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Blue Moon Bar & Grill

) #112 of 776 Restaurants in Madison $ American, ,
2535 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3812
+1 608-233-0441
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (40 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Delicatessen
2535 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3812
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Neighborhood restaurants are a mainstay in Madison and Blue Moon is among the best. I visit Madison several times a year and this place always merits a visit. They have great local food and a friendly, welcoming staff.

Thank Doug D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They use great fresh hamburger and the burgers are absolutely terrific. This is one of those places that you go to and enjoy a terrific burger and leave the healthy choices behind because you won’t find any!!! My recommendation is the Blue Cheese Hamburger Medium...More

Thank rockydogz1
Reviewed June 16, 2017

In Madison on business and staying at a nearby hotel, I ordered a meal at the Blue Moon, enjoyed a glass of Spotted Cow Beer (local Wisconsin brewery) while waiting, then took the meal back to my room. I ordered the PileDriver Burger: Huge beef...More

Thank tgrier
Reviewed May 18, 2017

The place is small-- but do not let that fool you, the taste is BIG and wonderful. The Bacon Cheeseburger I ordered was cooked perfectly and one of the best I have ever had. The onion rings were also outstanding. My husband and I sat...More

Thank AJLIllinois
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

I have been there several times. Close to UW Clinics. Food and service very good. Good size portions. Older place with a few tables, about 20 bar stools with counter space to eat at and watch the food being prepared. Has an upstairs with a...More

Thank Laurie R
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

We were in Madison for a family surgery. My siblings & I stopped for a quick lunch. We had good burgers, chicken, BLT sandwiches & sodas. Very good, pleasant staff. About $10 each, cash only with atm available, not a problem for me but some...More

Reviewed March 26, 2017

Stopped in with the family when they where in town for a quick lunch and also stopped in for an after work gathering with colleagues. The service is great and the food came out hot during both visits. Would recommend for a quick burger and...More

Thank JesseWhite
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Yes, it is a bar and the seating reminds you of that, BUT a great meal, great staff. I recommend their blue burger. Price is reasonable and I tip very well as wait staff and cooks are awesome.

Thank schnauzer30
Reviewed February 2, 2017

The waitstaff was friendly and efficient, food was exactly as ordered, and prices were moderate for the area. The restaurant does have a private parking lot and there is off street parking. We decided to go at 1PM, since this is very close to UW...More

Thank BLW597
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Ending a dramatic day at university hospital.....we decided to celebrate at bar/grill down the street from our hotel. My husband was very happy with selection of brews as well as cleanliness of glasses.....they held their shum. The food for a bar is very good. Two...More

Thank boenski7035
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American, Bar, Pub, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi
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Bar scene
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2535 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3812
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-233-0441
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