Tempest Oyster Bar

$$$ • Seafood

120 E Wilson St Suite 3, Madison
(608) 258-1443


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Tempest Oyster Bar

We sat outside on a perfect summer evening. The food was delicious, expertly prepared. We ordered several starters and salads and shared between 4 people +wine/drinks The food came out all at once. We managed in a small place. Servicer was marginal and snarky. One friend commented on being slapped for asking a question.

We were greeted in a friendly manner, and led to the bar (I had reserved counter seating) and seated at two seats where plates, napkins and a ‘Reserved’ sign were set up. We sat down and the bartender gave us menus and asked if she could take our drink order. Suddenly a server came over and told us we had to move to some other seats down the bar because he had a ‘reservation’ coming. I told him that we had a reservation, too, and questioned what he was doing. He gave us...read full review

Best meal of our entire short stay in Madison. Our server Allysa was terrific. Cocktails were delicious; food was even better. We were able to order just a few jumbo shrimp for our shrimp cocktail. Halibut & grilled tuna steak were both amazing. Save room for the uside-down pear cake! Served warm with fresh whipped cream. We would definitely return if ever in the city.BTW, we sat outside on the patio where they welcomed our dog. They even brought her a large bowl of water.

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Monday 4 - 10PM
Tuesday 4 - 10PM
Wednesday 4 - 10PM
Thursday 4 - 10PM
Friday 4 - 10PM
Saturday 4 - 10PM
Sunday Closed

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