Restaurants

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!
Avenue Club and Bubble Up Bar
East
American
608-257-6877
1128 E. Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53703
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
The Prairie Café
East
American
608-244-4703
4402 East Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53704
Badgerland Bar & Grill
Downtown
American
308-251-5511
525 West Johnson Street
Madison, WI 53703
Growler's Bar & Grille
East
American
608-244-4703
4402 East Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 5370
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
Short Stack Eatery
Downtown
Breakfast
608-709-5569
301 West Johnson Street
Madison, WI 53703
Sa-Bai Thong
West
Other
608-828-9565
6802 Odana Road
Madison, WI 53719
Twist
West
American
608-833-0110
6617 Odana Road
Madison, WI 53719
Highland Corner Grill
Downtown
American
608-233-8778
2424 University Avenue
Madison WI, 53726
The Statehouse
Downtown
Steakhouse
608-535-8200
1001 Wisconsin Place
Madison, WI 53711