Quality Inn & Suites
W9250 Prospect Drive
Lodi, WI 53555
Phone: (608) 592-1450
Fax: (608) 592-1449
Bars & Cafes
A popular microbrewery located a little away from the city center, Ale Asylum started off with a humble production capacity of 11,000 barrels. Their consistently good brews met with success and led to an expansion in 2012, with the brewery now capable of producing 50,000 barrels. Ambergeddon, Ballistic IPA and Bedlam IPA are some of their popular brews available. Enjoy these and more of their stellar beers on tap at the Tasting Room on site. There's a food menu as well, offering salads, sandwiches, pizzas and more. Tours of the brewery are conducted every Sunday for those interested. Check website for more.
A Madison microbrewery. Founded in 2006, Ale Asylum has a variety of their beer available on-site with an attached bar, dining area and outdoor patio.
In the realm of entertainment, Hooty's probably takes the cake with live events and the in house DJ spinning tunes that many can swing to. Apart from local bands, famed bands like Poison, Reo Speedwagon and Cheap trick have also enthralled the crowd. The place is quite spacious and so is the dance floor. Hooty's is considered as an excellent venue for bands to perform and thus, many local bands have received a lot of attention because of their performances here. The bar is open from 11am till close from Monday through Saturday and 12pm till close on Sundays. Kindly check the website or call for further event information.
Ruth's Chris Steak House is one of the most famous steakhouse chains that invites you to try the culinary excellence presented by the chef. Ruth's is known for the delicious steaks which are served with appetizing sides like spirach, mashed potatoes, fries and more. The dining room is quaint and the venue also has a comfortable bar area. The lounge area has sofas that you would love to sink-in to unwind while sipping on your favorite drink. The service is good and the staff is cooperative. Ruth's Chris Steak House has a couple of private dining rooms that are perfect for any occasion including business conferences, wedding receptions etc. Check website for details.
Located along the downtown square in Baraboo, the Little Village Cafe has rightly earned itself glowing praises for its chef's ability to add an innovative twist to the most basic dishes. The interiors are charming and deeply reminiscent of the days gone by, while the waitstaff are one obliging and efficient bunch. For starters, try the Chinese Pot Stickers or Chips & Salsa, while the grilled chicken Caesar salad with roasted pepper relish will not disappoint. Compliment your meal with a glass or two of Sauvignon Blanc Red Wine or beer, and bring on the sinful chocolate torte mousse for dessert.
Happy Hour Saturday! (12-5p) A cozy little live concert venue, hosting live bands every night of the week. Includes a relaxing outdoor patio and can take reservations for private events.
The Kollege Klub is popular sports bar in Madison, that is mainly frequented by students of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Established in 1953, this watering hole is located on eastern end of the university campus, right in the heart of the city. Victory celebrations of the college's athletic team, Badgers takes place at The Kollege Klub, and thus is a special place for the players and fans. A delicious array of sandwiches, wraps, burgers and salads are available to accompany your refreshing chilled beer.
Willy Street Pub & Grill is one of the neighborhood's favorite dive bars. Formerly, Wisconsin Inn, patrons still call this place by its nickname, 'The Wisco.' Select from their well-priced list of beers and spirits to complement classic bar fare. They have pool tables, dart boards, a jukebox, volleyball court and regular live entertainment. Enjoy punk, rock and metal music by top local bands like Zebras and Child Bite, Sunspot, The New Lows, among others.
The Dragonfly Lounge is located in the heart of downtown Madison. It is nestled in the basement of Bellini Restaurant on Washington Avenue, and is a great alternative for drinks after your Italian meal upstairs. Don’t go by the size of this place, equipped with excellent acoustics, it hosts an array of performances and live gigs. Regional bands and touring musicians are a popular feature here. Previous artists entertaining patrons include the likes of Colorphase, The Shams Band and The Dirty Pigeons.
Home to the red brat sausage, Wisconsin is known to have many restaurants that serve this delicacy. But the one that stands apart with its flavor, is the State Street Brats. Essentially a sports bar, this place serves the most amazing burgers, sandwiches and salads. Famous for their signature dish, the Red Brat Burger, this eatery also serves some really good beers and small-bites. Replete with 25 TV's, this sports bar showcases some of the major matches and tournaments. A hip crowd combined with the casual ambiance, makes this place a great choice for weekend parties or catching up with friends. Drop by on a evening, and you could also witness some DJ music and live performances. See their website for the upcoming schedule of events.
Logan's Madtown is a typical sports bar that is an ideal place to hang around with your gang of friends. Every week, it features interesting events like trivia nights, games like pool, beer pong and other board games. The mounted televisions screen the latest fixtures, and when there is no interesting game going on, guests can check out funny video clips. The variety of drinks and excellent snacks ensure that the fun is doubled up. For event line-up and other details, call ahead.
Merchant is a casual dining restaurant that go by the farm-to-table concept of food. Meats and vegetables used here are locally sourced from farmers, and is as fresh as it gets. You can read where each ingredient has been sourced from, including the cheese and liquor. The service here is excellent, and the wait staff is helpful. Ask for a run though of the specials before you place your order.