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“Great Place to Chill Out” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Memorial Union Terrace

Memorial Union Terrace
Langdon St., University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706
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Madison, Wi
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great Place to Chill Out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great location overlooking lake. Music, movies, and beer. Great place to socialize with friends. Nothing like it in Madison.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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“Pure Campus Vibe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We love the Terrace! It is the place to be on a warm summer night, with the breeze coming in off Lake Mendota. There is often live music in the evenings and the whole community comes, from little kids to leftovers from the 60's who came to go to school but never left. You can dance like nobody's watching - by yourself, in a group or coupled up. It can get a little rowdy as the night goes on and the beer overflows. But it really is a neat place to get the Madison feeling. Beautiful view, especially at sunset.

Visited July 2013
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“Great lake view; good people-watching locaton”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

The Terrace is on the north side of UW Memorial Union. Often crowded even by 11 AM on weekends. Hundreds of small tables and chairs fill the multi-level space all the way down to the lake. The tables away from the lake are largely shaded. The Brat Stand offers very basic fare done in a very competent, yet unexciting manner. Plenty of beer though from the multitude of taps. And the scenery is not limited to watching the lake and boaters, plenty of bikini-clad sunbathers, swimmers, and readers complement the view. However, the entire place could use a through steam cleaning---the tables and chairs and the asphalt.

Visited July 2013
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