Whether you’ve spent the day perusing Madison’s Main Street shops, exploring at Clifty Falls State Park, or taking in our historic sites, you’re going to work up an appetite.

Madison has a variety of unique dining options that will please picky eaters, foodies, and everyone in-between! Cafes, sandwich shops, diners, pubs, and much more can be found in Madison. Dine-in and relax for a while or take out and continue your adventure. It’s up to you how you discover Madison.

Restaurants

Bad Apple Macs

Fun upscale casual family dining with a full bar.

605 W Main Street
(812) 274-0469
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Bello’s Pizza

One of Madison’s favorite classic take-out and delivery pizza joints.

216 E Main St
(812) 265-4288
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Hinkle’s Sandwich Shop

A nostalgic hamburger restaurant and shake shop that has been in business at the same location since 1933.

204 W Main Street
(812) 265-3919
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Historic Broadway Tavern

Indiana’s oldest tavern and a Madison hometown classic. Serving homestyle cooking, live entertainment, and a full bar for over 178 years.

313 Broadway St
(812) 265-2346
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Hong Kong Kitchen

Serving fine Chinese and Thai gourmet meals in a family-owned environment.

102 E Main Street
(812) 273-6633
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Mad Love Eat + Drink

An energetic restaurant and bar with a cool mix of history, funky art, music, great food, and specialty island-style drinks.

709 West Main Street
(812) 274-0636
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Pizza Uncommon

Uniquely crafted pizza cooked on a stone deck. Not your average pizza place!

709 West Main Street
(812) 274-0489
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Red On Main

American bistro featuring chef designed menus beautiful back bar area and a nice dining room experience.

122 E Main Street
(812) 274-0105
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Red Pepper Deli

Gourmet deli serving lunch and dinner sandwiches, wraps, salads, and desserts.

902 W Main Street
(812) 265-3354
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Red Pepperoni

Homemade and hand-tossed pizza in a family-style environment with over 50 craft beer selections.

842 W Main Street
(812) 274-0111
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Rivercrest Lighthouse Marina Restaurant & Lounge

Floating bar and grill, right on the Ohio River. Walk up or dock up to enjoy good food and views.

375 W Vaughn Dr
(812) 265-3280
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Rivertown Grill

A classic, laid back restaurant with a mix of casual and fine dining.

321 Jefferson St
(812) 274-3663
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The Downtowner

A hometown sandwich shop that serves sandwiches, salads, homemade soups, and desserts.

104 E Main Street
(812) 274-3344
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The Drake

Pizza, subs, calzones, and more!

323 Mulberry Street
(812) 274-0100
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Bar/Tavern

Off Broadway Taproom

A 21+ casual craft beer bar with fantastic food options.

218 E Main Street
(812) 274-0216
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Shipley’s Tavern

Founded in 1867, a 21+ downtown landmark. Serving drinks and the famous Shipley Burger.

322 West Street
(812) 265-4215
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Coffee/Cafe

Crafted Coffee Co.

An inspiring coffee shop atmosphere serving locally roasted, ethically sourced coffees, freshly baked pastries, soups, sandwiches, salads, along with specialty alcoholic beverages.

329 W Main Street
(812) 274-0739
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Gallery 115 Cafe

An art gallery café serving sandwiches, salads, desserts, coffee, teas, and old fashioned soda floats from a selection of vintage bottled pops.

115 E Main St
(812) 274-4371
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The Attic Coffee Mill Cafe

In-house artisan-roasted specialty coffees from around the world, grilled panini sandwiches, wraps, salads, soups, gourmet foods, as well as a wonderful selection of gifts.

631 W Main Street
(812) 265-5781
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The Red Roaster

A family-owned coffee shop with a variety of specialty coffees, espresso, breakfast sandwiches, pastries, lunch specials, daily soups, and desserts.

100 W Main Street
(812) 274-0762
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Wineries & Breweries

Lanthier Winery & Distillery

Madison’s oldest winery and first distillery with a stunning outdoor garden space.

123 Mill Street
(812) 273-2409
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Mad Paddle Brewstillery

Historic feed mill turned Brewery/Distillery with a state of the art steam pump self-pour wall. Enjoy Mad Paddle beer, guest taps, moonshine cocktails, wine, and live music.

301 West Street
(812) 274-0595
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New Madison Brewing Company

Local craft brewing company with a taproom.

3463 County Road 100 West
(812) 274-0479
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Thomas Family Winery

Handcrafted traditional wines, old-world ciders, homemade bread, and cheeses in a historic ambiance. Live music year round.

208 E Second Street
(812) 273-3755
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Sweet Treats

Chillbilly Treats

Seasonal retro-style walk-up diner serving burgers, hot dogs, milkshakes, sundaes, and soft serve ice cream.

115 E Vaughn Dr
(812) 274-9495
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Cocoa Safari Chocolates

Serving hand-crafted, premium chocolates since 2005. Famous for their amazing flavors, incredible textures, and overall deliciousness.

118 W Main St
(812) 273-8800
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Horst’s Little Bakery Haus

Delicious little breakfast diner with famously tasty donuts and special order cakes.

843 W Main Street
(812) 274-2051
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Sallie’s by the Sea Shore

Family-run, small batch ice cream company, voted TOP 20 in Indiana in 2020. Homemade ice cream and gourmet hot dogs served in an outdoor café with occasional live music!

2nd Street
(219) 216-4843
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Scoops Ice Cream

32 delicious flavors of ice cream, sherbet, and sorbet. The shoppe also features handmade fudge and gourmet popcorn.

115 W Main St
(812) 265-4700
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The Red Peppermint

Self-serve frozen yogurt with an array of toppings, ice cream, and smoothies.

301 W Main Street
(812) 274-0555
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Catering/Made to Order

Bad Apple Macs

Catering services for a range of tastes.

605 W Main Street
(812) 274-0469
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Charcuterie Jo’s

Beautifully crafted custom charcuterie delivered or catered.

Online Only
jordangardner2011@gmail.com
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Chickadee’s Home Bakeshop

Specialty decorated sugar cookies made to order. Watch for pop ups in our local shops!

Online Only
(812) 599-7580
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Crumbles by Susanna

A mouthwatering catering service offering a wide range of selections. 

(812) 569-7467
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Paradise Cove Catering

Traditional and elegant fare with a team of expert caterers.

(812) 801-5057
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Tasteful Cakes & Desserts

Specialty cakes and desserts made to order.

Online Only
(812) 701-7648
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The Red Pepper Deli

Gourmet deli serving lunch and dinner sandwiches, wraps, salads, and desserts.

902 W Main Street
(812) 265-3354
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Around Madison

The 1894 Lodge

Fresh, local-cut steaks, homegrown produce and herbs at a family-friendly neighborhood bar and grill.

409 E Main St. New Washington, IN 47162
(812) 628-9006
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Stream Cliff Historic Farm Restaurant & Winery

Indiana’s oldest herb farm with a large selection of perennials, annuals, and herbs for sale. Also on the grounds are a restaurant, winery, three gift shops, an antique shop, and chapel special events.

8225 S County Rd 90 W Commiskey, IN
(812)346-5859
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Restaurants on the Hill

If you know Madison, you know Madison Hilltop. Although the downtown historic district gets lots of attention, the “Hilltop” keeps Madison moving forward. This is where you will find the chain fast food restaurants along with grocery, chain hotels, and so much more. There are also lots of restaurant options up here so take a look at the lists below – and enjoy a taste of Madison Hilltop.

Black Olive

Black Olive is your premier Italian restaurant and dine-in restaurant serving up delicious authentic Italian food for your pleasure.

700 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 274-0611
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Boneyard Grill

Sports bar and grill in a fun atmosphere.

513 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 273 2663
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Brittany’s Brick Oven Pizza B-Bop’s

Scratch-made, brick oven pizza and decadent Susanmade desserts.

2034 Lanier Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 274-3337
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Clifty Falls Restaurant

The Falls Restaurant serves fresh home-style meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Clifty Falls State park.

1650 Clifty Hollow Rd, Madison, IN 47250
(877) 925-4389
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Diego’s Mexican Grill

Mexican restaurant and bar.

2455 Lanier Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 265-0065
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El Nopalito Mexican Cuisine

Mexican restaurant and bar.

327 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 274-9501
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Empress of China

Authentic Szechuan/Hunan cuisine.

425 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 273-6868
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Harry’s Stone Grill

A steakhouse with American-style food, a full-service bar, and a banquet facility on site.

621 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 273-3408
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Hoboken Eddie’s

Specialty dishes prepared on site by Chef Edmund Patrick “Hoboken Eddie” McCarthy. Award-winning barbecue sauces, smoking steak sauces, and dragon breathing hot sauces.

2840 Wilson Ave, Madison, IN 47250
(551) 486-5522
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Higher Grounds Coffee, Tea, Smoothies & Sandwiches

A drive-thru coffee shop on Madison’s hilltop, offering gourmet sandwiches, artisan coffee, teas, smoothies, and more.

307 E Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 265-0973
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Horst Little Bakery Hilltop

Delicious little breakfast diner with famously tasty donuts and special order cakes.

220 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 265-1295
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Hos Coffee

Quality coffee and great tasting pastries in a welcoming atmosphere.

603 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 274-3467
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Mi Viejo

Mexican restaurant and bar.

2700 Michigan Rd, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 274-3331
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Morning People Cafe

Home-cooked breakfast and lunch classics.

517 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 274-0599
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Sushi Bar

Freshly-made sushi with an extensive menu.

630 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 274-0889
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Sweet Kuppz

Boba tea, smoothies, and sweets.

1402 Bear St, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 493-4072
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Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

Mexican restaurant and bar.

1111 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 265-2715
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Yamato Japanese Steak House

Hibachi grill and sushi restaurant serving fresh seafood, delicious steaks, and savory chicken entrees.

140 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 265-8181
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88 King Buffet

Chinese buffet.

439 E Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250
(812) 265-1508

Chain Restaurants

Arby’s
Clifty Dr.

Bob Evans
Clifty Dr.

Burger King
Clifty Dr.

Captain D’s
Jefferson Plaza

Dairy Queen
Jefferson Plaza

Domino’s Pizza
Clifty Dr.

Frisch’s Big Boy
Clifty Dr.

Hardee’s
Clifty Dr.

KFC
Clifty Dr.

McDonalds
Jefferson Plaza

Papa Johns
Jefferson Plaza

Pizza Hut
Clifty Dr.

Rally’s
Clifty Dr.

Subway
Michigan Rd

Taco Bell
Franks Dr.

Wendy’s
Clifty Dr.

From shops and restaurants to museums and live entertainment, explore all the fun Madison, Indiana has to offer.