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Madison's Cafe

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216 Madison St, Jefferson City, MO 65101-3230
+1 573-634-2988
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 04:30 - 22:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best places for pasta! Ask for the garlic and olive oil for the bread or try the fish sandwich. It's all good! The service is top notch and atmosphere is excellent. You have to visit this place while in Jefferson City!

Thank Dawn W
Sturgeon, Missouri
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was Friday night supper club and I had been requesting we go for several months. I had eaten here 7 years ago for lunch. Finally, I got my way and it did not disappoint. The house salad is the best. But the bread dipped in oil can't be beat. There were 4 of us and we all had something... More 

Thank Kimberly F
Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Madison's has been a long standing favorite of my family's. Some of our favorites include the Chicken Parmisan and the Cavetelli. Great for a family meal or romantic dinner as well Nice wine list as well as a full bar. I would say it's average to slightly above average pricing, and we'll worth it. When the weather us nice they... More 

Thank KCorne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Dining alone isn't much fun but with help of wonderful waitress I truly enjoyed dinner. She recommended a pasta dish with chicken asparagus and mushrooms and it was delicious. A small side salad and some nice bread rounded out the meal. My waitress recommended a small portion of the entree and it was still more than enough. The food was... More 

Thank Brian W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Madisons was one of a few stops we made for a sporadic romantic birthday celebration for my bf of 10 years. The food was marvelous, in fact we had trouble deciding on an entree, so we ordered 3. The best prime rib I've ever eaten paired with a intimate setting and gracious service was quite perfect.

Thank Abbey M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Good service even though it was during busy lunch hour Good food Outdoor street side dining Looks small but quite large inside

Thank Don M
Warrensburg, Missouri
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I've loved Madison's for 18 years. The chicken Marsala, chicken Picata, and their salads are my all time favorites. But, what I always crave is their combination salad. I love that thing. Their breaded artichokes and zuchinni are another treat. Almost everytime I come back to Jefferson City I want to go eat at Madison's.

Thank myobsession
Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We visited Madison's on a Friday night, and it was delightful. The staff, the atmosphere, the food. It was all good.

Thank Carol G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This place has a wide ranging menu, I had the 10 oz Sirloin. The steak was thick cut and cooked well. Alas, like many a Sirloin, it was a little chewy. That's my fault, I know Sirloins can be like that. The steak was tasty and I had the squash side. I also had the Caesar salad and it was... More 

Thank Patrick B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The best place I have eaten in Jeff City. The pasta is fantastic and the service is great. I have never had a bad experience there.

Thank Scott S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
04:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Madison St, Jefferson City, MO 65101-3230
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Jefferson City
  • Phone Number: +1 573-634-2988
Madison's Café, a ‘Jefferson City Tradition’ since 1982, offers casual, relaxed, yet elegant dining, with a focus on northern Italian, American and eclectic cuisine: mouthwatering appetizers, salads, soups, sandwiches, pasta, hand-cut steaks, seafood, and a variety of signature dishes. Our menu changes often, reflecting use of locally sourced products: from our daily, fresh, locally baked bread, locally bred and raised Wagyu burgers, produce, to herbs from our own herb garden. Our gluten-free fare, whole wheat pasta, and a wide variety of vegetarian fare pleases the most sensitive palate. Our environment is unique and inviting—a gathering place for family and friends, or perfect for that romantic evening out. We have two excellently appointed private dining rooms for any special event or business meeting. Off-site catering services are available from small intimate gatherings to over 300. Carry out is always available. Al fresco dining on our large patio is wonderful when weather permits! Come to Madison's where you restore your spirit and share the simple pleasures with family and friends…one delicious bite at a time Located in beautiful downtown, two and a half blocks from the Capitol; a half-block from the Governor's Mansion; five blocks from the historic Missouri State Penitentiary; three blocks from the Amtrak Station; about a 1/2 mile from the bridge bike/walk crossing to the Katy Trail, and directly across the street from the Madison Street parking garage.

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