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Tornado Steak House

116 S Hamilton St, 116 S Hamilton St, 53703, Madison, WI 53703-3210
+1 608-256-3570
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (248 reviews)
“hash browns” (37 reviews)
“escargot” (16 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
116 S Hamilton St, 116 S Hamilton St, 53703, Madison, WI 53703-3210
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great steak, wonderful atmosphere. Wisconsin "supper club" without the "kitchy" atmosphere. Service was wonderful, even on a very crowded night.

Thank dianeg
Reviewed 2 days ago

While traveling from Clearwater, Florida to Minneapolis we stopped over in Madison, WI. When we mentioned that we were in the mood for steak, the clerk at our hotel recommended we try the Tornado Room, which was located in downtown. We were not disappointed. Because...More

Thank arlenekulzer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this supper club. Great service and great food. Steaks were excellent in taste and temperature. Very reasonably priced!

Thank pastabean
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had late night dinner at Tornado. The menu is limited but it's great food with very reasonable price! We had steak sandwich & scallop - both was great. Finish with key lime pie and that was perfect. Great service of course

Thank amitisraeli
Reviewed 1 week ago

I first stumbled upon Tornado on a visit to Madison about ten years ago. It was nothing less than phenomenal. For having had many a steak at many a steakhouse in my day, I found myself declaring that their sirloin steak was truly truly the...More

Thank savory-toothed-tiger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to take my business associates to a nice place for dinner. A quick search here on TripAdvisor revealed a very high rating for Tornado Steak House. I asked my local friends if they knew about this place. Surprisingly, many of them have never...More

Thank KinL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the freshly baked bread and breadsticks, to the delicious soups and salads (especially the bacon and spinach salad) to the main event--the steaks, and even the chocolate layer cake for dessert, not a fault to be found! Our meals were excellent. Our only problem,...More

Thank Viajera51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Much better steaks and sides than Ruth Chris and certainly the outback. Less than RC but more than Outback. If I ever go back to Madison, I would like to go again.

Thank FairlyWellTravelled
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to work in Madison two days after returning from a 3 week vacation in New Zealand but this restaurant woke me up!!! Tremendous service and the food was outstanding. My lobster tail was smaller than I thought, I told them that, and they...More

Thank gary c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stays open later than many eateries and the food is excellent. Very good steaks and would have loved to try the 28 oz. ribeye but way too much. My 8 oz filet perfectly cooked. Good wine list.

Thank mediadon
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Yvonne E
Do you have a gluten free menu?
29 November 2016|
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Response from epnurse | Reviewed this property |
I guess if you order a steak and a veg it would be gluten free.
Is there a dress code?
8 October 2016|
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Response from dunnethat12 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 S Hamilton St, 116 S Hamilton St, 53703, Madison, WI 53703-3210
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-256-3570
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