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Club Tavern & Grille

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Bar, Pub, American
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1915 Branch St, Middleton, WI 53562-3041
+1 608-836-3773
07:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sun 07:00 - 02:00
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The crowd varies big time but if you're looking for a laid back place with decent music this is it! Quick to figure out which bartenders are attentive. The food isn't phenomenal, pretty greasy and some of it seems pre made, wish they had some healthier options (I love bar food but I appreciate the option to eat a bit... More 

Thank Angela N
Portage, Wisconsin
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108 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My favorite is a grilled chicken sandwich, but it's all good. Lots of local events. A bit pricey but I guess in Madison it's priced okay.

Thank sunnydayinwis
Madison, Wisconsin
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142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch a couple times, and got the Juicy Moosey burger...just fantastic. I've had a couple others as well, and have also had the Friday fish fry. All been very good. If you like traditional bar food, you'll love Club Tavern.

Thank Travis L
Middleton, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Took my wife's 89 year old mother for brunch on Mother's Day. Three of us had Bloody Mary's which had tons of garnish and were a little steep at $10.99 each. Two of us ordered the buffet which included salad bar, Meat and omelet bar, and dessert bar. Decent, but the meats were very salty. 3 of us ordered from... More 

Thank oldswimmer486
Madison, Wisconsin
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173 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Ok, this us a former stagecoach way station and the old stables are the restaurant and bar. It is not high class nor is it 5 star, but it does have good food and drink at affordable prices. We had the baked Walleye and it was excellent. The service was great and friendly. If you want atmosphere, don't come here.... More 

Thank Bill M
Dubuque, Iowa
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131 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Don't go here if you only have an hour for lunch. We tried it twice in March and both time lunch took over an hour. The food was very good, just really, really slow.

Thank Linda Y
Middleton, Wisconsin
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242 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

If you like going into a place that looks like a dive that is dark with crumbling stone walls. If you like cheap food and drinks and a waitress who will tell you if the cook is having a good day, then you have found your spot. The tavern which is over 100 years old was originally a stable for... More 

Thank James S
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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489 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

This was the poorest fish fry I've ever had in the greater Madison area. The wait staff was excellent and the beer was very good. The fish fry was overcooked and the fries were not worth eating. It is truly amazing that a restaurant bar like this can have such an extremely poor fish fry.

Thank Rockydogz1
Tomahawk, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We lived in the area and moved about nine years ago. Always remembered the Club Tavern having an excellent Sunday brunch and was looking forward to going back after a recent trip to the Madison area. Wow, what a disappointment! I ordered the prime rib and eggs which was one of my favorites. Requested my meat medium rare and my... More 

Thank TravelMan2075
Orange, France
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015

The food is very good and plentiful. The wine and drinks are about as cheap as you get in this area. It is worth a visit and probably many returns, if you are ok with dives. I like it, but in place of ambiance, this place has patina...enough patina to cover North America.

Thank Jacques59

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1915 Branch St, Middleton, WI 53562-3041
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +1 608-836-3773

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