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Aldo's Cafe

330 N Orchard St Madison, WI · 608.204.3943

A UW Campus Favorite
Aldo's Cafe is your quick and delicious solution for food on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Friday, Nov 29 – Closed Monday, Dec 23 – Closed Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Closed New Year’s Eve Wednesday, Jan 1 – Closed New Year’s Day

Avenue Club

1128 E. Washington Ave. Madison, WI · 608.257.6877

Madison's Favorite Fish Fry
Fish Fry on Friday nights is a Wisco tradition, but we're so proud of ours that we serve it for dinner 7 days a week, and during lunch Monday through Friday.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Open at 11am for brunch until 3pm with Pancake Bar Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open until midnight New Year’s Eve Wednesday, Jan 1 – Open at 11am for brunch until 3pm with Pancake Bar

Bar Corallini

2004 Atwood Ave. Madison, WI · 608.709.1316

Little Coral
Corallini, “little coral” in Italian, is also a nickname given to the people of Torre del Greco, Chef Giovanni’s hometown.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours serving NYE menu Wednesday, Jan 1 – Closed New Year’s Day

Bassett Street Brunch Club

444 Johnson St Madison, WI · 608.467.5051

All Day Brunch
Bassett Street Brunch Club is your downtown Madison restaurant destination for all-day, all-night brunch plus comfort food classics.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Closed at 3pm Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours Wednesday, Jan 1 – Open 8am - 4pm

Canteen

111 S Hamilton St. Madison, WI · 608.285.5703

A vibrant, fast-paced taqueria and Mexican kitchen on the Capitol Square
Serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week, as well as brunch and late night food on the weekends.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours Wednesday, Jan 1 – Open at 10:30 for brunch until 2 pm. Offering brunch menu only.

Carl's Cakes

110 Market St. Sun Prairie, WI · 608.825.3377

Madison's Most-Recommended Cakes
The Carl's Cakes team can plan and execute any special cake, no matter the style or the budget.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Open 7am to 2pm. Closed at 2pm. Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours Wednesday, Jan 1 – Opening late, at 8am, on New Year’s Day

Cento

122 W. Mifflin St. Madison, WI · 608.284.9378

Downtown Madison's Premier Italian Restaurant
Join us for handmade pastas, slow-roasted meats, pizza from our wood-burning oven, and an extensive wine list.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Offering a 3 course pre fixe menu Wednesday, Jan 1 – Closed New Year’s Day

The Coopers Tavern

20 W. Mifflin St. Madison, WI · 608.256.1600

Downtown Madison's Favorite Gastropub
The Coopers Tavern, located on Madison's Capitol square, emphasizes hearty, rustic dishes paired with with a bar menu that features over 28 tap beers and over 100 bottle varieties.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours Wednesday, Jan 1 – Open regular hours

Craftsman Table and Tap

6712 Frank Lloyd Wright Ave. Middleton, WI · 608.836.3988

Craft Food, Beer and Cocktails
Offering entrée specials inspired by local and seasonal ingredients, as well as some of the best local craft beers.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Open 10am-3pm serving brunch. Closed after 3pm. Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours Wednesday, Jan 1 – Open at 10am-4pm serving brunch. Closed after 4pm.

DLUX

117 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Madison, WI · 608.467.3130

Burger, cocktails and general swank
A half a block from the State Capitol, DLUX serves posh burgers and boozy shakes in a laid-back atmosphere just off the Square.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Regular menu offered 11am to 8pm. Closed 8pm-9:30pm. Open at 9:30pm for ticketed New Year’s Eve party Wednesday, Jan 1 – Open at 10am for brunch until 3pm. Closed after 3pm.

Eldorado Grill

744 Williamson St. Madison, WI · 608.280.9378

Savor Madison's Southwestern Style
Eldorado Grill is an eclectic combination of Southwestern, Southern, and Interior Mexican cuisine with an upscale twist. Featuring over 130 tequilas and mezcals on the menu.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours Wednesday, Jan 1 – Closed New Year’s Day

Everly

2701 Monroe St. Madison, WI · 608.416.5242

We're a casual, eclectic neighborhood eatery on Monroe Street
Bacon-serving and vegetarian-friendly. Featuring a large full-service outdoor seating area.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours with NYE Specials Wednesday, Jan 1 – Open for brunch 10am-3pm

Fresco

227 State St. Madison, WI · 608.663.7374

A captivating downtown dining destination
An appealing mixture of updated classics and fresh, seasonal fare. Featuring the best view anywhere of downtown Madison and MMoCA's sculpture garden.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Accepting reservations 4pm to 11pm. Hosting ticketed New Year’s Eve party. Wednesday, Jan 1 – Closed New Year’s Day

Hubbard Avenue Diner

7445 Hubbard Ave Middleton, WI · 608.831.PIES

Famous for Pie
Hubbard celebrates their love of pie throughout the year with special seasonal pies, favorite classics, and unique new flavors.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Open regular hours Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours Wednesday, Jan 1 – Open 9am-9pm

Johnny Delmonico's Steakhouse

130 S. Pinckney St. Madison, WI · 608.257.8325

A timeless, downtown steakhouse
Steak reigns supreme in this restaurant - New York strip, rib eye, sirloin or tomahawk - are just a few of the cuts served here.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours, offering a special New Year’s Eve menu Wednesday, Jan 1 – Closed New Year’s Day

Luigi's Pizza

515 S. Midvale Blvd. Madison, WI · 608.661.7663

Pizza is the star at Luigi's.
Enjoy deluxe creations made with fresh, local ingredients– all with a reasonable price tag.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours Wednesday, Jan 1 – Open regular hours

Market Street Diner

110 Market St. Sun Prairie, WI · 608.825.3377

Made-from-scratch
Market Street Diner serves classic diner food, including a classic Reuben, meatloaf, daily soup and sandwich specials, and overflowing bakery cases.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Open 7am to 2pm. Closed at 2pm. Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours Wednesday, Jan 1 – Opening late, at 8am, on New Year’s Day

Miko Poke

2701 Monroe Street, Suite 250 Madison, WI · 608.416.5241

Poke Bowls & Hawaiian Shave Ice
Every day we butcher whole fresh fish, chop fresh vegetables, slice and fry our purple sweet potato chips, and prepare every sauce from scratch.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours Wednesday, Jan 1 – Open regular hours

Monty's Blue Plate Diner

2089 Atwood Ave. Madison, WI · 608.244.8505

A familiar face on Madison's east side since 1990
Voted BEST Vegetarian Menu and Breakfast by Isthmus Madison Favorites. Breakfast served all day, every day.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Open from 7am to 4pm Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours Wednesday, Jan 1 – Open regular hours

Steenbock's on Orchard

330 N. Orchard St. Madison, WI · 608.204.2733

Your best choice for dining on campus
Offering dishes with local and seasonal ingredients at their best. Locally-sourced meats, cheeses and vegetables from around Wisconsin.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Closed Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Friday, Nov 29 – Closed Saturday, Nov 30 – Closed Monday, Dec 23 – Closed Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Closed New Year’s Eve Wednesday, Jan 1 – Closed New Year’s Day

Tex Tubb's Taco Palace

2009 Atwood Ave. Madison, WI · 608.242.1800

Tex Tubb's isn't called a Taco Palace for nothing
With over 25 different types of tacos, you'll never get bored. Not in the mood for a taco platter? We also offer burritos, tex-mex entrees and salads.

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Holiday Hours

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Open regular hours Thursday, Nov 28 – Closed Thanksgiving Tuesday, Dec 24 – Closed Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec 25 – Closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 31 – Open regular hours Wednesday, Jan 1 – Open regular hours