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Great Dane Pub & Brewing

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2980 Cahill Main, Fitchburg, WI 53711-7146
(608) 442-9000
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 39
    Excellent
  • 40
    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
Fish Tacos

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Lyngaas
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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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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...

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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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68 reviews 68 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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 

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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 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 

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Guelph
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106 reviews 106 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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 

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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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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.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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 

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Washington, IL
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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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 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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108 reviews 108 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Went for dinner And beer on a Friday night 15 minute wait but we ended up eating in the bar. Great pub food and we had burger, pot pie, grits and shroom and salmon club. All were very good. Lively ambiance and great service

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Chetek, Wisconsin, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This place is not only a great place to visit with friends for a drink. But it is a great place to sit and have some great tasting food. We took an oppertunity to look around. The staff was great and the food was some of the best in town!!

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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
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

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