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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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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Small menu, good beer

Have stopped many times for a beer, Hopalicious is one of my favorites, but I like to try seasonal beers also which they are making more of. They have a small menu, fish tacos were really good and different. Service was good they were busy but well staffed to handle it. Roof deck is great in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
TommyWIS
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Portage, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I was visiting friends and we decided to try this. We were looking forward to enjoying a beer and meal and chose to sit outside. Service came in a reasonable time. I asked about a sampler of the beer and was told that samplers were only available inside because the sunlight ruined the beer...okay...I've probably been to +80 breweries around... More 

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Portage, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Have stopped many times for a beer, Hopalicious is one of my favorites, but I like to try seasonal beers also which they are making more of. They have a small menu, fish tacos were really good and different. Service was good they were busy but well staffed to handle it. Roof deck is great in the summer. Upstairs has... More 

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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Good beer, okay food. It seems that this restaurant was going for chic one coming up with the menu. The menu is very cool, as it was on A metal sheet, however it was a very limited menu. There were a couple appetizers offered, some sandwiches/burgers, and pizza. I was there was some friends after an event we had participated... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

If you are looking for a place that offers food, great beer, and the ability to see how the beer is made, this is your place. Has bars on two levels and offers an outdoor patio for seating. Very modern brewery and a fun place to go.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Highly recommend the tour. I've been on a lot of brewery tours before and this one was probably one of the better ones. They run tours on Sundays 12-5pm and it costs $5/person (cash only). You get a free beer (yay!) and then on the tour, you get another one. The tour lasted about 45 minutes. After the tour, we... More 

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Madison
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Have been to the Ale Asylum several times. The food is very good. Their Hopalicious is my favorite beer in the whole world. They have a beautiful place on the North side of Madison. Place is very popular.

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Baraboo, WI
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Decent food, good beer, and awful service!! Our server, outside on the patio, was a young man, looking very disheveled and unprofessional, with a HORRIBLE attitude. Don't bother asking him for help, he will slam the dishes and drinks down and promptly walk away. All in all, horrible experience. Would NOT reccommend.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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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67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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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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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Additional Information about Ale Asylum

Address: 2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704
Phone Number: +1 608-663-3926
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
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
Average Prices: USD $3 to $15
Cuisine: American, Bar, Pizza, Sandwiches, Pub

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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 to $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?