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Ale Asylum

$$ - $$$American, ,
2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704-4024
+1 608-663-3926
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheesesteak” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704-4024
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Reviewed 3 days ago

From sitting in the bar to dining area or on the patio this place was really good, great staff and food, plus to try the different flavors of beers that are brewed right there

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ale asylum has great food and service. My cheesesteak was yummy! The. Hips and IPA queso as my side were also yummy. I ordered the salsa for my left over chips and that was yummy.

Thank Maria G
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Beers are decent....however the food is horrible! We had the burgers (I mean how hard is it to cook a burger?)....apparently very hard....obviously frozen beef and totally tasteless and dry. I was supposed to have a cheeseburger, there was a trace amount of cheese. The...More

Thank Cubs_Fan007
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

This was not my first visit here but every time I get the same impression. I love the place, the food is excellent and the beer better than average but the help, specifically the bartenders, are not very friendly.

Thank nyzuma
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Spacious facilities, clean and well designed. Excellent staff, knowledgeable and friendly. Diverse menu of sandwiches. Very good cheeseburger. Walleye poboy. Large selection of beers. Location near airport.

Thank MDNied
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Having a vegan in the family means that this is always a question when searching for restaurants. When windy rainy weather made for a rather unseasonable day in Madison. I suggested to my daughter to look at the menu. Yeah! Good food and beer. Sweet...More

Thank cossonlmc1
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and drink. First you must like chips and salsa. It is served with everything. I think they have the best beer in Madison, but that’s can be debated. We sat outside. Not much to look at but a busy street. We had great...More

Thank Rich F
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We decided to try Ale Asylum for an early dinner Friday night while friends were in town. The space is great. Two stories - indoor and outdoor spaces on both floors. Both regular tables and high-tops. Modern, clean, good place to hang out and relax...More

Thank rickleed
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Good beer selection with a slant towards the hoppy side. Nice clean restaurant and bar area. Good selection of sandwiches, salads and appetizers. We also had great service.

Thank Karina B
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

We enjoy headed to Ale Asylum for drinks and/or food. They have a nice menu and good beer. They also have a nice patio when it’s nice out.

Thank esdmadison
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2002 Pankratz St, Madison, WI 53704-4024
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-663-3926
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