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Capitol Chophouse

9 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703-3421
+1 608-255-0165
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (9 reviews)
“steak” (30 reviews)
“chopped salad” (4 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 14:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
9 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703-3421
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting Madison with friends of ours for the weekend and wanted to get in some fine dining during our visit. In truth, we had not head of Capital Chophouse before and decided to go there after other plans fell through. But it turned...More

Thank Erik C
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Good service, excellent food, calm atmosphere, great wine. This place never disappoints. Especially good was the french onion soup and the prime rib!

Thank drinkmilkCa
Christina T, Marketing Supervisor at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for the 5 star review! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 June 2017

I ate here because it was attached to the Hilton. I wasn't very hungry so ordered the smallest steak - a 6oz filet. I think this ran at least $30 and did not include any sides. I order asparagus as a side and that was...More

Thank JamiePittsburgh_PA
Christina T, Operations Supervisor at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you for your review Jamie! I will pass your compliments to our culinary and service staff!

Reviewed 18 June 2017

It was our anniversary and we found ourselves in Madison, WI for another event the following day. After viewing several choices of restaurants online, I made a reservation at the Capitol Chophouse. We wanted some place nice, but quiet with some elegance. We arrived at...More

Thank Bruce M
Christina T, Operations Supervisor at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for the awesome review! We will pass your comments on to our staff!

Reviewed 21 May 2017

We began our evening with drinks in the Olive Lounge to watch the Preakness. The service was friendly and attentive. We had dinner following the race, and we were very pleased. Logan was our server. He was friendly and knew the menu which helped us...More

Thank Ron H
Christina T, Operations Supervisor at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thank you for the great review Ron! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Just got finished with breakfast. Food was really good. What really made it a great experience was Rickey, our server. He was really attentive, great with the kids and a good guy to talk with. Highly recommend him as your server. We are going back...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Christina T, Operations Supervisor at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for the great review! We will pass your compliments to Rickey and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Beautiful place, very clean and roomy. We had a very large group, and so it was very hard on the servers. I would go there with four or less people. The pulled pork sandwich was very good. Good for a quiet conversation.

Thank jdouglas1
Christina T, Operations Supervisor at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you for your review! The pulled pork sandwich is a new menu item, we're glad to see it receiving such feedback already!

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Absolutely Terrible. I had high expectations for a restaurant of this price point. Wow, was I disappointed. I have had better food and service at McDonald's. We had drinks in the bar first, and the bartender made a mistake on one of the drinks in...More

Thank VillyBean
Christina T, Operations Supervisor at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

I am so very sorry this was your experience. We never intend to disappoint our guests in any way. We are reviewing your comments with the team. I can see you are quite upset so I am hoping you will please contact me so we...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

There's not much to quibble about here. Made a reservation online that was handled and honored with ease. Atmosphere on a Saturday night was busy but not crazy and the noise level was relatively low - not difficult to carry-on a conversation. Service was outstanding...More

Thank Loki_and_Odin
Christina T, Operations Supervisor at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you for your review! We will pass your comments on to our team!

Reviewed 8 February 2017

The service was impeccable from beginning to end. The food was excellent! The portions a very generous. The staff is great at assisting you with choices.

Thank Sara B
Christina T, Operations Supervisor at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Thank you for the awesome review Sara B! We hope to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$55
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703-3421
    (South Pinckney Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-255-0165
Description
Capitol ChopHouse is a destination spot not just for hotel guests, but locals as well. Executive Chef Sean Pharr’s style, menu and leadership raises the bar for hotel restaurants and steakhouses alike. The only place in Madison to find Prime Steaks! Enjoy the professional atmosphere and service for business lunches or dinners. Imbibe from a unique wine selection, our servers will recommend an excellent pairing for you! Our three private dining rooms can accommodate up to 40 people for your special occasion or important business dinner. Inquire with an event planner to create a customized experience your guests won’t forget!
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