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Tornado Steak House

116 S Hamilton St, Madison, WI 53703
608-256-3570
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Ranked #14 of 837 Restaurants in Madison
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Marshall, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Service was excellent, a little pricy, ordered my tenderloin medium and it cut like butter and was one of the best steaks I have ever had. Will certainly go back!

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Hudson, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I stopped in at the reccomendation of a friend and i counldn't have been happier. I stared off with one of the best bourban old fashioned that i have had in a long time. The onion soup for a sarter was loaded with sweet onions and lot of melted cheese. Although they are well known for their steaks i decided... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We had early reservations here. The bar is very nice, special drinks were very good, and the staff was excellent. My husband ordered a steak and he could not cut it with his steak knife. I had the walleye and it was excellent. The staff was very good and we got a free dessert, but ... we are not sure... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Not the newest or trendiest but just excellent food and service. It would be hard to top this in any way.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Tornado Room is THE supper club in Madison. Right off the square, it exudes old school charm. The wood-paneled dining room feels out of an old movie. The steaks are top-notch and the main reason to go, but one would be remiss not to mention the other excellent items on the menu. (I had a rack of lamb on... More 

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Our team is spread across WI/IL and other parts of the country so we try to get together periodically for team meetings. This time we were celebrating a record month, which meant an extra special dinner experience. The Tornado Room delivered! Great brandy old fashioneds kicked off an amazing dinner. Shrimp cocktail app had 5 of the biggest shrimp I've... More 

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Manteno
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

While in Madison on business we stopped here for a business dinner. Remindds you of an old supper club inside. Had a 40 minute wait on a Wednesday night but worth the wait. The 40 oz bone in filet was fantastic. But all the other entrees looked good as well. Make sure you make a reservation especially on the weekend.... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A staple of the downtown scene. Though crowded and a bit noisy, The food is always great and the waitstaff attentive.

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ct
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Great low key vibe and one of the biggest and best steaks I've ever had. Service was great. Good beer and cocktail selection.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Came here with a group of four on a busy Saturday night. We were seated immediately and the service continued to shine. They make a great old fashioned and have a fun drink menu. The ambiance is really what we were looking for (and found) but the food was also excellent. The menu is not very extensive, but I feel... More 

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Additional Information about Tornado Steak House

Address: 116 S Hamilton St, Madison, WI 53703
Phone Number: 608-256-3570
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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