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Pier Bar & Cafe at The Edgewater Hotel - CLOSED

666 Wisconsin Ave, Madison, WI 53703-1309
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
17 Sep 2016
“Great view, great drinks and great service”
11 Sep 2016
“Almost as good as the Union”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, Pub, American, Seafood
££ - £££
666 Wisconsin Ave, Madison, WI 53703-1309
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had a relaxing and wonderful time sitting on the deck outside the restaurant enjoying drinks and the view. The drinks were reasonable for the location and the view was fantastic.

Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Great place on the water. They have about a dozen tables outside within a few feet of the lake. If you stay at the Edgewater and the weather is sunny, make sure you head down to this spot for a beer or cocktail. Also, it...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This is casual dining at its best, especially when the weather is nice and you can enjoy your drinks and food on the pier. I happened to be here twice this week. First for a work-related reception, at which the finger food was fabulous. The...More

Thank DGAnderson
Reviewed 13 August 2015

The Pier doesn't exist anymore, it is now the Boathouse. The Edgewater has undergone a major renovation and is beautiful. However, it seems to be suffering from lack of management. Last night, we were meeting so friends for an event they were having called "Piano...More

Thank bigtomhen
Reviewed 7 July 2015

It was windy the day we dined but still nice to sit outside and enjoy the view. The staff is very professional and trained. Great place to take clients to lunch as you can eat inside or outside. I had the burger and fries which...More

Thank mysharona1970
Reviewed 16 November 2014

The Edgewater is brand new and updated. The restaurant overlooks a large patio and the lake. Soon, a small skating rink will be included. The menu offered a full buffet for brunch. For dinner, a diverse menu. We enjoyed roast chicken, red rice, scallops, salmon....More

Thank Hcwi
Reviewed 7 September 2012

In case you have fantasized drinking overlooking water watch the sun set, this is the place to go. I enjoyed the Belgium Fat fire. The food was not too bad. The service was great and the girls over there were helpful It is a place...More

Reviewed 19 July 2012

We loved sitting here in the evenings having a cocktail. Servers were very friendly.

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 16 July 2012

We dined at the formal restaurant of the Edgewater Hotel. The restaurant down on the pier was closed because of tge extreme Wisconsin heat. We has a table near the window, we could look out at Lake Mendota, see the Memorial Union and other spits....More

Thank Maxx0513
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Nice location from the Edgewater Hotel on Lake Mendota. My chicken salad was excellent and a good value. Ended up staying much later than expected to watch the sunset and the boaters.

Thank Ann S
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Bar, Pub, American, Seafood
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  • Address: 666 Wisconsin Ave, Madison, WI 53703-1309
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
Outdoor cafe on a pier jetting over the water on Lake Mendota in downtown Madison, WI USA
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