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The Come Back In

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) #164 of 776 Restaurants in Madison $$ - $$$ American, ,
508 East Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
+1 608-258-8619
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“walleye” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
508 East Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
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Reviewed May 9, 2016

We visited the Come Back In for breakfast on Mother's Day. I really enjoyed it and am looking forward to going back. One caveat, I never actually went inside. We parked in the back of the building where there is a decent sized parking lot....More

1  Thank rickleed
Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

The Come Back In is a fine breakfast stop in downtown Madison. It is reminiscent of a small town restaurant in northern Wisconsin. It is connected to the adjacent Up North Bar and the Essen Haus. The decor is straight out of small town America...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed November 6, 2015

I enjoyed a Saturday breakfast here. I sat at the bar and watched the bartender make lots of bloody marys. The breakfast was good and plentiful. I wish they served breakfast Monday thru Friday.

Thank dawnomj
Reviewed October 26, 2015

While my husband and I have eaten there several times, this was the first time I'd taken my 90-yr old mother. We went for breakfast after church and shared the Eggs Benedict with asparagus and ham and the stuffed French toast. With the exception of...More

2  Thank JenandRed
Reviewed September 22, 2015

A stay at the Hotel Ruby Marie brought us here. It was included with our stay. They have a patio for outside dining. They offered $3 mimosas. Service seemed to be slow for the amount of people dining. We ordered Stuffed French Toast and Walleye...More

2  Thank passionfortravel0920
Reviewed July 26, 2015

I've been to the Come Back In a few times with my family for breakfast and have always found it to be adequate. Nothing stellar, but nothing really bad either. I've enjoyed the Walleye and eggs, the breakfast skillets, and the stuffed French toast. At...More

Thank ChiGirl1074
Reviewed July 13, 2015

After an afternoon walking around the "Off the Square Art Fair", my wife had heard that "Elvis" and "Johnny Cash" were appearing at the Come Back In, and since our car was parked less than a block away, we decided to check it out. What...More

2  Thank BadgerBob67
Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

This was the WORST bar experience I have ever had. And that is from 7 countries and most of the U.S. I have been here before but this visit was poor. The bartender and older guy was having a bad day and it caused the...More

Thank Eric J
Reviewed May 19, 2015

A typical Wisconsin bar that i so love. instead of all the fancy stuff, this is just a good old fashioned bar with great drinks. And speaking of, try the brandy old-fashions!! they have brandy!!! not like the bars in a neighboring state where the...More

Thank NorthBell
Reviewed March 21, 2015

We had a stressful day and needed to have some fun. We enjoyed a wide variety of libations, worked our way through most of the appetizer menu and most of our group raved about the grilled cheese burger. Our waitress was informative and helped us...More

Thank Linda A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $23
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:30 am
8:00 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 East Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-258-8619
  • E-mail
The Come Back In is Madison's downtown neighborhood bar, featuring local beers, live music, late-night goodies and free parking.
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