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43 North

American, Contemporary
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108 King St, Madison, WI 53703-3314 (E. Main St. at S Webster St)
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Very impressed with this place. Everything was excellent. Great service, romantic ambiance and wonderful food. Loved the small salad and small entree options. Had the ratatouille appetizer which was excellent, followed by roasted romaine salad and scallops as main dish. My partner had duck leg which was also very good. Reservation was early so were able to take advantage of... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

A group of six of us visited 43 North recently. It was around 7 pm on a week night. We had reservations but we didn't need them as there were very few patrons. We weren't quite ready to order when our waiter came by to take our drink order, and he seemed mildly put out by that. He seemed put... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

As far as dining in Madison, Wisconsin goes, this is without question the worst restaurant I have ever had the displeasure of dining at. The cavalcade of culinary disasters was only bettered by the overbearing, at times awkward service, which together made for an almost night-killing meal. To start off, the restaurant was empty when we walked in; not a... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Fabulous! Fabulous Food Fabulous Service Fabulous Ambiance Fabulous Value Find your way to 43 North as soon as you can. It is simply FABULOUS.

Thank Toi P
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86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Our family is a mix of vegans, vegetarians, and meat lovers, so it's not easy for us to find restaurants that we all love. We had 6 in our group and we were placed in a little backroom, which turned out great because it felt like our own private area (we did feel sorry for the table for two that... More 

Thank Joan C
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Dinner at 43 North was very nice. We were at the restaurant on a Tuesday evening. As is our practice, I had reserved a table. this proved not to be necessary. We were given a choice of tables when we arrived. Our server was very knowledgeable and answered many questions for us. We were delighted with the last bottles sale... More 

1 Thank Gundi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Our new favorite restaurant in Madison! Everything was fantastic, creative and fun! The bread butter and jam (lavender jelly) was excellent, the salmon tartar perfect, salads fresh and yummy, I had the half order of game hen which was prepared perfectly and easy to eat (and filling, the gravy was very rich but tasty) and my husband has a half... More 

1 Thank ladybugWi
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

43 North has a very creative and interesting menu that is also very flexible. Everything comes in small or large plates. I had Salmon Tartar (excellent, with a very nice sauce but I couldn't tell you what it was), a wonderfully fresh and understated greens salad with vinaigrette, a small dish of game hen prepared very well and served with... More 

1 Thank Conmarki
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We decided to come here for an early dinner before a show at the Overture Center. We were delighted by everything that we ate. To start off, we had the Baked Dates with Goat Cheese, and they are wonderfully decadent! We had flavorful and original salads. a grilled Ceasar and a Turnip, Radish, Bacon salad. We had small plates of... More 

1 Thank Christine M
Woodbury, Minnesota
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We had a group of ten during graduation weekend, and although they don't accept regular reservations, they allowed us to make a reservation for a private room, where we were treated to excellent service and great food. We made a lot of good natured noise, and stayed past closing, but no one complained. In fact, when I tried to apologize... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $31
American, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 King St, Madison, WI 53703-3314
    (E. Main St. at S Webster St)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 608-255-4343
Contemporary American dining just off the Capital Square.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?