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Delaney's Steaks and Seafood

449 Grand Canyon Dr, Madison, WI 53719-1040
608-833-7337
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Ranked #54 of 820 restaurants in Madison
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 2, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
madison
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

what we like most about Delaney's is the atmosphere--bartenders friendly, the music is the BEST, and the food is great, whether for a snack or a meal. the bar area has plenty of space--either at the bar or at a table.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Last week my wife, three kids and I went to Delaney's. Between the five of us, we had a NY strip, Filet Mignons, and a shrimp dish. The food was absolutely fantastic. The service was prompt, and the homey feel of the dining room was great for a family evening out. We will be returning!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My wife and I hosted another couple who visit Madison twice a year. We selected Delaney's over other steakhouses as the visiting couple had not been there in quite awhile. From the time we entered until we left the premises we received excellent friendly service. The menu is more diverse than other steakhouses in the area and on the order... More

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Madison
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Back in 1980 my husband and I would go to Delaney's as a special treat. It's now a blast from the past!The bar is one of the more inviting ones in town, and the Tiffany-lamp decor takes you pleasantly back to the 70s. As for the food, I'd highly recommend the seafood bisque as a starter. It was rich and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I was staying closeby to this place, it was highly recommended by the hotel i was staying at in Madison. Having dinner here was a great decision, Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, the servers were very friendly and so attentive, i truly felt like a vip at this place and the food was outstanding. I was there solo on a wednesday... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

After getting several referrals to this restaurant we decided to go here on our last night in Madison. We were with a group of 12. Service was good and I chose the Wednesday special a 10oz prime rib. Since I ordered it rare it came out perfectly red. It was tender, well on temperature and tasted like no rib I... More

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Dubuque, Iowa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

My Father and I visit Delaney's with some frequency, and it never disappoints. While the decor may seem "outdated" to some, it maintains the warm supper club atmosphere that can be hard to find in modern restaurants today. For those who don't know, there is a lot of history that surrounds Delaney's and I would highly recommend taking a good... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

They just celebrated their 40th anniversary, so they are doing something right. Make a reservation and then arrive a bit early to enjoy a great drink in the bar where you feel like you are sitting in someone's throwback family room. On that particular Friday night they had live jazz - not sure if that is routine, but it definitely... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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43 reviews 43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Careful – Staff may SWEEP you out of the dining room along with any food-fare before you have a chance to eat! No – it wasn’t Friday night. I vote this the most downright ANNOYING, unenjoyable dining experience + Overboard Pricing for Underwhelming Value in Madison ever. An Onion Straws craving, though very tasty, proved to be a costly error.... More

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

THANK YOU to everyone whose reviews I read and listened to -- we had a wonderful dinner at Delaney's and will be going back many times. For starters -- the staff is incredibly nice and they are all in good moods -- but it doesn't seem contrived at all! The cocktails were yummy, the seafood bisque was as delicious as... More

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