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Enjoy delicious food at these locally owned restaurants that have made a special commitment to purchasing food grown by Southern Wisconsin farmers.

 

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Adamah Neighborhood Table is a program of the UW Hillel Foundation. Adamah opened in August 2014 and is intended to bring good food, community and gathering to the UW Hillel. We are excited to promote good, healthy and kosher cuisine to campus and the larger M ...

Alchemy is a near-eastside gastropub serving up creative dishes utilizing locally sourced meats, veggies, and other ingredients. Vegetarian and vegan options are plentiful and great rotating microbrews are always on tap. Enjoy free, live music nightly!

When Netalee Sheinman and Aaron Collins opened the first Banzo food cart on Library Mall, they had one goal in mind: Make the best falafel the Midwest would ever feast on. Now Banzo is a thriving delivery business with a full-fledged restaurant on Sherman Aven ...

Batch Bakehouse makes bread and pastry the old-fashioned way: before dawn, from scratch, using local ingredients. Each piece is carefully crafted by hand. Batch specializes in croissants and pastries, French baguettes, and artisanal loaf breads. Visit their st ...

Beans 'n Cream Coffeehouse is a community-centered cafe located in Sun Prairie's historic downtown. Exceptional coffee and espresso is served as well as a large locally sourced breakfast menu featuring the wildly popular breakfast burrito. Fresh baked treats ...

A small-batch bakery making local, organic, and fair trade sweet treats from scratch. In addition to traditional goodies, they bake a variety of vegan, casein-free, and gluten-free treats. Cupcakes, donuts, brownies, whoopie pies, cookies, cakes, pies, and mor ...

Brasserie V is a casual neighborhood eatery offering craft beers and a French and Belgian-inspired menu to the Monroe Street community. They source Wisconsin's best meats, cheeses, and vegetables to create seasonal menus based on farm products available throug ...

Bunky's Cafe supports local farmers with fresh salad ingredients and products from Madison craftspeople and farmers. Bunky's has been a loyal local foods advocate on the east side for years, serving delicious Mediterranean and Italian specialties, including gl ...

Translating to "100" in Italian, the significance behind Cento's name (pronounced "chento"), lies in their location - the bustling 100 block of downtown Madison, on the corner of Mifflin and Fairchild, across from the Overture Center. Chef Michael Pruett bring ...

Charlie's on Main is Liliana's chef Dave Heidi's new hyper-local WI farm-to-table restaurant featuring good eats , local beer and spirits. Their historical venue in downtown Oregon has additional floors and a hideaway speakeasy for meetings and celebrations

Experience CIRC, the new restaurant located in the heart of downtown at The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club. Executive Chef Charles Lazzareschi crafts seasonal menus filled with familiar but innovative dishes made with local ingredients. Experience ...

Located in a 1930's historic building that formerly was a grocery store, Cow & Quince offers a farm-to-table experience in a casual atmosphere. They prepare many menu staples on-site including jams, desserts, and fermented delicacies. Cow & Quince only sources ...

Dotty Dumpling's Dowry is a Madison instituition favored by the locals for over 40 years. Located in the heart of downtown, Dotty's offers award winning hamburgers, Friday fish fry, homemade soups & chili, fresh salds and so much more! Cozy up to a booth o ...

We are a restaurant, bar and market featuring daily menus, natural wines, craft cocktails, beers, and coffee in a warm, lively and light-filled setting. Our all-day corner farmers' market includes take away bowls, salads, sandwiches, plus fresh organic produce ...

Fit Fresh Cuisine is Madison's premier health food restaurant providing fresh, nutritious, and delicious food with an emphasis on local ingredients. Created and operated by a registered dietitian, Fit Fresh Cuisine takes health food to a new level with a wide ...

A healthy, fast casual restaurant in downtown Madison focusing on salads, grain bowls, acai bowls, juices, and smoothies utilizing local products from farms and small businesses throughout the state. 

Fresco combines artistic sensibilities from atop the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art with fresh, local food and a special view of the Isthmus. Farmers' Market Dinners showcase the region's best local producers. With farmers in attendance, diners hear firsth ...

Gates & Brovi is the newest venture from Sardine and Marigold Kitchen owners, John Gadau and Phillip Hurley, and co-owner Nate Kinderman. Located on the near-west side, in the Nakoma neighborhood, Gates & Brovi offers up delicious comfort food in a casual atmo ...

Located on Willy Street, Grampa's Pizzeria is a neighborhood artisan pizzeria. Owner Gilbert Altschul draws inspiration from his restaurant kitchen garden to create beautifully composed specials in addition to locally-sourced pizza. Make sure to look up Grampa ...

Gray's Tied House is an American-style brew pub focusing on quality American brew pub food. Visit them any day but don't miss their 2 for one burgers on Monday nights, buy-one-get-one pizzas (from their very own brick oven) on Thursday nights, or their Friday ...

From freshly made bakery to late-night Happy Hour specials, Graze serves creative, casual dishes, made from seasonal and local ingredients year round. Look for weekend brunch, seasonal patio seating, and the Friday night fish fry - all with a spectacular view ...

The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company was established by college friends Eliot Butler and Rob LoBreglio. The two dreamed of starting a brewpub that offered many varieties of house-brewed ales and lagers and hearty made-from-scratch pub fare to accompany the bee ...

The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company was established by college friends Eliot Butler and Rob LoBreglio. The two dreamed of starting a brewpub that offered many varieties of house-brewed ales and lagers and hearty made-from-scratch pub fare to accompany the bee ...

The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company was established by college friends Eliot Butler and Rob LoBreglio. The two dreamed of starting a brewpub that offered many varieties of house-brewed ales and lagers and hearty made-from-scratch pub fare to accompany the bee ...

The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company was established by college friends Eliot Butler and Rob LoBreglio. The two dreamed of starting a brewpub that offered many varieties of house-brewed ales and lagers and hearty made-from-scratch pub fare to accompany the bee ...

Whatever the occasion, The Grumpy Troll, located in the historic Mount Horeb Creamery building, is the perfect spot to meet for a fun, relaxing get-together. Featuring local meats and vegetables, this family restaurant has a full lunch and dinner menu. Grumpy ...

Owner Tami Lax and Chef Matt Schieble let local food speak for itself with simple, high-quality preparations at Harvest. Renowned around the country for its partnerships with local farmers, Harvest helps define Midwestern cuisine, going beyond just serving foo ...

In an Old World ambiance, one block off of Madison's Capitol Square, Wisconsin's finest ingredients meet global inspiration, culinary excellence, and expertly crafted cocktails.

Humble is a small-batch, artisan bakery handcrafting pies from scratch and using fresh, local ingredients whenever possible. Whether sweet or savory, humble's pies are wrapped in an incredibly light and flaky crust and feature seasonal flavors tweaked for mode ...

Creative, delicious local food is waiting for everyone at Ian's Pizza. Buying direct from local farmers is just one way the folks at Ian's Pizza are serving the community with their amazing pizza slices. Salads are made fresh daily, using local, organic ingred ...

Creative, delicious local food is waiting for everyone at Ian's Pizza. Buying direct from local farmers is just one way the folks at Ian's Pizza are serving the community with their amazing pizza slices. Salads are made fresh daily, using local, organic ingred ...

L'Etoile has been a treasured part of southern Wisconsin's local food community for over 40 years. Renowned Chef Tory Miller composes seasonal, fine dining menus with locally grown foods by cultivating relationships with small-scale farmers who are treated as ...

Persian influenced food using local ingredients, off of the Capitol Square in downtown Madison. Open Monday through Saturday for lunch, dinner Friday and Saturday nights

Let's Eat Out! is a coalition of independently owned food carts. Their mission is to promote and advocate for the success of local mobile food entrepreneurs while bringing neighborhoods together and expanding access to local food.

At the intersection of New Orleans and Madison lies ... Liliana's. They're known for great New Orleans cooking traditions and what they serve is fresh from Madison-area farms - both meat and produce. Liliana's is a Wine Spectator Award winner, offering more th ...

Blending local ingredients with selected Italian imports, Chef Patrick O'Halloran creates sensational Italian menus that put Wisconsin farmers on par with the world's finest artisans. Enjoy the flavors of Italian authenticity with local ingredients in Lombardi ...

Lucille is a tri-level tropical cocktail, craft beer, pizza and shared plates venue located at 101 King Street at the gateway of Madison’s historic culinary and entertainment center – the First Settlement District of Madison, WI. Executive chef Evan Dannells a ...

Known for delicious breads and pastries, Madison Sourdough is a modern communal oven committed to sustainable business practices. Continuing the tradition of quality and creativity, Chef Molly creates fantastic, locally sourced breakfast and lunch items at the ...

Isthmus diners and Saturday farmers' market goers have long known Marigold Kitchen as a great breakfast, lunch, or brunch spot. Less well known is Chef Phillip Hurley and Chef John Gadau's loyal use of local eggs, meats, and seasonal vegetables. Justify your i ...

Situated in beautiful downtown Mayville, Marsibilio's Trattoria is an upscale yet casual restaurant. Located in the historic Schellpfeffer Dairy building, the made-from-scratch menu features pasta, seafood, and steak as well as gluten-free and vegetarian offer ...

Merchant is a casual farm-to-table restaurant and liquor store serving local fare, craft cocktails, wine, beer, and good times. Happy hour, dinner, late night, year-round Sunday brunch, and Saturday farmers' market brunch. Come in and relax. Cheers!

The bustling, warm atmosphere of the Mermaid Cafe supports dozens of local vendors while serving up delicious, fair trade espresso drinks, soups, salads, and sandwiches made from a host of farm fresh ingredients. Culinary skills meet sustainable values with fa ...

Lebanese inspired small plates and pizzas; craft cocktails, beer, wine served Tuesday through Saturday. Lunch 11am-2pm; Dinner 5pm-Midnight.

Mid Town Pub is a lakeside neighborhood bar and grill in Middleton. They offer a large assortment of menu items, liquor, wine, and craft beer selections. They also offer food boat delivery service on Lake Mendota!

Community is a vital aspect of Monty's Blue Plate Diner, and because of this, they feel it is important to give back. By buying local, Monty's is able to keep their community at the forefront. The menu proudly features upscale comfort food and vegetarian and v ...

Located on E. Wilson Street, just off the square, Osteria Papavero offers an authentic Italian dining experience. Chef Francesco Mangano uses fresh and sustainable regional Italian food that supports local farmers to create sandwiches, salads, and bread sides ...

Brought to life by fire and stone, Pizza Brutta makes artisan pizzas and salads in a wood-fired oven. Fresh mozzarella is made daily from Wisconsin curd and the vegetables and salads are from local farms when in season.

Salvatore's Tomato Pies owner Patrick DePula always wanted to open a place that would properly honor his Italian roots, while utilizing the incredibly fresh ingredients available in Wisconsin. In the pizza industry, there are many ways to cut corners. He doesn ...

Salvatore's Tomato Pies owner Patrick DePula always wanted to open a place that would properly honor his Italian roots, while utilizing the incredibly fresh ingredients available in Wisconsin. In the pizza industry, there are many ways to cut corners. He doesn ...

Stepping into Sardine, the atmosphere immediately sets the tone for the food: delightful, smart, and thoughtfully designed. Seasonal, local produce is regularly featured on the menu as Chef John Gadau and Chef Phillip Hurley execute consistently delicious meal ...

An all-breakfast eatery in the heart of downtown Madison. They focus on sourcing fresh, organic, local products from farms and small businesses all over the state.

The Black Sheep serves a variety of unique, high quality entrees on our menu on any given night. Menus and specials are updated regularly to incorporate fresh, in-season, local foods presented in a deliciously new way. Try their  poultry, fish, pork, glut ...

The Coopers Tavern is a neighborhood tavern that serves craft beer and rustic food in a relaxed atmosphere. Serving local favorites, including Bavarian pub stew and beer cheese pretzels, the menu is designed to soothe the soul. Not to mention, Coopers has an o ...

Although it boasts more than 100 years of history, The Madison Club is anything but old-fashioned, thanks to talented Chef Noah Przybylski, who brings a passion for locavore practices and hand-crafted products to the kitchen.

One meal at The Old Fashioned is enough to prove their slogan, "Wisconsin is King." Local products are the soul of the menu, giving Wisconsin cuisine its due. The Old Fashioned adheres to the local philosophy in ways beyond what customers can taste by supporti ...

The Rigby is a retro-rock inspired pub, grill, event, and party space. Daily serving scratch-made comfort food created by a chef who's inspiration for the menu stems from growing up on a Wisconsin farm. The chef uses local and regional farms whenever possible ...

A traditional neighborhood pizzeria, The Roman Candle stretches the idea of traditional with its creative specialty pizzas featuring seasonal, local vegetables. With the labor and care they put into each pizza, salad and dessert, you are guaranteed to fix your ...

A traditional neighborhood pizzeria, The Roman Candle stretches the idea of traditional with its creative specialty pizzas featuring seasonal, local vegetables. With the labor and care they put into each pizza, salad and dessert, you are guaranteed to fix your ...

A traditional neighborhood pizzeria, The Roman Candle stretches the idea of traditional with its creative specialty pizzas featuring seasonal, local vegetables. With the labor and care they put into each pizza, salad and dessert, you are guaranteed to fix your ...

Vintage Brewing Co. shows how much they care for the local economy by offering fresh products from farmers throughout the area. Chef Casey provides customers with true Wisconsin food. Match that with the brewmaster's top-notch beer, and the reasons to enjoy Vi ...

Water House Foods is a coffeehouse, bistro, entertainment, and education space, offering delicious from-scratch food made with local and organic ingredients. Relax and enjoy a nourishing breakfast, brunch, or lunch. Savor breads, pastries, wheat-free food, and ...

The Weary Traveler makes a point to source from friends and neighbors so eaters can find great food whether it's lunch, dinner, or late night. Chef Joey Dunscombe makes using local ingredients look easy and casual; diners may never realize the dedication going ...

Located in the historic district of downtown Stoughton, Wendigo offers casual dining featuring local farmers, craft beer, artisan cocktails, and modern pub food. The menu changes seasonally to showcase the local bounty.


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