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104 E Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3411
+1 812-265-4343
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (51 reviews)
“blt” (22 reviews)
“cookies” (31 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
104 E Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3411
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great lunch place, in the heart of the historic downtown area. It's always busy, with lots of food options. Sometimes my food comes out cold, but I'm rarely disappointed.

Thank Katy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the area and stopped here for lunch. The food was fantastic and reasonably priced. I had the BLT, and it was Awesome! I also had a bowl of chicken fajita soup which was just as good. I would highly recommend eating here...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While popping in and out of stores in the downtown area, we had lunch at this interesting eating place. Prices were very reasonable and luncheon options to choose from were ample. Everything in here is older, and gives the property a well used, comfortable setting....More

Thank Granny210
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We went here because the Downtown claimed to have vegetarian /Vegan options. The day we went they had put meat in all their soups and salads. Ended up having a small pizza. Good basil pasta sauce but pizza crust very tough /hard. Nice service. Not...More

Thank Kathryn F
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The sandwiches were fine and service was good yet the soups were a little meh. It certainly was cheap at under $14 for 2 soup and sandwich combos. The restaurant is in a historic old building on Main Street which is cool. I will give...More

Thank jgbtravels
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

What a delightful place to eat. Zach was our waiter and he was attentive, eager to please and knowledgeable. We had our food in no time at all and it was delicious. I had the chicken salad and my husband had the loaded potato soup...More

Thank Susiequilts
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

If you are vegetarian and gluten free, there's one option: garden salad. Chunky, stalky iceberg lettuce with onions and tomatoes, and kraft style shredded cheese. Served with fork only, no knife, which was difficult to deal with considering the chunky ingredients. I could've gotten a...More

1  Thank Britt S
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

It had been a few month since we last had lunch at The Downtowner, previously a wonderful sandwich shop in downtown Madison, and we were surprised the normally bustling place was mostly empty when we arrived a little after noon on a Wednesday. But maybe...More

1  Thank JPod1961
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We went here with some friends who are vegetarian and were all able to find something great to eat. It's in an old building and serves an eclectic mix of sandwiches and sides. There is a little bit of an "Italian" flavor but they have...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Good spot for lunch! Food was tasty, I had the pesto turkey on foccacio bread! My daughter had the grilled chicken and enjoyed it very much. Staff were very friendly and hospitable :) Affordable for lunch and better than any chain restaurant!

Thank Tiffany B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 E Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3411
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 812-265-4343
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