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The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.

€€ - €€€American, ,
123 E Doty St, Madison, WI 53703-5122
+1 608-284-0000
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
123 E Doty St, Madison, WI 53703-5122
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Offers excellent brews and very diverse and tasty menu. Have eaten numerous times at numerous locations and never disappointed. Give it a try!

Thank simmel513
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great spot for solid bar food, a great beer selection, and ample screens for watching your favorite team. The service is attentive and speedy and the atmosphere is congenial.

Thank JKTraveler11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t usually drink beer..but that pumpkin ale was delicious The cauliflower app along with the dates are definitely worth ordering...

Thank dawnm938
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the Great Dane plenty of times, and have not been disappointed by the food or drink. The beer is always good, and they have something for everyone.

Thank Jesse S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food! So many different rooms and areas, the place appears to go on and on! German pils was a great beer too!

Thank schmittymoo
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We were in town for the weekend and this place had been highly recommended to us. Not really thinking ahead, 8 of us walked in on a busy Labor Day weekend only to find no tables available to seat all of us together. Never fear,...More

Thank iliketowrite
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Very good for for a very good price. We have visited the Great Dane several,times when in Madison and have not been disappointed.

Thank jhebda53
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I love The Great Dane, super pleasant atmosphere over the lunch hour, also close to the Apple Store, so a perfect combo, not a beer drinker, so can't relate to that, they are set up to make their own brew, so is interesting to see....More

Thank sherry s
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We had a large group of adults and children for dinner on a Friday night. We called ahead and made a reservation and the table was all ready for us when we arrived. The waiters were exceptionally friendly and helpful! The food tasted great and...More

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

First, I don’t partake in alcohol so I’m only rating the food. We saw the good ratings and the high rank on Trip Advisor and have to say I was surprised. Service was okay, nothing special. We started with spring rolls and we both just...More

Thank Tom G
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4 November 2017|
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Response from Arun M | Reviewed this property |
We took “green cabs” for this place.. but u could use apps such as “spothero” or “Parker”. U will get parking spots with discounted prices. Cheers!!
2 June 2016|
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Response from boyerbuckets | Reviewed this property |
Given the nature of your review and the self-admitted crude behavior you exhibited at this restaurant, my guess is that you were indeed either drunk or just rude. "...no clue who I am"? Give us a break. We can tell who... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 E Doty St, Madison, WI 53703-5122
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-284-0000
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