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. Choose one of our grab-n-go options from our deli case or get one of our menu items. Aldo's offers a good breakfast selection as well, with fresh baked pastries and breakfast sandwiches to get your day started right.
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. Our menu features fun and familiar Mod-American cuisine revved up with a little style and sophistication. Besides brunch foods, we serve up yummy sandwiches, fresh salads and creative dinner entrees. We open our doors bright and early each day.
110 Market St. Sun Prairie, WI · 608.825.3377
Madison's Most-Recommended Cakes
With over 30 years of baking experience, the Carl's Cakes team can plan and execute any special cake, no matter the style or the budget. Their exceptional cakes and delightful buttercreams have made Carl's Cakes the most recommended cakes in the Madison area.
122 W. Mifflin St. Madison, WI · 608.284.9378
Downtown Madison's Premier Italian Restaurant
Combining local ingredients with traditional Italian flavors and modern techniques, Cento combines Old World Italian traditions with modern techniques. Join us for handmade pastas and slow-roasted meats and pizza from our wood-burning oven. We have an extensive wine list, with over 150 bottles to choose from and over 20 poured by the glass.
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. At the helm of The Coopers Tavern is owner and General Manager, Peter McElvanna. McElvanna, a native Irishman, along with his wife, Amy Marsman.
Craftsman Table and Tap
6712 Frank Lloyd Wright Ave. Middleton, WI · 608.836.3988
Craft Food, Beer and Cocktails
A friendly neighborhood restaurant Located in the heart of Middleton. The menu features sandwiches, burgers, appetizers, and entrée specials inspired by local and seasonal ingredients. Our beer selection is extensive with 18 draught lines and over two dozen bottles. We feature the best of the local brews, as well as, some of the best craft beers from the rest of the world.
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. At DLUX, our burgers range from The Standard (the best classic burger around), to creative, chef-driven burgers like the Farmhouse, topped with bacon, monterey jack cheese, fried green tomato, baby greens, and house made tomato jam.
744 Williamson St. Madison, WI · 608.280.9378
Savor Madison's Southwestern Style
Eldorado Grill is an ecclectic combination of Southwestern, Southern, and Interior Mexican cuisine with an upscale twist. With over 130 tequilas and mezcals on the menu, Eldorado has a margarita for everyone. From the classic Eldorado Margarita, to the Blazing Saddle, featuring our house-infused chili tequila, Eldorado has the best margaritas in town.
2701 Monroe St. Madison, WI · 608.416.5242
We're a casual, comfortable, eclectic neighborhood eatery on Monroe Street
We're bacon-serving and vegetarian-friendly. What we offer may sometimes be unfamiliar, but once you try it we'll win you over. We also take familiar dishes and update them with fresher flavors and creative ingredients. There is a 35 seat covered outdoor seating area, the first and only large full-service outdoor seating area in the Monroe Street neighborhood.
227 State St. Madison, WI · 608.663.7374
A captivating downtown dining destination
Fresco's modern American menu is an appealing mixture of updated classics and fresh, seasonal fare. Each dish is thoughtfully developed to match the offerings on the restaurant's diverse, sommelier-curated wine list. Perched on the top floor of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art on State Street, Fresco features the best view anywhere of downtown Madison and MMoCA's sculpture garden.
Hubbard Avenue Diner
7445 Hubbard Ave Middleton, WI · 608.831.PIES
Famous for Pie
The dessert cases at Hubbard Avenue Diner & Bakery are filled with the finest creations from baker Jason Harder - the Pie Guy. Iced cookies, brownies, and bars are drool-worthy while the most beautiful and special desserts are Hubbard pies. Hubbard celebrates their love of pie throughout the year with special seasonal pies, favorite classics, and unique new flavors.
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 different cuts Johnny Delmonico's proudly served. The staff is trained in all things steak and are able to customize any experience. The menu is a mix of robust, classic dishes with dashes of seasonal flavors..
515 S. Midvale Blvd. Madison, WI · 608.661.7663
Pizza is the star at Luigi's.
An easy to navigate mix and match menu ensures the perfect pizza for any diners. The extensive ingredient list has resulted in some new favorite combos like the "Sequoya Bomber" - featuring a tomato sauce, artichokes, roasted red peppers, Kalamata olives, feta cheese, and Wisconsin mozzarella.
Market Street Diner
110 Market St. Sun Prairie, WI · 608.825.3377
Market Street Diner serves classic diner food that will have you coming back for more. Wisconsin favorites, from a classic Reuben to a favorite meatloaf, are on the menu. Daily soup and sandwich specials and overflowing bakery cases keep diners coming back time and again.
2701 Monroe Street, Suite 250 Madison, WI · 608.416.5241
Poke Bowls & Hawaiian Shave Ice
Fresh, healthy poke bowls and friendly, quick service at Madison's first and only poke shop. Every day we butcher whole fresh fish, chop fresh vegetables, slice and fry our purple sweet potato chips, and prepare every sauce from scratch. We make our shave ice syrups from real fruit, fresh juices, and real sugar or organic agave nectar.
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. Monty's is a popular neighborhood gathering spot, busy all day. Home to a fab reuben, a fancy-schmancy hot fudge brownie sundae made with Sassy Cow Creamery ice cream, and, of course, the vegetarian meat loaf; try the Tex-Mex breakfast. Daily and nightly specials. Breakfast served all day, every day.
Steenbock's on Orchard
330 N. Orchard St. Madison, WI · 608.204.2733
Your best choice for dining on the University of Wisconsin - Madison campus
Steenbock's on Orchard is located in the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery on the University of Wisconsin - Madison campus. The menu is designed to highlight local and seasonal ingredients at their best. Locally-sourced meats, cheeses and vegetables from around Wisconsin. Easy to get to and only blocks from Camp Randall, Steenbock's is a perfect location for lunch or dinner.
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 - and don't even get me started on brunch! We serve up lunch and dinner daily, and brunch on Saturdays and Sundays.