Guidebook for Madison

Randy & Aaron
Randy & Aaron
Guidebook for Madison

Food Scene

The best Ham ad Gruyere Croissants, assorted pastries and bread on the near East side. A 5 minute bike ride away.
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Batch Bakehouse
1402 Williamson St
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The best Ham ad Gruyere Croissants, assorted pastries and bread on the near East side. A 5 minute bike ride away.
Dumplings and the best damn steamed Pork BBQ buns
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Umami Ramen & Dumpling Bar
27 East Main Street
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Dumplings and the best damn steamed Pork BBQ buns
Named after the official Wisconsin State Cocktail, the Old Fashion. 100% of everything comes from the State of Wisconsin. When you visit Madison, The Old Fashion is a must.
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The Old Fashioned
23 N Pinckney St
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Named after the official Wisconsin State Cocktail, the Old Fashion. 100% of everything comes from the State of Wisconsin. When you visit Madison, The Old Fashion is a must.
The best steak house in Madison period! The atmosphere hasn't changed since the 60's and the staff is friendly and professional.
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Tornado Steak House
116 S Hamilton St
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The best steak house in Madison period! The atmosphere hasn't changed since the 60's and the staff is friendly and professional.
The best seafood in Madison. The atmosphere is lively and original. Ask for Nicole to be your server. She is awesome!
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Tempest Oyster Bar
120 E Wilson St
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The best seafood in Madison. The atmosphere is lively and original. Ask for Nicole to be your server. She is awesome!
Classic neighborhood diner.
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Monty's Blue Plate Diner
2089 Atwood Ave
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Classic neighborhood diner.
Good bar food in a converted gas station. A true local and regular's hang out. Friday Fish Fry ad Saturday Prime Rib
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Brothers Three Bar & Grill
614 N Fair Oaks Ave
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Good bar food in a converted gas station. A true local and regular's hang out. Friday Fish Fry ad Saturday Prime Rib
Our neighborhood dine in, take out or delivery pizza joint.
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Glass Nickel Pizza Co. - Madison East
2916 Atwood Ave
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Our neighborhood dine in, take out or delivery pizza joint.
Madison has great Thai food
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Sala Thai
36 S Fair Oaks Ave
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Madison has great Thai food
Great Loatian food.
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Lao Laan Xang Restaurant
2098 Atwood Ave
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Great Loatian food.
Madison's only Vegan restaurant. Features a Sunday brunch
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Green Owl Cafe
1970 Atwood Ave
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Madison's only Vegan restaurant. Features a Sunday brunch
West African cuisine
Buraka
1210 Williamson St
West African cuisine
One of our favorites. Vietnamese, Thai and Laotian cuisine.
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Hạ Long Bay Restaurant
1353 Williamson St
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One of our favorites. Vietnamese, Thai and Laotian cuisine.
Tex Mex. Tacos and Margarita's.
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Tex Tubb's Taco Palace
2009 Atwood Ave
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Tex Mex. Tacos and Margarita's.
Thai food in a small quaint setting.
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Monsoon Siam
2045 Atwood Ave
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Thai food in a small quaint setting.
Fine dining on the Capitol Square.
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Harvest
21 North Pinckney Street
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Fine dining on the Capitol Square.
Cup cakes, brunch, lunch and dinner
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Daisy Cafe & Cupcakery
2827 Atwood Ave
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Cup cakes, brunch, lunch and dinner
Exceptional Italian fine dining.
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Osteria Papavero
128 E Wilson St
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Exceptional Italian fine dining.
One of Madison's highly acclaimed fine dining Restaurants. Featuring James Beard Award winning Chef Tory Miller. L'Etoile offers 7 course Prix Fixe dinners. Farm to Table.
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L'Etoile
1 S Pinckney St
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One of Madison's highly acclaimed fine dining Restaurants. Featuring James Beard Award winning Chef Tory Miller. L'Etoile offers 7 course Prix Fixe dinners. Farm to Table.
Farm to Table. James Beard Award nominee for 2017.
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Heritage Tavern
131 E Mifflin St
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Farm to Table. James Beard Award nominee for 2017.
Tommy is an awesome host. Hookahs, leather couches, food, drinks and welcoming staff!
Mediterranean Hookah Lounge & Cafe
77 Sirloin Strip
Tommy is an awesome host. Hookahs, leather couches, food, drinks and welcoming staff!
Great pizza, original recipes, beautiful historic building
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Ian's Pizza Garver
3241 Garver Green
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Great pizza, original recipes, beautiful historic building
Highly recommended
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Mint Mark
1929 Winnebago St
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Highly recommended
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Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier
2083 Atwood Ave
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Nutkrack
2086 Atwood Ave
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Eno Vino Downtown
1 N Webster St
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Entertainment & Activities

National music, comedy and theater venue.
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Barrymore Theatre
2090 Atwood Ave
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National music, comedy and theater venue.
On Wednesday's during the summer, Concerts of the Square is the place to be. The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra performs to the masses. Each week is a different theme. Bring a blanket, picnic basket, wine and meet friends. Hang out on the Capitol lawn encircling the Wisconsin State Capitol. Google for information on exact dates.
Concerts on the Square
On Wednesday's during the summer, Concerts of the Square is the place to be. The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra performs to the masses. Each week is a different theme. Bring a blanket, picnic basket, wine and meet friends. Hang out on the Capitol lawn encircling the Wisconsin State Capitol. Google for information on exact dates.
The beating heart of our neighborhood community.
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Goodman Community Center IRONWORKS
214 Waubesa St
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The beating heart of our neighborhood community.
This is by far THE BEST Farmers Market in the country, and yes we are bias. Organic produce...it has to be! Fresh bakery, Stella's spicy cheese bread, flowers and the best people watching in Madison. Get up early to beat the massive crowds.
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Dane County Farmers Market
200 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
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This is by far THE BEST Farmers Market in the country, and yes we are bias. Organic produce...it has to be! Fresh bakery, Stella's spicy cheese bread, flowers and the best people watching in Madison. Get up early to beat the massive crowds.
Home of the University of Wisconsin Badgers football team. A Madison landmark.
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Camp Randall Stadium University of Wisconsin
1440 Monroe St
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Home of the University of Wisconsin Badgers football team. A Madison landmark.
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Wisconsin State Capitol
2 E Main St
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Home of the reigning NATIONAL CHAMPIONS UW WOMENS VOLLEYBALL TEAM!
Wisconsin Field House
1450 Monroe St
Home of the reigning NATIONAL CHAMPIONS UW WOMENS VOLLEYBALL TEAM!

Drinks & Nightlife

Great sports bar.
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Wilson's Bar
2144 Atwood Ave
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Great sports bar.
Great spot on the Capitol Square for people watching and binge drinking. In the summer, the outdoor patio is where all the iconic Madisonians hang out.
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Genna's Lounge
105 W Main St
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Great spot on the Capitol Square for people watching and binge drinking. In the summer, the outdoor patio is where all the iconic Madisonians hang out.
A great friendly Gay tavern right by the Capitol. Fabulous Friday Fish Fry and a great welcoming friendly staff.
Shamrock Bar & Grille
117 W Main St
A great friendly Gay tavern right by the Capitol. Fabulous Friday Fish Fry and a great welcoming friendly staff.
Because it is an icon.
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Crystal Corner Bar
1302 Williamson St
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Because it is an icon.
Great food, great music and great staff. This is a landmark for the near Eastside.
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Harmony Bar & Grill
2201 Atwood Ave
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Great food, great music and great staff. This is a landmark for the near Eastside.
The best bar in our neighborhood featuring excellent taco's, tamales and roasted corn. The place to be in the neighborhood and the near Eastside.
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Ohio Tavern
224 Ohio Ave
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The best bar in our neighborhood featuring excellent taco's, tamales and roasted corn. The place to be in the neighborhood and the near Eastside.
Beer aficionado's love this place.
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One Barrel Brewing Company
2001 Atwood Ave
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Beer aficionado's love this place.
Tap room and beer store.
BarleyPop Tap & Shop
2045 Atwood Ave
Tap room and beer store.
The only outdoor Biergarten in Madison overlooking Lake Monona
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The Biergarten at Olbrich Park
3527 Atwood Ave
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The only outdoor Biergarten in Madison overlooking Lake Monona
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New Glarus Brewing Company
2400 WI-69
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Working Draft Beer Company
1129 E Wilson St
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Old Sugar Distillery
931 E Main St
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O'so Madhouse
1817 E Washington Ave
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Next Door
2439 Atwood Ave
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Wilson's Bar
2144 Atwood Ave
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Essentials

Locally owned, organic, great beer walk-in cooler and quality meat counter. Also a great friendly staff.
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Jenifer Street Market
2038 Jenifer St
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Locally owned, organic, great beer walk-in cooler and quality meat counter. Also a great friendly staff.

Sightseeing

Internationally acclaimed gardens, sculptures and landscaping featuring the United States only Thai Pavilion. Just blocks away.
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Olbrich Botanical Gardens
3330 Atwood Ave
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Internationally acclaimed gardens, sculptures and landscaping featuring the United States only Thai Pavilion. Just blocks away.
One of our nations most beautiful Capitols. Go to the website and sign-up for a guided tour or venture out on your own and just hang out. During the warmer months the capitol square is busy with events such as the farmers market on Saturdays, Wednesday concerts. art fairs, etc.
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Wisconsin State Capitol
2 E Main St
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One of our nations most beautiful Capitols. Go to the website and sign-up for a guided tour or venture out on your own and just hang out. During the warmer months the capitol square is busy with events such as the farmers market on Saturdays, Wednesday concerts. art fairs, etc.
This is truly the heart of Madison. Outdoor dining, people watching, shopping, bar hopping and just hanging out with the eclectic people that make this city great.
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State Street
State Street
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This is truly the heart of Madison. Outdoor dining, people watching, shopping, bar hopping and just hanging out with the eclectic people that make this city great.
Frank Lloyd Wright designed and awe inspiring
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Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
1 John Nolen Dr
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Frank Lloyd Wright designed and awe inspiring
This sprawling historic campus is beautiful. Overlooking Lake Mendota and in the heart of downtown. Have a beer at the Union and watch the sail boats glide across the lake.
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University of Wisconsin - Madison
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This sprawling historic campus is beautiful. Overlooking Lake Mendota and in the heart of downtown. Have a beer at the Union and watch the sail boats glide across the lake.

Parks & Nature

Beautiful hiking, nature and sightseeing in the heart of Madison
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum
1207 Seminole Highway
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Beautiful hiking, nature and sightseeing in the heart of Madison
Rent a boat, canoe or kayak. Madison is a city influenced by her lakes
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Lake Monona
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Rent a boat, canoe or kayak. Madison is a city influenced by her lakes
The sister lake to Lake Monona
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Lake Mendota
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The sister lake to Lake Monona
Great for hiking and biking.
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Governor Nelson State Park
5140 Co Hwy M
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Great for hiking and biking.
A 1 mile hike to the tip of the point gives you a panoramic view of the University of Wisconsin and downtown Madison. Located in the heart of the UW campus on Lake Mendota.
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Picnic Point
2000 University Bay Dr
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A 1 mile hike to the tip of the point gives you a panoramic view of the University of Wisconsin and downtown Madison. Located in the heart of the UW campus on Lake Mendota.
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Lake Wingra
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Everything Else

There are so many activities in Madison we can not name them all here.
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Madison
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There are so many activities in Madison we can not name them all here.