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Ale Asylum

$$ - $$$American, ,
2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704-4024
+1 608-663-3926
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nut brown ale” (2 reviews)
“seafood tacos” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704-4024
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The beer her is pretty good but the service leaves much to be desired. Our server was humorless. Trying to joke with him left us cold. When we tried to engage with another server we were told rudely to take it up with our original...More

Thank Climb14ers
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I’ve lived in the neighborhood adjacent to Ale Asylum since 2004. Since opening, it has been a welcome addition to the area. The beer is great, the food is tasty and the service is always friendly. The outdoor seating is plentiful and well-serviced by the...More

Thank Ken V
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I had dinner here in early September. They have a nice outdoor patio. The food was good but pretty expensive for the location. I found it really odd that they do not have french fries. Tortilla chips is what you get with sandwiches and burgers...More

Thank vickier
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went there mainly to taste their Belgium style IPA, Bedlam, and was very pleased as it was very good. I also ordered the Thai shrimp salad. It was surprisingly good with oranges, almonds and a very tangy dressing. The service was good and the prices...More

Thank Robert I
Reviewed 9 September 2017

With friends had dinner. Tried four different beers brewed onsite and found none lacking. The porter was especially noteworthy I had the cod platter [$12] and found the serving well prepared and generous. This is the kind of place to go with friends to relax.

Thank jonthethird
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I'd seen the Ale Asylum on several occasions, flying in and out of Dane County Regional Airport, and finally had my first opportunity to stop in recently. Was pleasantly surprised with friendly and inviting staff, relaxed atmosphere and good food (the Buffalo wings were a...More

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Came with a group, and overall we enjoyed the visit! All of the beers were great! Fun and nice atmosphere, not too noisy in the dining room which was good for conversation. Overall food was good, although not a large selection of items, really just...More

Thank Taz673
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Stopped by here on a recent visit to town. When we ordered beers, I asked for some chips and salsa. After they arrived, I noticed that the menu said that two dips would add a dollar to the price, and three dips added 2 dollars....More

1  Thank deardarling1
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Yummy Food and a nice selection of brews! Friendly staff and a large area for outdoor eating/drinking!

Thank TrukGurl
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Great beers, great food, nice atmosphere. We are from the Twin Cities. I knew about Ale Asylum before visiting Madison - it was a must visit. I had two different IPAs both great. My wife had a great turkey club some of the best smoked...More

Thank Tom F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704-4024
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-663-3926
Description
Visit the Tasting Room and enjoy a pint while dining on seasonal menu items such as specialty pizzas, sandwiches and more!
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