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Restaurants and Pubs

Listed here is a limited selection of our personal favorites:

Restaurants

Italian

Café Porta Alba - This Neopolitan pizza place boasts a wood fire oven and the lightest, tastiest pizza crust in Madison. Excellent pasta, too.

Café La Bellitalia -  cozy Italian establishment.

Lombardino’s - variety and good selection of delicious Italian food.

Asian

Sai Bai Thong - great place to go for lunch with your co-workers. Try their curries!

 

Fugu - offers authentic Szechuan cuisine.

Ichiban

Wah Kee Noodles

Umami

Takara

Edo Garden

Hispanic

Taqueria Guadalajara

Los Gemelos

La Taguara

Samba

American/Pub/Gastropub

The Old Fashioned

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Graze

Jacs

Pig in a Fur Coat

Fresco

Bars/Pubs

Ale Asylum

The Great Dane

The Vintage

Capitol Brewery

Other breweries in Madison – Next Door Brewing Co., One Barrel Brewing, and Karben4. Outside of Madison – New Glarus (New Glarus WI) – home of the famous Spotted Cow, Potosi Brewery (Potosi WI), Lakefront Brewery (Milwaukee WI), and the Grumpy Troll Pub and Brewery (Mt. Horeb WI).

Mickey’s Tavern

Brass Ring/High Noon Saloon/The Brink

Jacs

Essen Haus

Coopers Tavern

Brocach

Hawks

Street Brats

Weary Traveler

Opus Lounge

Mason Lounge

Smoky’s Club

Blue Moon Bar and Grill