Best of Madison 2017: Nightlife

The 2017 Best of Madison nightlife finalists
Best of Madison 2017: Nightlife

Bar for Beer

The Old Fashioned

Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.

The Malt House

Bar for Cocktails



The Robin Room

Bar with a View

The Boathouse at the Edgewater




Chris Conner, Varsity Bar & Grill

Lucas Endres, Merchant

Steve Renfro, High Noon Saloon


The Old Fashioned’s Old Fashioned

Short Stack Eatery’s Bloody Mary

Graft’s Profligate Potation

Craft Beer

Karben4, Fantasy Factory

Karben4, Tokyo Sauna

Ale Asylum Hopalicious

Dance Venue

Plan B


The Cardinal Bar (reopening as Nomad Bar, March 2017)

Dive Bar

The Caribou Tavern

Wisco and Paradise Lounge (tie)

The Plaza Tavern

Gay Bar

Plan B

Shamrock Bar & Grille

FIVE Nightclub

Happy Hour

Varsity Bar & Grill


Nitty Gritty

Hotel Bar

The Wise at HotelRED

The Bar at the Madison Concourse Hotel

Augie’s Tavern at The Edgewater

Live Music Venue

High Noon Saloon

The Overture Center for the Arts

The Orpheum Theater

Neighborhood Bar

The Plaza Tavern

Varsity Bar & Grill

Craftsman Table & Tap and Mid Town Pub (tie)

Sports Bar

Nitty Gritty

Varsity Bar & Grill

Babe’s Restaurant & Cocktails

Wine Bar

Eno Vino Wine Bar and Bistro


Toot + Kate’s and Graft (tie)

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