We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Great Dane Pub & Brewing

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
2980 Cahill Main, Fitchburg, WI 53711-7146
(608) 442-9000
Website
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 92 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Nachos!

Had an early dinner with another couple & had a nice time. Lots of choices for food- we had the nachos & they were wonderful! Enough to feed 4 for under $10.00. If you're a beer drinker- they have several different types.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Lynnette W
,
Warren, Illinois
Add Photo Write a Review

92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Springfield, Illinois
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Really great food with all the "extra" touches! Great beer as well - and wonderful service from Nancy!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warren, Illinois
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Had an early dinner with another couple & had a nice time. Lots of choices for food- we had the nachos & they were wonderful! Enough to feed 4 for under $10.00. If you're a beer drinker- they have several different types.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A wide range of food to choose from, and some tasty beverages make this a great place to dine. We started with the New Nakoma Nachos as an appetizer (it's HUGE). I ordered the Dane Burger with Kettle Chips - YUM! I highly recommend the Great Dane Pub & Brewing to anyone traveling in the Madison, WI area...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is my go-to neighborhood place, especially in the summer when I can eat on the balcony. One of my favorite dishes is their tuna sandwich. The servings are always plentiful and delicious. They also brew a good selection of beers. The bar area has lots of TV's to watch sporting events. The only drawback is the ecustics are bad... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This Great Dane is one of four in Madison and all have slightly different personalities. This one has outdoor seating, a round bar as you enter, an upstairs game room with pool table, etc. and more. Hard to believe but they do offer the best fish tacos in town and also a West African Peanut Stew that I order a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Guelph
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This place is always happening. Good beers - they brew some of their own - and good food on most of the menu. I've been told to stick to the "down home cooking" stuff on the menu as opposed to the exotic & the fish. I stay at the Quality inn next door to it and it is a 2... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

All the food is great. They brew their own beer and sodas. Since I moved here, I at least go here once a week. I have not had a bad meal yet.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Madison, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Searching for more-than-an-average burger, we stopped at the Great Dane in Fitchburg hoping to find some unique offerings. The hostess was, to put in politely, standoffish at best. The waitress, Jess, however, was wonderful. I tried the Cool Creek Wheat beer -- ok for flavor, but needed to be colder. Baja turkey burger was moist and flavorful. My partner's Rueben... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington, IL
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A co-worker and I went here while on a business trip for dinner and loved it. Can't remember what it was called, but I had a monster of a burger that came coupled with a bratwurst patty, mushrooms, and cheese. It was excellent (and not surprisingly, really filled me up). My co-worker enjoyed his Texarkana burger as well. Staff was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Madison, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our service was great - waiter went out of his way to accommodate us. We were a large party with some food allergies. He split our bills for us even though they don't normally do that for large groups and he was very careful about our allergic person's food choices. However, the food wasn't the greatest. Our kids wouldn't even... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Great Dane Pub & Brewing also viewed

 

Been to Great Dane Pub & Brewing? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2980 Cahill Main, Fitchburg, WI 53711-7146
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Fitchburg
  • Phone Number: (608) 442-9000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 am

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Great Dane Pub & Brewing staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?