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Restaurants & Lodging

Overture Center is located between two beautiful lakes in the middle of Madison’s city center. There is a plethora of great downtown shopping and dining options located within walking distance of Overture.

Current Special Offers

Diego’s Mexican Bistro, The Icon
Receive 50% off your first drink purchase when you present your event ticket with special coupon on the back. Please note: Moe’s Tavern & Grill offers will be honored at Diego’s Mexican Bistro.

Johnny Delmonico's Steakhouse
Receive 10% off your bill when you present your show tickets to your server. Valid only on night of performance. One discount per party.


Samba Brazilian Grill
Receive 50% off one bottle of wine when you present your show ticket or ticket stub to your server. Offer only valid on night of performance.  Limit one discount per party.



Overture’s Featured Restaurant Partners

227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.663.7374
Located on the Overture Center rooftop, Fresco is a modern dining space boasting panoramic views of the Capitol and State Street. Fresco’s menu features Contemporary American cuisine made with fresh, local, seasonal ingredients and an extensive list of wine, beer and martinis. Entrée prices range from $15 - $28.
The Icon
206 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.256.3000
"The Icon, the new restaurant and tapas bar on State Street across from the Overture Center, is so flashy, so glitzy, so stylized - two recent meals there completely wowed me." -The Capital Times

Johnny Delmonico's Steakhouse
130 S. Pinckney St., Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.257.8325
A classy, big-city steak house with crisp white linen on the tables, a gorgeous mahogany bar, and dark wood paneling with Art Deco inspired metallic trim. Entree prices: $16 - $35

Diego’s Mexican Bistro
118 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.280.9999
Located steps from the Capitol and the Overture Center, Diego’s features custom crafted and traditional Mexican dishes.

Samba Brazilian Grill
240 W. Gillman St., Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.257.1111
Experience a taste of Brazil.  Unique two course dining features unlimited salads, side dishes and grilled meats from the rodizio carved table side.


Additional dining in downtown Madison
For a complete list of restaurants in the area, please contact the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800.373.6376 or refer to



Overture’s Featured Hotel Partners

The Dahlmann Campus Inn Madison Hotel (74 rooms)
601 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.257.4391
Tollfree: 800.589.6285
Extraordinary in every way: Unsurpassed service. Elegant guest rooms and suites. A beautiful marble lobby accented with original art and a mahogany fireplace. Access to the exclusive Chancellor’s Club. And unmatched convenience to the University of Wisconsin and Downtown Madison. (Distance to Overture: 0.4 mile)

The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club (356 rooms)
1 West Dayton, Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.257.6000
Tollfree: 800.356.8293
Located in the heart of downtown Madison, and just steps from Overture Center, its the ideal location for your next meeting, convention, special event, or weekend getaway. (Distance to Overture: 0.1 mile)

Best Western Inn on the Park (215 rooms)
22 South Carroll, Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.285.8000
Tollfree: 800.279.8811
An urban landmark on the Capitol Square in Madison, the hotel is located directly across from the magnificent State Capitol building. (Distance to Overture: 0.2 mile)

Hyatt Place Madison/Downtown  (151 rooms)
333 West Washington Avenue, Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.257.2700
Ideally situated in the heart of downtown, the Hyatt Place Madison/Downtown is surrounded by museums, theatres, restaurants and shopping.


Additional lodging in downtown Madison
For a complete list of hotels in the area, please contact the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800.373.6376 or refer to

Pictured above: Fresco Restaurant's sculpture garden on the rooftop of MMoCA, at dusk.