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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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292 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 21 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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294 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Decided on Sunday brunch here and was surprised! Brunch is huge here with a dedicated area for brunch set up with with steam tables and a carving station. There is also a salad bar area with shrimp, oysters etc. as well as a large table with cake, pie, ice cream. I decided on the omelette station, since it is made... More 

Thank FastGirl39
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had a group of roughly 25 adults & children. We stopped here because of a recommendation. We didn't make a reservation (oops.) Our group waited at the bar for 15-20 minutes. The hostess got us 4 tables near each other (1.mothers, 2.fathers, 3.girls & 4.boys.) Seating worked out great. Our server (Destinee) may be the best I've encountered, ever!... More 

Thank Joe B
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162 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I was here on business and a friend whose daughter lives in the area suggested this place. I was quite pleased with the service as well as the atmosphere. It seems to be a cross between a sports bar and a restaurant as the bar area has big screen TVs while the dining room area does not. The food was... More 

Thank TravelBoy8491
San Diego, California
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Late arrival into town, so I wanted a light dinner (but something warm since I was coming from California). We split the Mediterranean Plate app and we each had a bowl of soup. As a vegetarian, the tomato and mushroom bisque was absolutely delicious -- hearty, with big chunks of mushrooms. And it looked like the west African peanut stew... More 

Thank sueheim
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81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Loaded up a bunch of guys from Alabama for some factory training. Came in looking for a little something after the flight. Went over from the hotel and was a really nice place to get a late menu. Nice upscale bar and many varieties of craft beer....I don't drink but the guys with me said it was great. Real good... More 

Thank Jim R
Greenville, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was a great place to go when we were visiting our daughter on her birthday. Waiting was not long at all, menu had everything you could image on it. Food was outstanding. The drinks were the best!!

Thank Retta F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?