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Madison's Cafe

216 Madison St, Jefferson City, MO 65101-3230
+1 573-634-2988
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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216 Madison St, Jefferson City, MO 65101-3230
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a good place to eat lunch. We chose Madison's Cafe based upon the reviews we read on TripAdvisor. We were able to find free parking within fifty feet or so of the front entrance. Most parking is controlled...More

Thank Clewis479
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Held a business dinner for about 25 people in a private room. Food and service was good and no noise problems. Cons. Restrooms in basement.

Thank Renaissanceman58102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Madison's is only a few blocks from the Missouri State Capitol. The food is always great, whether you are having a salad or the Special of the Day. We go for time with friends and special occasions. Reservations are taken but not always necessary.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best restaurant in Jefferson City offering a wide variety of excellent food. Soup and salad for lunch is the way to go.

Thank joyceanderson2828
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called ahead for take-out for two. Was a Saturday evening and lots of high school kids there for winter sports dinner. Had a bit of a wait, but not anything unreasonable. Everybody was super appoligetic about approx. 5 minute extra delay, but of course it...More

Thank roamingrandy1
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We were actually going to another restaurant (Chili’s)but they couldn’t seat anybody as they were short handed so we looked for another choice. Madison’s was highly rated and I now know why. The location, food and service was excellent. Our server was super nice and...More

Thank ccwinner
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I had lunch with my exchange student after we visited the Capital. Lengthy menu, lots of Italian choices. Salads were fresh with artichoke dressing. My seafood noodle dish was a little heavy on the cream sauce. His ravioli was tasty. We shared a gelato dessert....More

Thank SassyTraveler2
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Madison's Cafe is a great place to eat. Seafood Bisque was excellent and was the Clam Bisque. Plenty of bread and soda for the kids, both were a big hit. Meals good. Lunch not expensive.

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here and the meal was great and not over priced, the waitress was very busy and service was ok. Owner was mingling around and very attentive. The only issue was the sauce for the bread pudding was burned a...More

Thank Kortneydrew
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We had an early dinner for five between Christmas and New Years. It was busy but we had only a short wait for a table. Our server was excellent and knew the menu thoroughly and did a fine job. We had a variety of dishes...More

Thank Craig C
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Stephen S
20 April 2017|
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Response from MADCAFE | Property representative |
Hello. Dogs are fine on the patio. Look forward to seeing you. Sincerely, Rob Agee-owner, Madison's
29 March 2017|
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Response from MADCAFE | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, we have two private dining rooms that can accommodate most any special occasion. Our PPR Room seats up to 40 for butler style service or accommodates up to 80 for cocktail receptions. Our BANQUET Room seats up... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
04:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Madison St, Jefferson City, MO 65101-3230
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Jefferson City
  • Phone Number: +1 573-634-2988
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Madison's offers fine American, Italian and eclectic cuisine, casual, relaxed yet elegant dining in an inviting and welcoming atmosphere. Hand-cut steaks, seafood, appetizers, soup, sandwiches, pasta, desserts, a variety of distinctive, unique and tantalizing signature dishes, extensive Cellared Wine List and hand-crafted cocktails await your enjoyment. Our menu is continually updated, reflecting local, seasonable availability and original, imaginative fare, while also paying respect and homage to classics - combining both modern-creative and traditional styles of cooking. Our Gluten-free Menu, whole wheat and rice penne pasta, and a wide variety of vegetarian fare pleases the most sensitive palate We strive to ensure that each visit to Madison’s is better than your last...where you are the center of our attention. We are proud to be a locally -owned, independent business. Come to Madison's to restore your spirit with family and friends...one delicious bite at a time.
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