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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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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 5 days ago via mobile

We had late night dinner at Tornado. The menu is limited but it's great food with very reasonable price! We had steak sandwich & scallop - both was great. Finish with key lime pie and that was perfect. Great service of course

1  Thank amitisraeli
Reviewed 1 week ago

I first stumbled upon Tornado on a visit to Madison about ten years ago. It was nothing less than phenomenal. For having had many a steak at many a steakhouse in my day, I found myself declaring that their sirloin steak was truly truly the...More

Thank savory-toothed-tiger
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to take my business associates to a nice place for dinner. A quick search here on TripAdvisor revealed a very high rating for Tornado Steak House. I asked my local friends if they knew about this place. Surprisingly, many of them have never...More

Thank KinL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the freshly baked bread and breadsticks, to the delicious soups and salads (especially the bacon and spinach salad) to the main event--the steaks, and even the chocolate layer cake for dessert, not a fault to be found! Our meals were excellent. Our only problem,...More

Thank Viajera51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Much better steaks and sides than Ruth Chris and certainly the outback. Less than RC but more than Outback. If I ever go back to Madison, I would like to go again.

Thank FairlyWellTravelled
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to work in Madison two days after returning from a 3 week vacation in New Zealand but this restaurant woke me up!!! Tremendous service and the food was outstanding. My lobster tail was smaller than I thought, I told them that, and they...More

Thank gary c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stays open later than many eateries and the food is excellent. Very good steaks and would have loved to try the 28 oz. ribeye but way too much. My 8 oz filet perfectly cooked. Good wine list.

Thank mediadon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband surprised me with a weekend trip to Madison and wanted to take me to the melting pot for dinner but I wanted to try something new and this place was walking distance from the hotel and the menu online sounded great. We did...More

Thank mistchiffme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made a reservation for a Tuesday night and the only times available was before 5:30 or after 8:15. Ordered the rack of lamb and it was delicious. However, at $38, it was overpriced.

Thank James C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to find a parking spot right in front, which is usually the worst part of eating here (read: "never been disappointed by anything inside the restaurant"!). I've been here several times, and the bourbon Old Fashioned that I typically order while...More

Thank curtv2017
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Yvonne E
Do you have a gluten free menu?
29 November 2016|
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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.
Is there a dress code?
8 October 2016|
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Response from dunnethat12 | Reviewed this property |
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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, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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