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Downtowner

Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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104 E Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3411
812-265-4343
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Early Sunday Lunch

Stopped with four other family members for a quick lunch before getting on the road. We were able to get sidewalk seating for all of us. Our server was friendly and helpful. My chicken wrap tasted fresh with top notch ingredients. My daughter raved about the double loaded potato soup. Nice way to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
MrOzz
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Columbus, Ohio
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Madison, Indiana
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The Downtowner has amazing food and great service. They offer a wide variety on the menu and sometimes it's hard to decide what to order! All of the sandwiches are tasty and the side dishes are just as delicious. The prices are reasonable and they always have their GIANT cookies!! Yum!

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Stopped with four other family members for a quick lunch before getting on the road. We were able to get sidewalk seating for all of us. Our server was friendly and helpful. My chicken wrap tasted fresh with top notch ingredients. My daughter raved about the double loaded potato soup. Nice way to enjoy Madison.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We love the food here! And such friendly staff! We always eat here when we are visiting Madison...try the little Italy! Heaven on a bun!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Nice little restaurant in Historic Downtown Madison Indiana. Mostly sandwiches, salads, pizza and desserts. I had the hot brown - absolutely delicious with a side of pasta salad. My husband had the chicken salad - he loved it. Seeing what other individuals ordered you receive a generous portion on your sandwiches. It just a cozy little restaurant, nothing fancy, very... More 

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Madison, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

delicious soups & sandwiches! Renovated building in heart of small town, a little loud due to acoustics. Lots of happy people talking at once.

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Gasburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The service was attentive and friendly. Our last visit to this restaurant was in the summer of 2013 and we were very impressed with the food during this previous visit. During this recent visit everyone in our party felt the food quality was low. The BBQ chicken pizza crust seemed to be purchased from a local grocery store. The chicken... More 

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Valparaiso, Nebraska
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I often eat at the Downtowner when I am in Madison, IN. I was there July 24, 2015. Someone had driven into the main entrance of the restaurant some time earlier but the place was still in business serving up great food. Their soups are terrific and their sandwiches superb. Very casual but very, very good! It's a busy and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The service was quick and very good. Good menu selection with reasonable prices. The BLT wrap was very good. Can't go wrong for a quick bite

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

You can't go wrong with the Downtowner. Right in the center of all the action in downtown Madison and excellent food, from the sandwiches to the soups to the to-die-for giant cookies. Definitely worth stopping in. It's in my top 5 Madison restaurants.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is an average small town coffee shop. The food was OK but nothing special (and I have eaten at many small town cafes). Would look for somewhere else if visited Madison again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 104 E Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3411
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 812-265-4343

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Doing business, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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