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206 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2215
+1 608-268-0126
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (34 reviews)
$$ - $$$
206 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2215
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came across this restaurant while walking through downtown and decided to step in for a bite. We loved the beautiful interior-definitely a classy atmosphere for a nice date night or dinner out with friends. The tapas were fantastic, great flavors. My...More

Thank Miranda B
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We've been to The Icon for pre-show dinners several times in the past. Went there in February 2018 after being away for several months and things have really changed. We ordered cocktails first, then placed an order for an appetizer, two entrees each with side...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 28 January 2018

My husband, sister and I went here for dinner before a show at the Orpheum. It was a little crowded, so we decided to sit at the bar, which was fun - our bartender/server was very responsive, and we had a few rounds of tapas...More

Thank Lisamarie1138
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The food is always delicious and the service is great. Nick the manager is very friendly. We love ending Saturday mornings after the farmers market at The Icon! They have great mimosas and they are 2 for 1. We totally recommend the burger for a...More

Thank amezcua67
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We were in from out of town, from Canada, and just looking for something simple, easy. Not really a great place for that. Sangrias tasted watered down and, I dunno, the bar service lacked pizzazz. I think I saw a roach in the bathroom and...More

Thank DrsHnK
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We stopped in here to sit outside and have some tapas and cocktails. Perfect spot to people watch on State Street. We tried a few different tapas, our favorite was potato peel deep fried with sauce, very good. We tried the red and white sangrias...More

Thank cussingcook1
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We were there on our anniversary and ordered 7 of the $4.95 tapas and then had the pit of this world triple chocolate mousse. Service was quick and prompt and attentive to us. Try also the$2.95 Sangrias👍

Thank JLZMcFarland
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is my first visit to town and I was unsure of where to go. This is in within walking distance of the square or several hotels which is why I asked Siri to find me a wine bar after my first day on my...More

Thank j c
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Met up with friends after Farmers Market. Ordered a pitcher of watermelon sangria (yum!) and shared flatbread. Everything was delicious. Nice atmosphere too. Will return!

Thank alliegirl2783
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We only got half of our order with an omelet near showing up. Waitstaff did an excellent job but said they had new cooks. REALLY shame on management. Another table just got there food after waiting an hour. They did comp our order but still.

Thank David20130609
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:30 AM
4:00 PM - 2:30 AM
4:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2215
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-268-0126
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