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Otto's Restaurant & Bar

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6405 Mineral Point Rd, Madison, WI 53705-4341 (Yellowstone Drive)
+1 608-274-4044
Tue - Fri 15:30 - 21:00
Sat 16:30 - 21:30
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The bar is on the first floor and the restaurant is on the 2nd and third floors. The second floor where we were felt a bit confining. It is a small room and because we were next to a very loud table it was difficult to hear. The food however was very, very good. We shared the bruschetta (sour dough,... More 

Thank nancy p
Suwanee, Georgia
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110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

In Madison for business, and the team set up a dinner at Otto's. I literally had no idea what this place served and just showed up. Parking can be tight. Between the snow and the tight parking lot, you may end up parking around the back in 'non-parking spaces'. It is essentially an old 3 story farm house. You enter... More 

Thank Andrew H
Barneveld, Wisconsin
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90 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

All I knew about Otto's prior to dining there was that they had Mediterranean cuisine. My experience with most Mediterranean restaurants, with the exception of a few fancy Greek spots, is they are usually casual. So Otto's was a nice surprise: the cozy comforting reassurance of an old school bar, the Old farmhouse setting with different levels, and the more... More 

Thank savory-toothed-tiger
Madison, Wisconsin
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136 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Went in to celebrate a birthday on a cold winter night. The atmosphere was quiet and welcoming. We started with calamari, prepared nicely, served with a very tasty aoli sauce. Entrees exceeded our expectations. The server suggested the lamb chops and they were very good. Other diners had the mediterannean grill, that included the chops and kofte, a type of... More 

Thank Italyvacationer2010
Spring Green, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 November 2016

My wife and I have been here a few times before and have always enjoyed ourselves. We went this last time for our anniversary and had a wonderful evening. Our server Adam was on top of everything. From suggesting the proper wine to what was great coming out of the kitchen (which was everything). We had the oyster special for... More 

Thank Bear53588
Saint Louis, Missouri
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I visited this establishment based on recommendations from others and another source. I found the food average and the service to be disappointing and the prices high.

Thank d w
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We had reservation ( OpenTable) so it was immediate seating. The appetizers are very good. Same for dessert. Main dish was "ok" but just "ok" for the overprice charges The waitress was very nice and pleasant while the host was cold as Wisconsin in February.....maybe she's relative of the owner.... The fish and sea food are much better, as main... More 

Thank Amit I
Madison, Wisconsin
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323 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at Otto's many times over the years and I can say that it never changes. That's good and bad. The good is that it continues to produce high-quality food with white linen tablecloths and great service. The bad is that the menu always looks the same. I would like to be surprised some time with a couple... More 

Thank Steve H
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This restaurant is only a few minutes from Madison and well worth the drive. The food is plentiful and excellent, the service is friendly and impeccable, and the price is right. The restaurant serves in a cozy dining room upstairs on white table cloths with any pretension. Kimberly Granberg is the restaurant's manager, while her husband, Karl Granberg, is the... More 

Thank CRPreview
Madison, Wisconsin
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

For both personal and business dinners, this place is good. Its neither too pricey nor too cheap. Found the menu to have choices for all kinds of diners, and wine selection wasn't bad either. The service was very good, and wait staff were generally attentive. The lamb and fish special were both very good and appreciated by everyone in our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Mediterranean, American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
15:30 - 21:00
15:30 - 21:00
15:30 - 21:00
15:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6405 Mineral Point Rd, Madison, WI 53705-4341
    (Yellowstone Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Madison Metro Bus Route 67, Mineral Point Rd. and Yellowstone Dr. stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-274-4044

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?