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The Tipsy Cow

$$ - $$$American, ,
102 King St, Madison, WI 53703-3314
+1 608-287-1455
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (42 reviews)
“burger” (47 reviews)
“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
102 King St, Madison, WI 53703-3314
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quirky spot right off of the Capitol Square that's a great meeting place for happy hour. The appetizers and small plates are varied and tasty. Can you say goat cheese curds in a Spotted Cow beer batter? Also gator bites, Korean fries...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Visited this restaurant solo, had a wonderful salad and cider. I was very tempted by the goat cheese curds - as they looked wonderful at the next table. Attentive service, close to downtown hotel.

Thank Schspa
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Located downtown right off the capital square. Comfortable atmosphere you can relax at the bar or dine at tables. Nice menu variety with healthy selections too. Not a huge place but good food and friendly service. Enjoyed my experience here and look forward to returning.

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Super accessible with a great location, Tipsy Cow was affordable with a great selection of quick eats and beer! Yummy fish fry special, and delicious sandwiches and appetizers. Great for a group of friends or family!

Thank flinchk
Reviewed 26 December 2017

The tipsy cow is a great place for Wisconsin food and drink. One tip is when waiting for a table they always over estimate the time it will take, but your always pleasant surprised. After you order your drinks at the bar your table is...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 20 December 2017

My friends and I made The Tipsy Cow our first stop of the night... great choice. We were in town for a UW football game and were ready to have a few beers and enjoy Madison. The Tipsy Cow had a ton of great craft...More

Thank GramCPA
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I enjoyed the Tippy burger, best hamburger in madison. The service was excellent. It was quiet and the couple we were with could talk and hear each other.

Thank mtok1945
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a lunch over Thanksgiving weekend. The fish fry and sandwiches for our group was outstanding. We also had a couple of apps that were very good. The beer list is very nice and our service was spot on. Will definitely return when...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This is my first negative review of any kind. I was with a group of friends out enjoying a great night in Madison. We were putting in an ecclecctic selection of music in the touchtumes music system when our bartender Patrick said if you play...More

Thank madtown1
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We had a 35 min wait. Very busy. Not a very large venue. The food was good. I had the grilled cheese with guacamole. It was a little spicy. The wait staff was friendly and attentive. Would go back

Thank Theresa W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 King St, Madison, WI 53703-3314
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-287-1455
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