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Tornado Steak House

116 S Hamilton St, 116 S Hamilton St, 53703, Madison, WI 53703-3210
+1 608-256-3570
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“hash browns” (40 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
116 S Hamilton St, 116 S Hamilton St, 53703, Madison, WI 53703-3210
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time experience. A great steakhouse atmosphere. We had reservations for 6, arrived early but even though they were very busy they seated us immediately. Drinks were very good however wine list was pricey and the waitress recommendation for wine wasn't that special at $90...More

Thank RonW763
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I dined at Tornado steakhouse last night and had the salmon and brussels sprouts, the wedge salad and a wonderful bottle of House Red. It was a romantic dinner with my boyfriend. I loved it! The food was delicious, the service was wonderful, I love...More

Thank Jas M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Midwest "supper club" and former speakeasy; we enjoyed our meal and drinks. The wedge salad is amazing and enough for a dinner! But don't miss out on their entrees.

Thank chrisK519MO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere: Excellent Dale the Host: Arrogant and Dismissive Wait Staff: Marginally Adequate. Disconnected Food: Better than Average, NOT Exceptional Overall Experience: DISAPPOINTING I run a large business and understand the value in treating customers with respect. The experience begins when you walk through the door....More

1  Thank Missi B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You know how sometimes you go to a restaurant and think maybe I should have ordered that instead. At Tornado Steakhouse, that phrase became maybe I should have ordered that as well. Everything looked and tasted great! Highly recommended.

Thank tommo_t1000
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Met here for a busy dinner. My out of town guest went wild. Called a 5 star old fashion dinner club. They both had the first old fashion of their lives and said they were coming back for old fashions again. After dinner they flipped...More

Thank 210cubby
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I had remembered the Tornado from years ago and wanted to go there for my birthday dinner. The the maitre d' is a bit snooty and the dining room is very loud so be prepared for that. We had a waiter that was rude to...More

Thank swetmore80
Reviewed 7 March 2018

You can step back in time to a timeless supper club feel, low light, romantic and very traditional complete with relish starter. Steaks are great, sides are good... and drinks are perfect for a night out in Wisconsin.

Thank YogimomSK
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Googled best steakhouses in Madison. Google was right. French onion was good. Shrimp cocktail was good. Spinach salad was okay. Iceberg salad was wonderful. Steaks cooked to perfection (filet and sirloin). Hash browns world class. Service was great and prices were reasonable.highly recommend 9/10

Thank munstertravel
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a traditional type steak house with paneled walls and a large bar. The food is really excellent. Many people overlook it to go to one of the newer steak houses but they are missing out on quality food.

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Yvonne E
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Response from epnurse | Reviewed this property |
I guess if you order a steak and a veg it would be gluten free.
8 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 S Hamilton St, 116 S Hamilton St, 53703, Madison, WI 53703-3210
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-256-3570
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