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Blue Moon Bar & Grill

2535 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3812
608-233-0441
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Ranked #218 of 823 Restaurants in Madison
Price range: $0 - $8
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Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Hamburgers
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Jefferson WI
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Excellent service, food. Just a short walk from the UW Hospital in Madison. Lots of beer choices, the kids loved the tacos that were served on Tuesday night,. 4 of us, 10 drinks including beer and mixed drinks and wine and the bill was only $64. For Madison that was GREAT!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My wife and I stopped there for a quick bite and a beer on a Saturday night. We were allowed to sit outside and the waiter was super attentive, friendly, and knowledgable. We're both vegetarians and learned they make a homemade veggie burger which was good and hearty. They had a good craft beer selection and we had no complaints.... More

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Paris, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is a great place, which I like because of its proximity to my hotel. They are open late (2 a.m.) and have a really good pub menu. The staff is really friendly and I've met some really nice locals here as well. If you're ever in the neighborhood, check them out.

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Wisconsin
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127 reviews 127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Fish was almost burnt and greasy. Fries ice cold. Husbands food (shrimp & fires) hot and good. I have eaten here half a dozen times and once I had a good burger. I will not be eating here ever again. Sorry.

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Seattle, WA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

I stopped in to the Blue Moon after a very long day and a formal dinner. I was happy to get out of my formal black dress, put on a pair of jeans and a comfie top, and head over for a glass of beer with some friends as the evening wore down. The Blue Moon has an excellent supply... More

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Milwaukee, WI
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Nice spot. Friendly staff. Interesting decor. Good food. I ordered the Chicken Cordon Bleu half expecting it to be a microwaved Sysco product. Instead, it was clearly prepared on-site. Really quite tasty. Wife and daughter thought their meals were quite good as well. Fries were tasty and not greasy. Good selection of beers. We were very happy to find this... More

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

The "average price" is $8 before they charge you extra fees. You need to carry your ID with you when you go because they request proof of age even if you only plan to eat food. If you don't have your ID you can still get carry out. What they don't tell you until after is that they only accept... More

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Saint Paul
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I use to go to this bar all the time during college. Then Friday I revisited it....and it's the same as I remember! It is about 1-2 miles off of campus, so you don't get the crazy atmosphere. It is peaceful but always has a couple fun people at the bar. They always have great local brews on tap and... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We were there for the Friday special of grilled Walleye. This was also offered as fried Walleye. This dinner was excellent. The fish was flakey and moist and had lots of flavor. The fries were good as was the coleslaw. The dinner roll was on the dense side but good. Loved this dinner! The service was great and we will... More

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Second trip to Madison came here on a recommendation. Agree with other posts that the food was good My main issue is the cleanliness. Tables had a layer of "ick," floors needed swept and mopped, and the women's restroom smelled like sewage. Won't be my first choice the next time in town.

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