made from scratch in many flavors, and other specialties.

Colectivo Coffee
25 S Pinckney

Coffee, tea, smoothies, custom craft beers, all-day breakfast and sandwiches.

Coffee, tea, smoothies, custom craft beers, all-day breakfast and sandwiches.

Conrad's Grill
563 State

tater tots loaded with meats, cheeses and sauces, wrapped up in a tortilla and slapped on the grill.

Coopers Tavern, The
20 W Mifflin
(608) 256-1600
thecooperstavern.com
Certificates accepted here

The Coopers Tavern is a European-style neighborhood tavern. A place to grab a pint after work or catch up with friends and watch the match. Serving up hearty, rustic food and an extensive beer list featuring 28 different taps and over 100 bottles. The Coopers Tavern offers lunch and dinner 7 days a week, as well as brunch on the weekends. Our second floor is perfect for your next party and has the best view in the city.

Crave Coffee
604 University

Gourmet donuts are paired with craft coffee to bring a new experience to Madison. Crave was born from a passion for gourmet novelty donuts, high quality coffee, and excellent barista service. Crave's mission is to make your day a little brighter!

D'Vino
116 King

Owners and Chefs Maniaci and Hoke have crafted a artisanal Cicchetti menu from local fare that transcends traditional Italian specialties with an array of appetizers, small plates and specialty baskets served in a rustic style with a nod to current gastro pub sensibilities, that pair perfectly with select wines from a variety of small family owned and community supported and operated wineries throughout Italy, France and Switzerland. Offering a seasonal variety of wines, selected especially to accompany the specialties on the menu, D’Vino will procure a number of red, white, rose, sparkling and dessert wines for your enjoyment by the glass or bottle.

Daily Scoop
800 Langdon

Babcock Dairy ice cream is as delicious as it gets. From a single scoop waffle cone to the Freshman 15 sundae with 15 scoops of ice cream, all the classics are back and then some. Made fresh on the UW Campus.

Danny's Pub
322 W Gorham

Irish Pub style bar serving beer & spirits as well as burgers, sandwiches, salads, and comfort food.

Der Rathskeller
800 Langdon

Der Rathskeller is a favorite gathering place for students, staff, and community members. With a German beer hall feel, this Wisconsin Union icon hosts music sponsored by the Wisconsin Union Directorate's Music Committee, game watches for the Badgers, Packers, and Brewers, and provides a place to socialize.

Der Stiftskeller
800 Langdon

Serving craft and tap beer, wines by the glass, sodas and other non-alcoholic beverages, der Stiftskeller is downtown Madison’s very own bierhaus. It also offers perfect snack accompaniments to your beverage of choice.

DLUX
117 Martin Luther King Jr.
(608) 467-3130
dluxmadison.com
Certificates accepted here

DLUX serves burgers, fries, and cocktails in a modern, trendy setting just off the Capitol Square. No matter your tastes, DLUX has you covered with a diverse menu of bunned delights, boozy shakes, and perfect sauce-and-cheese laden french fry creations. DLUX offers lunch and dinner 7 days a week, as well as brunch on the weekends.

Dotty Dumpling's Dowry
317 N Frances

Longtime local institution offering specialty burgers, cheese curds & tap beers in quirky digs. Grilling burgers since 1974.

Double U, The
620 University

Sports Bar and Eatery just 2 blocks from the Kohl Center. Featuring great appetizers, salads and pizza with over 30 beers on tap!

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Fine arabic dining and multi-international atmosphere. Serving customers with a dish presented with color and perfection while being affordable for an everyday stop-in meal. Serving hookah on the patio.

Eno Vino
1 N Webster

Elegant dining with a unique artisan menu, large wine selection, and full bar.

Coffee, coffee drinks, tea and cafe snacks; free Wi-Fi. Close to the Capitol Square.

Estacion Inka
616 University Avenue University

Estacion Inka introduces a quick service take on the Peruvian dining experience, bringing the unique and flavorful recipes, including Pollo a la Brasa, as well as other Latin flavors along with vegetarian options. We provide a space where customers can enjoy, relax, and indulge in the special and satisfying flavors of a home-cooked meal.

Estrellon
313 W Johnson

Spanish-inspired tapas and small plates restaurant from Chef Tory Miller. Dishes perfect for sharing, flavorful cheeses and charcuterie, incredible Spanish wines, traditional paella, and elegant mahogany woodwork.

Locally owned and operated, this full-service café and espresso bar on State Street is just a short walk from the Square or campus. It offers a friendly, authentic, unpretentious downtown-Madisonian vibe. On a gorgeous day, people-watch from our sidewalk café, or enjoy peace and quiet on our back patio. When it’s cold outside, relax by our fireplace while gazing upon the ever-changing local artist exhibits adorning the cafe walls. Our coffee and espresso drinks are crafted with only certified fair-trade and organic beans. Our in-house bakery offers made-from-scratch muffins, bars, and other assorted treats. We also offer homemade breakfast and lunch items, including sandwiches, salads, and soups. Many tasty vegan and gluten-free options are available—so is beer and wine!

Open daily 8am–10pm
Happy hour every M-F 4pm-7pm

Burgers and fries made with fresh ingredients and no trans fats. Online ordering for pick-up available.

Forage Kitchen
665 State

A locally sourced grab-n-go, seasonal market that brings crave-worthy fresh produce, hearty grains, and hot proteins.

(608) 663-7374
frescomadison.com
Certificates accepted here

The essence of Fresco is its menu – thoughtfully prepared with vibrant, innovative offerings. The menu changes seasonally allowing Executive Chef Matt Schieble to feature new ingredients and curated dishes. Fresco offers a refined, modern setting to enjoy Chef Matt’s elegant dishes while the panoramic view takes in the recently renovated Orpheum sign as well as Madison’s Capitol building arching 187 feet into the sky. Dine at Fresco for dinner or choose this inspiring location for your next event.

Fresh Fin Poke
502 University

Serving Japanese poke bowls and seafood.

Fromagination
12 S Carroll

Fromagination features artisan cheese from Wisconsin…and all over the United States and the world. Working one-on-one with you to pair cheeses with wine, beer, crackers, preserves, honey and other perfect companions. Creating an unique experience for each guest. Stop in and taste more than 100 cheeses, and other wonderful local specialty foods. Many items proudly made here in Wisconsin.

FUGU Asian Fusion
411 W Gilman

Our Chinese restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.

Cocktails, bottled and tap beers. Outdoor patio seating with a Capitol view.

Globe, The
309 N Henry

Offering a wide variety of choices from all over the globe including curries, Himalayan, sandwiches, dumplings, tacos, and more!

Serving breakfast and lunch all day. Salad bar, soups and catering. Located inside U.S. Bank Plaza.

Hand-rolled New York-style bagels, lox, pastrami, sandwiches, fair trade coffee. Breakfast, lunch, delivery.

Grace Coffee
417 State

Offering specialty coffee drinks, bakery items, pastries, breakfast, brunch, lunch & dinner with love

Graze
1 S Pinckney
(608) 251-2700
www.grazemadison.com
Certificates accepted here

Locally-sourced, comfort food favorites from Chef Tory Miller in a casual New York gastropub-inspired environment. Open for lunch, weekend brunch, and dinner, plus weekday Happy Hour from 3-6pm.

A changing roster of house made craft brews & pub eats served in a lively venue with beer garden & pool tables.

Harvest
21 N Pinckney

Recently named a top Farm-to-Table restaurant by Gourmet Magazine, features seasonal locally-grown and organic ingredients.

Hawk's Bar & Grill
425 State
(608) 256-4295
www.hawksbar.com
Certificates accepted here

Casual bar and grill serving appetizers, fresh salads, unique sandwiches, and burgers. Lunch, dinner, late night. Warm in the winter… Cool all the time.

Heritage Tavern
133 E Mifflin
(608) 283-9500
heritagetavern.com
Certificates accepted here

Globally inspired cuisine using local Wisconsin ingredients. Dinner, happy hour, weekend brunch.

(608) 251-9225
himalchulimadison.com
Certificates accepted here

Cuisine from Nepal, Tibet and India. Vegan, vegetarian and non-vegetarian.

(608) 257-9248
ianspizza.com
Certificates accepted here

Unique pizza by the slice & fresh salad. Voted Wisconsin's best pizza by Food Network Magazine. Lunch, dinner and late-night; pick-up and delivery.

Insomnia Cookies
462 State

Fresh baked mix and match cookies daily. Have them delivered or pick them up in store!

It'Sugar
542 State

Specialty candy, novelties and gifts.

Ivory Room Piano Bar, The
116 W. Mifflin

Live piano acts nightly including dueling pianos; drink specials and 'Martini of the Month.'

J-Petal
507 State

Our crepes are made with fresh vegetable, fruit and meat. Each recipe's ingredient combination was tested thousands of times before delivering to our customer. Therefore, each recipe offers a unique taste. In-house seasoned beef and handmade cream are two secret ingredients in our crepes. Also offering Thai Ice Cream.

Fresh, fast, and tasty gourmet sub sandwiches.

Johnny Delmonico’s Steakhouse offers elevated service and premium quality steaks to provide an unparalleled dining experience for their customers. Dine with Johnny Delmonico’s 7 nights a week or host your next event in our private room.

Karoke Kid
614 University

Simple karaoke joint near campus with sake drinks.

Kilwins
208 State
(608) 661-4431
www.kilwins.com
Certificates accepted here

Traditional, kitchen-made candy and ice cream made fresh from premium ingredients and original recipes.

Koi Sushi
502 State

Koi Sushi Restaurant offers delicious tasting Japanese food and authentic Hunan style Chinese cuisine with a variety in taste and high quality fresh sushi.

Kollege Klub, The
529 N Lake

Sports-themed college bar, serving food and drinks. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, late night.

Kung Fu Tea
449 State

Teas and slushes including bubble tea and milk tea.

L'Etoile Restaurant
1 S Pinckney

Farm-to-table fine dining restaurant supporting Wisconsin producers since 1976. Don't miss Chef Tory Miller's monthly themed tasting menu or the exquisite wine pairings from wine director, Michael Kwas.

Lake Vista Cafe
1 John Nolen

Located in the Evjue Rooftop Garden of the Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center. Open seasonally from June through August for lunch, dinner and happy hour.

Le C's
411 State

Cafe and bakery on State St. serving bubble tea and a wide variety of baked treats.

Authentic Mexican food. Lunch, dinner. Eat-in or take-out.

Inspired by the love of all things taco & the refusal to leave the bar, Luchador Tequila & Taco Bar is a new dynamic Mexican concept located on State Street, in the heart of Madison’s entertainment district.

Lucille
101 King

The contemporary-styled brick-oven pizza tavern. After 10 p.m., the restaurant has a late-night menu and feature DJs.

(608) 256-6071
macksirishpub.com
Certificates accepted here

Great sandwiches, fine spirits and fourteen beers on tap.

Mad Seafood Boiler
201 W Gorham

Relaxed, hands-on venue for sushi & seafood boils of shrimp & crawfish, plus ample sides.

Madison's
119 King
(608) 229-0900
madisonsdowntown.com
Certificates accepted here

A destination for mouthwatering, seasonal and locally sourced fare. A must stop for a the Madison’s Burger! Great brunch, happy hour and late-night destination. Specialty cocktails, wines and local beers.

Maduro Cigar Bar
117 E Main

Wine, beer and cocktails. Cigar and pipe smoking allowed in the bar.

Marigold Kitchen
118 S Pinckney
(608) 661-5559
marigoldkitchen.com
Certificates accepted here

Creative healthy food prepared by friendly folks. Breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch.

Mediterranean Cafe
625 State
(608) 251-8510
www.facebook.com
Certificates accepted here

Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. Dine-in or take-out.

Merchant
121 S Pinckney

Farm-to-table restaurant, craft cocktails, liquor store. Dinner, happy hour, late night, weekend brunch.

Merci
10 W Mifflin

A restaurant, bar and market featuring daily menus, natural wines, craft cocktails, beers, and 3rd wave coffee. The all-day corner farmers' market includes take away bowls, salads, sandwiches, and soups, plus fresh organic produce, select artisan cheese, baked goods and kitchen essentials. Field Table hosts classes, workshops, and community activities around the original field table from our family farm, as well as private events in our Chef's Table room.

Independent coffee house offering fair trade coffees near the Capitol Square on State Street.

Milio's Sandwiches
116 Martin Luther King Jr.

Sandwiches made with fresh bread baked onsite, meat and vegetables. Catering available. Dine-in or carry-out.

Mirch Masala
449 State

Indian lunch buffet and dinner. Located on the second floor.

Mondays
523 State

Casual bar with daily drink specials and outdoor seating.

Fresh made burgers, hand cut fries and real ice cream shakes.

Morris Ramen
106 King
(608) 416-5547
morrisramen.com
Certificates accepted here

Our goal at Morris Ramen is to create and serve Madison’s best ramen using time tested traditional techniques and tastes (and a few things we came up with on our own)

Mr. Kimchi
225 King

Serving Korean style BBQ and dishes with a modern twist.

Fine asian dining from world class chef Muramoto featuring Japanese cuisine, sushi, whiskey, and sake.

Naf Naf Grill
555 State

Falafel, shawarma, fries, soups, & salads.

Natt Spil
211 King

Hidden, cash-only haunt offering global small plates, cocktails, & beer in an intimate space.

Home of good food, made from scratch, plus Greek specialties. Vintage atmosphere.

Nomad World Pub
408 W Gorham

Nomad World Pub features an extensive beer list, live soccer, trivia, live music and happy hour specials.

Noodles & Company
232 State
(608) 257-6393
www.noodles.com
Certificates accepted here

Noodle dishes, soups and salads.

Old Fashioned, The
23 N Pinckney

Food inspired by the traditions of Wisconsin taverns and supper clubs, made with local ingredients from small Wisconsin producers. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

Osteria Papavero
128 E Wilson

Cozy, laid back spot service large portions of seasonal italian fare & an extensive wine list.

Paisan's Restaurant
131 W Wilson

Established in 1950, Paisan’s Italian Restaurant remains one of Madison’s favorites for thin crust pizza, homemade pasta and trademark sandwiches.

Paisan’s also features one of Madison’s finest lakeside dining areas. During our warm months, our patio overlooks Lake Monona delivering spectacular sunsets and a soothing view. Paisan’s restaurant features a relaxing outdoor environment like no other.

Paradise Lounge
119 W Main

A neighborhood bar downtown, open 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Extensive beer list; serves food daily until 1:30 am.

Parthenon Gyros
316 State

Homemade gyros and Greek specialties with a beautiful rooftop garden dining area. Lunch, dinner and late night.

Paul's Club
204 State
(608) 257-5250
www.facebook.com
Certificates accepted here

Bar and lounge, 26 beers on tap, outdoor seating.

Paul's Pel'meni
414 W Gilman

Russian dumplings filled with meat or potato. Lunch, dinner and late night.

Peet's Coffee
800 Langdon

Looking for a place to enjoy a specialty coffee and bakery treat? Peet’s Coffee in Memorial Union provides an escape in downtown Madison with inviting seating, big windows, and tons of delicious, customizable options to order! The location just inside the first floor doors makes it easy to grab a quick cold brew or linger over a latte.

Our in-house bartender creates and certifies every recipe, so you know it’s just right every time.

Plaza Tavern, The
319 N Henry

Bar and grill serving lunch and dinner. Home to the world famous Plazaburger, created in 1964.

Poindexter Coffee
601 Langdon

Sweet and savory staples of fresh pressed juice, salads, Paninis and signature stuffed hand pies; all sourced locally.

Poke it Up
540 University

Poke it up is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.

Poke restaurant with customizable meats, add ins and sauces.

Porta Bella Restaurant
425 N Frances

Longtime romantic restaurant serving traditional Italian fare in a venue with a cellar bar & patio.

Post, The
22 S Carroll
(608) 285-8000
parkhotelmadison.com
Certificates accepted here

Family dining and contemporary American-style cuisine. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Warm sandwiches, salads, soups, shakes. Lunch and dinner. Delivery available.

(608) 280-8720
www.qdoba.com
Certificates accepted here

Burritos, tacos, nachos, taco salads. Made to order, fast. Eat-in or take-out.

Quiznos
5 N Pinckney
(608) 255-1410
www.quiznos.com
Certificates accepted here

Serving subs and toasted subs, salads, soups and flatbreads.

Ramen Kid
461 W Gilman

Asian styled comfort food specializing in ramen, poke, and noodles.

Rare Steakhouse
14 W Mifflin
(608) 204-9000
www.raresteaks.com
Certificates accepted here

A classic steakhouse and seafood restaurant, featuring over 200 different wines. Lunch and dinner.

Red
316 W Washington

Sleek eatery serving creative sushi rolls & grilled Japanese fare in modern environs.

Red Card Meal Plan
100 State

A pre-paid debit card that gives students and parents an alternative to on-campus meal plans. Valid at nearly 100 area restaurants.

Red Rock Saloon
322 W Johnson

Country and rock music venue, offering award-winning BBQ, live music weekly and a mechanical bull. Locally-owned and operated.

Red Shed
406 N Frances

Cash only bar featuring bar games and happy hour drinks.

(608) 442-1112
www.therigbypub.com
Certificates accepted here

Vintage rock-inspired pub and restaurant. Three floors, sidewalk cafe. Lunch, dinner, private parties and catering.

(608) 257-0400
rileyswines.com
Certificates accepted here

Wines from around the world, all major domestic beers and hundreds of imports and micro brews, wide selection of liquor.

Featuring authentic Laotian and Thai cuisine. Lunch and dinner.

Inside Madison Children's Museum. Locally-sourced pizza, pasta, salad, kid-friendly options and Chocolate Shoppe ice cream.

Lanzhou hand pulled noodle is from the Gansu province. It is one of the top ten noodles in China, known for its rich beef broth and springy noodles. The noodles are more than just plain noodles, they are a piece of art. Every single bowl of noodles will be made freshly from dough when you order.

Salads UP
439 N Frances

Our menu is carefully crafted to meet any food need. Make your salad as healthy, bizarre, or simple as you want. Mix it UP with a fresh pressed juice or even throw in a wrap or some soup. We lay out the options and let you do your thing.

Samba Brazilian Grill
240 W Gilman

Offering two-course dining featuring fresh salads and fire-roasted meats. Dinner and Sunday brunch.

Sencha Tea Bar
430 State
(608) 819-8012
senchateabar.com
Certificates accepted here

Offering a wide variety of specialty teas, including bubble tea.

Senor Machetes
121 E Main

A modern interpretation on authentic Mexican food on Main Street. Open for lunch and dinner. Delivery available.

Settle Down Tavern
117 S Pinckney

A cozy upscale tavern. Home of the Good Idea Burger, the world's fastest burger!

A bar where everyone is welcome. Also serving lunch, dinner, happy hour.

Short Stack Eatery
301 W Johnson

All breakfast menu, day and night, made from scratch with fresh, organic, and local ingredients. Open Wed: 6am-3pm; Thurs & Fri: 6am-Midnight; Sat 6am until Sun 9pm (yes, the whole time.)

(608) 310-4800
thesidedoorgrill.com
Certificates accepted here

Classic bar and comfort food, including soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers and flat bread pizza. Lunch, dinner, late night. Entrance on NE side of building.

Silver Dollar Tavern
117 W Mifflin

Neighborhood bar since 1933. Pool and shuffleboard tables.

Sol's on the Square
117 E Mifflin

Authentic Korean dining just off of the Capitol Square. Dinner plus Fri.-Sat. lunch.

Sotto
303 N Henry

LGBTQ-friendly bar and dance club.

Square Wine Company
5 N Pinckney
(608) 819-6191
www.squarewineco.com
Certificates accepted here

Wines from small, family growers that reflect a sense of place. Tastings and classes offered.

Coffee and espresso drinks, teas, pastries and merchandise. On the Capitol Square.

Coffee and espresso drinks, teas, pastries and merchandise. In the Madison Concourse Hotel

Coffee and espresso drinks, teas, pastries and merchandise. Near UW campus.

State Street Brats
603 State

Bratwurst, burgers, sandwiches, salad. Lunch, dinner, drinks, parties, catering. Outdoor garden. The Alumni H.Q.

Strada
800 Langdon

Strada, a classic Italian bistro, features hearth-fired personal pizzas, delectable pasta bowls and piadinas—Italian flatbread sandwiches filled with cheese, sauce, meat and veggies. A community favorite, Strada offers a mouthwatering menu of signature selections as well as the option to customize your own dish from our assortment of fresh and seasonal toppings.

(608) 255-1636
www.subway.com
Certificates accepted here

Sub sandwiches made to order. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. On the Capitol Square.

Sub sandwiches made to order. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Near UW campus.

Sushi Express
610 University

Snug Japanese eatery featuring a menu that includes sushi, teriyaki, & bento boxes.

Taco Bell Cantina
534 State

Fast-food chain serving Mexican-inspired fare such as tacos, quesadillas & nachos.

Taiwan Little Eats
320 State

Taiwan Little Eats, serving traditional night market fare on Madison's State Street.

Taste of Sichuan
515 State

Chinese, Sichuan and Japanese restaurant. Delivery and take out available.

Tavernakaya
27 E Main

Located on the Capitol Square offering modern asian cuisine and sushi. Full bar offering specialty cocktails and a wide variety of local and Asian selections. Fan favorites include General Tso’s Cauliflower, Spicy Miso Ramen, Gyoza, Nueske’s Bacon & Egg Fried Rice, Dragon Roll, and Pork Buns. Open for lunch Tues-Sat, dinner Mon-Sat. Closed Sundays and Monday lunch. Delivery and Carry-out available.

Teddywedgers
101 State
(608) 230-5360
www.teddywedgers.com
Certificates accepted here

Unique meat, cheese and veggie pasty pies.

Tempest Oyster Bar
120 E Wilson

Sleek, stylish restaurant featuring oysters & other seafood fare plus live music on weekneds.

The Vineyard Liquor
626 University

Wine, beer, and spirits.

Tipsy Cow, The
102 King

Traditional corner tavern serving Wisconsin bar fare, craft beer and daily specials. Lunch, dinner, drinks.

Tornado Steak House
116 S Hamilton

White-linen dining in a supper club atmosphere. Steaks, pork, duck, rabbit, lamb, seafood, fish, cocktails. Dinner, bar, late night menu.

(608) 294-1000
www.foodspot.com
Certificates accepted here

Classic Italian trattoria, three floors of seating, sidewalk cafe, extensive wine list. Lunch and dinner. Voted Best of Madison since 2006.

A dining club for members including UW-Madison students, faculty and staff. Meeting, reception and banquet rooms available to members for catered events and private luncheons.

Wando's
602 University

Boisterous 3-level bar with a party vibe offering DJs, dancing, & a weekly free bacon night.

Huge space featuring live bands, DJ's, pool tables, and dance floor.

Shop online or in store for the world's largest selection of Wisconsin Cheeses since 1938. Great for gifts and souvenirs.

Woof's
114 King

Bar with a sports attitude catering primarily to the gay community. Happy hour, events, theme parties. Men of WOOF'S calendars available.

Brewery making and serving local craft brews.

Yume Sushi
449 State

Modern interpretation of classic Japanese dishes specializing in sushi, hibachi, bento, and udon.

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