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Madison's Cafe

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216 Madison St, Jefferson City, MO 65101-3230
+1 573-634-2988
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Miami
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great lunch at affordable prices. Wide range of food selections and friendly staff . Location is downtown and easily accessible. Highly recommend

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent dinner. Ate the fettuccini and chicken. Wanted to try it with liver, but thought I'd better not this time. I'll be back. Wine, friends, food and then on to Jazz music. First Friday had art stroll, but we were too late after eating and jazzing it up.

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten lunch or dinner at Madison's many times. Its prices are reasonable, food delicious, and ambiance welcoming, indoors or out (in good weather).

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Thank David H
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food, atmosphere and selection of the drink menu is great. Price is a tad high for certain meals like spaghetti. It's in the heart of downtown Jefferson city and plenty of amenities around to continue the evening.

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would just like to thank our waitress at Madison's. I goofed up on my order and ended up with a thick cream sauce on my linguini and clams. I'm sure it was excellent for fans of a thick, rich cream sauce, but not for me. It was my error and I expected nothing, but our waitress said no problem... More 

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Cocoa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Madison's Cafe is an institution in downtown Jefferson City. I had the Rigatoni Carbonara with gluten free pasta. Wow. So tasty but so decadent with all that creamy sauce. The side Caesar salad was nothing special though. Our dining companions live in the area and eat here quite often, as does most of Jefferson City I think, as this place... More 

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Thank Alan W
Eminence, Missouri
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was very friendly, all the waitstaff and hostess very helpful. The restaurant was really clean and the food was amazing. Their house salad is the best. Food is a little pricey.

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Thank T C
Jefferson City, Missouri
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great food and atmosphere. Fine Italian dining, steaks and desserts. House salad a speciality featuring homemade dressing

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Thank dennis l
central missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Wonderful food, great service, great location. Directly across from the parking garage makes parking a breeze. Full bar in a historic building makes this place very enjoyable. They also have meeting rooms if needed.

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Jacksonville, Illinois
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Indoor and outdoor seating available. We sat inside, service was friendly , and our waitress was helpful with the days specials. She was courteous to not interrupt while we were talking and kept the drinks refilled. But brought our bill before asking us if we wanted dessert. So I didn't order one. I think one pass around, of would you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $25
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Madison St, Jefferson City, MO 65101-3230
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Jefferson City
  • Phone Number: +1 573-634-2988
Description
Madison's Café, a ‘Jefferson City Tradition’ since 1982, offers casual, relaxed, yet elegant dining, with a focus on northern Italian, American and eclectic cuisine: mouthwatering appetizers, salads, soups, sandwiches, pasta, hand-cut steaks, seafood, and a variety of signature dishes. Our menu changes often, reflecting use of locally sourced products: from our daily, fresh, locally baked bread, locally bred and raised Wagyu burgers, produce, to herbs from our own herb garden. Our gluten-free fare, whole wheat pasta, and a wide variety of vegetarian fare pleases the most sensitive palate. Our environment is unique and inviting—a gathering place for family and friends, or perfect for that romantic evening out. We have two excellently appointed private dining rooms for any special event or business meeting. Off-site catering services are available from small intimate gatherings to over 300. Carry out is always available. Al fresco dining on our large patio is wonderful when weather permits! Come to Madison's where you restore your spirit and share the simple pleasures with family and friends…one delicious bite at a time Located in beautiful downtown, two and a half blocks from the Capitol; a half-block from the Governor's Mansion; five blocks from the historic Missouri State Penitentiary; three blocks from the Amtrak Station; about a 1/2 mile from the bridge bike/walk crossing to the Katy Trail, and directly across the street from the Madison Street parking garage.

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