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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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“steak” (252 reviews)
“escargot” (16 reviews)
“hash browns” (37 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 3 days ago

An authentic steak house that harkens back to the 1950s. A strong steak and fish menu, but the dimly lit bar, original naugahyde booths, and my favorite, the chilled glass of carrot sticks, celery, and olives on the table before dinner are the details that...More

Thank GregoryMadison_WI
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went early on a Tuesday night with a reservation. We were seated right away, drinks and relish tray were delivered very quickly. Drinks were good. We loved the atmosphere and everyone was super friendly and attentive. My friend and I both ordered the onion soup...More

Thank Wisconsin_Fun_Mom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the bar atmosphere old fashioned yet cozy upscale Good drinks about pricey Excellent steaks and sides Great hash browns Love the wedge salad Great bread before dinner $$$ for a great night

Thank kellie m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for the late night menu. Very busy, but worth the wait. drinks and dinner was spot on. Too bad folks are catching on!

Thank keithwaier
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband loves the steaks, but I always go for the Walleye or the lamb chops. Both are superb! The menu prices may seem high, but include warm bread, salad or soup and choice of vegetable. The service is always friendly and the atmosphere is...More

Thank ElJane
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place served me one of the best filets I have ever had in my life. We started out with the shrimp cocktail and finished with dessert - which was delicious also! We ordered a bottle of wine from their ample wine list. The server...More

Thank janief00die
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great steak restaurant with a good wine selection as well. I ate at the bar because I couldn’t get a table in less than 90 minutes.

Thank JASnipes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3rd time visit while in Madison. Steaks are wonderful, but the hotel shuttle driver suggested the walleye. It was as the driver suggested the best walleye dinner I've had.

Thank marleydog123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t let the look of the place go you, think dive bar, the food is amazing. I’ve been traveling to Madison for business for 15 years and The Tornado Room is always on my list to eat at. Steaks are cooked perfect and very tasty!...More

Thank Lcameron75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I could hardly stop myself from eating the delicious bread, the huge five shrimp cocktail, the exquisite hash browns and the star -the 8 ounce filet. I’ll probably go back there tomorrow night before I leave as well. Excellent. Without drinks 60 bucks including tip

Thank BobPhibbs
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Yvonne E
28 November 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.
8 October 2016|
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Response from dunnethat12 | Reviewed this property |
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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
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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