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Capitol Chophouse

9 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703-3421
+1 608-255-0165
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (9 reviews)
“chopped salad” (5 reviews)
“steak” (30 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 14:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
9 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703-3421
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, perfect portions and reasonable prices for a steakhouse in the state capital. The menu has a good mix of options without being pages long. The french onion soup was a great choice with just the right amount of cheese. Steak was prepared well...More

Thank M B
Nathan M, General Manager at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

MB! Thank you so much for your review! We love the feed back. Please let me know how we can serve you in the future and thank you again. Nathan Mergen General Manager Capitol Chophouse

Reviewed 4 March 2018

The food was excellent but it was also about the experience. The customer service was First Class. Our waiter was wonderful and the Manager was outstanding in his attention to insuring our experience.

Thank Thomas S
Nathan M, General Manager at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hello Thomas! Thank you so much for the feed back and we are delighted that you had such a fantastic time. Please feel free to reach out to me in the future for any further needs that may arise. Thank you again Nathan

Reviewed 1 March 2018

This restaurant has "chophouse" in its name, and on the prices, but lacked it in food quality. Crabcake appetizer was thin and overcooked on the outside. Clam chowder was OK. Bone-in ribeye was also overcooked. The filet was good, but the brussel sprout side was...More

Thank frances564
Nathan M, General Manager at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thank you for your business and for your review. We appreciate the feedback and value the input. While it is regrettable that your cuisine was not up to standards I am glad your service was. I would be grateful for another opportunity to serve you...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

The food is very goodand the service was very good.They have a nice selection of wines and a pretty good menu as well.More

Thank Jeff M
Nathan M, Manager at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hello Jeff, Thank you for the review! I am pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again in the near future and please let us know how we can help enhance your experience next time....More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed ourselves tremendously. Since we are in Wisconsin, the bartender knew how to make a brandy old fashioned worth having. Helping us make our minds up at the table. We started with the perfect sear on a wonderful crab cake the mustard sauce was...More

Thank David M
Nathan M, Manager at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hello David! Thank you so much for the review and it is greatly appreciated. I am pleased that you enjoyed Rene's service and the cuisine. Please let me know how I can be of assistance in the future and we look forward to serving you...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017

Had a complimentary breakfast here as a part of Hilton Madison stay, being a Gold HHonors member. Good atmosphere considering the interior décor, customers' conversations and being located next to the hotel lobby. Omelet was cooked just right, with all the veggies and ham. Bagels...More

Thank setotravel
Nathan M, Manager at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you so much for the review! We are happy to have you here and please let us know how we can accomodate you in the future. Thank you, Nathan Mergen Chophouse General Manager

Reviewed 23 November 2017

We were visiting Madison with friends of ours for the weekend and wanted to get in some fine dining during our visit. In truth, we had not head of Capital Chophouse before and decided to go there after other plans fell through. But it turned...More

Thank Erik C
Nathan M, General Manager at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you so much for the review!! We love it when we get feedback like this and share it with the staff as well. Thank you so much for the review and we look forward to serving you again in the near future.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Good service, excellent food, calm atmosphere, great wine. This place never disappoints. Especially good was the french onion soup and the prime rib!

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Christina T, Marketing Supervisor at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for the 5 star review! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 June 2017

I ate here because it was attached to the Hilton. I wasn't very hungry so ordered the smallest steak - a 6oz filet. I think this ran at least $30 and did not include any sides. I order asparagus as a side and that was...More

Thank Jamie W
Christina T, Operations Supervisor at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you for your review Jamie! I will pass your compliments to our culinary and service staff!

Reviewed 18 June 2017

It was our anniversary and we found ourselves in Madison, WI for another event the following day. After viewing several choices of restaurants online, I made a reservation at the Capitol Chophouse. We wanted some place nice, but quiet with some elegance. We arrived at...More

Thank Bruce M
Christina T, Operations Supervisor at Capitol Chophouse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for the awesome review! We will pass your comments on to our staff!

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Hi Greg, No, we do not have a dress code.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$55
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 12:00
Monday
06:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703-3421
    (South Pinckney Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-255-0165
Description
Capitol ChopHouse is a destination spot not just for hotel guests, but locals as well. Executive Chef Sean Pharr’s style, menu and leadership raises the bar for hotel restaurants and steakhouses alike. The only place in Madison to find Prime Steaks! Enjoy the professional atmosphere and service for business lunches or dinners. Imbibe from a unique wine selection, our servers will recommend an excellent pairing for you! Our three private dining rooms can accommodate up to 40 people for your special occasion or important business dinner. Inquire with an event planner to create a customized experience your guests won’t forget!
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