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The Coopers Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
20 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2523
+1 608-256-1600
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“poutine” (15 reviews)
“pretzels” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2523
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are from out of town and wanted a simple pub and grill with little more than your normal bar food. Cooper's came through. Salmon was perfectly cooked. Would go back next time we come to the area!

Thank Josh O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brought family here after a Badgers game. The place was packed to the gills. Very loud. Everyone enjoyed their selections. I thought the Brandy Old Fashioned(s) were good. The wait staff was not very helpful or attentive. However, it was Saturday after a football game....More

Thank 124douglash
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Glad we arrived shortly after 5:00 this is a busy place and loud. Servers attentive, food was quite good and there were some interesting selections. Heard how good the French fries were; perhaps it was the build-up, we found them good but not living up...More

Thank cmykogv
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Wonderful spot for lunch or dinner. They have a killer beer list and the food is really tasty. The beer cheese pretzel is amazing, as are the cheese curds.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Great beer list, lots of samples, fun bartenders. typical bar food. Good place to meet friends. Lots of TVs

Thank MMouseMD
Reviewed September 10, 2017

My husband and I tried Cooper's Tavern for the first time in the late afternoon on a Tuesday. Tables were available both inside and out, but we chose the best of both worlds for that chilly afternoon and sat at the counter looking out the...More

Thank lraihala
Reviewed August 23, 2017

A diverse and mouthwatering menu was only enhanced by the incredible specials and the knowledgeable staff. The bar also had an extensive tap selection featuring many favorites as well as other less known brews. I had the muscles, which was not quite what I expected,...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Fast service and knowledgeable attendant guided us through the menu options resulting in sampling interesting array of lunch items. Large choice of beers provided a pleasing match to our food. The Coopers Tavern offered for us a chance to enjoy foods WIsconsin.

Thank Herbert S
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Friendly staff, good beer, and good selection. We went in mid-afternoon, so the full menu was not available. But the bar appetizers available were wonderful.

Thank jbouldin
Reviewed August 4, 2017

was in madison for a family wedding and ate at coopers tavern. excellent location, view of capitol and must try their sliders!

Thank gary h
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July 2, 2016|
Response from Polisonica | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately there isn't many places where to watch soccer, unless it's a world wide event or and ethnic bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2523
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-256-1600
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