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Great Hall

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760 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706-1400
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Waunakee, WI
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153 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I have fond memories of dances, dinners, and social events in the Great Hall. The building is currently under MAJOR renovation and will hopefully retain the ambiance.

Thank Mike R
Orland Park, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

What a gorgeous location on Lake Mendota! The outdoor terrace is perfect! Loved my ice cream treat - yum

Thank michGmurp
Verona, Wisconsin
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339 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

Other than lettuce with no dressing (bring your own if you need to eat) there are not any gluten free options at the Union Terrace. If you are meeting friends have a snack in your bag. The cheese panne that my friend had looked good, burgers looked okay. This is a beautiful spot to hang out and the view is... More 

Thank kmalmberg1
Berkeley, California
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96 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2014

The MEMORIAL UNION of the University of Wisconsin -- Madison is a life-changing experience, particularly if you frequent the Memorial Union (either inside or on the terrace in back) with your friends or co-workers. The MEMORIAL UNION interior is distinguished by the large, colorful murals on the walls, depicting various themes relating to beer. At the time that I was... More 

Thank TomBrody
Madison, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2013

This is a picture of the Union South, not the Memorial Union. the latter is currently under major renovation/construction (Jan 2013).

2 Thank zoomball2
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2012

I've been to Madison numerous times for business or to visit family and have always wanted to go here. Huge variety of beer. Beautiful outdoor area to relax and look out onto the lake. Will definitely go again next time I'm in town.

Thank jengirl000
Madison, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2012

The Memorial Union is in the heart of campus. It stands for a rememberance of those who have fallen in our sacrifice. The Great Hall has hosted events over the years that include Frank L. Wright to alumni dinners. When I went to school I even studied in here. It has history and helps define this University as one of... More 

1 Thank hilloboy
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2011

Best place to visit in Madison! Best beer and atmosphere! Live music in the summer. NOT A PLACE FOR FOOD - BUT ...... BYO (Bring Your Own) and this is the BEST! How about Brothers Three or Five Guys! Best atmosphere in Madison - dining by the lake!

2 Thank momx4WI
Oregon, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2011

Most excellent place for Wi. crafted beer on the shore of beautiful Lake Mendota!

Thank djp1955
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129 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2011

The food is nothing to rave about but the atmosphere at Memorial Union and the terrace is a must do if you visit UW Madison. There's live music almost daily and you can swim, watch the sailboats go by and see the sunset. Very relaxing!

Thank Sammyc

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 760 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706-1400
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?