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Best Seafood Restaurants in Madison


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A photo of Rare Steakhouse restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Madison
Booked 19 times today
Rare Steakhouse located in Madison has solidified its reputation as a top-tier steakhouse, as evidenced by glowing customer reviews. With excellent service, often highlighted by the professionalism and knowledge of its staff like Ashley, Justin, and Jahar, guests feel like the most important people in the restaurant. The steaks are cooked to perfection, with some customers claiming it's the best steak they've ever eaten, rivaling even known establishments in San Francisco and New York. The additional offerings are also highly praised from the Oysters Rockefellers to the unique Wagyu beef. Each meal here is an experience, not just a meal, and perfect for special occasions. The atmosphere is cozy and romantic, resonating well with customers. Rare Steakhouse is a must-visit for steak lovers.
A photo of The Boathouse restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Madison
The Boathouse is a casual waterfront dining spot along the shores of Lake Mendota that serves up hot fare and cold craft beers every day from 11am-10pm. The long-standing tradition of waterfront dining in Wisconsin is not lost here, in fact, it is very much at the forefront of this restaurant. Our chef takes casual classics like burgers and cheese curds and puts his modern spin on them to make lakeside life even better, all while being right in the heart of downtown Madison.
A photo of The Mariner's Inn restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Madison
Booked 39 times today
The Mariner’s Inn, nestled on the northern shores of Lake Mendota, has cemented its reputation as a purveyor of excellent American cuisine. Renowned for its boating-themed décor and magnificent marina views, this restaurant captivates guests with its extensive menu. From steaks cooked to perfection, salmon that melts in your mouth, the world-famous clam chowder to the unique surf & turf, every dish is meticulously prepared, proving a true delight to even the most discerning palate. This high quality of food and service, highlighted in numerous customer reviews, makes The Mariner’s Inn not just a restaurant but an experience worth revisiting.
A photo of Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant -  Middleton restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Middleton
Booked 40 times today
Experience the perfect fusion of award-winning wines, Napa-style tasting rooms, and modern casual dining at Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants. Enjoy contemporary American cuisine influenced by international flavors from our scratch kitchen. Each dish is expertly paired with our selection of wines for the best food and wine match. Whether you explore the tasting room for a pre- or post-dinner adventure or join the world's largest wine club, we believe in the power of food and wine to create lasting connections. Dining reservations are highly recommended, but walk-in guests are always welcome on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gluten-free and vegetarian dishes are available.
A photo of Otto's Restaurant and Bar - Madison restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Madison
Booked 8 times today
Otto's Restaurant and Bar, situated in Madison, is renowned for its exemplary Mediterranean cuisine. Celebrated for creating a perfect dining experience, patrons laud the establishment for its fine dining at reasonable prices. The establishment provides a unique spin on Mediterranean favorites, with a weekly rotating chef's tasting menu that keeps patrons intrigued. The Mediterranean platter, an appetizer favorite, consistently impresses diners, and their lamb chops have been acclaimed as "the best". Additionally, the stuffed chicken breast has been praised for its perfect cooking technique and the scallops for their excellent searing. The restaurant is hailed for having the best waitstaff in Madison, and is described as the perfect place for special occasion dinners or simply a nice, relaxed dinner with friends. Otto's Restaurant and Bar guarantees a top-notch Mediterranean gastronomic adventure.
A photo of Ruth's Chris Steak House - Middleton restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Madison
Booked 12 times today
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Middleton is a top choice for steakhouse cuisine. Customers rave about the "fantabulicious" steaks, the excellent service, and the unique charm of the restaurant. As one reviewer wrote, "the steaks are like nothing you can get on the West Coast and completely amazing." Another satisfied diner praised the "quiet slow paced relaxing dining experience." An exquisite menu, paired with a wine selection that includes California Zinfandel and French Burgundy, emphasizes their commitment to providing a superior steakhouse experience. Ultimately, Ruth's Chris Steak House in Middleton consistently impresses its customers with its outstanding food, superb service, and inviting ambiance.
A photo of Stone Porch Alehouse restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Verona
Booked 4 times today
Stone Porch is named after it's huge stone wrap around porch but we don't let that vibe end there. Comfort food, refreshing cocktails to warm up the insides and a great team looking to make your visit memorable. Our head chef, Jacob Goldsberry, believes that from scratch is always best and that brings an authenticity to each dish that will remind you of home.

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Discover best Seafood restaurants in Madison

Discover the best seafood dining experiences in Madison, Wisconsin, where culinary expertise meets local charm. Whether you're craving a luxurious lobster tail or a classic fish fry, Madison's seafood restaurants cater to a variety of tastes and preferences, all emphasizing fresh, high-quality ingredients. These establishments, known for their commitment to sustainability and exceptional culinary skills, offer a range of dishes from succulent shrimp scampi to delectable sea bass, ensuring every seafood lover finds something to relish. The dining scene in Madison is vibrant and diverse, featuring restaurants that blend traditional cooking with innovative approaches to seafood. Each restaurant boasts unique attributes, from historical settings to views of the beautiful Wisconsin landscape, enhancing the dining experience with distinctive ambiances. Patrons consistently praise the attentive service and inviting atmospheres, making these spots highly recommended for both locals and visitors. Explore Madison's seafood scene for a taste of culinary excellence that promises to delight your palate and provide a memorable dining experience.

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