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L'Etoile Restaurant

1 South Pinckney Street, Madison, WI 53703
+1 608-251-0500
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Ranked #7 of 835 Restaurants in Madison
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: East Washington
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Rome, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Four of us went for a saturday dinner and couldn't have had a better experience. The staff was amazing and so knowledgeable about the food and drink, and the food was magnificent. Highly recommended

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McFarland, Wisconsin, United States
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164 reviews 164 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

What an awesome experience. If you have never tried truly gourmet foods, what a great place to venture into that world. If you like to surprise your palate with exciting flavors and tastes that will take you beyond a normal dining experience this is the place in Madison. We had the "Seven Course Chef's Tasting" and to celebrate my wife's... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Each year we celebrate our wedding anniversary at L'Etoile. It's our chance to not look at the prices and simply order whatever appeals. It's always a hard decision because we know that everything will be amazing with just the right mix of complexity and comfort. Lovely touch is the personalized menu printed just for us.

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Williamston, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Three of us made last moment reservation for Saturday and were seated at the big round table next to the entrance door. I thought that it was waiting table, but it was our table (!), so we didn't have the same experience as other guests seating at the regular tables (although we paid the same high price - of course).... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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88 reviews 88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I had the opportunity to eat at this restaurant last night. L'Etoile used to be on the 2nd floor in a very quaint and cozy environment with no view of the street, traffic, and people. Just a view of the Capitol. Now they have moved to a new location and they are on street level. It is a big spacious... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My husband and I took our son and wife to dinner at L'Etoile to celebrate his 50th birthday It was outstanding. We ordered the dinner for 2 special X 2 and enjoyed a beautiful green salad, ribeye steaks winter vegetables and a keylime flavored confection along with the special touches L'Etoile adds and their craft cocktails to start us off.... More 

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Naples, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Great location. Very romantic setting. I have been wanting to dine here for some time now. Dropped over $150.00, went home and spent 3 hrs throwing up everything I consumed. What a waste of money!

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New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Possibly one of the best restaurant meals I have ever had. Outstanding food, drinks, decor and service.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Best restaurant in Madison. Also the highest priced, but you wont care after you have been there to check out what Tory Miller has put together and why he won a James Beard award.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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192 reviews 192 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is Madison's best restaurant, in my estimation. I love the selections (entrees) and the wine and beer offerings are perfect pairings. I especially appreciate the professional service and the warm ambiance of the room. It is, simply, a five-star experience. If you have to entertain for one special meal in Madison, there is no peer.

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Additional Information about L'Etoile Restaurant

Address: 1 South Pinckney Street, Madison, WI 53703
Phone Number: +1 608-251-0500
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American

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