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104 E Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3411
+1 812-265-4343
11:00 - 18:00
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Madison, Indiana
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It had been a few month since we last had lunch at The Downtowner, previously a wonderful sandwich shop in downtown Madison, and we were surprised the normally bustling place was mostly empty when we arrived a little after noon on a Wednesday. But maybe we found out why. It appears very bad had happened in those months. Three of... More 

Thank JPod1961
Aurora, Indiana
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128 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here with some friends who are vegetarian and were all able to find something great to eat. It's in an old building and serves an eclectic mix of sandwiches and sides. There is a little bit of an "Italian" flavor but they have many choices from black bean and cheddar melt sandwich to grilled cheese to a bit... More 

Thank Lisa G
Seymour, Indiana
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot for lunch! Food was tasty, I had the pesto turkey on foccacio bread! My daughter had the grilled chicken and enjoyed it very much. Staff were very friendly and hospitable :) Affordable for lunch and better than any chain restaurant!

Thank Tiffany B
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch and had the Buffalo wrap. Really tasty and prices were reasonable. Highly recommend.

Thank Wscalsup
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This place has the best chicken salad sandwiches!!! I love going here and getting the sandwich and potato salad. They have great daily deals for half soup and sandwich for only $5!! One problem is that if you don't want the daily special, the chicken salad sandwich itself is about $9 and that comes with just regular potato chips. I... More 

Thank Hannah B
Louisville, Kentucky
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Met someone for lunch. Had read reviews. Tried it. Wasn't disappointed. I would go again. Prompt, friendly service. Sandwich was good. Price was very reasonable.

Thank slitch0227
Oxford, Ohio
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Went to this on the word of a local in addition to rating by Trip Advisor. I ordered the Southwest Salad while my wife tried a basic chicken sandwich. My salad was topped with chicken slices all of which were not only overlooked but obviously cooked more than once. The salsa was from a jar and the black bean and... More 

Thank Adolph G
Madison, Indiana
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great down home sandwiches, several to choose from served with a pickle and chips. Right on main street in Historic Downtown Madison. I think the cookies have gotten smaller, but still very good.

Thank jonmarino13
Level Contributor
44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

It was freezing, and our waitor never once refilled our drinks. The kids meals were OK with nasty dry cookies. I had a regular downtown $8 burger with cheese and bacon. It was so dry and disgusting. My husband had the fresco and it was small and OK. For $10. They even knew it was disgusting mentioned it to my... More 

Thank Shandi M
Madison, Indiana
Level Contributor
15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Blt is the bomb. They also have a great priced lunch special daily. Also great cookies.yummy .......... .

Thank kathy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 E Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3411
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 812-265-4343

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?