Dining and Drink

8 late-night bites in Madison

Who said a good meal has to end at 10 p.m.?

Who said a good meal has to end at 10 p.m.? These places keep the kitchen open for midnight cravings.

Paul's Pelmini
Keep it simple when ordering for late night. At Paul's Pelmini, you've got three options: beef, potato or half and half. Once you pick out your size, add the works and a piping hot bowl of pelmini will come your way. Paul's is open until 3 a.m. Thursday-Saturday. facebook.com

Slurping is encouraged when it comes to this pan-asian cuisine. From 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Sujeo serves a late night noodle bar featuring weekly specials. Follow either Tory Miller or Sujeo on Instagram to find out the newest special. sujeomadison.com

Tornado Steakhouse
From cheese curds to escargot, Tornado Steakhouse will satisfy your late-night appetite for a great cut of meat with its late night menu that runs nightly from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. tornadosteakhouse.com

Short Stack Eatery
“Simple and fresh breakfast. All the damn time.” Open 6 a.m. Saturday through 9 p.m. Sunday, Short Stack Eatery can convince you that breakfast is better for dinner. Order the blind special for a late-night surprise. shortstackeats.com

The Great Dane Pub and Brewing Co.
Whether you're looking for a Wisconsin classic such as cheese curds and mac 'n' cheese or seeking out some spice with a cajun chicken sandwich, the Great Dane Pub (downtown location) has you covered until 2 a.m. Sunday-Thursday and until 2:30 a.m. Friday-Saturday. greatdanepub.com

La Hacienda
For the Mexican food craving that seems to only surface around midnight, this is the place. La Hacienda offers a full traditional spread until 3 a.m. on weekdays, 4 a.m. on weekends. All your Mexican favorites are available until the wee hours of the morning including chimichangas, enchiladas, tamales and more. facebook.com

The Old Fashioned
Travel back in time to summer with The Old Fashioned’s blue ribbon summer sausage sandwich served with brown mustard, red onions and muenster cheese on rye bread. The Old Fashioned is open until 1 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, and until 1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday. theoldfashioned.com

Ian's Pizza
Sometime a classic slice can cure any late night cravings. With Ian's Pizza having two locations downtown, you might just have to stop twice. Check out their monthly special to try a new and unique combination of toppings. ianspizza.com

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