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Essen Haus

Essen Haus

In the early 1980’s, Essen Haus brought back to life a dying German neighborhood which once thrived in the late 1800’s. Come here for hearty plates of authentic German grub, 17 German drafts in giant glass boots and live Polka bands.

Area: Downtown Madison
514 East Wilson Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 255-4674
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Hours: Restaurant: Tue-Thurs, 4pm-10pm; Fri-Sat, 4pm-11pm; Sun, 3pm-9pm/Bar: Tue-Thurs, 3pm-2am; Fri-Sat, 3pm-2:30am; Sun, 3pm-10pm