Nitty Gritty Restaurant & Bar

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223 N Frances St (at Johnson St)
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 251-2521
Bar, American, Burgers
Mon–Fri: 11:00 AM–1:00 AM Sat–Sun: 10:00 AM–1:00 AM

Foursquare Tips

  • The Red Card Off-Campus Meal Plan is accepted here! Sign up for Red Card at
  • A staple for birthdays. Come for the free pint! And Power Hour at 10pm every night!
  • Always a party at The Nitty Gritty!!!
  • Garza is bald
  • This place is loaded with chicks all the time...omg!!!
  • The Brunchzilla is a MUST have!1 liter Bloody Mary decked out with a mini-burger, huge sausage link, bacon, cheese curd, olive, pickle,&beef stick. PLUS you get a pint of beer (your choice). Only $14!
  • Love it here!!
  • Sit upstairs! More booths.
  • Get here early for power hour
  • Bar service leaves something to be desired...unless you have boobs.
  • Birthday balloons and power hour!
  • Get the chicken tenders!!!!!!! Sooooo yummy
  • $1 beers at power hour are the best way to relieve school stress!
  • Summer hummers are yummmy!!
  • Always a great spot whether it's your birthday or not! Kareokee upstairs and Sundays is tons of fun as well!!!
  • Get the gritty sauce on everything.
  • Best birthday place in Madison! :D
  • Best place to go on your birthday!!!!
  • Great food! Free beer on your birthday too with a complimentary mug.
  • Power Hour will never get old!