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Wonder Bar

323 W Olin Ave, Madison, WI 53715-2188
+1 608-256-9430
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“hash browns” (13 reviews)
“cowboy steak” (6 reviews)
“wedge salad” (8 reviews)
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323 W Olin Ave, Madison, WI 53715-2188
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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Was there on a Saturday night with some friends. Arrived at 4pm when they opened for dinner reservations at 6pm. Sat at the bar for a couple Brandy Old Fashions then ordered a appetizer of bacon wrapped scallops. Drinks were spot on and appetizer was...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Saturday night visit during an away Badger game! We ended up here without a reservation at prime time! They sat us almost immediately right in front of the fireplace which was a nice treat due to the weather outside. I must admit this turned out...More

Thank wicowboyfan
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Wonder Bar used to be our "special" place to celebrate occasions. So on my birthday we went to the usual with reservations by the fireplace, which wasn't on, but hey, it was warm outside. I won't complain about the food, but it is very expensive,...More

Thank cosmicannie
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Great food and the waitress knew her history of the restaurant. She made it enjoyable! I had the Sea bass and it was delicious. They are known for their steaks but I didn't order one

Thank Mychelle_11
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the Wonder Bar this weekend for dinner and drinks. Could not be happier with our experience! Started the night with a few drinks at the bar: handmade Brandy Old Fashion sweets and Pink Grapefruit martinis which were both outstanding! Headed upstairs for...More

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Took my wife and mother in-law to Wonder Bar Steakhouse tonight. For $53 per person this should be a good steak and good service, but it's not. One of our steak was raw when ordered medium. Showed the manager the raw steak and he he...More

1  Thank henryl698
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A friend and I ended up here because there was a traffic accident and we couldn't get to the restaurant we had planned on going to - and thank goodness! What a gem - lovely, cozy, terrific staff and delicious food.

Thank LauraMcT
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had 12 of us on a Saturday night, with reservations, and was seated immediately. The service was quick up until the checks, but we asked to be split so that is understandable. One of the best steaks I have had in years, cooked perfectly...More

Thank STLChaz
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We arrived with a group of 9 and had reservations. We were seated promptly after everyone arrived. To begin with, the downstairs atmosphere is great, however we were seated upstairs and that is where the ambiance kind of ended. It was nothing special lots of...More

1  Thank gidget&rocky
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We ate here early (6:15pm) on a Friday; had no problem getting a seat at the bar prior to dinner, enjoyed a cocktail, and then were seated in front of the silver tinted firepace (it was cool, check it out). The inside is small, a...More

Thank Thomas J
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
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Open Hours
4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 W Olin Ave, Madison, WI 53715-2188
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-256-9430
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