A look at Restaurant Week menus and other upcoming events

Madison Magazine's Winter Restaurant Week Starts Sunday January 17

Here's a look at some special Restaurant Week menus Madison Originals restaurants have prepared for you, as well as a peek at some other upcoming events at restaurants in our group.

Keep checking back, as we continue to add Restaurant Week menus and other posts about upcoming events. Scroll down to see them all!

View the Restaurant week menus for Captain Bill's and Mariners Inn by clicking here.


Here are details about the upcoming Winter Fest event at Essen Haus, including their special menu. Click here for an easy to read PDF of the menu. Complete details can also be viewed at www.essen-haus.com/events/winter-fest


CIRC Restaurant Week Menu

CIRC's RESTAURANT WEEK WINTER | 2016 MENU  -  Three-course meal $30
 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53703  -  (608) 257-6000

Housemade pretzel | Five year cheddar
Toasted pumpkin seed | Dried cranberries | Fenugreek gouda | Maple bourbon vinaigrette
Candied pork belly | Kale | Brussels sprouts | Crostini
Pastina | Spicy Italian sausage | Fennel | Tomato
Sweet potato | Carrots | Port cherry sauce
Cauliflower gremolata | Tomato fondue
Pecan Sriracha Toffee
Pink Guava Coulis
Cocoa Shortbread


Quivey's Grove
Restaurant Week Menu
6261 Nesbitt Rd., Fitchburg, WI 53719

Quivey's Grove is NOW taking reservations for Sunday, January 17th through Friday, January 22nd. 

Quivey's Grove Stone House Dinner - Serving Sunday-Friday 5:00-9:00 - Call  for Reservations
First Course
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
pumpkinseed oil, toasted pumpkin seeds
Winter Salad
 Greens, radicchio, endive, escarol, and Napa cabbage, tossed with cranberry balsamic vinaigrette,
garnished with dried fruits and sugared  walnuts.
Smoked Turkey & Wild Rice Croquettes
Served with sage cream sauce.
Trio $30.00
Beef tenderloin medallion on parmesan potato cake with shitake mushroom sauce, pork tenderloin medallion on apple cherry kraut with raspberry barbeque sauce, and breaded duck breast medallion on roasted garlic & turnip puree.
Lamb Shank  $27.50
Slowly braised with root vegetables till fall off the bone tender in Wollersheim Domaine du Sac red wine,
served with pan juices, and garlic mashed potatoes.
Trout  $25.00
Boneless rainbow trout filet baked with a smoked trout crust on kale sautéed with black walnuts,
dried cranberries, apple cider and balsamic vinegar, with parmesan potato.
Maple Caramel Steamed Pudding
Served with vanilla cream sauce and pecan toffee crunch.
Apple Cranberry Crisp
Baked fresh with an oatmeal crumb crust, with vanilla ice cream.
Chocolate Almond Tart
Dense dark chocolate fudge over almond crust, topped with vanilla whipped cream.

Stable Grill Dinner $25 - Serving Sunday-Friday 5:00-9:00 - Reservations Sunday thru Thursday only!
First Course
Reuben Fritters
Crispy fried bites of corned beef, Roth Kase Petit Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and rye, 
served with Thousand Island Sauce
Ham, Cheese, and Beer Soup
Nueske ham, Fontina Cheese, Spotted Cow, and Pretzel Croutons
Taste of Wisconsin Salad
Chopped romaine, iceberg, and julienne vegetables, tossed with Roth Kase Buttermilk Blue Cheese
Dressing made with  Sassy Cow Sour Cream, topped with Bavaria Summer Sausage, 
Nueske Bacon Bits, and  Pinah's Garlic Rye Croutons.
Steak & Pork Lollipop
USDA Prime Sirloin steak with Shitake mushroom sauce,  and our grilled pork shank lollipop
with tangy barbeque sauce, served with baby red  potatoes smashed with garlic butter, 
cream, and fresh herbs.
Wisconsin Fish Sampler
Beer battered whitefish, pretzel crusted lake perch, and baked rainbow trout, 
served with our parmesan potato.
Chicken Schnitzel
Boneless breast, marinated in buttermilk and dredged in seasoned flour,
served with spaetzle baked in Green County Swiss Cheese Sauce .
Turtle Pie
Our signature dessert with caramel, pecans, and chocolate Bavarian cream
Apple Cranberry Crisp
Baked fresh with an oatmeal crumb crust, with vanilla ice cream.
Caramel Blondie
Moist walnut blondie, topped with Chocolate Shoppe Salted Caramel ice cream
 and warm toffee sauce.


Sunday, January 17th through Saturday, January 23th
On the Capitol Square - Downtown Madison - 21 North Pinckney Street - 608.255.6075
Harvest is NOW taking reservations for
Sunday, January 17th through Saturday, January 23th.
That's right, Harvest serves up our $25 Restaurant Week
menu one more additional day, Saturday, January 24th.
Call now to make your reservation: 608.255.6075

Event Menu:

Fingerling Potato, Sausage, Red Onion,
Wisconsin Eau Galle Parmesan-style Cheese,
Mustard Vinaigrette
Radicchio, Bacon-Sherry Vinaigrette,
Roasted Red Peppers, Eau Galle Parmesan
Roasted Spaghetti Squash, Chive
Seasonal Greens & Harmony Valley Winter
Radish and Sunchoke,
Green Goddess Dressing

  :: ENTRÉE ::
Mixed Mushroom Ragu,
Wisconsin Eau Galle Parmesan-style Cheese
-available as vegetarian, vegan or gluten free-
Sweet Potato, Mustard-Dill Cream
Fregola, Radish, Cucumber, Pistachio, Basil, Lemon
Crispy Polenta, Frisée, Lemon Vinaigrette

Whipped Crème
Oats, Powered Sugar


Christmas Hours

Here's a list of Madison Originals restaurants and associate members that are open and closed on Christmas and Christmas Eve, along with some New Year's hours information for some members of our group. For additional New Year's information, hours, and menus, click here. Keep checking back as we add more. For more detailed information, or to find out about a restaurant not on this list, please contact the restaurant directly.

Wollersheim: The Winery and Distillery are open till 3:00 on Christmas Eve, closed Christmas Day. And we’re open till 4:00 on New Year’s Eve, closed on New Years Day. Otherwise the Winery is open every day year round from 10:00am to 5:00pm and the Distillery is open from noon to 5:00pm. 

Banzo will be CLOSED 12/24, 12/25, and 12/26.

Bunky's holiday hours of business: December 24th: 11-3
December 25th: closed
December 26th: 11-10

Crema Cafe is open Christmas Eve until 2pm and closed Christmas Day. 

Short Stack Eatery will be open on Christmas Eve from 7am-2pm, closed on Christmas, and will open at 9am on 12/26

Mariner's Inn, Nau-Ti-Gal, and Captain Bill's are closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  Mariner’s Inn and Captain Bill’s will be open on 12/24 from 10am to 4pm for last minute gift certificate sales only. 

The New Glarus Brewing Company will be closed on 12.24.15, 12.25.15, 12.31.15, and 01.01.16

Smoky's Club will be closed during the Holidays.

Coachman's Golf Resort will be closed for the season, starting December 21 until March.

The Roman Candle Pizzerias will be OPEN on 12/24 for lunch and dinner
CLOSED on 12/25
OPEN on 12/26 and 12/31 and 1/1/16.

Jacs will be closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.

Dotty Dumpling's Dowry will be closed 12/24, 12/25, and 1/1.

J. Henry & Sons Wisconsin Straight Bourbon is taking reservations for tastings all this week, on Christmas Eve (12/24) and Boxing Day (12/26). They are also taking tour/tasting reservations for New Year's Eve and Jan 2. Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Brasserie V will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Bonfyre Grille Holiday Hours: 
Christmas Eve: Open 11am- close
Christmas Day: CLOSED  
New Year's Eve: Open 11am-close
-Special menu will be offered for New Year's Eve Dinner
 New Year's Day: Open at 4- dinner menu only 

Ian's Pizza will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Imperial Garden will be open Christmas Eve 11:00 til 2:00 for lunch and 4:00 to 9:00 for dinner.  Reservations advised.  They will be closed Christmas day.

Essen Haus will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 

Ella’s Deli will be open 10am – 4pm on Christmas Eve, and will be closed on Christmas Day.

Charlie's on Main will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Liliana's will be open for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Here's some info about their holiday offerings: 
 Christmas Eve: - closed for lunch - open for dinner from 4-9 - 4 course meal only- $35 for adults, $15 for kids - reservations recommended
 Christmas Night: - closed for lunch - open for dinner from 4-8 - buffet only- $30 for adults, $15 for kids - reservations recommended

Porta Bella will be closed on December 24 & 25th. They  will be open on December 31 from 11am-10:30 and Friday, January 1st , 4pm-10:30.

Wisconsin Point of Sale: Our offices will be closed on December 25th and January 1st . Our support staff will be available these days for emergency situations. To reach our support team please call 866-719-6750 and a dedicated support technician will be with you shortly.

Madison Originals New Year's Menus

Many restaurants in our group have created special menus for New Year's Eve. Here's a look for you. Keep checking back, as more are added daily. For specific information or to make reservations, please contact the restaurant directly. For Christmas hours and more information, view this recent post also.



Bunky's Cafe

jacs Dining and Tap Haus, price is $60/person, gratuity not included

Nau-Ti-Gal's New Year's menu

Essen Haus - 2016 Schedule of Events, New Year's menu, Holiday Hours, and more

Short Stack Eatery will be open at 9am on New Years Day serving their regular menu.

Quivey's Grove New Year's menus

Porta Bella's New Year's menu

  Mariner's Inn New Year's menu

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