Madison's Cafe is a 34-year Jefferson City tradition, offering casual yet elegant dining, with a focus on northern Italian, American cuisine with global influences. A large and ever-changing menu awaits using locally sourced products whenever and wherever possible, including herbs from Madison's own herb garden.
The menu includes appetizers, salads, soups, hand-cut steaks, pastas, seafood, gourmet sandwiches, and scratch-made desserts offering something for everyone. Madison's has a full bar, an extensive cellared wine list, a martini menu and specialty spirits menu.
We offer daily lunch and dinner specials. Our gluten-free fare, whole wheat pasta, and a wide variety of vegetarian fare pleases the most sensitive palate. A special "Kids Menu" is available for children 13 and younger.
There are two private dining rooms: cocktail reception for up to 120; butler style service for up to 70. The entire restaurant can be reserved Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. for your private event, minimum of 75 guests up to 200. Off-site catering is available from small gatherings to more than 300.
And, yes, we do offer pick up-to go.
Voted the Best Restaurant, Best Outdoor Dining, Best Power Lunch, Most Romantic, Best Salad, Best Appetizers, and Best Italian Restaurant by Jefferson City Magazine in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016. Voted Best Italian and Most Romantic by the Readers Choice poll of the Jefferson City News Tribune for the last 12 years. In 2014, Madison's was voted Best Italian in Mid-Missouri by Mid-Mo.com. Also, in 2014, MapQuest named Madison's to the list of the "The Best Top Food Bites in all the 50 State Capitals".
In 2016, FSR (Full Service Restaurant Magazine) named it in the TOP 100 Independent Restaurants in USA State Capitals. In 2015 and 2016, The Culture Trip, a one-stop website for the best international/global art, food, culture and lifestyle for every country named Madison's as one of the top restaurants in Jefferson City, Missouri.
We sell our delicious salad dressings bottled, fresh, no preservatives - only available at the restaurant.
Offering Italy's No. 1 Coffee - LavAzza - Espresso, Cappuccino, Latte, Mocha, Caramel, Americano, Coffee and decaffe. and among the many beers we include Italy's No. 1 Beer - Peroni Beer.
Located downtown, two and a half blocks from the Capitol; a half-block from the Governor's Mansion; five blocks from the historic Missouri State Penitentiary; three blocks from the Amtrak Station; about a 1/2 mile from the bridge bike/walk crossing to the Katy Trail; and across the street from the Madison Street parking garage.
See our website for details and menus.