Madison Dining

Smoky's
Rated as the "#1 Steakhouse in the Midwest" by Midwest Living magazine, Smoky's Steakhouse is a classic restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin. The interior is decorated with memorabilia and there are Smoky the Bear stuffed animals all over the walls of the dining room. Smoky's features many delicious menu items ranging from breaded chicken strips and vegetable lasagna to filet mignon, thick cut pork chops, jumbo shrimp and much more.

Lombardino's
If you enjoy great Italian food, then try Lombardino's Italian Restaurant. Specializing in a casual neighborhood style dining experience, Lombardino's has been serving the citizens of Madison since 1954. The eatery features great menu items such as calamari fritti, eggplant Napoletana, pan seared wild Alaskan halibut, wood grilled Jordandal farm chicken, and seared escarole among other delicious items. The restaurant also features brick oven pizza and Tuscan wood burning grill items like lamb chops scottadito and Hereford bone-in ribeye.

Deininger's Restaurant
Set within a 19th century Victorian house, the Deininger Restaurant is an intimate dining establishment that uses three of the parlor rooms in the old home for dining rooms. The menu features more contemporary fare with items such as semi-boneless roasted half-duck, penne rigate pasta, black angus ribeye steak, and much more. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner as well as for Sunday brunch.

Blue Marlin
If you enjoy amazing seafood, you need to try the Blue Marlin Restaurant. This dining establishment features an intimate and elegant dining room as well as an outdoor patio for a great dining experience. The Blue Marlin includes menu items that range from oysters on the half shell and pan fried rainbow trout to roasted monkfish, seafood salad, oyster po'boy and much more. The Blue Marlin also includes a special Friday lunch menu as well as soups, salads, vegetarian dishes and delicious desserts.

Bourbon Street Grille
Experience an amazing meal when you dine at the Bourbon Street Grille. Set along the Yahara river, the Grille is a great place to relax with friends and enjoy delicious food while watching the scenery along the river. For more of a romantic experience, you can dine on the outside deck overlooking the river or on the rooftop for an even better view. The Bourbon Street Grille offers a number of exciting items for lunch and dinner as well as providing a children's menu as well as a banquet menu.