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Great Dane Pub & Brewing

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2980 Cahill Main, Fitchburg, WI 53711-7146
+1 608-442-9000
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:30
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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The burgers and fish tacos are really good! Also like the peanut stew. Bar gets a little noisy at times. Service is good. Really like the out door seating in the summer!

Thank maryoI158VP
Macomb, IL
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143 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently we were in Fitchburg on business and needed a close-by place to eat. My husband found the Great Dane on Cahill. We have been to the location near the Hillsdale Shopping Center and loved the food. He had a pulled pork sandwich on a pretzel roll with a side of cole slaw; I had the chicken pot pie with... More 

Thank maiagaia
Franklin, Tennessee
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1,783 reviews
1,237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 639 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a room in the back for business and ordered foods while presenting. The salads were good and the burger was also.. It was still your typical pub style food and I am not a fan.

Thank Anthony C
Wheaton, Illinois
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163 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here Sunday and had a choice of a buffet or ordering off the after dinner menu. We picked the buffet and were blown away by the choices. Prime rib and ham headed up the list. The ham was moist and very tender. The prime rib was a little overcooked and dry. There was cooked shrimp and mussels at the... More 

Thank S_Chen0720
Winthrop Harbor
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great staff and service! Burgers were a 10. Great beer selection and friendly family atmosphere. Will return when in the area.

Thank Jerry F
Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy! Was a beautiful Easter Sunday - which allowed us to dine outside, thankfully. Very crowded, almost uncomfortable especially at the buffet. In spite of the crowd the line moved very quickly, the food was very plentiful and very good. This is our second Easter meal here - would come again!

Thank AbMb34
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292 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Try a sampler of beers and explore what the brewery has to offer. There are always several seasonal brews on tap. The fish fry is super delicious. I would go back again !

Thank itraveleverywhere
Madison, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Close to work and home I come here often for lunch or happy hour. The African peanut stew is perfect for a cold / rainy day.

Thank Krystal S
Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Good beer and good food. They need to change up their menu from time to time. I am not sure their menu has changed much since they opened. If this was your first visit, probably not a big deal, but if your a local, the same stuff becomes boring.

Thank L7115UIgaryk
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99 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Great Dane has been a fixture in Madison for almost 2 decades I think and there is a good reason for it. They server good food at reasonable prices and the beer is excellent. They have some of the best burgers in the area and there is something on the menu for everybody at all times of the day.

Thank Dan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2980 Cahill Main, Fitchburg, WI 53711-7146
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Fitchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 608-442-9000

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?