Restaurants

Great Dane Pub and Brewing Company
Downtown
Pub
608-284-0000
123 East Doty Street, Madison, WI 53703
2980 Cahill Main, Fitchburg, WI 53711
876 Jupiter Drive, Madison, WI 53718
357 Price Place, Madison, WI 53705
Quivey's Grove
American
608-273-4900
6261 Nesbitt Road
Fitchburg, WI 53719
Quivey’s Grove
Located just ten minutes west of the Alliant Center on four acres of towering black walnut trees and flower gardens are two restaurants in restored buildings dating to 1855 and on the National Register of Historic Places. Renovated and established in 1980, Quivey’s Grove has been the place for locals and visitors alike to explore Wisconsin’s heritage of comfort foods.

The Stone House Restaurant
Upscale dining in the bedrooms and parlors of the old Stone House is a memorable dining experience that is a trip into the past! Reservations taken.

The Stable Grill
Connected by tunnel is the restored horse stable, featuring local craft beer, local wines, and casual dining in a rustic setting. Know for it’s fabulous Friday Fish Fry and friendly service.
CIRC - The Madison Concourse Hotel
Downtown
American
608-294-3031
1 West Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53703
CIRC, The Madison Concourse Hotel’s in-house restaurant, serves delicious entrees for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The menu, which changes seasonally and is crafted with local and organic ingredients, is inspired by the diverse individuals that define our community and is shaped by hardworking local farmers who embody the spirit of Wisconsin. Come experience our classic, creative menu of contemporary American cuisine with global influences.
Heartland Grill - Sheraton Hotel
South
American
608-251-2300
706 John Nolan Drive
Madison, WI 53713
Heartland Grill for an authentic Wisconsin dining experience. Our American eatery opens up to locally influenced ingredients, classic American staples and seasonal selections. Sample from our hand crafted soups and salads, small plate starters or delicious sandwiches. Heartland Grill, located inside the Sheraton Madison is the perfect retreat to connect with friends during Expo. Open for Breakfast lunch and dinner daily.
Essen Haus
Downtown
German
608-255-4675
514 East Wilson Street
Madison, WI 53703
The Essen Haus, Madison's authentic German restaurant & trinken halle, invites you to take a trip to Germany right here in Madison. Experience German food, bier and culture from the time you arrive until you say Auf Wiedersehen. The Essen Haus proudly features German and American cuisine, 16 German tap bier selections (available in the 2-liter BOOT!), a wide variety of bottled imports, live polka music nightly, friendly staff dressed in Old World attire and plenty of Gemütlichkeit! Try out one of our schnitzel selections or enjoy one of our nightly specials, including our Friday night fish fry and Saturday night prime rib. Prosit!
Captain Bill's
West
Seafood
608-831-7327
2702 Century Harbor Road
Middleton, WI 53562
Captain Bills Waterfront Restaurant features award winning seafood in a rustic, casual and fun waterfront atmosphere right off Lake Mendota. Best of Casual Restaurant by the Food Network and recently voted “Best Seafood Restaurant” in the Best of Madison poll, Captain Bills diners rave about the clam chowder, crab cakes and coconut shrimp.

Escape to our waterfront deck or sit around the fire pit, enjoy an ice cold beverage, a mound of shrimp and oysters, crab, lobster or our Friday night fish fry. Happy hour daily from four to six.
Madison Originals
Wondering where to dine out in Madison? Looking for places you can't find in other cities? Check out the Madison Originals website for a list of local, independently owned, iconic restaurants. Whether you're seeking a steakhouse or a supper club, fine dining or a quick snack, or anything from pancakes to pizza, we've got fifty of Madison's best local restaurants to choose from. Madison Originals Independent Restaurants represent the true, unique flavor of our city!
Betty Lou Cruises
Downtown
Other
608-246-3138
53359 Lighthouse Bay Drive
Madison , WI 53704
We're Madison's Premier Cruise Line! Betty Lou offers Private Group Charters and Public Motoryacht Cruises April through October on Lake Mendota and Lake Monona.

All cruises include a captain and crew, buffet food service, beverage options and restrooms aboard one of our four motor yachts.

There has never been a better way to experience Madison than this. From the deck of the Betty Lou, listen to the sound of lapping waves and feel the breeze on your face. Whether you are standing on the open deck or relaxing in our spacious cabin, you have got the best seat in town!
Dotty Dumpling's Dowry
Downtown
American
608-259-0000
317 N. Frances Street
Madison, WI 53703
Dotty Dumpling's Dowry is a Madison institution favored by the locals for over 40 years. Located in the heart of downtown, Dotty's proudly offers award-winning hamburgers made from Wisconsin beef and Wisconsin cheese, Friday fish fry, homemade soups and chili, fresh salads and so much more! Cozy up to a booth or the bar and pick from 24 Wisconsin craft beers on tap while enjoying some Blues or Motown music in the background. Dotty's is a Madison tradition enjoyed by guests of all ages!
Imperial Garden Chinese Restaurant
West
Chinese
608-238-6445
2039 Allen Boulevard
Middleton, WI 53562
Located on the west side where Madison meets Middleton, Imperial Garden has been voted best of Madison every year since 1984. Enjoy a one of a kind experience combining traditional Chinese cuisine and elegant dining.
We offer lunch, dinner, banquet menus, carry out, catering, private party rooms and a full bar.
Visit us soon and experience our beautiful atmosphere and delicious flavors!
Mariner's Inn
East
Seafood
608-246-3120
5339 Lighthouse Bay Drive
Madison, WI 53704
When Bill and Betty Von Rutenberg opened The Mariner’s Inn in 1966, they set out to provide a steak and seafood dining experience like none other. Mouth watering, delicious steaks aged to perfection and an assortment of seafood from lobster to the famous Friday Fish Fry.

Bill and Betty’s sons, Bill, Jack, and Robert, along with their crew, now carry on the tradition of outstanding hospitality of von Rutenberg Ventures. Waterfront dining on the patio and a sunset over the marina make dinner at Mariner’s an evening to remember.

Join us for delicious steaks, excellent service and a beautiful view!
Capitol ChopHouse - Hilton Madison Monona Terrace
Downtown
Steakhouse
608-255-5100
9 East Wilson Street
Madison, WI 53703
Capitol ChopHouse- Located in the Hilton Madison serving lunch and dinner. Valet parking complimentary.
A traditional steak house with contemporary flair, specializing in tender steaks and fresh seafood, and an extensive wine list. Featuring local food purveyors from the state of Wisconsin. Outdoor patio seating available
Highland Corner Grill
Downtown
American
608-233-8778
2424 University Avenue
Madison WI, 53726
Growler's Bar & Grille
East
American
608-244-4703
4402 East Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 5370
Sa-Bai Thong
West
Other
608-828-9565
6802 Odana Road
Madison, WI 53719
The Madison Blind
Downtown
American
608-257-4391
601 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53703
24/7 Gallery
Downtown
American
608-257-2700
333 West Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53703
The Statehouse
Downtown
Steakhouse
608-535-8200
1001 Wisconsin Place
Madison, WI 53711
Badgerland Bar & Grill
Downtown
American
308-251-5511
525 West Johnson Street
Madison, WI 53703
Twist
West
American
608-833-0110
6617 Odana Road
Madison, WI 53719
The Prairie Café
East
American
608-244-4703
4402 East Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53704
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Downtown
Steakhouse
608-233-9550
750 N. Midvale Blvd.
Madison, WI 53705
Short Stack Eatery
Downtown
Breakfast
608-709-5569
301 West Johnson Street
Madison, WI 53703