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Ale Asylum

$$ - $$$American, ,
2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704-4024
+1 608-663-3926
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“artichoke dip” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704-4024
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good beer selection with a slant towards the hoppy side. Nice clean restaurant and bar area. Good selection of sandwiches, salads and appetizers. We also had great service.

Thank Karina B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy headed to Ale Asylum for drinks and/or food. They have a nice menu and good beer. They also have a nice patio when it’s nice out.

Thank esdmadison
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to try the food and the beer , both of them were very good , my wife and I will definitely go back again our server was very good as well. Great place to meet up with other people quiet atmosphere and plenty...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

The food was good. For the price you pay for appetizers (artichoke dip) you would expect something bigger, but no. Definitely only a 2 person share. Food was pricey that came with a side of chips and salsa. Anything else and it was extra. Service...More

Thank Yvonne D
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Snobby staff, crappy food and even worse drinks, all at top dollar prices. I’ve paid less for a cavity fill and had more fun, just saying.......

1  Thank melsuemoo
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

As soon as you walk in you know you are someplace where they take their beer seriously. The server was knowledgeable and brought me several samples to help me make my selections. The options are samplers, half and full pints. The food menu is perfect...More

Thank Kevin Q
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

The beer her is pretty good but the service leaves much to be desired. Our server was humorless. Trying to joke with him left us cold. When we tried to engage with another server we were told rudely to take it up with our original...More

Thank Climb14ers
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

I’ve lived in the neighborhood adjacent to Ale Asylum since 2004. Since opening, it has been a welcome addition to the area. The beer is great, the food is tasty and the service is always friendly. The outdoor seating is plentiful and well-serviced by the...More

Thank Ken V
Reviewed September 15, 2017

I had dinner here in early September. They have a nice outdoor patio. The food was good but pretty expensive for the location. I found it really odd that they do not have french fries. Tortilla chips is what you get with sandwiches and burgers...More

Thank vickier
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Went there mainly to taste their Belgium style IPA, Bedlam, and was very pleased as it was very good. I also ordered the Thai shrimp salad. It was surprisingly good with oranges, almonds and a very tangy dressing. The service was good and the prices...More

Thank Robert I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $15
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704-4024
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-663-3926
Visit the Tasting Room and enjoy a pint while dining on seasonal menu items such as specialty pizzas, sandwiches and more!
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