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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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17:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
116 S Hamilton St, 116 S Hamilton St, 53703, Madison, WI 53703-3210
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Start the dinner with a Wisconsin Old Fashioned. This was my first time enjoying this cocktail and the mixologist knows how to mix them. We shared a lovely Rib Eye steak cooked perfectly rare. It was huge; enough for 3. If you can eat one...More

Thank beam1
Reviewed 1 week ago

One thing my husband I love more than anything else is steak, and Tornado is our favorite and we come by monthly almost, we like it so much. Other than the 20oz. Bone in Tenderloin, I recommend the wedge salad, the onion rings, and an...More

Thank Milavelshi2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you all know, service above food,,,,That's my motto,,great service can make okay food taste great, bad service, can make great food nasty...That being said, tonights Birthday dinner for my wife was the best of both worlds. The bartender Emily was fun, for the short...More

Thank phil j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tornado Steak House is being deemed as one of the food institutions of Madison. For values, you are best to go there after 10pm, and you get to have a sirloin steak for US$12. What I like about it is that steak is a steak...More

Thank wiredfrog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here multiple times for customer dinners - best steak ive had in madison yet! Great drinks as well. Be prepared to take your time and enjoy the place!

Thank Johnsonaaro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have only been here once before since it's days as Crandall's. The facility looks like it did in the 50-60's, a wonderful supper club atmosphere. Service right from the start with the Maitre'd to the waitstaff was quick, pleasant and gave us the feeling that...More

Thank billbogey
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

My son had the walleye which look like it was coated with soggy cornflakes and tasted like it was sitting in water for an hour. I had the lamb chops. Beautiful portions but no lamb flavor whatsoever. The French onion soup was good and the...More

Thank luvtofly73
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Still arguably the best meat in town (I am just a frequent visitor here, so don’t take my word as a final verdict). A few things were missing from a repeated 5-star rating (maybe I am too harsh but rated the place 5 twice in...More

Thank BeLaZe
Reviewed 15 April 2018

First time experience. A great steakhouse atmosphere. We had reservations for 6, arrived early but even though they were very busy they seated us immediately. Drinks were very good however wine list was pricey and the waitress recommendation for wine wasn't that special at $90...More

Thank RonW763
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I dined at Tornado steakhouse last night and had the salmon and brussels sprouts, the wedge salad and a wonderful bottle of House Red. It was a romantic dinner with my boyfriend. I loved it! The food was delicious, the service was wonderful, I love...More

Thank Jas M
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Yvonne E
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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.
8 October 2016|
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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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