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State Street Brats

) #135 of 776 Restaurants in Madison American, ,
603 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1015
+1 608-255-5544
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cheese curds” (21 reviews)
“waffle fries” (7 reviews)
“burger” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, German
603 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1015
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When coming back home and visiting State Street, a brat and a beer is a must. State Street Brats was a good place to get both. The beer was very good and hit the spot, while the onion rings and brats were good too. The...More

Thank 2x2WineTasters
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch while taking a quick tour of the U of W campus with our son. We had the $5 brat special, which included fries. The brat was delicious and the price was more than reasonable. Our server was super-friendly and helpful. We...More

Thank BaseballFan5
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Went for drinks when in downtown Madison. Usual college bar atmosphere. Always eclectic. A part of Madison culture but don't have high expectations.

Thank Eisme77
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Went there on the recommendation of the hotel desk clerk, when I asked for a place to get brats. The brats were ok but the place was empty. Might be better when school is in session.

Thank James C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We visited Madison, and as we were walking around we found this place to grab some lunch and we were certainly happy we did! The bratwurst was delicious, and the cheese curds were fantastic. The bloody marys were very good too. Very cool atmosphere and...More

Thank journey2fifty
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We enjoyed a brat and beer before walking around the UW campus and State Street. Lunch was not very busy but it can be standing room only depending upon the time and day of the week.

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is a fun place - full bar with a great beer selection, quick eats (bratwurst is the specialty, and the ever present cheese curds) and college atmosphere. There is also an outdoor seating area to people watch on State Street.

Thank Laraine322
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I like looking at the crowds of brats that hang out there. I recommend the red brat and hit the salad bar for the toppings of choice.

Thank billfeeny
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Good brats and cheese curds at this no frills bar and grill. We tried both types of brats and they were both good, but the cheese curds stole the show. A nice selection of beers on tap and a great beer garden to enjoy nice...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

State Street has a really good burger with a condiments station so you can fix it like you like it. Lots of brews and TVs in downtown.

Thank letstakearoadtrip
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, German
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 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: 603 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1015
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-255-5544
  • E-mail
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