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1201 Williamson St, Frnt, Madison, WI 53703-4859
608-442-6207
Today
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon 4:00 pm - 1:30 am
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 84
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great pub atmosphere

One of a kind pub. Books decorate the walls, older wood tables are available to sit and eat at with a kind of refined bar with tons of drink options. Unbelievably happy and friendly staff serve you in a laid back atmosphere. The food is outatanding, all very fresh with flavors to please anyone. Try... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
jwessma
,
Margate, Florida
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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168 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Margate, Florida
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

One of a kind pub. Books decorate the walls, older wood tables are available to sit and eat at with a kind of refined bar with tons of drink options. Unbelievably happy and friendly staff serve you in a laid back atmosphere. The food is outatanding, all very fresh with flavors to please anyone. Try the goulash, it was the... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Kind of English Pub, nice vibe!, superb service and great food. There was a Blues band playing which made the night super good.

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Green Bay, WI
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Came with my mom and Dad who I dropped off at the front door. They were helped by the staff and got a great table. I had to drive around 3 different blocks to find a parking spot. The menu seemed to lack interesting entrees like I remember it to have. My parents liked their ham on potato roll and... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We visited this restaurant after a 10-mile bike ride. The menu could have been a little longer but I was able to order something. We waited about 20 minutes for the food to arrive. I ordered the Bad breath Burger. The potato slices that came with it were dark/burnt.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Super friendly staff. Warm dining area - felt like I was in a laid back friend's living room (and they happen to have a huge cool-looking bar).

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Madison, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was there on a weeknight not too long ago. The bar was well stocked, decent beer selection and good service. However, my food was so-so at best. I had a roast chicken that was scrawny and dry. The potatoes were good, but that's the side, so, you know. The ambiance was kind of dark, but I enjoyed my visit.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Loved it all! Food, drinks, server, decor!!! Great choice for dinner and drinks in beautiful Madison, WI. Try the goulash and Andes sandwich with tuna.

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Had the chicken dinner. Delicious. Everything flavorful and prepared perfectly. Professional and attentive bartender. Got to chat w Chef Joey which always brightens my day. Wish I lived closer.

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Certainly something different in madison. The decor was based in books. Quotes from novels on the walls, books lined the ceiling, and wooden tables. The restaurant has board games to play whole waiting for food and the bar has an interesting list of beverages. Food is very good. Worth a trip!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Something for everyone at the Weary Traveler. They also have homemade Kombucha, which is delicious. Full bar, with fun atmosphere as well. Highly recommend the Thai soup with coconut base or chicken vegi chili for a cold day. Husband Bob likes the bad breath burger. I'm gluten free, and enjoy many items that are on the menu. Staff is fun,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1201 Williamson St, Frnt, Madison, WI 53703-4859
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 608-442-6207

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?