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Ale Asylum

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American, Bar, Pizza, Sandwiches
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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: Takeout
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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Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    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
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
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Bellevue, Washington
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292 reviews 292 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

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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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
12 helpful votes 12 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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490 reviews 490 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Sign inside said "seat yourself." Ok, so I sat down ... and waited and waited and waited. It took 15 minutes before someone brought me a menu and took my drink order. A couple sat at the table next to mine and ended up getting up to leave because of the delay in service. The beer I ordered then took... More 

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Bloomington, MN
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117 reviews 117 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Good selection of locally brewed beer and ale. Enjoyed appetizers and pizza at a retirement party. I need to back to try the entrees.

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Madison, WI
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My husband picked me up from the airport on a Wisconsin Football Saturday and was desperate to find a nearby place to watch the Badger Game. I suggested a new brew pub very near the airport called the Ale Asylum. We got there and were shocked to find that they didn't have any TVs??? Along with about 8 other couples... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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141 reviews 141 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

I've been traveling to Madison area for business for years, but had heard of yet never been to Ale Asylum. I made a visit this past week and must say was very impressed with their brown ale and their Nut Brown as well. Very good porter as well! Some folks on TA say their food is so-so but i had... 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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

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

Questions & Answers

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