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) #239 of 777 Restaurants in Madison €€ - €€€ Spanish
206 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2215
+1 608-268-0126
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (28 reviews)
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206 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2215
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were going to attend a show at the Overture Center with friends and thought we would grab something to eat before the show. We literally read the menu off the street decided it sounded exactly like what we were looking for. We were in...More

Thank 4opatek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We simply stopped in for a drink. I have a Martin Codax and my companion had the La Montessa. Both were excellent wines at a reasonable price. We visited 5/31/17, in-between classes at the university, so crowds were not an issue. BTW, an excellent time...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I chose the Icon for dinner for four prior to a show at the Overture. I figured we wanted some place reliable that is used to theater patrons. Our party of four arrived on time for a 6PM reservation (before a 7:30 show) and were...More

Thank Puddle_Jumper_2010
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Since it is located directly across the street from Madison's Overture Center, the Icon is one of my favorite pre or post-theatre wine bars. Its chalorous atmosphere and expansive menu make it especially convivial for groups to gather and share a number of different tapas....More

Thank Belladonna4travel
Reviewed 23 December 2016

There were seven of us and we ate a lot and drank a lot. The drinks were good and prompt. We tried about ten different tapas and overall favorite for everyone was the bacon wrapped stuffed dates. I loved the white anchovies and the artichokes...More

Thank Cheesehead_In_Texas
Reviewed 30 June 2016

When I was suggested this place to celebrate my wife's birthday, I was very nervous since I had not heard of this place. Trusting in God, we went there with family and friends. I am so happy to say that it was not a wrong...More

Thank Ashish G
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Before Estrellón, this was the only decent tapas place in town. They have a nice selection of both more traditional and new creative tapas. Overall they are tasty. I've never had something I didn't like, though there are a few items that were nothing to...More

Thank orchidbee
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Several reviews mentioned the word "overpriced" when describing this place but I found The Icon to be typical of a tapas restaurant. My wife and I liked the "movie-themed" atmosphere and that, even on a very busy night we could still carry on a conversation....More

Thank mywinetutor
Reviewed 13 March 2016

My favorite restaurant in downtown Madison. We went there on a Saturday night to escape from the college students who where hitting the bar scene. We wanted "an adult place to hang out". We had five different tapas and my wife had a mojito and...More

Thank jjhawkeye
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Went there before a concert at the Overture First- you may have read online that you get discount if you have tickets from overture. BUT the discount only applies if you go AFTER the concert and not before it. Second, their bacon-wrapped dates are the...More

Thank DAsianTraveller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:30
16:00 - 02:30
16:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2215
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-268-0126
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