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323 E Olin Ave, Madison, WI
6082569430
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4:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 49
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  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Night out

The staff was very friendly and attentive. I arrived early and did not need a reservation. Food was amazing and very well presented

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Suring, Wisconsin
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Suring, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The staff was very friendly and attentive. I arrived early and did not need a reservation. Food was amazing and very well presented

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Loves Park, Illinois
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The food and service is amazing! The wait staff dresses very well and the service is paced as you want. It can be fast or slow depending on what you request. I had the 9 oz filet mignon. All I can say is WOW!!!!! It was the best I have EVER had anywhere!! Their signature hashbrowns and salads aregreat as... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This was a great place for a good steak and, drink and atmosphere. Small and older but the food takes over with a tender strip and a filet that melts in your mouth.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I've never had a better cooked steak than here. Also - on a previous visit.... the salmon is also incredible. I've never had a bad bite of food here - and the drinks are potent and incredible. I love the vibe of the restaurant. Highly recommend reservations - especially on the weekends. Also, parking is a bit difficult sometimes.

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Columbus, Indiana
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

started with the tasty crab cakes, followed with an excellent 9 oz filet - cooked to perfection along with their signature hash browns and spinach with hot bacon dressing. don't know what the calories totaled out to, but it was worth it. parking can be a problem in the restaurant's lot, but there's a big office building lot next door... More 

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We had a excellent meal & service. Our waiter (Ethan) was very attentive and had perfect timing when checking on us. My husband had the salmon special and I had the crab legs - both were delicious!! Can't wait to go back again.

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Plover, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Anniversary dinner. seated at pre appointed reservation time. I order crab cakes and the "Signature Steak" on a friday night. Crab Cakes were uninspired disks covered in over fried bread crumbs. I found this exceptionally odd in that crab is also on the menu and so one would be lead to believe they could manage crab meat. Regarding the "Signature... More 

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Westbury, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This steak house is FANTASTIC!!!! Have been here several times and everything I have eaten has been great and the servers are great and the place is high end and pricey but as the old saying goes;

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I phoned for a reservation a few days in advance knowing the place was small. Our table was ready when we arrived. I started with a brandy old fashioned sweet, and it was very good. I'm from central Wisconsin, so I know when this drink is done well. Our table ordered everything from steaks to salmon and it was all... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We love this place!! Had been here last when it was just a bar. What a great surprise. Amazing stories from the bartenders, great, creative drinks and awesome food. We are planning to return next month when we're again in Madison!! I highly recommend!!!!!

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Additional Information about Wonder Bar

Address: 323 E Olin Ave, Madison, WI
Phone Number: 6082569430
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 323 E Olin Ave, Madison, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 6082569430

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 am - 11:00 pm

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