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TAG / Burger and Bar at Madison Street
TAG / Burger and Bar at Madison Street

TAG / Burger and Bar at Madison Street Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.madisonstreetdenver.com
  • Email: tagburgerbar@tag-restaurant.com
  • Phone: (303) 736-2260
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday -Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Burgers, American
  • Executive Chef: Troy Guard
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 12th
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free parking is available in our parking lot. Street parking is also available.
A word from TAG / Burger and Bar at Madison Street
TAG BURGER BAR features gourmet burgers and a lengthy beer list from local breweries, all in a cozy neighborhood setting.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Tag Burger Bar has simply Amazing Burgers - great flavor and different topping combinations that combine to make an amazing burger. Ordered the Lady Gaga which was sublime. The duck fat and Tag spice fries are also fantastic. Would definitely go back for the food and this is now my fav place for a great burger. We went in the spring so didn't get to experience the patio or the corn hole game set up out front but imagine this is a great neighborhood spot for the summer! And finally, we arrived early for our reservation but because the bar was full, they sat us early at our table. Only Con is the noise level inside - found ourselves saying "What?" often which impacts the overall experience."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Beer selection is great. Food is outstanding. We had salads, naked burgers and some sweet potato fries. Plus it's great on a nice day they can throw the big doors open and it's like you are eating outside when the patio is full."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "Great burgers, pickles, fried pickles and onion rings. Attentive and very pleasant servers"
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "TAG Burger Bar is another winner from chef Troy Guard. TAG BB is a great neighborhood joint with a "locals" vibe, yet welcoming to anyone who wants a great burger. Choose your patty (angus beef, bison, turkey, salmon, or veggie), and then TRY to choose your fixings. "The Bulldog" (roasted red pepper, sautéed mushrooms, provolone cheese, arugula, spicy mustard) and the "Godzilla," a Denver Burger Battle winner (teriyaki sauce, shiitake mushrooms, butter lettuce, crispy tempura flakes, smoked kewpi) are our favorites so far, but it's hard to choose. Service is spot-on and knowledgable; Kelly served us last time in, and she nailed it start to finish. The girl really knew her beer pairings, too - just one more reason to stop by TAG."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "TAG Burger Bar is consistently delicious. The food is great and the servers are always efficient and friendly. Only complaint is that sometimes the noise level goes from "energetic" to overwhelming (slamming patio door or loud T.V.'s). Great place for dinner out with friends when we want something casual but with good food."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "The food here is amazing...TAG does it again. They have such interesting dishes...the spicy mac n cheese is awesome. I like the kids' menus with the dry erase markers--that was fun. The seating was a bit awkward though...tiny or extremely large tables that are sort of on top of eachother. Wish we still lived around the corner from this place we'd be there every week."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "This was our last time trying TAG Burger. The service was terribly slow on a not-busy evening (our waitress kept disappearing). I'm gluten free and when I asked the waitress if the special of the day had gluten in it (fried wonton chips) she said yes, but said I could get brussels instead. Well,. she bought us both and charged us for both- what was I supposed to do with the chips I couldn't eat? I wanted to ask her about this but then she disappeared again. The fries were droopy. Our meals were so-so (husband got meatloaf, I got a naked ahi- burger which was rare not medium like I'd asked). By the time our waitress resurfaced our kids were cranky and all we wanted to do was leave. This is usually the way we feel after eating there."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "I enjoyed eating at TAG on Saturday, April 5th. It's a nice Congress Park neighborhood restaurant. The food was very good as was the service. I am a vegetarian and the veggie burger was excellent. I recommend TAG to others who are looking for a casual spot. The atmosphere is fun albeit a bit noisy. I will say the prices are quite high for a burger joint. Everything is priced a la carte` including a side of mayonnaise ($0.50). An extra $2.00 is added for lettuce, tomato and a slice of American cheese on a burger. An order of small fries is $4.00. Bring plenty of dough to TAG and enjoy your burger and fries. You'll enjoy it!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "A fantastic "foodie" spot for gourmet-style burgers, great shakes, and a super friendly staff."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "This is a great neighborhood find, with a great burger!!"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "We eat out a lot like New Yorkers, so here's out take. Been several times Food - great burgers, a step above any gourmet fast food burger, not as greased out as Cherry Cricket. Lots of unique options. Gets very pricey though for burgers $10-13 Service - good, knowledgable. Atmosphere - really lively, very fun place for the bar above all and group parties Overall - would go again for step up burgers"
    Dined on 7/3/2013
  • "We eat out a lot like New Yorkers, so here's out take. Been several times Food - great burgers, a step above any gourmet fast food burger, not as greased out as Cherry Cricket. Lots of unique options. Gets very pricey though for burgers $10-13 Service - good, knowledgable. Atmosphere - really lively, very fun place for the bar above all and group parties Overall - would go again"
    Dined on 10/2/2013
  • "Met my daughter therefor lunch. The food was very good. The service was also very good. It was a very enjoyable time."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "I'm not sure why anyone would give this place a bad rating! We were looking for a casual, but fun environment to enjoy some good food and drink. We definitely found what we were looking for! This goes beyond a regular burger joint. It offers great "foodie" type options for appetizers and burgers. The drinks are fun and the beer list is great. Our only disappointment was the Russian River tap was out and hadn't been replaced. Bummer! Overall we enjoyed our experience and thought the food was great. We will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Your evening starts with fabulous beers and ends with fantastic shakes!! In between is a burger that will make your taste buds delighted!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "very creative and yummy burgers. drinks are tasty too"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Fun neighborhood location and atmosphere, friendly servers, but major let down on the food. After eating at TAG downtown I had very high expectations, but the flavors all ran together in the burgers. Also, nachos with stadium quality cheese on it were disappointing."
    Dined on 10/31/2013
  • "Although I am sure the burgers would be good, I was fairly displeased with the food I did have. Started with the house made pickles...they were mushy and over spiced with chile flakes. The salad was a simple Arugula salad with beets, quinoa, almonds and a lemon vinaigrette. There was no quinoa and the greens had been way over salted. It was not salt in the dressing...it was salt all over the salad. More like theater popcorn or chips. They specialize in craft beers, but wanting a whisky...I was kind of disappointed by the selection."
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "I really enjoy Tag burger bar overall, but this most recent time I'm sorry to say we had a bad experience. A friend got the completely wrong burger, so they took it back to remake it. By the time it came back out of the kitchen, we had all finished our meals. Not only that, but the recipient of this particular meal is gluten intolerant, so she had ordered it on lettuce... When they finally did bring her the right burger, it was on a bun! So they had to take it back AGAIN. Finally, after all this, she was still charged for the burger. We thought this was just too much. When you're charging around $15 for a burger (w/o a side), you expect better service. Long story short... Come for the good food and beer. Don't come for the service."
    Dined on 1/29/2014
  • "Tag burger bar is awesome. Food is great, beer is great, atmosphere is very fun"
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Wonderful variety of burgers including salmon, turkey and bison. I enjoyed the salmon burger and my wife thought the bison was wonderful Good service but quite noisy. There are some quieter tables and we were seated at one. Very limited dessert menu. Lots of families and neighborhood people."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "My girlfriends and I had Kelly as our server, and she was completely attentive and lovely! I love this restaurant for the house pickles, delicious choices on toppings, and gluten free buns!"
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "Been to Tag''s several times. This experience was not up to the quality as previous visits. Service was attentive but stiff. Server was very busy and appeared stressed. Food was not the usual "A", maybe a "B" . My turkey burger was undercooked, my wife's veggie burger was not anywhere close to Tag's usual standard. Also, the music was waaaaaaay tooooooo loud. All that said, I still will go back."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "We both enjoyed the great bison burgers. Both the fries and brussel sprouts were good sides. It is noisy but we had a relatively quiet booth in a corner and the noise was not bad. Fun atmosphere with quite a few young neighborhood families."
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "TAG Burger is a great spot to visit for brunch, lunch or dinner. Food is delicious, fresh and locally sourced. If you haven't been, it's a must-check-it-out spot!"
    Dined on 1/1/2014
  • "Slow because it was packed to the gills. But the burgers are amazing -- the best I've ever had."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "The food was decent, if a little pricy for burgers. Good prices for beer, wine was priced average. Service was adequate, but degenerated to rudely rushed by end of meal. Quite noisy, to be expected in such a small place."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "After being a long-time (and very outspoken) fan of TAG on Larimer, I was very excited to try the latest member of Troy's restaurants. The service was kind, when he could be found... the non-existent waiting area was a bummer with the freezing temps, and the food didn't live up to our expectations. That being said, they're doing the duck fat fries right (which makes this preggo lady VERY HAPPY) here, and the food is still pretty good. Not as amazing as what we went in expecting, but that was really no fault of the restaurant. I would return if a friend was going, but I don't see myself driving up from Castle Rock for this place. TAG on Larimer, always worth the trip."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "We went on a recommendation of a friend... I don't need to go back. The drinks were passable, the milkshakes overrated, and the food was lackluster. The best parts were the fried pickles and the fries done in duck fat. Otherwise... we won't be Tagging anyone to go."
    Dined on 12/15/2013
  • "Nice experience, good food, great burgers and a interesting tap beer selection."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "This restaurant was so loud I could not hear anything but noise. Everyone in the restaurant was yelling and could hardly hear the waiter. Food was ordinary greasy fried food. Not bad but not good enough to deal with the cacophony there."
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "I have been to Tag Burger Bar on several occasions, this being the fourth time with my girlfriend and I have to say I don't know if they are going through a transition phase or what but there were several things amiss on this trip. First and foremost the menus that the restaurant has posted online in various forums do not match with what is available at the restaurant. My girlfriend was going to order one of their speciality cocktails only to be told that they were no longer offering that once we arrived. I ordered the Los Chingones burger and instead of chicharones and the other fixings it lists on the online menus, I got a little bit of chorizo, no black bean puree, and pepper jack cheese instead of grilled cotija. A bit disappointed."
    Dined on 11/11/2013
  • "Great food. Waitress a little slow but won't stop me from going again. Way to loud. There are so many people in there and the music is up so loud, you cannot carry on a conversation. The waitress couldn't hear our order. The music could have been "background loud" and it would have been more enjoyable. Probably won't go back for dinner because of the noise level but will try it for lunch."
    Dined on 11/1/2013
  • "Enjoyed our first visit and have already talked about going. I'd recommend this friends and enemies alike. Great food, pleasant service and a cute manager"
    Dined on 10/23/2013
  • "Burger's were good expected it to be a little bit bigger. Service was slow but it was busy that night. We plan on coming back."
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "Delicious burgers. Mine was the salmon burger (super fresh and yummy) with an awesome Thai peanut and fresh mint topping. Salad to start was great too, as was my spicy jalapeno drink. We sat outside and enjoyed the night. Happy that Tag now is in the neighborhood."
    Dined on 7/5/2013