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University Club

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803 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1085
07:30 - 14:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit for breakfast or lunch. It is open to the public. It has that Old World vibe with wood beams, large windows, and real linen tablecloths. This is a place to go to dine when you want to take your time, relax, and just breathe. I took my mom here as a lunch treat.... More 

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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245 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I feel safe calling this a surprise since there are only 9 reviews so far which makes me think that not many people have tried this restaurant. My wife and I are auditing a course this semester and sometimes go to lunch before class. After the waiting in line counter service restaurants where you needed to make a quick decision... More 

Thank James S
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95 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

If you're on the UW Madison campus and are looking for something a cut above the several food carts or ordinary campus fare, head over to the Club for a nice change of pace delicious lunch. With its' stately and historic facade and sedate interior, the restaurant offers you a tranquil setting in which to enjoy the well-prepared food. Outdoor... More 

Thank Wilkins K
Madison, Wisconsin
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245 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is a great place near campus to get lunch with a table cloth and linen napkins. Perfect for a business meeting. Prices are very reasonable, food is very good and service is usually pretty fast. Service professionalism and attentiveness can be spotty but not a big deal. You can get in and out during the lunch hour. Half sandwich... More 

Thank Loki_and_Odin
Houston, Texas
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566 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We went for a rehearsal dinner and it was very enjoyable. Service was friendly at both the bar and the tables. Food served family style with plenty of choices.

Thank mikel12323
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243 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Nice place for lunch when you want a quiet casual experience. The waitstaff are college students, so not the best, but the food is good and the price quite reasonable.

Thank MissWisc
Madison, WI
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I went there for lunch with a friend, and was awed by the architecture. If you like old houses like me, this will be a great place to visit, even for wedding ceremonies. Unfortunately, the service was pretty poor. The server was not attentive, which was surprising since only 10-15% of the tables were occupied. The food was really blend... More 

Thank zygomycota
Verona, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Lovely place to enjoy the performers/people on Library Mall, view the renovations at the Memorial Union, and see the lake while enjoying tapas and beverages on the front porch veranda. A Madison summer delight.

Thank Susan C
Verona, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We were fortunate to get on the waiting list and a cancellation allowed us to enjoy a special Mothers Day brunch here. Classy old style ambiance with wood paneled dining room and grand piano in the drawing room. The smoked salmon was terrific. Couscous with dried fruits "middle East oatmeal" delicious new treat. Also the poached eggs on toast with... More 

Thank Susan C
Madison, Wisconsin
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260 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I almost hate revealing that the fish fry at this quiet place is pretty darned good. This is not a bar fish fry, more like a sit down place for faculty and alums.

Thank MadisonGrog

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 803 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1085
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?