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Madison Bar and Bistro

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500 College Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2634
+1 706-546-0430
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner and drinks in the Madison Bar and Bistro. Service was GREAT! they also provided excellent lunch meal for our board meeting.

Thank Angela R
Atlanta, Georgia
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243 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

We had drinks here (twice - once when we arrived and right before we went out) and a snack before a concert during our one-night stay. It's a very inviting atmosphere and quite relaxing. The drinks are top-notch and the nachos are really, really good. They added on a fee from the kitchen for bringing the food, though, when you... More 

Thank travellover3868
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

Such a friendly and welcoming place. Great to hang out and catch up with old friends. Katie is a fantastic bartender.

Thank jinxturner
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899 reviews
628 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014

We were with another couple and we stopped here for drinks and shared an order of barbecued pork sliders. One of the members had a cosmopolitan and she said it was one of the best she had ever had. Pork sliders were good.

Thank justme2Georgia
Warner Robins, Georgia
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

Friendly service and great relaxing atmosphere. Had a good selection of beverages and plenty of room to have a group of friends but also welcoming if you are traveling alone.

Thank Unclejed13
Garden City, Georgia
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

they use Red Mule which is a locally produced grit and then they cook in a double boiler with heavy cream and butter. I did not have one bad helping of grits the entire stay in Athens

Thank tcobb31408
Athens, Georgia
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139 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2014

I had a delicious cucumber pomegranate cocktail, and my waitress was so sweet and attentive. This restaurant really focuses on local food -- I love that! The cheese plate was gorgeous -- honeycomb, cheese from a nearby farm, and fruit -- it was perfect. I would come back just for cocktails, appetizers, and atmosphere; this is definitely a cool place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 College Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2634
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-546-0430

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