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Patrons enjoying the boathouse at sunset.

Spring/Summer Hours

Monday – Sunday
11 am – 10 pm

BLT Sandwich

Madison’s Best Lake Front Bar & Grill

Located at lake level in the historic Langdon Building at The Edgewater Hotel, The Boathouse serves authentic Wisconsin favorites like a Chicken BLT on Stella’s Spicy Cheese Bread. Try a Wisco Burger or the Mahi Fish Tacos, relax with a Mendota Colada and an appetizer—all with beautiful Lake Mendota as your front yard.

Come By Boat or By Land

The Piers at The Edgewater are scheduled to be installed mid-May, 2022. Docking at The Pier is complimentary throughout the day. Overnight docking is available for a $135 per night docking fee. For additional information about The Pier including overnight docking, contact: 608.535.8200.

NEW! Boat Rentals now available from The Pier. Click HERE to learn more.

That View, Though

In 2016, 2017 & 2018, Madison Magazine readers voted The Boathouse Madison Best Bar with a View & Restaurant with a Lakeview. Stop on by to see for yourself!

Madison’s Favorite Spot
For Over 70 Years

Cheese curds at the boathouse.

The Statehouse

Visit our sister restaurant

Food & Beverage at The Edgewater

Visit one of our sister restaurants!

THE STATEHOUSE offers the best of the Midwest in a relaxed setting with amazing views of Lake Mendota. 
Hours of operation:
Monday-Thursday 5pm – 10pm 
Friday 5pm – 1am & Saturday 9am – 1am 
Sunday 9am – 10pm

AUGIE’S TAVERN at The Statehouse is open for Monday – Thursday 4 pm – 10 pm, Friday 2pm-1am, Saturday 9am-1am and Sunday 9am – 10 pm. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.  

The Market is open daily for to-go coffee, breakfast items including hot breakfast sandwiches (served until 11am), oatmeal, bagels and muffins, and other grab-and-go snacks including cheese, beer and wine. Lunch sandwiches are available from 12pm-2pm on weekdays. View menu here.
Daily Market Hours: 7am-2pm

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