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Tornado Steak House

116 S Hamilton St, 116 S Hamilton St, 53703, Madison, WI 53703-3210
+1 608-256-3570
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“filet” (54 reviews)
“venison” (27 reviews)
“hash browns” (41 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
116 S Hamilton St, 116 S Hamilton St, 53703, Madison, WI 53703-3210
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great menu variety. The decor and music made me feel as if we were there in the '50's. A unique atmosphere, experience and delicious food.

Thank kldpowers
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place has amazing steaks, sides and drinks. Service is very professional. Decor is like stepping back in time. While in Madison and you want an Old Fashion cocktail and a great filet - this is the place.

Thank JH1531
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the wife to the Tornado Room for our anniversary and had one our best meals ever. I had the fillet; a perfect steak, cooked exactly the way I like it. She had the salmon and raved on it. The salads, bread and sides were...More

Thank gbmorr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in during the Taste of Madison with family. The four of us sat at the bar and ordered Vodka Tonics with lime twist. The were perfectly made with an actual twist! Yum! The bar is dark with an air of 50s/60s motif. Quaint half...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure how we missed this fine restaurant for so many years but we did. Great supper club atmosphere near the Capitol. Outstanding steaks and great drinks in a friendly atmosphere. Great service as well.

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is usually voted number 1or 2 as the best steak house in Madison. The recognition is well deserved. It may have a speakeasy back in the day because most of the dining areas are enclosed. This makes for a quiet meal but it's a...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go with and without family. Best steak. Anywhere! Great prices. Excellent bar. Employees nice and excellent service.

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The outside of Tornado Steak House looks like a dive, but inside is another story altogether. This restaurant is one of the best steakhouses we have ever eaten at. We love ribeye, but how is one person going to chow down on 28 oz, So...More

Thank Leah_Cruikshank
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We looked at several choices to go celebrate my birthday while in Madison, wound up at Tornado Steak House. The meal was very good, and we had excellent service from our server, Cassandra. My steak, an 8 ounce tenderloin fillet, was done perfectly. We loved...More

Thank BobMichigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good old fashioned wisconsin atmosphere. We had filets and they were cooked perfectly. Nice relish dish and bread served prior to dinner. Make reservations in advance. And good chocolate layer cake dessert.

Thank Paul A
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Yvonne E
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Response from epnurse | Reviewed this property |
I guess if you order a steak and a veg it would be gluten free.
8 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 S Hamilton St, 116 S Hamilton St, 53703, Madison, WI 53703-3210
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-256-3570
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