I was passing through Madison and found this little gem. Great, quiet location for a solo Wednesday lunch. The food and service were excellent and the value can't be beat. Bonus: Dog Friendly!
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A high-concept cafe with great prices and creative offerings. A nice selection of cocktails (could be stronger) and quite decent selection of craft beers rounds out the menu. Vegan and vegetarian food here is just 'food,' with possibilities to enjoy specials like mushroom pate and...More
Food was really really good, burgers were delicious and sizable, loved the atmosphere and had a great beer selection.
We were headed to the Barrymore for an event and stopped in to Alchemy without a reservation with a group of 10. We didn't have much time and the kitchen made sure we got our food quickly. As usual, the food and drinks were great...More
but Alchemy has some of the best bar food in Madison! Their kitchen is small but kicks out some excellent sandwiches and apps. Great place for a casual dinner with a craft beer. My only complaint is I wish they had a few more beer...More
My husband and I just love this small, cozy restaurant. The atmosphere is nice and the menu is very interesting. The bar sits up a couple of steps and some of the eating areas are on different levels which makes for nice seating space. My...More
Alchemy is a great neighborhood place that has elevated bar food to a new high. Very interesting combinations of flavors in the food. Food is excellent. Service was a little slow because there was a full house and only one server. Cocktails are good but...More
Alchemy is one of my favorites and it has proven to remain that way for the many years I've been there. The food is consistent and the staff is always friendly. The best dish on the menu has to be the BBQ Ribs with their...More
This is the sort of food, I think, that epitomizes Madison, WI. They take a dish essentially from ethnic roots, and make it western and modern. You can take two vegetarians there, maybe three. They accommodate dairy and nut allergies (but not the sort that...More
I always thought that Alchemy referred to a pseudo-science where ordinary metals were turned into gold so I found the name of this place rather odd. However, having been there several times now, I believe the name is rather apt. The cooks or chefs, whichever...More