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Ale Asylum

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2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704-2509
+1 608-663-3926
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Visit the Tasting Room of Madison's favorite microbrewery and enjoy a pint...
Visit the Tasting Room of Madison's favorite microbrewery and enjoy a pint while dining on seasonal menu items such as specialty pizzas, sandwiches and more!
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Visitor rating
  • 31
    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
Most recent review
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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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

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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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
18 helpful votes 18 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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464 reviews 464 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 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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110 reviews 110 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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56 reviews 56 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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138 reviews 138 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I do love their beer selection and atmosphere. Wish the food would go to another level. Seems to be the trend these days for the breweries around Madison. Karben 4, Great Dane and Ale Asylum have food this is okay from a Foodie standpoint.

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Davenport, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My husband and I love checking out breweries and this was amazing, we wish would had time on this trip for a tour. We each did a beer flight and were happy with all of our choices. I saw some comments on rude staff - we sat at the bar and the bartender was really nice. I had the fish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-663-3926

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Bar, Sandwiches

Description

Visit the Tasting Room of Madison's favorite microbrewery 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 - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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