The Old Fashioned Tavern & Restaurant

$ $
23 N Pinckney St
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 310-4545
7:30am - 10:30pm
7:30am - 12:00am
7:30am - 1:00am
7:30am - 1:00am
7:30am - 1:30am
9:00am - 1:30am
9:00am - 10:30pm



  • Excellent food and a great selection of Wisconsin beer.
  • Madison food writer Kyle Nabilcy: "Its thick pub-style burgers, has provided a gateway for a younger generation's appreciation of Wisconsin supper club culture. Mondays are two-for-one burger nights."
  • Cheese curds with tiger and ranch sauce. You won't be disappointed.
  • get a #30. its that simple
  • can't go wrong with anything.
  • Don't be "that guy" and order a miller or bud light.
  • Best cheese curds in the US. Their food is extraordinary. They have an amazing selection of beers and feature vodkas infused with fruit.
  • You MUST get the cheese curds. Even if you don't think you'll like them. I think they put crack in them.
  • There are FIFTY Wisconsin beers on tap here.
  • House Burger (#30) is goddamn fantastic. Don't miss it.
  • Get your Wisconsin on. They have an amazing (and huge) tap list of Wisconsin beers, and the food feature all the classic Wisconsin fare. The lazy susans are outstanding.
  • Get the Cheese Curds w/ the Tiger Blue.
  • Mandatory: Cheese curds with Tiger Sauce
  • Got turned away, at age 38 because I forgot ID! Don't forget yours!
  • Great place, good food and 40 beers on tap. Cheese. Curds are a must
  • Cheese curds and beer yum
  • Delish soup and salad fresh from the Farmers Market from the square with a great amount of dressing.
  • The house burger is amazing. The cheese curds are amazing. The beer is amazing. See a trend?

Nearby places

123 E Doty St (at King St)
20 W Mifflin St (btwn Wisconsin Ave & N Carroll St.)
102 King St (at Main St)