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130 S Pinckney St, Madison, WI 53703-3318
+1 608-257-8325
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  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
130 S Pinckney St, Madison, WI 53703-3318
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews were good; the restaurant has been in business 19 years—notable tenure in a city like Madison that values good food. Game on. Upon walking in the door we were impressed with the ambience: warm decor with an Art Deco feel, wait staff in...More

Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 22 February 2018

The service was top notch, atmosphere was great and old timey, the food was incredible. Prices are on the high end but you get what you're paying for. Great place for a date night.

Thank PJ W
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I took a friend out for a nice dinner who does not get to Madison often. We started off with cocktails which were great. We both ordered lobster bisque to start which I would rate very good. Our a steaks were nicely cooked. Overall, our...More

Thank ZRanch608
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We had my son's graduation dinner here - a spot he could never afford as a student. Overall we had a very nice night. They have a beautiful bar where we enjoyed a cocktail before dinner. The atmosphere is classic steakhouse - wood paneling, white...More

Thank baseball_dad
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

A luxurious high-end steakhouse with Equally high prices and top flight service. One measure for me on service is the water glass test and they passed with flying colors. No fewer than 3 different people kept our water glasses filled to the top while our...More

Thank JimRiesterer
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Kristin M took such good car of us and everything was perfect. I love this place and come whenever I have an excuse. Steak is fantastic - perfectly aged, cooked and even cut on-site. I'd eat here once a week if I could afford it!

Thank ekerwin
Reviewed 3 October 2017

They may be a great steakhouse, I'll never know. God forbid you order something other than a steak. Having made reservations at Smoky's (a real steakhouse) for the following night, we decided to come here and not order steaks. Big mistake. The Veal "Porterhouse" was...More

1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you want to impress someone, take them to Johnny Delmonico's. The serving staff is very professional and attentive. The food is top notch. They have beautifully crafted cocktails and a bartender who will make anything your imagination can dream up. My husband and I...More

Thank 1megger1
Reviewed 14 September 2017

My wife and I attended a private reception here recently and were very impressed with the food and service. We both had the filet and found it superb. The staff was friendly, efficient and present just when needed. Most impressive of all was the honesty...More

Thank Bunnily
Reviewed 6 July 2017

we went on a beautiful Sunday evening, got a great seat without reservations at 6pm. the server was the perfect balance of attentive and friendly, without being overbearing. The food was excellent. We had the calamari appetizer that comes with a delicious sweet chili sauce...More

Thank lovenaces
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 S Pinckney St, Madison, WI 53703-3318
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-257-8325
  • E-mail
Johnny Delmonico's is a big-city steak house with crisp white linen on the tables, a gorgeous mahogany bar, and dark wood paneling with Art Deco inspired metallic trim. Here you will be treated with outstanding service, offered the best steaks in Madison, and given the opportunity to relax in a timeless atmosphere.
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