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708 1/4 E Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703-1533
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
708 1/4 E Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703-1533
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We sat at the bar and had superb service. The food was primarily locally sourced and they were very conscientious about helping us with some diet restrictions. We loved every bite!!

Thank Nan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a unique cocktail and we weren't disappointed. They had an interesting selection of craft cocktails. It also appears that they have quite an extensive liquor and wine selection. It was quite loud inside and there is outdoor seating, but it's on...More

Thank Thelabby5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a great meal but the memory is a little hazy after pre dinner cocktails over the road and then a great old fashioned here. Amazing charcuterie plate to start and then I believe I had a pork chop. It was massive and delicious....More

Thank H T
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere of this tiny restaurant and bar is quaint and charming. However, it tends to be quite loud. The cocktails were delicious but disappointingly small. The meat board appetizer was unique and tasty. I would not get the trout again as it is bland....More

Thank kdmn4
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We’ve visited Forequarter three or four times now, and, well, it’s just not great. Just spent $125 on a meal, appetizers, desert and two drinks each - and unfortunately, there were a few glaring issues. Good news first - the sticky pudding desert was really...More

1  Thank Vincent P
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love Forequarter! We had our wedding dinner there! That was exceptionally delicious and the staff made it perfect! The ambiance is something to be desired. Quiet and quaint with a little hipster sheik. We have always had amazing food and visit frequently. I...More

1  Thank Katie S
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

You wouldn't find this place wandering Madison. A perfect neighborhood bistro with no sign on the door and some of the best food in the city. Deserves a much higher TA ranking. Everything on the menu is something you've never had before. Whitefish salad, beer...More

Thank LD501
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My wife and I made a reservation at Forequarter for Valentine's Day - I was amazed they took reservations! We immediately fell in love with the cozy and romantic atmosphere and were not disappointed by all that followed. We were seated at a candlelit table...More

Thank Bobl50
Reviewed 16 January 2017

With a group of 5, we were seated along the front window at a dimly lite and cozy table. The menu selections were each intriguing. We ordered and shared somewhere around 8 of the 15 or so options. Each was as good if not better...More

Thank rx411
Reviewed 16 November 2016

My wife and i decided to try Forequarter on a recent Friday evening. We were downtown Madison at a wine tasting and headed to Forequarter around 8 PM after calling to reserve a table. This restaurant is in a neighborhood and relies on street parking...which...More

Thank jdbgolf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708 1/4 E Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703-1533
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 608-609-4717
  • E-mail
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