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3005 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3515
+1 608-233-2120
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Ixtapa, Mexico
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Last Friday we had the fish fry. It was the best I've ever had a Smokey's Club. What ever they changed made a huge difference. The perch was delicious and the cod was perfect. The service was excellent. hats off to the outstanding fish fry! It was one of the best I've had in Dane county!

Thank Dennis B
West Yellowstone, Montana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On November 4th, 2016 myself and 16 other family members met at Smokies for a family gathering. The initial service was adequate such as filling our water glasses and taking bar orders. The waiters obviously pushed their signature hash browns, but what they failed to tell is that they were served family style. A plate was set in front of... More 

Thank Kris E
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The steaks were dry and tasteless. Wait staff were clueless and tried to over charge us. The place looked like it was decorated by the visually impaired. Any decent Wisconsin supper club shouldn't run out of prime rib on a Saturday night.

Thank Agent P
Stoughton, Wisconsin
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Three ordered steak and were happy. I ordered vegetable stir fry with salad and was not. Being diabetic, I was surprised it was sweet (too sweet for me) and the vegetables were over cooked. It was served over a rice blend. My concern is that I don't care for rice and could not eat something that sweet. Luckily, the server... More 

Thank 53589WI-Traveler
Homer Glen, Illinois
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We loved our dinner at Smoky's Club. The atmosphere is old school supper club and the drinks are made just right. The Steak is the best, but I had the best walleye ever at this place. The servings are huge, and delicious, and the service was nice and relaxing. This is a good place to go to have a relaxing... More 

Thank Marie K
Michigan City, Indiana
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have eaten here on several occasions, consistently pleasing. The martinis are outstanding, if you care for one. Steak and seafood dinners are great. There are some interesting surprises, like the cottage cheese appetizer. Come for an evening of dining, relax, enjoy.

Thank GrandPotentate
New York City, New York
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

4 years at UW and never went to Smokys. This trip was with family and kids at first turned up noses. Decor probably hasn't changed since 70s but the vibe and service was great. Only order filet mignon and hash browns - both excellent. Start you off with cottage cheese (honestly) and croutons - add a delicious Bloody Mary It's... More 

1 Thank Nuts4shoes
Chicago, Illinois
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172 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

There are a few reasons you may be disappointed with Smoky's - but I guarantee the steaks will not be one of the them. They were awesome. Just the right seasoning, perfect doneness (medium rare) and they came out sizzling. Now you may have to look past a few things. The flatware looked like it was borrowed from the University... More 

2 Thank Ken T
Madison, Wisconsin
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149 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

After living in Madison for over 30+ years, I finally dined at Smoky's. We visited to have our Wisconsin Supper Club book signed. Our server, Larry, has been there for over 18 years...his experience was a refreshing attribute to the evening - he was very hospitable and handled our meal and experience with efficiency and ease. The table tried the... More 

1 Thank LaCrosseIndians
Belleville, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed dinner at Smokies on Saturday evening, June 11th. I ordered the light filet steak (5 oz) dinner with hash browns $23 and added a small salad. The steak was absolutely wonderful. My husband ordered the walleye pike with hash browns and a salad. We also had the relish tray with carrots, celery, radishes and onions,... More 

Thank Linda M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse, Soups
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3005 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3515
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-233-2120

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