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The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.

$$ - $$$American, ,
123 E Doty St, Madison, WI 53703-5122
+1 608-284-0000
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“burger” (123 reviews)
“peanut stew” (19 reviews)
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American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
123 E Doty St, Madison, WI 53703-5122
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11 - 20 of 934 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place if you want cool patio surrounded by greenery and a quiet get away from the downtown rush. Very relaxing, staff friendly, food good. There are stairs to get down to the patio (or up to leave the patio) see keep that...More

Thank Aspenvail22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered the Ahi Poke appetizer - WOW was it good!! We had a couple local brews. The waiter was a nice kid that we talked to for quite a while. Really really good time!!

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you haven't tried this Madison gem, make a point to go soon. Outstanding burgers...although, they discontinued the jalapeño bun, which was THE one bun I would ask for no matter which burger I ordered. Ditto for my husband. You should also try The Beer...More

Thank Michele R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although we liked our food and really enjoyed their wide selection of beers, our evening was destroyed by the obnoxious waiter. I have never been treated so badly before! He was extremely rude with us since our arrival, he literally threw the plates on the...More

Thank gkullis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the one on the east side of Madison that overlooks downtown and it was a great view. Our server was great and the home brewed sodas were also delicious. The food was alright, definitely different options. The cheese curds were good enough...More

Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick service, great food! Great atmosphere! Private patio with vines growing up the walls. Great for lunch and happy hours!

Thank Pam K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very accommodating music wasn't too loud so you can visit. We all have good food, wonderful beverages, and good service. They didn't rush us to eat when our table was ready. They didn't rush us to leave either. It was nice low key dinner. They...More

Thank katsatplay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We happened upon this treasure on a pleasant summer evening while on a 4,000 mile road trip through the heart of the US. We wish we'd found more places like this on our journeys! Fresh farm-to-table ingredients mixed with trendy spices and flavors offered us...More

Thank JensenBeachJBA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu was quite varied - seemed like something for everyone. Wide selection of craft beers; variety of vegetarian dishes. I had the peanut stew (vegetarian) even though I am a meat eater, which I enjoyed a lot. Our table had the cheese curds appetizer...More

Thank barbarasJ8379XY
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were walking by and saw a sign that said secret garden which intrigued us. We went in and asked and they led us through the building to the back and pointed out some steep steps but they also had an open lift which I...More

Thank cussingcook1
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3 June 2016|
Response from boyerbuckets | Reviewed this property |
Given the nature of your review and the self-admitted crude behavior you exhibited at this restaurant, my guess is that you were indeed either drunk or just rude. "...no clue who I am"? Give us a break. We can tell who... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 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: 123 E Doty St, Madison, WI 53703-5122
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-284-0000
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