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Whiskey Jacks Saloon

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552 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1011
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Rude bartenders. Period. Poor service. Better places around the corner or down the street where... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
via mobile
Hanging out! Never again! They make you give up your chair

We are from out of town, popped in to hear the band and get a few drinks. Sitting at the bar... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2017
Elena P
Ashland, Wisconsin
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Sep 10, 2017
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“Hanging out! Never again! They make you give up your chair”
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552 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1011
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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Rude bartenders. Period. Poor service. Better places around the corner or down the street where they appreciate your business. Insulted my vet buddy.

Thank AbeJerry
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

We are from out of town, popped in to hear the band and get a few drinks. Sitting at the bar. Closer to 11pm, security guys are coming up to everyone at the bar telling them to give up their chairs....Um...pardon me? Yes, ma'am I...More

Thank Elena P
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Whiskey Jack Saloon is a large bar that has terrific drink specials, a large beer list and the best shot (shooter) menu in Madison. A fun bar especially on game day.

Thank DCNative2010
Reviewed November 17, 2016

One of the better State Street bars in a nostalgic location. Larger space, game tables, LARGE shot menu, small band stage, clean bathrooms. We were there on a very busy Homecoming Friday afternoon - they were definitely understaffed, but Steve at the bar remained friendly...More

Thank j916802
Reviewed September 18, 2016

If you just want to drink and watch a game, Whisky Jacks may be a good place to go. It's large and has A LOT of TVs. No matter where you are in the bar, you'll be able to watch a game. Your may not...More

Thank rickleed
Reviewed September 9, 2015

I like Whiskey Jacks bar. It is true that I do not like the people who are always loitering around the place, but the place is good inside. Basically, if you like crowdedness, Thursday, Friday and Saturday should be your days. However, you might end...More

Thank Sarah A G
Reviewed May 26, 2015

Drinks a bit exepensive for a college town but other than that it was a fun crowd, big dance floor and a great band.

Thank mar1mel
Reviewed March 16, 2015

Not for us. We are young couple who love to party but this place was a bit much. The bathrooms are disgusting, most of the bar staff were very rude and the drinks are expensive enough on top of a door fee. Place was just...More

Thank Gregar88
Reviewed December 2, 2013

Whiskey Jacks looks a bit sketchy from the outside because there are always some suspicious characters lurking around and hanging out on the sidewalk but if you actually go in, it's not as bad as you think. There are several pool tables towards the entrance,...More

Thank Vanessa Y
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