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Whiskey Jacks Saloon

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Address: 552 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1011
11:00 - 02:30
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Mon - Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 02:30

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Whiskey Jacks for students

I like Whiskey Jacks bar. It is true that I do not like the people who are always loitering around the place, but the place is good inside. Basically, if you like crowdedness... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2015
Sarah A G
Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are from out of town, popped in to hear the band and get a few drinks. Sitting at the bar. Closer to 11pm, security guys are coming up to everyone at the bar telling them to give up their chairs....Um...pardon me? Yes, ma'am I have to take your chair so we can have more room for the dance floor.... More 

Thank Elena P
Washington, DC
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Whiskey Jack Saloon is a large bar that has terrific drink specials, a large beer list and the best shot (shooter) menu in Madison. A fun bar especially on game day.

Thank DCNative2010
Carrollton, Texas
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

One of the better State Street bars in a nostalgic location. Larger space, game tables, LARGE shot menu, small band stage, clean bathrooms. We were there on a very busy Homecoming Friday afternoon - they were definitely understaffed, but Steve at the bar remained friendly and provided great service to all.

Thank j916802
Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

If you just want to drink and watch a game, Whisky Jacks may be a good place to go. It's large and has A LOT of TVs. No matter where you are in the bar, you'll be able to watch a game. Your may not be able to hear it with the music cranked up, but at least you can... More 

Thank rickleed
Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

I like Whiskey Jacks bar. It is true that I do not like the people who are always loitering around the place, but the place is good inside. Basically, if you like crowdedness, Thursday, Friday and Saturday should be your days. However, you might end waiting in line because of the many people who wants to get in. There are... More 

Thank Sarah A G
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Drinks a bit exepensive for a college town but other than that it was a fun crowd, big dance floor and a great band.

Thank mar1mel
New Lisbon, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Not for us. We are young couple who love to party but this place was a bit much. The bathrooms are disgusting, most of the bar staff were very rude and the drinks are expensive enough on top of a door fee. Place was just sticky everywhere...don't think we will ever go back.

Thank Gregar88
Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2013

Whiskey Jacks looks a bit sketchy from the outside because there are always some suspicious characters lurking around and hanging out on the sidewalk but if you actually go in, it's not as bad as you think. There are several pool tables towards the entrance, a big bar, and a decent sized dance floor. Sometimes there's live music up on... More 

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