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The Coopers Tavern

€€ - €€€American, ,
20 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2523
+1 608-256-1600
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“poutine” (16 reviews)
“fries” (39 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
20 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2523
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1 - 10 of 364 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited on Friday night when in town for Badger game. Had to wait about 45 minutes but found a spot at he bar and got texted when our table was ready. Food was excellent. Husband had pulled pork I had fish and chips. Huge servings...More

Thank Patti D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The menu looks great, you can’t beat the view, unfortunately the food just isn’t very good. I had a Sweet Corn Caesar salad and tomato bisque soup. Both in season and simple. The Caesar had no flavor whatsoever and the tomato bisque was an acid...More

Thank JuanLeBon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We selected coopers because it was walking distance from our hotel and the menu looked interesting. Drinks were fine but not great but beer selection was great. For apps we shared the egg and cheese curds both were very good. Dinner we had steak frites,...More

Thank jhitman55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome pub right on the Capitol square. Food is upscale pub food. Great burgers. Service can be hit or miss not sure if they even train there people but food is always excellent. I eat here all the time.

Thank corbaebella
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was slow, the bar ran out of ice???? Hard to drink a glass of water on a hot and humid day without ice. The food was nothing to write home about but I was not surprised based on this venue.

Thank debays
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

After walking around the Square at the Farmer’s Market, we enjoyed Bloody Mary’s, the day’s special scramblers and people watching. The wait staff was friendly and attentive. Great food and atmosphere. A great stop when visiting Madison.

Thank Ttreats
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Sunday rainy evening we found ourselves making our way here for the menu that offer good options for families. The location is great right across from the capital. We order the Caesar salad with corn and beet color boiled egg, cheese curds, steak and fries,...More

Thank eyesofthebeholder
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Went for dinner with another couple and were seated at the windows. The outside seating area was full but that would have been nice. The meat and cheese platter was plenty for the four of us but throughout the entire experience the noise level limited...More

Thank njoireading247
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Very pleased with the food and drink selection. Located right next to the capital building makes it an ideal location. Parking is always a pain in Madison, but this place will make up for it with it’s next level appetizers. Our service was also great...More

Thank JohnnyUtahBodi
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Limited menu, slow service (25 minutes for the waiter to come back and take our order & 30 minutes to get our first drink), wrong food order, snobby staff and lastly, mediocre food. Once was enough.More

Thank melsuemoo
Megan N, Manager at The Coopers Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for your recent review; I greatly appreciate getting feedback from our guests as it is the best way for me to know how we're doing and where we need to improve. . I apologize that you received such poor service on your visit....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2523
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-256-1600
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