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316 West Washington Avenu, Suite 100, Madison, WI 53703-3050
+1 608-294-1234
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (103 reviews)
“edamame” (8 reviews)
“godzilla roll” (4 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Japanese, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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316 West Washington Avenu, Suite 100, Madison, WI 53703-3050
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch with a friend and the food was great. I don't like the seaweed in sushi, so even though they have lots of cooked options, my friend said the shrimp tempura and crunchy tuna special was wonderful. I had the bahn me pork sandwich...More

Thank JanMadison
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Minimalist Japanese decor, stunning. Incessant electronic dance music with a never-ending bass beat (annoying after 45 minutes). The sashimi meal was great. The menu says 18 pieces. I was served 3 or 4 pieces of nine different types of fish; fresh and saltwater. All prepared...More

1  Thank MMouseMD
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We've had delicious sushi over the years - a favorite in Los Angeles - Matsuhisa set the standard. Red is another favorite. We tried the crunchy tuna roll, Saigon roll, shrimp tempura, yellowtail sushi, edamame as an appetizer - oysters, Japanese red snapper made our...More

Thank MFChilders
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Red's new space has a beautifully laid out bar, sushi bar and restaurant interior. Lots of great energy in the space! Sushi menu is one of the most creative I have seen. Very comprehensive special rolls menu as well as standard roll offerings.

Thank Kay R
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We had a 6:30 Saturday night reservation and we were seated on time at the Sushi bar. Very cool to watch the chefs. Shout out to Jose' who was kind enough to put up with all our questions. He was great. Service was outstanding. Attentive...More

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Getting a table may be at times difficult but the wait is well worth it. Red has become a must stop for us - the best sushi, innovative menu, balanced and innovative entrees, great salads. The decore is attractive but the noise level is not....More

Thank Herbert S
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The food is top-notch, best sushi and plank salmon I've ever sunk my teeth into. The seating is cramped and awkwardly close to the next table. We were entertained and then later grossed out by the strange conversation going on next to us. Go for...More

Thank Katie J
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The new Red is same amazing food but larger than old restaurant. Love their sushi! Perfect temp and great flavors that are spot on. Favorite place for seaweed salad as well. Lovely and fresh atmosphere. And fairly attentive staff which is better than most restaurants....More

Thank Ally B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Red has a very wide variety of sushi. The atmosphere is very nice and our waiter was very friendly and helpful.

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This is my favorite spot for sushi in Madison. Red has an extensive menu with plenty of classic rolls and dishes, to very unique and creative sushi creations. All of the flavors are on point, and the presentation is always beautiful. I like the atmosphere...More

1  Thank Nicole C
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Questions & Answers
Eleonora D
26 March 2017|
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Response from Jack Y | Property representative |
Yes, we have modern American and Asian fusion cuisine besides sushi. Please follow the link at TripAdvisor to our website. Thanks for the interest at RED!
31 January 2017|
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Response from Allen B | Reviewed this property |
I did not see a children's menu there.
28 June 2016|
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Response from Jess M | Reviewed this property |
There didn't appear to be a dress code. We were in business casual attire but there was a mix of clothing from people dressed up to dressed down. Just go as you're comfortable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 West Washington Avenu, Suite 100, Madison, WI 53703-3050 (Formerly Red)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-294-1234
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