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Atwood Brew & Chew

Discover Madison’s Hidden Culinary Gems

Tex Tubb's Taco Palace Green chile chicken tacos

Enjoy a culinary tour of Madison’s hip east side neighborhood including tastings at 5 locations with two beer samples! This historic neighborhood boasts a native sandstone mansion that was home to Dane County’s first state senator, as well as historic churches, bars, an old movie theater, and of course incredible restaurants and micro breweries.

You will indulge in an amazing array of food and drink on this food tour, from pub fare to authentic Thai and Lao dishes to artisan nuts and real WI ice cream. Sip our locally brewed, real Wisconsin beers and the famous walnut burger (as seen in the WI State Journal)!


5 stops; artisan pecans; 2 WI beer samples; Thai and pub fare; local ice cream and historic mansion.


Saturdays at 1 pm


~1.5 miles; 3-3.25 hours



I attended the Atwood Brew & Chew weekend tour, and it was awesome! We went to several smaller businesses that I may not have known about or chosen myself, and all were amazing. I’d definitely recommend coming hungry!

Table Wine

A curated selection of wine, beer, and spirits for everyday occasions. Wine by the glass and classes offered.

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Lao Laan Xang Atwood

Cozy, relaxed eatery serving traditional Laotian cuisine, including many vegetarian options.

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Next Door Brewing

Contemporary craft brewery for small plates & elevated pub grub, including grilled cheese & sliders.

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Harmony Bar

Friendly neighborhood tavern with great food, live music, pool tables and tap beers.

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Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier

Specialty shop featuring fine, hand crafted artisan chocolates and truffles.

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Monsoon Siam

No-frills destination providing curry, noodles & other familiar Thai dishes in a laid-back setting.

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Tex Tubb’s Taco Palace

Festive setting for no-frills Southwestern grub accented with a salsa bar, craft beers & tequila.

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Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream, Atwood

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream has been making super-premium ice cream batch by batch since 1962.

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Published on Jun 24 2021

Last Updated on Oct 12 2021

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