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The Coopers Tavern

€€ - €€€American, ,
20 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2523
+1 608-256-1600
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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20 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2523
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I dropped in for dinner after the concert at the capital. We were quickly seated and our waiter was very attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. I ordered a Spotted cow and my wife a local white wine. For dinner I ordered...More

Thank Franco A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a neat place! We had arrived post dinner time in Madison, and were so lucky to give Cooper’s tavern a try! The bar menu was being offered due to the time of night, but there were lots of great options. We started with the...More

Thank Millytravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought my family members from North Carolina here for a true “Wisconsin” dining experience and Cooper’s did not disappoint. The PBR cheese curds are a must order as is the fish and chips. Also highly recommend sitting outside if available as the capital always...More

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great dinner at Graft and rolled into Coopers and had some nice beer and a calm environment.

Thank RuffleScruffle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would normally consistently give Coopers a 4- or 5-star rating since it is one of my favorite places in Madison. However, I had a very negative experience during my most recent visit Friday, June 29th in the early afternoon. When I arrived, it was...More

Thank JoeWISC
Megan N, Manager at The Coopers Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for your recent review of Coopers Tavern; I always appreciate feedback from our guests as it is the best way for me to know what we're doing well and where we need to improve. My goal is to make sure everyone that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a late night casual dinner without reservations and had an excellently prepared meal of classic American bar fare. It seems very popular and has a full bar. It is a very casual, wood tables kind of place. The service was attentive and...More

Thank Russ855
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place. Going back this November. Can't wait...! Crab cakes are the bomb. lots of local beers on tap and just a good friendly staff.

Thank johnks101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was extremely busy when we were there, but the service was very slow. Slow for anyone to come to us and bring water, slow to get our order in and then I couldn't find our waitress to get the check when we were done....More

Thank MDGal66
Megan N, Manager at The Coopers Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review; I always 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. One of our goals is to make sure every guest receives the...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped in to get a bite before a show at the Overture center. It was before 5 pm on a Sunday and packed. We were lucky to get seated at the stools near windows. Got served right away. Had the sweet potatoe soup &...More

Thank weekendvisitor2015
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We originally planned to eat at The Old Fashioned, as it is a favorite, but they had a small fire and were closed for a couple of days. Asked for a recommendation at our hotel, and they offered up Coopers. My son and I had...More

Thank AEB_MN
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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