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Thursday, July 10, 2014 |  Madison, WI: 69.0° F  A Few Clouds


202 Restaurants found
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1855 Saloon and Grill, Cottage Grove
218 S. Main St.
Cottage Grove, WI
  • Currently 2.005
2.0/5 (based on 1 reader rating)

A new restaurant in the heart of the original Cottage Grove. Wood-fired pizza oven, fresh salads, sandwiches, pastas, fish and steak. Good brew selection.
43 North
108 King St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.005
3.0/5 (based on 1 reader rating)

Contemporary American menu. Menu is arranged in first and second courses, main course, cheese course and dessert.
5100 Bar, McFarland
5100 Erling Ave.
McFarland, WI
  • Currently 4.005
4.0/5 (based on 1 reader rating)

Sports bar in the former Park Ponderosa ballroom. Salads and sandwiches, burgers, flatbread pizzas, pastas also with full dinner entrees (brisket, meatloaf, ribs, walleye, salmon). Breakfast centers on scrambles and benedict variations.
212 State St.
Madison, wi
A classic-looking tavern space with a bar down one side and booths down the other, with upscale burgers, panini, salads, a few entrees (flank steak, mac 'n' cheese, mustard-mushroom chicken, chipotle sea bass) and a roster of spiked milkshakes. Gluten-free bread available. Late-night menu.
A Pig in a Fur Coat
940 Williamson St.
Madison, WI
It's one of Mad City's prime spots for amazing pork dishes, under Chef Dan Bonanno's guidance -- a nominee for James Beard "Rising Star" status. APINFC focuses on small plates: charcuterie, sardines, ravioli, pork belly, etc., but also large plates (tripe, chicken thigh, veal breast, trout). Local beer list.
AJ Bombers
201 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.005
3.0/5 (based on 1 reader rating)

The Milwaukee hamburger joint features rotating special burgers plus a dozen house burgers and peanuts that arrive at your table aerially. And speaking of peanuts, don't overlook the Barrie Burger -- a peanut butter-bacon-cheeseburger. An upgrade to an organic grass-fed beef patty is available for any burger.
Alchemy Cafe
1980 Atwood Ave.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.005
4.0/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Pub food including the house apple rum burger. Other worthy fare includes a sockeye BLT and desserts by Honey Bee Bakery and Liz Chapa. Veg-friendly, local sourcing, rotating craft beer selection.
Amy's Cafe
414 W. Gilman St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.505
3.5/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Longtime campus spot, with a focus on soups and sandwiches, burgers and Greek fare (gyros, kebobs, chicken).
4710 East Towne Blvd.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 1.005
1.0/5 (based on 1 reader rating)

Lots of appetizers, salads, desserts, extensive grill menu, burgers.
660 S. Whitney Way
Madison, WI
  • Currently 1.505
1.5/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Lots of appetizers, salads, desserts, extensive grill menu, burgers.
Argus Bar Grille
123 E. Main St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.005
4.0/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Restored bar and grill in historic downtown commercial building. More than just bar food. Big menu of 61 hot and cold sandwiches and wraps, as well as burgers; plus seven salads, soup of the day and appetizers. A larger-than-usual raft of vegetarian options among both the sandwiches and salads.
Avenue Bar
1128 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.005
3.0/5 (based on 3 reader ratings)

Justly known for its fish boil (every day) and daily specials including prime rib, roast beef and chicken. But the sandwiches, burgers and fries are also a draw and a good deal in this classic tavern atmosphere.
Babe's Restaurant
5614 Schroeder Rd.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.255
3.3/5 (based on 4 reader ratings)

Watch the big game on the big-screen TV while you enjoy hand-pattied burgers at this sports spot. Plus full dinner menu. Friday fish fry is popular.
Badgerland Bar and Grill
525 W. Johnson St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 1.005
1.0/5 (based on 1 reader rating)

Casual dining near campus in the Doubletree Hotel.
517 Grand Canyon Dr.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.005
3.0/5 (based on 1 reader rating)

Salads, sandwiches, steak, seafood, pasta, a la carte menu. Try the pretzel-crusted walleye. In the Radisson.
Bassett Street Brunch Club
444 W. Johnson St.
Madison, WI
All day breakfast/brunch and comfort food spot in the new Hampton Inn on campus. Big platters of eggs, hash. chicken and biscuit, pancakes, and more, plus sandwiches, salads, and select comfort food entrees. Long list of hair-of-the-dog specialty cocktails.
Beach House, McFarland
4506 Larson's Beach Rd.
McFarland, WI
  • Currently 3.005
3.0/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Supper-club fare, nightly specials, right on Lake Waubesa. Walleye and eggs combo for breakfasts; also a go-to for Friday fish.
Beans 'n Cream Coffee House, Sun Prairie
345 Cannery Square
Sun Prairie, WI
  • Currently 3.005
3.0/5 (based on 1 reader rating)

Hot sandwiches, wraps, salads, soups all locally made, ice cream drinks and hand-dipped ice cream.
Betty Lou Cruises
5360 Westport Rd.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 2.505
2.5/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Would you, could you, on a boat? Chow down while taking in the scenery of Lake Mendota or Lake Monona. Pizza and beer cruises, a popular Sunday brunch with standout french toast and tasty Sunday dinner cruise, among others. Private group charter available.
BJ's Kolaches
875 University Ave. in front of Grainger Hall food cart
2701 Monroe St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.005
3.0/5 (based on 3 reader ratings)

Inventive sandwiches and burgers are joined by plentiful noodle bowls, enchiladas, and some of the best salads in town. We'd opt for the sweet potato quesadilla or the ooey gooey pasta.
Bon Appetit Cafe
805 Williamson St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.505
3.5/5 (based on 4 reader ratings)

**CLOSED. Is now Chez Nanou.***
Bonfyre American Grille
2601 W. Beltline Hwy.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.505
4.5/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

The centerpiece of the kitchen is the wood-fired oven, with rotisserie chicken, Berkshire pork chops and steaks, topped with a variety of accompaniments. Seafood in flavorful, simple preparations. Gluten-free items are labeled. Convenient to Arbor Hills, Nakoma, Fitchburg.
Bourbon Street Grille, Monona
6308 Metropolitan Ln.
Monona, WI
  • Currently 2.505
2.5/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Boat slips and outdoor dining cap this Cajun-influenced spot on the Yahara River. Fish baskets, oysters, some blackened entrees and other American standards.
Branch Street Retreat, Middleton
2644 Branch St.
Middleton, WI
  • Currently 2.505
2.5/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Solid bar-style menu, Friday fish fry.
Brass Ring, The
701 E. Washington Ave., Suite 104
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.005
3.0/5 (based on 3 reader ratings)

More than a pool hall with sandwiches, though it is that. Load up on appetizers, including the "Irish nachos," or chow down on a buffalo burger.
Brasserie V
1923 Monroe St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.675
3.7/5 (based on 3 reader ratings)

Intimate Belgian-inflected spot with great food. Moules et frites and steak-frites are joined by fondue, sandwiches, salads and the popular "V burger," Fountain Prairie beef topped with Muenster cheese and beer-battered onion straws. 26 taps (strong in Belgian and unique European imports, and American craft brews), outstanding list of bottled beers, wines by the glass.
Brocach Irish Pub-Square
7 W. Main St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.175
4.2/5 (based on 6 reader ratings)

Homey Gaelic soul and some good food too; best of the bunch is a gravy-smothered roast chicken and the bang-up bangers and mash. Open for breakfast during the farmer's market.
Brothers Three Bar and Grill
614 N. Fair Oaks Ave.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.005
4.0/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Hidden gem in a former gas station with big breakfasts, burgers and sandwiches, Friday fish fry, homemade soups and desserts and more.
Buck and Badger
115 State St.
Madison, WI
Burgers and hearty Wisconsin fare like Norwegian meatballs, buffalo pot pie, duck and booyah in an up-north atmosphere. 16 beers on tap, many in-state.
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