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1980 Atwood Ave, 207 Dorn Drive, Madison, WI 53704-5221
+1 608-204-7644
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“grilled cheese” (11 reviews)
“bison burger” (6 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 02:30 Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1980 Atwood Ave, 207 Dorn Drive, Madison, WI 53704-5221
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

A great restaurant in a hip area, just be warned - you need to bring cash or hit up their ATM machine in the lobby. Many fancy beers, well beyond my palate and knowledge. Hyper-local, ever changing menu but for the less adventurous a solid...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We found this spot while looking for a place to eat nearby. The atmosphere is cozy - old brick walls and fixtures. The menu has regular choices as well as vegan, gluten free, and my favorite...bison burgers! The food was very good, however, we did...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Valedia
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Had the Brutus salad with grilled chicken. Salad greens were nice and fresh. Grilled chicken was a bit over done and dry. Good flavor. It’s a small restaurant with a true east side Madison flavor. Many friends recommended to me.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Linda L
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Five of us went here for dinner at about 6:30 pm. The restaurant was pretty full but not too crowded. However, the noise level was horrendous! Not sure if it is the acoustics in the place or what, but our group practically had to shout...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Karen N
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Went there for a family birthday celebration and had a large party that had two tables. Somehow the other table got there order in and served quickly and we didn't. The waitress said that another ticket got in between ours. What?? She offered us some...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank joshu853
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Alchemy has a unique menu and always offers an interesting special entree and salad that are typically seasonally fresh ingredients that are locally sourced. My favorite menu item is the Apple Rum burger. Madison has numerous great burger places but this is the best. Juicy,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank T2041TOrsmadison
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Alchemy is a neighborhood bar that is welcoming and has good food and drink. The interior layout allows you to be at different levels depending where you are comfortable. The drinks offered will please anyone. The taps favor the sour, but the alternatives are good....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank tomTmoney
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This place turned us into future customers... It was our first time visiting. We enjoyed the food, the atmosphere of the place, and the unique crafty food and rare beer this place offers. We went with the stuffed grilled cheese with their homemade fries and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We had a party of 4 (2 were vegetarian) and everyone was happy with their meal! My burger was delicious!! Quick, attentive, and friendly service. It's a smaller restaurant, so I can see how it fills up fast. Nice bar area. They don't take cards...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kristen L
Reviewed 21 March 2018

I moved to Madison about two years ago and Alchemy quickly became one of my favorites. They make the best old fashioned and I highly recommend their fish tacos! Can get busy on a weekend night so be prepared to stand and wait for a...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank wisconsinworldwide
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6 August 2016|
Response from mfd78 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1980 Atwood Ave, 207 Dorn Drive, Madison, WI 53704-5221
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-204-7644
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