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Weary Traveler Incorporated

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

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  • 87
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 13
    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
Bad breath burger is stupendous

Here's the thing with the bad breath burger, it sounds gross and unappealing but it really is not. It's one of the tastiest burgers in the entire Madison area. I make it a point to suck down a Weary Traveler bad breath burger at least once every few weeks. If you're in Madison try and get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Drew H
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Madison, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Madison, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Here's the thing with the bad breath burger, it sounds gross and unappealing but it really is not. It's one of the tastiest burgers in the entire Madison area. I make it a point to suck down a Weary Traveler bad breath burger at least once every few weeks. If you're in Madison try and get to the Weary Traveler... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Weary Traveler features delicious food and a full bar. It can be a little noisy because of all the hard surfaces; however, the food is delicious and the atmosphere is fun. I'm also impressed by how quickly you can get a table even when it's crowded.

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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Of the 4 restaurants I visited in Madison, this was by far the best! Well, 'by far' is a bit of a stretch because each was good for what they were, but Weary Traveler left me wanting more! I had a bowl of their curry soup, and proceeded to dip every other item I had in it! I've been home... More 

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Madison, Wi
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Another couple and my husband and myself dined at Weary Traveler the other night. We had heard they have a "killer" burger and wanted to check it out. The location is good right on Willy Street, although parking is a little difficult. The interior is very eclectic and interesting, although appeared to need a good dusting of the many pictures/knick-knacks... More 

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Margate, Florida
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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
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121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 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
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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 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
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Additional Information about Weary Traveler Incorporated

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