Businesses

Monroe Street is home to a number of outstanding Madison businesses. And there are many businesses located on other streets in the neighborhood.

 

Monroe Street Businesses
Block Listing

First block of Breese Terrace

Gulesserian Oriental Rugs
8 S. Breese Terrace
256-8000
We buy, sell, clean and repair Madison's most beautiful rugs since 1911
Hours: M-F 8-5; Sa 10-2

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1400 block of Monroe Street

UW Credit Union
1435 Monroe Street
232-1304
Enjoy banking made simple
Open M-Sa.
www.uwcu.org

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1500 block of Monroe Street

HotelRED
1501 Monroe Street
819-8228
The Wise Urban Bistro
819-8230
thewise@hotelred.com
Breakfast: M-F 7-10:30am; Lunch: M-F 11am-2pm; Dinner: M-Th 5-9pm, F-Sat 5-10pm; Brunch: Sat-Sun 71m-2pm; Bar: M-Th 7am-11pm, Fri-Sat 7am-1am, Sun 7am-11pm
www.hotelred.com

Mickie's Dairy Bar 
1511 Monroe Street
256-9476
A Madison landmark diner
Hours: Tu-Fr 6-2:30; Sa 6-3; Su 7-2:30; closed Mondays.

Stadium Barber 
1515 Monroe Street
255-1588
Unisex hair styling.
M-F 8-5; Sa 8-noon
New Orleans Takeout 
1517 Monroe Street
280-8000
Hours: M-Sa 11-9
"Mo' Bettah" carryout Creole cooking. A Madison favorite -- lunch and dinner to go. Now serving crab cakes.
www.eatmobettah.com
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1600 block of Monroe Street

Acupuncture Works
1605 Monroe Street
250-2536
Relieve pain, improve energy and restore health with Amy Crikelair's acupuncture & herbs.
www.acu-works.com

D-CHAI Traditional Thai Massage
1605 Monroe Street
835-1800
d-chaillc.com

Spanish Language Institute
1605 Monroe Street
256-6007
Small classes and/or private lessons in conversational Spanish. Individual attention helpful for learning and speaking Spanish. All ages welcome.

Pizza Pit Extreme
1614 Monroe Street
251-4412
pizzapit.biz

Better Way Marriage & Family
1619 Monroe Street
255-9330
 

Heitzinger & Associates
1619 Monroe Street
255-4419
Employee assistance program consultants
Hours: M-F 9-5
www.eapheitzingerandassoc.com

The Integral Psychology Center
1619 Monroe Street
255-9330
Find healing and growth through psychotherapy. Individuals, couples, families, groups. Call to inquire about your interests. Confidential.
Flexible hours
www.integralpsychology.com

Fannie's Hair Design
1627 Monroe St,
257-2672
A full- service salon. Sebastian Products, Nexxus, Matrix, Paul Mitchell.

Maurie's Fine Chocolates
1637 Monroe Street
255-9092
Locally made artisanal dark chocolates, second generation chocolatier. Gift boxes, snacks, custom events.
Hours: M-F 10-6, Sa 10-5pm; Su 11-3pm (call to check)
www.mauriesfinechocolates.com

Walter's Swim n' Sun
1639 Monroe Street
256-7946
Specializing in swimwear and accessories. Triathalon apparel. Also standup tanning bed.
Hours: M-Th 10-7; F 10-5:30; Sa 10-4
www.walterswim.com

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1700 block of Monroe Street

Monroe Street Branch Library
1705 Monroe Street
266-6390
Neighborhood library. Access over 3 million books, CDs, DVDs, videotapes, word processing, Internet.
Hours: M-W-F 1-9; T 10-6; Th 12-6; Sa 9:30-5.
www.madisonpubliclibrary.org

The Fit
1709 Monroe Street
250-5116
"Strong is the new skinny." Offer both personal training and group classes.
thefitonmonroe.com

Rupert Cornelius
1717 Monroe Street
231-2621
Comfortable natural fiber clothing for women.
www.rupertcornelius.net

Baci 
1719 Monroe Street
255-0775
European Hair dressing

eyeopia
1717 Monroe Street
237-3032
Personalized eye wear selection, professional eye care, by appointment.
Hours: T/Th 11am-6pm; F 11am-5pm; Sat 11am-4pm
eyeopia.com

Associated Bank 
1720 Monroe Street
259-2000
Provider of premier financial services for businesses and consumers. Member FDIC.
Hours: Lobby open M-Th 8:30-5; F 8:30-6; 
Sa 8:30-1
Drive-up M-Th 7:30-6; F 7:30-7; Sa 8:30-2

www.associatedbank.com

Orange Tree Imports 
1721 Monroe Street
255-8211
A potpourri of cards, toys, soaps, kitchenware, specialty foods, holiday decor and jewelry
Hours: Su 12-4; M-Th 10-8; F & Sa 10-5:30
www.orangetreeimports.com
Art Gecko 
1725 Monroe Street
280-8053
Unique furniture housewares, clothing and jewelry from China, India, Bali and Nepal
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West Lawn Avenue

Young Shakespeare Players
1806 West Lawn Avenue
258-0015
Full-length plays of Shakespeare and Shaw, ages 6-18, since 1980.
www.ysp.org
ysp@ysp.org

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1800 block of Monroe Street

Borokhim Oriental Rugs
1801 Monroe Street
257-2222
Over 1000 rugs in the showroom. Traditional, contemporary, tribal. Very reasonable prices.
Hours: M-Sa 10-6
www.persianbijar.com

Pizza Brutta
1805 Monroe Street
257-2120
Neapolitan wood-fired pizzas made with local & organic ingredients. Salads, sandwiches, beer & wine, too!
Hours: Tu-Thurs 11-9; F-Sa 11-10; Su 11-9; closed Monday.
pizzabrutta.com

The Sewcial Lounge
1809 Monroe Street
285-5815
Modern fabric shop & sewing lounge.
Hours: T/W 10am-5pm; Th 10am-7pm; F/Sa 10am-4pm; Su/M closed
thesewciallounge.com
email: info (at) thesewciallounge.com

Trader Joe's
1810 Monroe St
257-1916
Friendly neighborhood grocery store featuring unique food & beverage items from all around the world.
Open daily from 9am - 9pm. www.traderjoes.com

Wild Child
1813 Monroe Street
251-6445
Great cotton clothes and beautiful toys your children will love every single day
Hours: M-F 10-5:30; Sa 10-5; Su by chance
www.wildchildclothes.com

Katy's American Indian Arts
1817 Monroe Street
251-5451
Authentic, handmade American Indian jewelry, pottery, Oaxacan rugs and Pendleton blankets
Hours: T-F 10-5:30; Sa. 11-5:00; Su-M by chance
www.katysamericanindianarts.com
email: katys (at) att.net

Barriques Wine Cave
1825 Monroe Street
284-WINE (9463)
Weekly wine tasting, accessories, spirits, wine, beer. Coffee, tea, sandwiches, salads, and baked goods.
Hours: M-W 6am-9pm, Th-F 6:30am-10pm, Sa 6:30 am-10pm, Su 7am-9pm
www.barriquesmarket.com

J. Kinney Florist
1835 Monroe Street
255-7500
European style flower shop also featuring garden ornaments & cottage-style housewares.
Hours: M-F 9-5; Sa 10-5
www.jkinneyflorist.com

HAIR
1839 Monroe Street
259-1111
A unique experience with a true team of highly trained stylists
Hours: M-Th 8am-8pm; F 8am-7pm; Sa 9am-5pm; Su 10am-5pm
www.hairmonroe.com

Brocach Irish Pub and Resturant 
1843 Monroe Street
819-8653
Hours: Su 9am-11pm; M-W 11am-11pm; Th-F 11am-midnight; Sa 11am-midnight
http://www.brocach.com

Pasqual's 
1851 Monroe Street
238-4419
Hours: M-Th 11am-9pm; F 11am-10pm; Sa 8am-10pm; Su 8am-9pm
pasquals.net

Crescendo Espresso Bar and Cafe
1859 Monroe Street
284-7908
Hours: M-Sa 6:30am-8pm; Su 7am-5pm
crescendomadison.com

Mystery to Me
1863 Monroe Street
283-9332
An independent bookstore.
Hours: Tu-F 10am-7pm; Sa 10am-5pm; Su 11am-4pm; M Closed
mysterytomebooks.com
 

Neuhauser Pharmacy
1875 Monroe Street
256-8712 fax: 256-3027
Old fashioned friendliness and service with modern, professional knowledge and skills
Hours: M-F 8:30-6; Sa 8:30-4:30
www.neuhauserrx.com

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1900 block of Monroe Street

Strictly Discs
1900 Monroe Street
259-1991
New & used CDs & Vinyl, rare collectibles & free overnight special order service.
Hours: M-Th 10am-8pm; F 10am-9pm; Sa 10am-6pm; Su 11am-5pm
www.strictlydiscs.com

Monroe Street Framing
1901 Monroe Street
255-7330
Custom picture framing
Hours: M-W,F 9-6pm; Th 9-7; Sa 9-5; Su 12-4 pm
www.monroestreetframing.com

Lucca Fine Men's Clothing
1904 Monroe Street
280-0653
Hours: M-F 9am-6pm; Sa 9am-3:30pm
luccaclothing.com
 

Paragon Video & Stereo
1905 Monroe Street
251-6121
Specializing in home theater and custom installation.
Hours: Tu,W,F 11-6; Th 11-8; Sa 11-5.
paragonvideoandstereo.com

1040 Tax Preparation 
1910 Monroe Street
255-3730
Professional tax preparation since 1977
R.W. Simmons

Capital City Comics
1910 Monroe Street
251-8445
New Marvel and DC comics plus huge back issue selection
Hours: M-F 12-7; Sa 10-5

Empire Photography 
1911 Monroe Street
257-2941
www.empirephotos.com

Alvarado Real Estate Group
1914 Monroe Street
251-6600
thealvaradogroup.com
info (at) thealvaradogroup.com

Madison Environmental Group, LLC
1914 Monroe Street, Suite 101
280-0800
Consulting and research firm assisting clients and communities to build green and live green.
madisonenvironmental.com

Karner Blue Candle & Supply
1915 Monroe Street
258-2558
Hours: M-W 11am-6pm; Th 11am-7pm; F/Sa 11am-6pm; Su 12-5pm
karnerbluecandle.com

The Gingko Tree
1919 Monroe Street
442-8046
A charming shop filled with carefully chosen gifts and decorative accessories
Hours: M-Sa 10-5; Su 12-4
www.thegingkotree.com
Vein Care Plus/Minor Procedures Office 
1920 Monroe Street
251-6060
Dr. Owens - varicose veins of all sizes and other minor procedures. 
Hours: M-Th 9-5, F 9-12pm 
www.minorprocedures.com

Brasserie V, Neighborhood Eatery & Tap Room
1923 Monroe Street
255-8500
A casual, European influenced neighborhood brasserie serving lunch, dinner & Sunday brunch. Enjoy Belgian beers!
www.brasseriev.com

A Stone's Throw 
1925 Monroe Street
255-1925
Lifestyle clothing boutique for women, open daily. Also: The Upstairs Closet, featuring brand new & gently-used clothing & accessories for women, men, and children
Hours: M-Th 10am-6pm; F-Sa 10am-6pm; Su 12-5pm
www.shopastonesthrow.com
 

Velvet Button Boutique
1925 Monroe Street
285-5959
Hours: M-F 10am-6pm; Sa 10am-5pm; Su 12-4pm
www.velvetbuttonboutique.com

The Wine & Hop Shop 
1931 Monroe Street
257-0099
Home beer making and wine making for those who want to drink the best
Hours: M 11-7; closed Tu; W-F 11-6; Sa 10-5; Su 12-4
www.wineandhop.com

ma-cha teahouse+gallery
1934 Monroe Street
442-0500
Modern tea lounge and art gallery. Over 60 teas, traditional Japanese matcha, light food & bakery.
Check web site or call for current hours. Closed on Monday.
www.machateahouse.com

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2400 block of Monroe Street

Madison Theatre Guild
2410 Monroe Street
238-9322
Community theatre organization. Costume and wig rentals for parties and plays.
www.madstage.com

Budd's Auto Repair
2422 Monroe Street
238-1414
Automobile diagnostic and repair - foreign and domestic - towing - certified mechanics
Hours: M-F 8am-5:30pm
www.budsautorepair.com

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2500 block of Monroe Street

Sarah B. Fine Stationery
2501 Monroe Street
233-2501
Fine paper and fancy goods.
Hours: M-F 10am-6pm; Sa 10am-5pm
sarahbgirls.com

Zander's Interiors 
2503 Monroe Street
231-1983
Professional interior design; fine furniture and accessories.
Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm, Sa by appointment
zandersinteriors.com

Klinke Cleaners
2502 Monroe Street
233-5099
Professional dry cleaning. In by 10:00. Out by 4:00.
Hours: M-F 7am-7pm; Sa 8am-5pm
www.klinkecleaners.com

Laurel Tavern
2505 Monroe Street
233-1043
Friendly/family place. Nightly specials. Carry-out foods.
Hours: Daily 11am-2am
thelaureltavern.com

Monroe St. Fine Arts Center
2526 Monroe Street
232-1510
Non-profit school of the arts, offering private and group instruction in art & music, plus open art studios, garage band, and more!
www.msfac.org

Michael's Frozen Custard
2531 Monroe Street
231-3500
Freshly made frozen custard in cones, dishes and sundaes
Hours: Su-Th 11am-10pm; F/Sa 11am-10:30pm
www.ilovemichaels.com

 

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2600 block of Monroe Street

Alpine Tailors
2600 Monroe Street
233-4112
Custom alterations and repairs.

W. F. Butler Plumbing, Inc.
2602 Monroe Street
233-1608

Aaron Perry - State Farm Insurance
2605 Monroe Street
238-7107
Hours: M/W/F 8:30am-5pm; Tu/Th 8:30am-6:30pm; Sat by appt.
aaronperryagency.com

ZIP-DANG
2606 Monroe Street
Home of ORANGYP ORANGY handmade ladyware. Also featuring vintage clothing, accessories, art, collectibles & furniture - handmade goods from artists all over the U.S. including works by both shop owners, Mike & Natalie Bass.
Hours: Mon-Sat 11:00 - 7:00
zip-dang.com

Calabash Gifts
2608 Monroe Street
233-2640
Art jewelry, fine art, ceramics, tablecloths, sculptures, beautiful wall hangings, yard art.
Hours: M-T-W-F 11-6; Th 11-8; Sa 10-5

jac's Dining & Tap House
2611 Monroe Street
441-5444
Cuisine influenced by rustic European flavors, in a lively and casual setting.
Hours: M-Sa 4-11pm; Su 4-9pm; Brunch Sa/Su 10am-3pm
jacsdiningandtaphouse.com

Monroe Street Shoe Repair
2612 Monroe Street
238-3171
Leather work, orthopedic, repair of shoes, boots, sandals, purses, Birkenstocks, zippers, luggage.
Hours: T-F 10-6; Sa 9-1; Closed Su-M

The Knitting Tree
2614 Monroe Street
238-0121
Supplies and classes. Where yarn and ideas go hand in hand.
Hours: M 11-4pm; Tu/W/F 11-5pm; Th 11-6pm; Sa 10:30-5pm
www.knittingtree.com
knittingtree (at) yahoo.com

Michael Krakora Photography
2616 Monroe Street
215-5775
michaelkrakora.com
 
Victor Allen's Coffee and Tea 
2623 Monroe Street #100
231-0622
Freshly roasted coffee, fine accessories, friendly service and inside seating.
Hours: M-Th 6am-9pm; F 6am-7pm; Sa/Su 7am-7pm
www.victorallen.com

MadCat Pet Supplies
2623 Monroe St # 120
204-7447
Madison's most trusted source for advice regarding cat & dog nutrition - the best food, toys, treats, and more.
Hours: M-F 9-8; Sa 9-7; Su 10-6
www.felineunderground.com

Walkner Condon Financial Advisors
2623 Monroe Street #130
234-4127
Accepting new clients.
walknercondon.com
info (at) walknercondon.com

Forget Me Not Studio
2623 Monroe Street #140
233-7560
Traditionally made classics for the home.
forgetmenotstudio.com

Taste of India
2623 Monroe Street #150
218-9200
Excellent vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisine.
Hours: Lunch Buffet 11:30-3pm; Dinner 5-10pm; Closed Mondays
tasteofindiamadison.com

J. Michael Real Estate
2607 Monroe Street
233-4440
Here to meet your apartment and appraisal needs.
www.jmichaelrealestate.com

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Knickerbocker Street

Wingra Canoe & Sailing Center
824 Knickerbocker Street
233-5332
Come rent a canoe, kayak, paddle boat, or sailboat. We also offer on water storage, season memberships, and party and event hosting
www.wingraboats.com

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2700 block of Monroe Street

Bluephies
2701 Monroe Street
231-FOOD (3663)
Modern decor with a wide-ranging menu from home-style foods to unique, exotic entrees, all at reasonable prices
Hours: M-Th 11-9; F 11-10; Sa 8-10; Su 8-9
bluphies.com

SERRV
2701 Monroe Street
233-4438
Fair trade, non-profit selling handcrafts and food from around the world.
Hours: M-Sa 10-6; Su 10-3
www.serrv.org

All Things Olive
2701 Monroe Street
236-9001
Extra Virgin and flavored olive oils and aged Balsamic Vinegars.
Hours: M-Sa 10am-5:30pm; Su 10am-2pm
northstreetmarket.com
 

Janus Galleries
2701 Monroe Street
233-2222 / 271-2222
Over 1500 original paintings and works on paper spanning 3 centuries!
Hours: Tu-Sa 10-4 or by appt.
www.janusgalleries.com

Milward Farrell Fine Art
2701 Monroe Street
238-6501
Featuring two and three dimensional fine art from local, national, and international artists.
Hours: M-F 10-6; Sa 10-5
www.milwardfarrellfineart.com

Luedtke-Storm-Mackey Chiropractic Clinic, S.C.
2702 Monroe Street
231-9152 / 231-3370 
Chiropractic health care: proven safe and effective. Back pain, neck pain, headaches.
Hours: M-W 7am-6:30pm; Th 7am-7pm; F 7am-6pm (closed 12-1:30 weekdays); Sa 7am-1pm
www.lsmchiro.com

Full Circle Natural Medicine
2702 Monroe Street
228-3261
Naturopathic primary care.
Hours: By appt. M-F 9am-7pm; Sa 9am-1pm 
fullcirclenatrualmed.com
Monroe Street Family Dental, LLC 
2702 Monroe Street
204-0222
Dr. Benjamin Farrow, DDS has created a dental practice that provides modern comfort and care while treading lightly on the earth. That's good for you and the environment.
www.monroestreetfamilydental.com
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2900 block of Monroe Street

Restaino Bunbury & Associates, Realtors
2945 Monroe Street
232-7777
"Dane County's premier real estate company"
Hours: M-F 8:30-5.
www.restainobunbury.com

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3400 block of Monroe Street

Arbor House, An Environmental Inn
3402 Monroe Street
238-2981
National award winning inn with sustainable emphasis.
www.arbor-house.com

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3500 block of Monroe Street
Gates and Brovi
3502 Monroe Street
819-8988
East coast fish house meets midwest supper club.
Hours: Kitchen: Tu-Th 11am-10pm; F-Sa 11am-11pm; Su 11am-9pm; M Closed
gatesandbrovi.com
 
Mallatt Pharmacy and Costume 
3506 Monroe Street
238-3106
A unique pharmacy that offers costumes, theatrical makeup, wine, and a post office
Hours: M-F 9-6; Sa 9-5
www.mallatts.com
 

Lakeview Veterinary Clinic
3518 Monroe Street
236-4570
A full service clinic offering compassionate care for clients and their pets.
Hours: M-F 8am-6pm; Sa 8am-noon
www.lakeviewvetclinic.com


Fritz & Associates 
3526 Monroe Street
231-1919
Hair design
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3600 block of Monroe Street

Percy's Service Station
3600 Monroe Street
231-3304