Madison + The Central Plains

Restaurants in Madison + The Central Plains

Downtown chophouse

This vegetarian’s delight serves innovative organic fare, including “Rattlesnake” Tofu.

The region’s slow-food mecca.

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

The perfect spot for authentic Mexican cuisine and drinks overlooking the Wisconsin River. The Hurricane Rosa, a fruity, red rum punch, is the house specialty.

Latin-flavored champion of local farmers.

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

Hit State Street Brats for a taste of the famed local bratwurst.

French bistro and chocolate haven.

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

1950's-era steak house