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Forequarter

708 1/4 E Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703-1533
608-609-4717
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“trout” (4 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
708 1/4 E Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703-1533
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed March 25, 2018

Delicious, high-quality food and drink in downtown Madison. I love this place! The staff are always really fun to talk to and they play good music. Winner.

Thank CAFE_WESAE
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Brunch was amazing. Different twists on typical brunch recipes like bagel sandwiches. Not too expensive and the blood orange mimosa was amazing as well.

Thank Hellovely
Reviewed December 5, 2017

You can't polish a turd, overly pretentious.Their motto.."we like it..so should you!" 1 beer and out

Thank zoism2017
Reviewed October 11, 2017

I began to rate the Forequarter as 3 stars because the quality varied in the same dishes on the same night and the portions are tiny for the price. But I added a star because this restaurant has done a great job of offering a...More

1  Thank Jacques59
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We sat at the bar and had superb service. The food was primarily locally sourced and they were very conscientious about helping us with some diet restrictions. We loved every bite!!

1  Thank Nan H
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a unique cocktail and we weren't disappointed. They had an interesting selection of craft cocktails. It also appears that they have quite an extensive liquor and wine selection. It was quite loud inside and there is outdoor seating, but it's on...More

1  Thank Thelabby5
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Had such a great meal but the memory is a little hazy after pre dinner cocktails over the road and then a great old fashioned here. Amazing charcuterie plate to start and then I believe I had a pork chop. It was massive and delicious....More

1  Thank H T
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere of this tiny restaurant and bar is quaint and charming. However, it tends to be quite loud. The cocktails were delicious but disappointingly small. The meat board appetizer was unique and tasty. I would not get the trout again as it is bland....More

Thank kdmn4
Reviewed May 8, 2017

We’ve visited Forequarter three or four times now, and, well, it’s just not great. Just spent $125 on a meal, appetizers, desert and two drinks each - and unfortunately, there were a few glaring issues. Good news first - the sticky pudding desert was really...More

1  Thank Vincent P
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love Forequarter! We had our wedding dinner there! That was exceptionally delicious and the staff made it perfect! The ambiance is something to be desired. Quiet and quaint with a little hipster sheik. We have always had amazing food and visit frequently. I...More

1  Thank Katie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708 1/4 E Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703-1533
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 608-609-4717
  • E-mail
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