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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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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
116 S Hamilton St, 116 S Hamilton St, 53703, Madison, WI 53703-3210
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Reviewed yesterday

In the past we enjoyed Tornado. This time not so much. While the dark wood and atmosphere is nice, the food was just ok. There are few appetizers to chose from so we passed. The steaks were good, nothing out of the ordinary. Sides were...More

Thank zrom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The key lime gimlet is my favorite. The steaks are amazing and service is good. Will keep coming back for years to come

Thank Rckdiva
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is easy to pass up, don't be fooled by the exterior. Amazing place for dinner. I travel to Madison WI, usually once a year and I always make it a point to have a meal here. The shrimp cocktails are huge plenty for...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Goodness, what a meal. I saw the reviews on Trip Advisor and decided I wanted to try it. Called to get a reservation and they were booked solid. We went anyway and got the last table in the bar, where they offer the full menu....More

Thank Dwayne T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great steakhouse without the white tablecloths and fancy nonsense of the other steakhouses in Madison. Always excellent, great location, food service. Expensive but all steakhouses are these days and for a once in awhile type of dinner it is a great choice. One of the...More

Thank corbaebella
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I will start by stating that I was raised in Madison, but I now live elsewhere and have traveled widely. I love that I can still find places like Tornado Steakhouse, restaurants that feature the bounty of the Midwest and remind me of my youth.....More

Thank Lavieenroz
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Had a good dinner with my husband and son. I was very surprised that the decor was back in the 60's although it was dark inside it seemed clean. Our service was good and prices for the area were average. My steak was tender but...More

Thank wifun
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I love the feel. Downtown- classic service with upgraded touches (although the building hasn’t seen a touch of upgrades since the 70s!) Great food! Steaks are always well prepared & one of my favorite desserts: pineapple upside down cake is to die for! The late...More

Thank smbusse
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I had been asked by a few people over the summer holidays about what the best steakhouse was in Madison and despite having been to the main ones, I wasn’t certain how to respond. Thus, I decided to give it a whirl and found great...More

Thank IndigoIce8
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great place for drinks and steak. Service attentive and with great suggestions. Daily specials were amazing.

Thank Teo H
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Yvonne E
November 28, 2016|
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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.
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Jerry348
October 8, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
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. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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