A family sits on a bench enjoying food from one of Madison's many food carts

Photo by SV Photography

Downtown Restaurants

Madisonians were early adopters of the farm-to-table phenomenon, and the tradition lives on. Every day. Plate after delicious plate. Food is a vital part of our personality, and the food scene here is robust, conscientious and diverse.

Downtown, you’ll find restaurants and food carts serving up sushi, grass-fed burgers, farm fresh vegetables used in creative ways. Hand-pulled noodles in ramen dishes, gooey fried cheese curds, wood-fired pizza, fish fry, chocolates, ice cream, sweets and so much more.

Search for something to fit your craving, and dig in.

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