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Tornado Steak House


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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All entrees are served with salad or soup and vegetable or potato
20 oz. Bone In Tenderloin
21 oz. T-Bone
8 oz. Filet
14 oz. Filet
16 oz. New York Strip
16 oz. Sirloin
28 oz. Ribeye On The Bone
Filet au Poivre
10 oz.‏ Filet of local grass fed beef with peppercorn crust and mushroom cognac cream sauce
Tenderloin filet in peppercorns, seared greens and red wine pan sauce
Pork Tenderloin
Pan fried with tart cherry sauce
Rack of Lamb
Roasted with mustard, garlic, bread crumbs and mint vinegar
Flank Steak
Marinated and broiled
Pan fried with bread crumb crust, seared greens and mustard bacon jus
Duck Breast
Pan roasted with port wine currant sauce
Pan seared with lemon tarragon butter
Alaskan King Crab Legs
1½ lbs. Steamed with drawn butter
Pan fried with lemon, thyme, shallots and white wine
Gulf Shrimp
The big ones, boiled or fried
Shrimp Cocktail
5 large‏ steamed gulf shrimp with cocktail sauce
Broiled in the shell with herb butter and bread crumbs
Coquille Saint Jacques
Sea Scallops poached in white wine with heavy cream over mashed potato shell
Frog Legs
Sauteed with brandy, garlic and honey
$12.00 13.00
Raw or Rockefeller
French Onion or Soup du Jour
Caesar, Viniagrette, French Roquefort or Spinach
Hash Browns
Baked Potato
Yorkshire Pudding
Steak Fries
Green Beans
Brussels Sprouts
Market Vegetable
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
American, Steakhouse
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Dimly lit and open on a Sunday. Whoo Hoo. It's a great steak house that you can walk to. It's nice to have a little relish --served in a glass-- while you look over the menu. We both had the filet Au Poivre med. rare....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lilly1278
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great service, fun supper club type of atmosphere. The food is excellent, highly recommended. Great drinks as well

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stalbrecht
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a perfect 1960’s steakhouse including the white leather armed bar stools. Service is excellent . They’re known for the bone in filet mignon and hash Browns. I live for the rabbit. Other traditional standards are frog legs, escargot, wilted spinach salad. It’s just fabulous

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank richardbS1203FQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here in a business dinner the building reminded me of an old Wisconsin supper club the service was friendly drinks were amazing food was good and plentiful

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Farmerswife0910
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After eating at restaurants near campus for a few days, I ventured into the capitol area and found Tornado, a classic steak and cocktails joint with a bar that looked like it was from 1930, and I mean that in the best possible way. Low...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JohannesSilentio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family went here for a birthday as a party of 6. Had a nice dinner until I received the bill. Looked like a normal credit card charge with a total and a tip line. What wasn't on it was the fact that they added...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Allen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in Madison last minute on a longer drive and were fortunate that we stayed across the street, so eating here late was a choice of convenience. How lucky we were! We walked in at 10 p.m. just as they were finishing dinner service...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank 943sue
Reviewed December 19, 2018

This was an authentic retro Midwest experience. The food was really good, fish and steak, french onion soup, cheese curds. Everything was amazing. Wish they had some more vegetable options though.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Magdalena P
Reviewed November 18, 2018

My wife and I went to this restaurant for her birthday a couple of days ago. On a positive note, the vibe in this place is great. Lots of people, noise level is high, feels like a fun place to be so go there if...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bunnily
Reviewed November 12, 2018

In Madison Wisconsin for a meeting, asked the hotel if there was a good steak house nearby. Took the shuttle over to TORNADO's Steak House. From the outside it appears to be just some little restaurant, the sign does say Steaks. Inside it's small and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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I guess if you order a steak and a veg it would be gluten free.
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