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Ale Asylum

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2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704
+1 608-663-3926
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Visit the Tasting Room and enjoy a pint while dining on seasonal menu...
Visit the Tasting Room and enjoy a pint while dining on seasonal menu items such as specialty pizzas, sandwiches and more!
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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Kick back and take your time here

After a rally to support the unions at the state capitol my nephew and I headed for Ale Asylum for some lunch. It was a crisp Saturday afternoon and the restaurant/bar was almost to capacity. Ordered a beer while checking out the menu. Beer menu has a lot of good choices and none disappoint as I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Thomas M
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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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Madison, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to go if you enjoy shouting. The loudness in the dining area is punishing! When it comes time to order, you had better know exactly what you want, because you won't be able to hear the waiter when he asks you questions. The food is okay, but not worth the headache.

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Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Well the beer is good, I will admit. However, the wait staff and hostess were VERY rude. We came with a larger group and they kept moving us stating that we were in the way. They kept wanting to just serve us and that's it. No true Wisconsin hospitality. Out of 30 people that came here, none of is enjoyed... More 

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eau claire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We sat on the deck so we were not able to get a sampler set but since it was such a nice day we didn't care too much. Husband got a Walnut goat cheese pizza and said it was the best thin crust he he ever had and would definitely come back again. We are deep dish people so this... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

It's all about the beer here. No TV's, no pool tables, no dart boards, no games, no gimmicks of any kind. Just great beer (and great food). There's always an explosion of new and old flavors. If you are not familiar with the new and old Ale Asylum flavors, I highly recommend you asking their awesome staff about taking your... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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320 reviews 320 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

What a great oasis near the airport when arriving or departing Madison. The space is spacious and classy. Every beer I tried was great. They offer a full food menu too, with many creative selections. This is a must-see watering hole.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Friday night and a group of 7 of us celebrating. We made up custom beer flights (6 X 5 oz pours=$15) which was a fantastic way to sample the beers. We loved them! And 3 of the 7 of us are beer connoisseurs. We ordered up 2 appys to split. .the cheese bread and a walnut goat cheese red pepper... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

After a rally to support the unions at the state capitol my nephew and I headed for Ale Asylum for some lunch. It was a crisp Saturday afternoon and the restaurant/bar was almost to capacity. Ordered a beer while checking out the menu. Beer menu has a lot of good choices and none disappoint as I have tried all of... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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84 reviews 84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Stopped here for lunch and it was very enjoyable. Got a flight of top notch beers. Flight are not listed anywhere on the menu but I asked and they had them.

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Cherry Valley, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My husband and I showed up right when they opened at 1100 for lunch. Hard to decide which beer to try, all sounded good. Bedlam IPA did not disappoint! Had Carr Valley cheese bread and Fish Tacos. Nice prices and good food.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This amazing place not only has GREAT beers but awesome staff as well. As I read the other review from KCW25.. I am shocked, have never had this happen. As for the TV's on the other review. Plenty of places close to watch the game, this brewery is a place to come enjoy friends, great beer ,conversation and PIZZA! (... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-663-3926

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Pizza, Sandwiches, Pub

Description

Visit the Tasting Room and enjoy a pint while dining on seasonal menu items such as specialty pizzas, sandwiches and more!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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