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Welcome to Canteen!

A taco spot and tequila bar in a bright little corner of downtown Madison

Enjoy Concerts on the Square in downtown Madison, WI with a Concert 4-pack from Canteen Taco

Concert 4-Pack

Just pack your blanket and we’ve got the snacks—with our Mix-N-Match 4-pack!

Made for picnicking, our 4-pack is an easy-to-carry option with so many options: from tacos and burritos to beer and Juarritos, and your favorite sides, too, like chips and guac, street corn, or churros with chocolate sauce. Our 4-packs are available only on Wednesdays for Concerts on the Square, which takes place every Wednesday evening at 7pm on the lawn of the Capitol Square: June 26, July 3, July 10, Jul 17, July 24, July 31.

ADD-ON MARGS TOO!

PLACE YOUR ORDER TODAY

Place your order online at least 2 hours in advance, If concert is rescheduled, your order will be available at your specified pick-up time on the rescheduled date. 


Hours and Location

View Canteen Taco at 111 S Hamilton St,
Madison, WI 53703 on Google Maps

Call Canteen Taco by phone at (608) 285-5703
canteen@foodfightinc.com

Get Directions to Canteen Taco via Google Maps

Monday - Thursday 11 AM - 10 PM
Friday 11 AM - 11 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 11 PM
Sunday 10 AM - 10 PM

Brunch
Saturdays & Sundays 10 AM - 2 PM

Happy Hour Everyday
2 PM - 5 PM and 9 PM - Close

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Parking

Metered street parking is the main option around the Square. Try the smaller side streets—they usually have longer parking options, up to 2 hours.

If you plan to park for longer, there are a number of garages available.

122 W Doty St - on the corner of S Hamilton and W Doty
[RATES - subject to change]
Weekday Hourly Rate: $2.00 per 20 minutes, for the first 2 hours, $1 per 20 minutes thereafter, $27.00 daily max.
Weekday Evenings (after 4pm) : $10.00 flat fee
Weekend: $10 flat fee, per day

Capital Square- South - on the corner of S Fairchild and W Main

Wilson Street Garage and the Overture Center Garage are also within a few blocks.
Both garages allow you to stay for as long as you want and pay at the end.

Accessibility

Our entryway has one small step, and we have a portable ramp that is available upon request. Our bathrooms are ADA compliant. We have a variety of seating options, including standard height tables that folks can roll up to. Our outdoor patio is open seasonally, as weather permits.


Location

Find us at 111 South Hamilton Street, just off the downtown square in Madison, Wisconsin. The one-way streets around the square can be a bit confusing, so double-check your map directions if you’re driving.

Plan Your Event

Canteen’s the Spot for Your Next Private Party!

We’re great for group events because we’re open to doing just about any kind of awesome you have in mind. We can do taco & nacho bars, tray-passed apps, and tacos, or plated entrees. Book us for casual events, business dinners, birthday and holiday parties, and rehearsal/welcome dinners. Let’s party!

Inquire About Your Private Event

PARTY SIZES WE CAN HOST:

  • 36 seated
  • 65 standing reception

PERKS:

Tacos and margaritas, obviously! Customize a menu to fit all your taco desires (and budget requirements)

  • Private bar with expert margarita makers
  • A kitchen and serving staff dedicated to serving only your party  
  • Play your own tunes
  • Wireless internet  
  • Close to the Capitol, Monona Terrace, and lots of hotels 
  • Private underground parking available 1 block away (additional charge)

BREAKFAST EVENTS:

  • Available Monday to Sunday, 8 am – 11 am
    • Food and beverage minimum of $800

LUNCH EVENTS:

  • Available Monday to Thursday, 11 am – 3 pm
    • Food and beverage minimum of $1,500
  • Available Friday to Sunday, 11 am – 3 pm
    • Food and beverage minimum of $2,500

NIGHTTIME EVENTS:

  • Available Sunday-Wednesday 5 pm – 10 pm
    • Food and beverage minimum of $4,000
  • Available Thursday 5 pm – 10 pm
    • Food and beverage minimum of $4,500
  • Available Friday-Saturday 5 pm – 11 pm
    • Food and beverage minimum of $6,000

PLEASE NOTE:

  • If the food and beverage bill at your event does not reach the minimum, the remaining balance will be charged as a room fee rental.
  • If you would like an event time over more than one meal period, the food and beverage minimum is a combined total of both meal periods.
  • Food and beverage minimums are subject to price increases on holiday weekends, UW Commencement weekend, and other large downtown-focused event dates.

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HERE OR THERE >> HAVE CANTEEN ANYWHERE

Looking to take the party offsite to your home or business? We do that, too.

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