123 E. Doty Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 284-0000
Fax: (608) 284-0990

Hours of Operation

Sun - Thu: 11:00 am-2:00 am
Fri - Sat: 11:00 am-2:30 am


Great Dane Downtown

The original Great Dane Pub is located in the 140 year-old “Fess Hotel” building listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. Opened in 1994, the unique space  features a 10 barrel brew house, a stone-walled Rathskellar, semi-private dining area and billiards lounge, along with  a quaint and relaxing courtyard beer garden that receives accolades again and again for Best Outdoor Dining awards in Madison. 

The combination of historic ambiance, award winning beer, crowd-pleasing food and caring, attentive service, has made the downtown Great Dane Pub Madison’s most award-winning restaurant and brewery. We hope you'll visit us often to see and taste what's new.


Upcoming Events

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Holiday Hours

The Downtown Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company | 123 E Doty St, Madison, Wisconsin 53703 | 608.284.0000

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Hours of Operation: 5pm – 2am 

  • A la Carte Turkey Plated Dinner Special: 5pm-10pm
  • Adults: $15.95 | Kids: $8.95 
  • Limited menu offered 5pm-1am


Christmas Eve
Monday, December 24th, 2018

Hours of Operation: 11am-4pm

Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 25th, 2018

Hours of Operation: 5pm – 2am
Limited menu offered 5pm-1am
New Year’s Eve
Monday, December 31st, 2018

Hours of Operation: 11am-close

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