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Drinks & nightlife in Madison

Gastropub
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“Excellent food right on the square. A great stop any day of the week. Especially on a Farmer Market Saturday. ”
53 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“wine/cocktails and warm friendly neighborhood bar/lounge restaurant, very good food + board games. ”
33 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Locally sourced fare prepared by some of Madison’s best chefs. Classy casual over looking the capital. ”
30 locals recommend
Bar
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“For a drink and a bite. A staple neighborhood spot. Low-key with a slightly punked out edge. Live music if you stay late enough”
25 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of my favorite places to have a nice meal! Cozy, hip, casual atmosphere and amazing food!”
24 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“One of my favorite restaurants in Madison. The best meal of my life was bought here. It’s has a beautiful design and is feet from the shores of Lake Monona. ”
25 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“We love pizza delivery from here! Try the Fetalicious... yum yum. If you dine in they have comedy shows in the basement. Can be a fun entertainment while you dine!”
20 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great local produce and farm to table. Hearty helpings and always reliable. Not very large tables, ideal for 4 people or less. ”
25 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Beautiful diner food, with a full page of vegan options in addition to their regular fare. So good. And don't forget to try a piece of their pie!”
16 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Amazing beer selection. Fries are to die for. Varied menu that supports different price points. ”
23 locals recommend
Bar
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“Delicious food and unique craft cocktails; turns into more of a nightclub with a DJ after 10 pm”
16 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Love a margarita? Love tacos? This is indeed the place to go...great service, delicious tacos and salsa bar!”
15 locals recommend
Bar
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“BEST Supper Club in Dane County! if you have never been to a traditional Wisconsin supper club-try this one. Exquisite service, late night menu to die for and cool old style supper club vibe. outdoor dining area is lovely. ”
17 locals recommend
Bar
“Live music, drinks, restaurant (next door). Check website. Great venue for interacting with artists, you can get up close and personal! ”
13 locals recommend
Pub
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“Coopers Tavern is not only amazing food (brunch and dinner) but fantastic views and one of the best beer lists in town. In the summer, they put out tables right on the Capitol Square.”
14 locals recommend
Bar
“Owned by one of Carson's childhood friends, this is a fun, festive yet laidback craft brewery in the Atwood neighborhood known for beers that are brewed one barrel at a time (as the name suggests!). ”
11 locals recommend