Quaint atmosphere right on the capital. Eclectic selection of food an salads. Good food and good micro-brew selection.
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We recently dined at the Old Fashioned and despite the major weight it was well worth it. First they make Old Fashioneds and make a lot of them. Check out the running tally at the end of the bar. We don't drink them, but based on the number ordered they must do it right. What they do well is reasonably... More
There are few places more "Wisconsin" than The Old Fashioned on theSquare in Madison. I love the feel of the place and the food is always great.
A must-visit for some Wisconsin cuisine! They don't take reservations though, so it does get very busy, even on a weeknight in the winter. They will take your phone number and text you when your table is ready though, so you can venture around nearby. Definitely try the fried cheese curds! Other personal favorites are the mac & cheese with... More
We stayed in the area and wanted to find a Friday Fish Fry in the city if possible. I found The Old Fashioned on TripAdvisor and the reviews were good. Luckily we got to Madison early and were able to head to restaurant around 4:30 p.m. We were able to find a parking place just around the corner (no parking... More
I've eaten here on four separate occasions and was disappointed each time with the quality of the food and service. The food was served undercooked (greasy cheese curds ech) and cold, and lacked imagination. Each time I thought that they were understaffed and ill prepared. I won't go back and will dissuade others.
We like going here on Wednesday nights for the Lake perch special prior to Overture Center performances. We try to get there about 5:30 so we can get a table - if you wait until 6 pm you will likely be waiting in line. Pretty much always order the Lake perch special which is great. Of course need to have... More
Very few places on the Square are casual and have good food at reasonable prices. The Old Fashioned is all the name implies. The official cocktail of WI is The Old Fashioned, and the bar here offers many varieties, as well as many great WI beers on tap. Have the cheese curds with your drink, they are AMAZING! The food... More
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