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Ale Asylum

American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
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2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704
+1 608-663-3926
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Newnan, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant was very busy for a Sunday afternoon. We each tried a beer brewed on the premises and were pleased with the selection and flavor. The food was good - a burger and a steak sandwich. Did not take part in a brewery tour but it looked like fun. The patio seating was very nice and the service was... More 

Thank Paula K
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great wheat beer called Unshadowed. Enjoyed the Caesar Salmon Salad, which had lettuce perfectly sliced for immediate bite size consumption (versus wrestling awkwardly shaped pieces). The salmon was spot on, and the onions a nice touch. We also had a flatbread, which could benefit from a few more seasonings in the marinera sauce. Staff was quick and friendly. The changing... More 

Thank 100YearPlan
Marshfield, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Expected to find more exclusive beers from the brewery. Miss the brewery vibe that prior location had. Large building but that just seems to separate patrons more. Most customers were there to eat and drinking mixers instead of craft beer enthusiasts.

Thank Weizgirl
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Flights were 6 beers. Good beer selection and quality. Artichoke dip was very good. Service was fast and friendly. They offered brewrey tours, but they take about an hour and that did not fit our schedule on this visit.

Thank Jenni K
Chicago, Illinois
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71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner on the patio on Wednesday on a beautiful day with an umbrella over my table. When you walk through the front door it was an awkward "seat yourself" which left you wondering how many rooms on multiple floors you had to pick from. The patio was fair sized and there was a small bar without TVS on the... More 

Thank kv1361
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

im a big fan of their beers, so it was cool to visit the brewery. they had a few pilot batches on tap, plus some others that arent available in stores. food was solid, not as good as i remember being last time i was there. worth checking out if you like top notch brews.

Thank elcrawl
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Atmosphere , prices and a friendly staff! Highly recommend! We sat outside, there's a huge list of nicely prices Ales . We had the Brischetta and the portion size was more than enough . The crowd was a good mix of ages. Informal atmosphere.

Thank Robaine12
Chicago, IL
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119 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We've been coming to Ale Asylum for years - even before they were in this new location. I love the Big Slick porter - it's delicious - even on a hot day. I had the catfish tacos on our most recent visit and I would not order them again. I like spicy but the spicy overtook the rest of the... More 

Thank lovetotravelusa
Hillsboro, Missouri
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

First, this place is decorated like an asylum, very industrial with images of bondage and demons. We thought we could enjoy a more comfortable environment on the patio, but you can't order flights of beer out there; they're afraid of breaking glasses. So, we ate inside what felt a bit like hell. The wait staff didn't seat us, so we... More 

Thank Chris D
Greenville, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This place was absolutely unbelievable... 46,000 square feet of craft beer goodness... We went on a Saturday and I was so bummed they only do tours on Sundays, because I would have LOVED to roam around that place! The beer was amazing, the food was excellent, the staff was super fun, and the ambiance was unlike anything I've ever seen...... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $15
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, 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, Television
Good for
Bar scene
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
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?