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Palette Bar and Grill, Madison, WI

Palette Bar and Grill

4.6
4.6
469 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Palette provides a colorful dining experience with an American inspired menu featuring in-house cut steaks and 21-day aged 100% black Angus beef.

As we inherited a space as historical as the former Mautz Paint Company warehouse, we had to do it justice. We kept our building’s architectural features intact while updating the space with contemporary design elements and nostalgic touches. We wanted to keep the space faithful to its roots; filled with hues of colors and textures reminiscing of times when the East Washington corridor was a booming industrial area in the city.

Our menu features steak cuts made in-house, chef’s masterpieces, artisan salads and soups, along with a unique beer and hand-crafted cocktail selection.

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2 people

10:30 PM


Booked 10 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Grill, Steakhouse
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Mon–Fri 6:30 am–10:00 am Sat, Sun 7:00 am–10:30 am Dinner Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (608) 455-8520
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Neighborhood
    Madison
  • Cross street
    S Paterson Street
  • Parking details
    Free self-parking in hotel lot.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Offers

  • Happenings Hour

    Multiple dates available
    Mon - Sat - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    From 4-6 each weekday we will be offering $2 off our original color cocktails and glasses of wine. Join us in the bar or weather permitting have a drink or two on the patio!

    Happenings Hour Photo

What 469 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Wisconsin

    Innovative

  • Wisconsin

    Lively

  • Madison

    Best Ambiance

  • Madison

    Best Value

  • Madison

    Good for business meals

  • Madison

    Innovative

  • Madison

    Healthy

  • Madison

    Good for special occasions

  • Madison

    Lively

469 Reviews
  1. Cheryl

    Chicago

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious and so glad we discovered Palette in this historic, lively area!

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    Detroit

    27 reviews

    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on April 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We enjoyed a lovely meal starting with the fresh lettuce wraps which had a flavorful blend of spices for our starter. We shared the Espetadas and enjoyed the complementary flavors of the beef, chicken, corn, and Brussels sprouts. We appreciated the attentive service and look forward to returning.

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  3. SusanC

    Orange County

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great decor. Gnocchi was amazing. Staff wonderful.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Milwaukee

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food and service very good. Atmosphere relaxing. Lots of hard surfaces, but didn’t feel too loud to have conversation.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server was extra attentive with our order and communicating gluten-free to the kitchen. I got a passionfruit and caramel cocktail that was AMAZING. Highly recommend that and the cojita corn.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved the experience I can’t wait to go back. Went for my birthday and I loved the food and was a bit shocked by the generosity that you can’t seem to find at a decent restaurant in today’s society. It was a really great experience.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Milwaukee

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Went to Palette for a birthday celebration with a few friends. The cocktails are by far the best in Madison. We ordered the salmon, braised short ribs, and Chef feature. Summer was our server. she was knowledgeable and prompt. I can’t wait to go back!

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great staff! Very friendly and helpful. Had a great time at dinner and at the bar.

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  9. DougC

    Milwaukee

    49 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    49 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    As always, Palette delivers! From every day menu French onion soup to the night’s special cream of broccoli soup through to the homemade ice cream cake, it was awesome!!

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  10. MattM

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 29, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was good! (Not to be confused with “amazing!”) Reasonably priced I thought. The cocktails though, they were fantastic! My wife and I both got one and I couldn’t decide which I liked better. Service was very good too. Now, it was dead as a doornail when we were there, so take that into consideration. This was actually my first time in Hotel Indigo and I must say, they did a really nice job. The place looks great! I’d go back to Palette for sure.

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FAQs

Palette Bar and Grill is rated 4.6 stars by 469 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

10:30 PM


Booked 10 times today
Google Map for Palette Bar and Grill

901 E. Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53703

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    S Paterson Street
  • Neighborhood
    Madison
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Mon–Fri 6:30 am–10:00 am Sat, Sun 7:00 am–10:30 am Dinner Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Grill, Steakhouse
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Free self-parking in hotel lot.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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