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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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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 4 days ago

Excellent late night. Ordered the steak sandwiches and fries—you will want to order two! Will definitely be back!

Thank jmsmith685
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has the best steaks in Madison. It is an authentic steakhouse. I like to sit at the bar. The Sunday Chicken dinner is fantastic!

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a happening place and was packed to the gills. It goes back decades and is very popular. There is a bar which is very crowded and noisy (while you wait for your table). As you would expect it has everything from venison to...More

Thank Russ855
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Start the dinner with a Wisconsin Old Fashioned. This was my first time enjoying this cocktail and the mixologist knows how to mix them. We shared a lovely Rib Eye steak cooked perfectly rare. It was huge; enough for 3. If you can eat one...More

Thank beam1
Reviewed June 11, 2018

One thing my husband I love more than anything else is steak, and Tornado is our favorite and we come by monthly almost, we like it so much. Other than the 20oz. Bone in Tenderloin, I recommend the wedge salad, the onion rings, and an...More

Thank Milavelshi2011
Reviewed June 6, 2018

As you all know, service above food,,,,That's my motto,,great service can make okay food taste great, bad service, can make great food nasty...That being said, tonights Birthday dinner for my wife was the best of both worlds. The bartender Emily was fun, for the short...More

Thank phil j
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Tornado Steak House is being deemed as one of the food institutions of Madison. For values, you are best to go there after 10pm, and you get to have a sirloin steak for US$12. What I like about it is that steak is a steak...More

Thank wiredfrog
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Have been here multiple times for customer dinners - best steak ive had in madison yet! Great drinks as well. Be prepared to take your time and enjoy the place!

Thank Johnsonaaro
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Have only been here once before since it's days as Crandall's. The facility looks like it did in the 50-60's, a wonderful supper club atmosphere. Service right from the start with the Maitre'd to the waitstaff was quick, pleasant and gave us the feeling that...More

Thank billbogey
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

My son had the walleye which look like it was coated with soggy cornflakes and tasted like it was sitting in water for an hour. I had the lamb chops. Beautiful portions but no lamb flavor whatsoever. The French onion soup was good and the...More

Thank luvtofly73
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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.
October 8, 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
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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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