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29 Restaurants found
Alchemy Cafe
1980 Atwood Ave.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.005
4.0/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Pub food including the house apple rum burger. Other worthy fare includes a sockeye BLT and desserts by Honey Bee Bakery and Liz Chapa. Veg-friendly, local sourcing, rotating craft beer selection.
Ale Asylum
2002 Pankratz St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.005
4.0/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Taproom with spacious outdoor patio areas. A judicious selection of housemade sandwiches and salads, with 10-inch specialty pizzas. The Madtown Hummus plate and a Hopalicious make an excellent nosh.
Argus Bar Grille
123 E. Main St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.005
4.0/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Restored bar and grill in historic downtown commercial building. More than just bar food. Big menu of 61 hot and cold sandwiches and wraps, as well as burgers; plus seven salads, soup of the day and appetizers. A larger-than-usual raft of vegetarian options among both the sandwiches and salads.
600 Williamson St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.255
3.3/5 (based on 4 reader ratings)

Madison's only Indonesian restaurant serves up excellent sate-ayam (chicken), sambalgoreng udang (shrimp) and the superb nasi goreng super, a kind of glorified fried rice. They also hold rijsttafel (Dutch for "rice table"), an elaborate meal of Indonesian dishes developed during the Dutch colonial era.
2701 Monroe St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.005
3.0/5 (based on 3 reader ratings)

Inventive sandwiches and burgers are joined by plentiful noodle bowls, enchiladas, and some of the best salads in town. We'd opt for the sweet potato quesadilla or the ooey gooey pasta.
2425 Atwood Ave.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.005
4.0/5 (based on 1 reader rating)

Italian and Mediterranean, with grilled kabobs, grilled seafood, spaghetti scolio (with mussels and other sea fare), and a interesting okra stew. Pizza and sandwiches, too. Vegan and gluten-free entrees and desserts in an eclectic atmosphere.
CamRock Cafe & Sport, Cambridge
217 West Main St.
Cambridge, WI
Reopened under new ownership, with tacos (including breakfast and veggie) and grilled sandwiches, with some salads, soups and appetizers. Friday nights the cafe holds events like wine or beer tastings; Saturday it hosts live music.
Cheba Hut
453 W. Gilman St.
Madison, WI
Reefer puns and six vegetarian subs, 10 meat "deli classics," five "old school" flavors, five grilled chicken subs and five salads. The Pakalolo sub with ham, pineapple and green bell peppers is good, as is the Kind, with turkey, mushrooms, bacon and Swiss; the Jamaican Red, a spicy chicken breast sandwich; and the Silver Haze - it's filled with hummus.
2110 Atwood Ave.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.335
3.3/5 (based on 3 reader ratings)

Pretty dining room with Nepali and Tibetan dishes. Excellent samosa, pakuda, dal and dosa, with entrees like sea bass and lamb tagine. Excellent brunch, too.
Green Owl Cafe
1970 Winnebago St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.005
4.0/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Vegetarian and vegan. Excellent soups from chef-owner Jennie Capellaro. Also "crabby" cakes with mushroom and tofu and meatless meatball sub; lovely macrobiotic basics plate. Also features a gluten-free menu. Raw food prix fixe meal every last Sunday of the month.
Grumpy Troll Brew Pub, Restaurant and Pizzeria, Mount Horeb
105 S. 2nd St.
Mount Horeb, WI
608-437-2739 (pub), 608-437-2741 (pizzeria)
  • Currently 3.505
3.5/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Creative and award-winning house-brewed beers. The restaurant serves a large number of sandwiches, soups, salads, burgers as well as dinner entrees. Upstairs in the pizzeria, the pies are the centerpiece, with dough made from the same grain used in the beers. Bars on both levels.
Himal Chuli
318 State St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.005
4.0/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

While the momochas, a dumpling with a coriander/tomato dipping sauce, have achieved local cult status, the menu presents excellent Nepalese food across the board. The two daily takari (vegetable stew) specials are always good, but try more adventuresome dishes too, like the kadi (onion dumplings) or the spicy tuk-pa.
Hubbard Avenue Diner
7445 Hubbard Ave.
Middleton, WI
  • Currently 3.005
3.0/5 (based on 3 reader ratings)

Mid-century-modern diner specializes in house-made pies. American diner fare includes breakfasts, sandwiches and burgers, big bowls, classic meatloaf and mashed potatoes; Sunday pot roast special; and many vegetarian entrees. Gluten-sensitive menu available.
547 State St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.005
4.0/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

1 S. Pinckney St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 5.005
5.0/5 (based on 4 reader ratings)

Beloved and nationally recognized restaurant, featuring locally grown ingredients and an ever-changing seasonal menu. A first-rate dining experience with Capitol views in a gracious dining room. Reservations are a good idea.
Ladonia Cafe food cart
Cap Square usually E. Mifflin Street, Farmers' market Saturdays on the Square
Madison, WI
  • Currently 5.005
5.0/5 (based on 1 reader rating)

Healthy comfort food that just happens to be all vegan. The Cafe serves an excellent tofu pot pie, tamales, chocolate chip waffle plate, BLT sandwich with housemade seitan, occasional specials, and killer housemade ginger limeade.
Lao Laan-Xang-Williamson St.
1146 Williamson St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.005
4.0/5 (based on 1 reader rating)

Specializing in Laotian cuisine and vegetarian dishes. If you like your food spicy hot, opt for the house specials like the moak pa or gai, catfish or chicken with ground pork and hot peppers steamed in a banana leaf, with sticky rice. Catering available.
Manna Cafe
611 N. Sherman Ave.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.005
4.0/5 (based on 1 reader rating)

From-scratch baked goods including breads, lush desserts and pastries. Inventive sandwiches, quiches, soups and salads. New dinner menu includes ribs, brisket, chicken-zucchini "sliders," and a southern-style "Bayou" biscuit, and more.
Market Street Diner, Sun Prairie
110 Market St.
Sun Prairie, WI
  • Currently 3.505
3.5/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Diner favorites and contemporary dishes: breakfast all day; whole wheat wraps, burgers, sandwiches and a good selection for vegetarians; dinners such as turkey, meat loaf and pot roast. Gluten-free menu also available. Pies are a specialty; on-site bakery features Carl's Cakes. Catering.
Mediterranean Cafe
625 State St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.005
4.0/5 (based on 1 reader rating)

One of the tastiest bargains on State Street. Lovingly homemade Middle Eastern and Mediterranean specialties and daily specials. Even a simple hummus-and-pita wrap, falafel sandwich or cup of avgolemono soup will put a smile on your face.
Mickey's Tavern
1524 Williamson St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.505
3.5/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

The venerable tavern serves an upgrade on bar food, from burgers to macaroni and cheese. The Sexy Fries, fried potato chips with a truffle oil dressing and grated Parmesan, are a new classic. Also, pizza, sandwiches, salads. Vegetarian options and some items can be made vegan.
Monsoon Siam
2045 Atwood Ave.
Madison, WI
Spicy Thai entrees from chef's specials to the expected curries. Lots of special tofu dishes. Some examples of Southern Thai dishes.
Monty's Blue Plate Diner
2089 Atwood Ave.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 4.175
4.2/5 (based on 6 reader ratings)

Monty's does the nouveau diner proud. It's a popular neighborhood gathering spot, packing 'em in from breakfasts to the Friday fish fry. It serves breakfast all day -- like a diner should. More unusually, it has great and plentiful vegetarian and some vegan options. It's also the place to go for pie.
Mother Fool's Coffeehouse
1101 Williamson St.
Madison, WI
All-vegan yummies including bagels, cookies and cupcakes. Nice hot soups, too.
Salad Creations
6001 Monona Dr.
Monona, WI
Salads, wraps, and panini form the heart of the menu. 21 special salads plus make-your-own options, five panini.
Sunroom Cafe
638 State St.
Madison, WI
Cozy upstairs cafe serving well-made sandwiches, salads, soups and tempting pastries. Full dinner menu of fresh pasta and ethnic dishes from around the world. Also vegetarian dishes.
Taste of India
2623 Monroe St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.505
3.5/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

Indian cuisine returns to Monroe Street after a long absence. Lunch buffet and full menu. In addition to the standard breads, there's a keema nan (stuffed with lamb), peshawari nan (stuffed with raisins, nuts and coconut) and sundried tomato and cilantro nan; special tasting dinners for two; lamb achari; lobster tandoori and korma and masala and a large number of vegetarian dishes.
Willy Street Co-op-East
1221 Williamson St.
Madison, WI
  • Currently 3.505
3.5/5 (based on 2 reader ratings)

The deli has to-go entrees like the spicy kung pao tofu, eggless egg salad and sides like the emerald sesame kale. Veggie and vegan entrees and sides; hot entrees daily; salad bar for fresh organic salads; juice bar.
Willy Street Co-op-West, Middleton
6825 University Ave.
Middleton, WI
The deli has to-go entrees like the spicy kung pao tofu, eggless egg salad and sides like the emerald sesame kale. Veggie and vegan entrees and sides; hot entrees daily; salad bar for fresh organic salads; juice bar. West side has more extensive meat options than east side.
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