Madison + The Central Plains

Restaurants in Madison + The Central Plains

The region’s slow-food mecca.

The small-plate restaurant has great service, a proper wine program, and an impressive amaro selection.

Latin-flavored champion of local farmers.

1950's-era steak house

Downtown chophouse

Wisconsin’s oldest cheese store. Pair your favorite fromage with a local brew in the tavern.

Stop at this old-fashioned shop, where families share overstuffed Reubens, fried pickles, and hot-fudge sundaes with grilled pound cake.

Come in for a hearty family-friendly meal like the famed hickory-smoked ribs and chocolate–peanut butter mousse.