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est. 2010

WELCOME TO MERCHANT

An industrial-chic craft cocktail bar and restaurant, Merchant, is a must-visit spot for locals and visitors alike. Located just down from capitol square and the building is nestled in Madison's historic First Settlement District, a neighborhood steeped in history, quality, authenticity, style, and entertainment.  A Madison icon, Merchant, has become a stage for showcasing some of the city's best culinary and bartending talent for over 10 years.

 

The Merchant team is now hiring! Applicants for Kitchen, Service & Management positions should send their resumes to: hiring@merchantmadison.com

 

 
 

COME JOIN US
PATIO SEASON IS IN FULL SWING

In addition to indoor seating in our dining room and bar, our outdoor Streatery is open and ready to welcome you! Reservations are recommended, however and walk-ins are accepted on a first come first serve basis.

Reservations can be made online here,  

or by calling the restaurant at 608. 259.9799.

 
 
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FROM THE KITCHEN 

FROM THE KITCHEN 

Executive Chef Scott Harrell and his team of talented chefs have prepared a menu that champions the best seasonal produce and ingredients from around Madison. Our chefs are proud to feature local and sustainable farms throughout the menu.

 

From WI classics like fried cheese curds and specialty sandwiches to artisanal charcuterie boards, oysters, and shareable small plates to stunning entrees. Merchant's frequently rotating offerings are as fresh and delicious as they are diverse.

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MADISON'S FIRST CRAFT COCKTAIL BAR

Established in 2010, Merchant has been designing compelling artisanal cocktails for over a decade. Lead by Caitlyn Nicholson, the award-winning bar program crafts local ingredients into house-made syrups, tinctures, & fresh-squeezed juices. These are then combined with quality spirits & specialty ice.

The result... strikingly cold, balanced, fresh, and delicious seasonal libations. 

Merchant also offers a large selection of approachable and sought-after wines & spirits, as well as the best of local craft beers. The expansive Wine List, helpfully organized by character is cultivated by James Juedes. The collection showcases estate-grown vineyards with organic and biodynamic farming practices from around the world. 

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