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Food was yummy

This place is right off the High Trestle Trail and caters to bikes. I had a CoCo Stout beer which I... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Carl F
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Nice stop on the High Trestle Trail

Four of us stopped here to replenish after a ride on the High Trestle Trail. Fortunately, they are... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
JMS_41
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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304 S Madison St, Madrid, IA 50156-1462
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

This place is right off the High Trestle Trail and caters to bikes. I had a CoCo Stout beer which I thoroughly enjoyed. My wife and I split an order of egg rolls and nacho's from a food truck associated with the Flat Tire. They...More

Thank Carl F
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great little pub with easy bike access on the High Trestle Trail. Great drinks & enjoy them on the patio. Snacks available if you need one.

Thank jmw0313
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We have been here a couple of times and not impressed. The bartenders are vey unaware of customers, the drinks are expensive, and I do not need a solo cup with only one shot in it.

Thank 26lovetotravel26
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The Flat Tire Lounge is on the High Trestle trail and just off of hwy 17. It's a great location to hang out, have a drink and a bite to eat when on the bike trail or even just driving through Madrid. Kid friendly too!

Thank Missy S
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I've stopped at the Flat Tire Lounge several times while biking the High Trestle Trail. It's a good spot to get a drink and relax. They sell pizzas but it's very limited (only several different types, I think they're pre-made). I really wish this place...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I have been to the Fat Tire Lounge many times. I park my car in the gravel parking lot at the Fat Tire Lounge in Madrid. Then I ride my bike on the trail across the High Trestle Bridge and continue to Whiskin Donkey in...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Four of us stopped here to replenish after a ride on the High Trestle Trail. Fortunately, they are right off the trail and carry a very nice selection of beers on tap. The staff was friendly and the beer was cold. Although the lounge itself...More

Thank JMS_41
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Sound was very bad, just a metal shed & if music was playing you could not hear each other. Only food was pizza & they were out of most popular ones.

Thank Roseanne S
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The Flat Tire lounge actually does sell new tubes and tires for your bike, besides good craft beers from one of the local breweries and food. The Lounge caters to the local crowds and those riding along the High Trestle Trail for the day or...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This is a stop everyone should make if they are riding their bike on the High Trestle Trail. It is not far from the High Trestle Trail Bridge which is an awesome place to see. They offer a wide variety of drinks including some local...More

Thank stella2626`
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