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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Takeout, Live Music
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Reviewed February 10, 2020 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch along our drive on 81. Very close to highway. The service was good and so was food. Liked the atmosphere. Pub feel, very casual.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 28, 2020 via mobile

It wasn’t too busy but it was a Tuesday evening and we were early. The Old Fashioned was very tasty. Had catfish po-boy and brisket nachos. The staff was very friendly. Definitely like the decor and the style!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 2, 2020

Madison's has 2 side entrances just off Main Street that lead to a cavernous dining area an attractive bar. We sat in the upper level with great views of downstairs and the historic building. My Wafflewich was pretty good with chicken,bacon,apple butter,sharp cheese and maple...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

I have yet to be disappointed when we go to Jimmy Madison's. I have really enjoyed everything I have ordered there, but the Brussels sprouts and their peanut butter pie never disappoint!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed December 15, 2019

We have visited a lot of restaurants in Harrisonburg since our son is in his last semester of school at JMU. We had come by here before only to find more of a wait than we wanted. I understand why. It is also not the...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 29, 2019

Don't let the outside appearance stop you from going in, especially at lunch time. The look from outside looks like a night bar place and the door is not that invited. However, once you walk pass the door, it is a different world. The place...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

We love Jimmy Madison’s! The atmosphere and food are great! We have never had a bad meal. It’s our “go to” restaurant when we visit our daughter at JMU. The only thing that keeps it from being a 5 star for us is the slow...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 10, 2019 via mobile

We've enjoyed dinner there 3 times and each time was very good and reasonably priced. Be sure to try the peanutbutter pie.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 9, 2019

The enthusiastic reviews are right. Service was top-notch: we were seated promptly, our waitress was observant, friendly, and efficient, all meals arrived at the same time (and hot), and the manager stopped by to chat. We started with the succulent fried green tomatoes and justly-famous...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019

This was our second visit to Jimmy Madison's. Both times, we sat outside in the rooftop area. Although the food was great, service was not so much. Our waitress had too many tables to contend with, making for long waits for refills and the check....More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Jenny0753
April 22, 2017|
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Response from Scott S | Property representative |
We do offer Gluten free bread but not rolls. Thanks for asking!
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April 7, 2017|
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Do you take reservations for Easter?
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