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Oakcrest Tavern

) #129 of 776 Restaurants in Madison $$ - $$$ American, ,
5371 Old Middleton Rd, Madison, WI 53705-2601
+1 608-233-1243
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish fry” (12 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5371 Old Middleton Rd, Madison, WI 53705-2601
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu is nothing special. The bar is nothing special. The tap beers are okay, with a few local craft brews. The staff is friendly and the burgers are broiled and delicious. Inexpensive! Friend and I each had a burger, shared onion rings, and drank...More

Thank nancymaebe
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Just stopped in on a Friday to have a drink and was pleasantly surprised with this place. We had a server named Joe who did a good job of waiting on us and a number of other tables. We did not have dinner this time...More

Thank GJG-13
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I stay in Madison weeks at a time, people here took me to this place. Never knew the place so I would've never gone here. Had a GREAT time met new people. Loved the curds and fish. I prefer cod which was done just right....More

Thank James C
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

As high as the expectation - as deep is the disappointment. Very small place and as it's locally famous - it show no justification for it. Simple - very simple - too simple standard "friday fish fry". No reason to wait so long without be...More

Thank amitisraeli
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Read about this little spot online, had to check it out! The employees were friendly and the burgers are super juicy! Made from fresh meat from the butcher across the street at the market! Excellent value for the money- it's a must stop if you're...More

Thank 833Christine_B_12
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

If one of your friends wants to see what a Wisconsin tavern looks like, take them here. The Friday fish fry is excellent. The service is friendly, to the point of being almost nurturing. The beer list is limited, but they did have Velveteen Habit...More

1  Thank jscopper
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Had great service from a funny guy, who was prompt and charming! Great bar food and very cold beer. Will be back!!

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I will start off by saying, this is a bar. It's not a supper club, or really even a "restaurant." It is a friendly, somewhat worn and dated, oftentimes crowded, sometimes hard to find a place to park, but it is a wonderful bar! And,...More

Thank golfinwi
Reviewed 12 August 2016

If you are "into" local bars where real locals meet and eat, this is the place for you. The food and drinks are very reasonably priced. The service is efficient and friendly. The place is family friendly with highchairs and a children's menu. It is...More

Thank Jacques59
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Have to admit that this is one of the great burgers in greater Madison Area. Friendly little neighborhood tavern and staff with some great specials. The Wed and Fri night perch fry is lights out. Can get crowded on those nights so call ahead to...More

Thank rsky2000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5371 Old Middleton Rd, Madison, WI 53705-2601
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-233-1243
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