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$5 - $10
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American, Bar, Pub
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've probably eaten close to 100 times at this point. I can't recommend it enough. Great both for our family and for a group of co-workers. Good food. Good price. Good staff.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 20, 2021

This is our second time here and both times have been good. Had the Saturday NIght Prime Rib. Price is great. Under $20 for a 12 oz prime rib. Beer is cold. Dining room is a little small compared to the bar area. Friendly Staff

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed August 1, 2019

This sports bar has decent food and a good selection of beer however it's best feature are the numerous TV screens including a HUGE one that the second balcony can watch without squinting. Nice crowd for watching Brewers and Packers games. During the playoff last...year it was standing room only at times, so get there early if you make it this year! Staff was friendly even when they were busy. The upstairs has limited options (main bar is on the first floor) but the best viewing in my opinion. Family friendly atmosphere - though during any type of playoff I don't recommend it for kids due to the crowding and slower service.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

Went out for the final four basketball game and ordered 3 apps (cheese curds served with ranch, deep fried pickles and spinach artichoke dip). The cheese curds were pretty good, the pickles were pretty thick and the dip was the best artichoke dip I’ve had....I don’t usually order artichoke dip but was pleasantly surprised! We shared a pepperoni and sausage pizza which was pretty good too. I liked the atmosphere and would recommend!More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

Sports bar atmosphere. Friendly staff. Clean. Ordered the special on a Thursday night. The burger was good, accented with a couple of curly onion rings inside of it. We did feel it was a bit misleading how the order taker worked in adding fries to...our meal - when we had given him our choice of the Bourbon Burger special. (a large serving of which I didn't even eat half of them). Would rather he just out with it: Would you like to order fries with that?More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

I have to admit I always look for something unusual, and eschew "normal pub fare" designed to stuff people stomachs but having little nutritious value. But I do go to places that look like not our average bar but may have some more modern foods....This eatery didn't shine too much, as far as I was concerned - mostly designed for people to much on something while watching sports and such. It does have a pool table upstairs, so this is your typical sports bar. I was looking at the menu to find something that is not a traditional pub grub, and settled on Irish Egg Rolls. I don't know why they were called Irish, since egg rolls are an Asian food, but they were pretty good.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

We found this place by chance and were pleased that we did. The sandwiches and the sides were tasty, ample portions, and reasonably. The service was very good. The beer selection was broad, the wine selection limited, but offered some drinkable selections. Overall, a very...nice lunch.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

We were in town for the night and were searching for a place for dinner and luckily found this place. We chose the bar side seating, quite comfortable, lots of TV's for sports that weren't on too loud. We were served quite quickly, had 2...servers taking care of our party of 5. They were both very friendly and efficient! Nice list of beers on tap and the food was quite good and very reasonably priced. Can recommend the prime rib, steak sandwich and the burgers! Would definitely recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

Very good food. Very good service. Very affordable. Nice spot with easy parking. Really comforting to see families with kids enjoying the place. Easily the friendliest place we visited while in and around Madison. Nobody loud or obnoxious, and the TV's turned down so people...could talk to each other. If we come back, it will be the first place we look for.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

We arrived at "rush hour" on a Friday evening and the fish fry was fantastic. Great selection of fish to choose from walleye, cod, or perch for fish and also shrimp were added for Lent. My only recommendation would be to add more servers or...cleaners. The front desk staff was also bussing tables making for a longer wait than what was needed. The servers seemed frazzled with how busy it was. Food was great and I would still recommend this place for great bar food and a friendly atmosphere.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed December 23, 2017

5 classmates from 60's met here for a beer or two after we visited another classmate in the area. This place was recommended by one of his care workers. None of us had ever been here before. Good Choice!!! Good selection of tap beers. We...did not have a meal but ordered 3 different horderves. The nachos were great. Very good service, atmosphere, and food. We will go back.More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere with lots of TVs to watch sports. Everything on their menu is fantastic! Highly recommend their steak sandwich. I wish they servedserve Verona's own Wisconsin Brewing Company beer.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

The draft house lets us use their upstairs back area for monthly book club meetings. I had a glass of wine or two and it is very relaxing. Thank you!!

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Fish fry is very good with plenty of food. Eating outside can be a bit warm...needs more umbrellas that can be adjusted. Inside is spacious.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

I'm not a beer drinker, but if you are, you will want to visit Draft House. I don't know the specific amount on tap, but there must be at least over 60 choices. The food is good, typical Madison burger and sandwiches.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Yes, Draft House offers takeout services.

Draft House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4