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“GREAT Lunch!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Downtowner

Downtowner
104 E Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3411
812-265-4343
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Ranked #11 of 61 Restaurants in Madison
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
Cincinnati, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“GREAT Lunch!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I've eaten at the Downtowner twice now...it's a lunch place and very casual, mostly sandwiches, salads and soup. This time, my wife had the Chef's salad...she couldn't finish it...and I had a "trio;" sandwich, soup and a side. My choices were the tomato florentine soup, ham and cheese sandwich and garlic/cheese bread. More than sufficient for lunch; fresh, tasty and economical. Love the decor...especially the tin ceiling and mirrored old window in the bathroom....Pinterest are you watching? Deano

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Cincinnati, Ohio
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Very good food, but don't be in a hurry”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stopped here for lunch with friends because the shop owners in the area, sent us. The food was all very good but it took forever & it was very crowded, & very small.
I can't say that the staff were very friendly. We came in & they would not even make eye contact to acknowledge that we were even there. It was like if you didn't know the routine to be seated, they didn't care.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Colfax, IN
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Food tasted great. Weather was nice enough to sit outside at tables on the sidewalk. They were very busy on a Tuesday in July when our Girl Scout troop visited.

Visited July 2014
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Evansville, Indiana, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Main Street attraction”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Nice little diner on the main drag in Madison and quite the busy place. And that's because it was a great little cafe/diner. We are outside and everything about the experience was really good. I'd most certainly recommend you give it a try!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Excellent Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Had one of the best reubens we have had in a long time here. Good breads and sandwich selection. Inside restored very nicely and a lot of seating areas.

Visited June 2014
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