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Downtowner

104 E Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3411
812-265-4343
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Ranked #2 of 60 restaurants in Madison
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
Most recent review
- Jul 10, 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
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English first
Evansville, Indiana, United States
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Nice little diner on the main drag in Madison and quite the busy place. And that's because it was a great little cafe/diner. We are outside and everything about the experience was really good. I'd most certainly recommend you give it a try!

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IL
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Had one of the best reubens we have had in a long time here. Good breads and sandwich selection. Inside restored very nicely and a lot of seating areas.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Ok I had a bacon wrap and the best cookie ever. The cookies are huge and delicious. I think I will get just a cookie and glass of sweat tea next time.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Not a bad thing on this menu. Don't expect a 5 star dining experience. Drinks are served in Styrofoam cups and meals in disposable containers but the food is AMAZING! The dining area is very interesting with lots of historical pictures and articles framed on the walls. Get the BLT special. I don't know what is it about the little... More

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Madison, Indiana
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This place is amazing! The sandwiches (particularly the Reuben) are huge and fresh. The cookies are the yummiest and quite large. Another fave is the greek pizza....can't go wrong eating here!

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Madison, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Known for their great sandwiches, desserts, salads, soups and pizza. Little tables are set up outside in good weather to accommodate overflow and those who enjoy eating outdoors. Right on Main Street in downtown Madison so if you eat outside you are on the sidewalk!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We ate here several times during our stay. The service was great and the food was very good. My husband and I shared as their sandwiches were huge.

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

In this case a busy place is a good place. Great for lunch if you're in the area. Nothing too special but definitely better than Subway down the road.

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Evansville, IN
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We went here due to all the Trip Advisor reviews. Rarely have those taken us awry, however, for us, awry we went. I'm rarely picky about a place being "clean", but even I thought it was dirty. Service was average at best. My sandwich was average, it was supposed to be smothered in melted pepper jack cheese. Somehow, 1-piece of... More

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North Manchester, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed our evening meal at the Downtowner. The service was very good, the food was well prepared and fresh, and the waitress was very nice. The chocolate chip cookie was awesome! Would go back just to get another cookie.

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