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Not the typical college bar.

Not the typical college bar on State. Has a cool feel, tree in the bar, sofas to lounge on, drinks... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Zach C
via mobile
great atmosphere

my husband and I stopped for a drink by a recommendation from a good friend. had to see the tree in... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
Madison, Wisconsin
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  • Average18%
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  • Terrible0%
May 13, 2017
“Not the typical college bar. ”
Apr 3, 2017
“Nice pub.”
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Not the typical college bar on State. Has a cool feel, tree in the bar, sofas to lounge on, drinks were stiff. Good place to grab a drink before or after a show at the overture center.

Thank Zach C
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Workers are very nice and accommodating. Bar prices not that bad. If lucky enough, get a seat by he window. People watching is great.

Thank Carla S
Reviewed 25 January 2017

My wife and I used to visit this bar quite regularly, and I would occasionally bring business associates in because it's a fun place. Last Saturday they had a bouncer at the door with a bad attitude. We didn't see the line (which was two...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

my husband and I stopped for a drink by a recommendation from a good friend. had to see the tree in the bar we were told and she was right!! we ordered drinks - wow - excellent! the bartender was very hospitable and so fun...More

Thank maryandjerryl
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I was excited to take friend to Pauls Club to reminisce about college days. I was appalled that a round of 4 drinks was almost $50 not including tip. We ordered the same round at Red Rock down the block and paid half the price....More

Thank llwid
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Can't miss Paul's Club, the classy bar with the tree inside. Probably the best selection and cocktails on State Street. They've got a good variety of top shelf booze and attentive staff with decent bar-tending skills. Lounge sofas and over-stuffed chairs are very comfy and...More

Thank ruukasu0808
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I recently visited Madison and my friend took me to this bar and I really enjoyed the experience. I liked the ambiance (they have a tree inside). We sat outside and had a great evening. It was during summer break so it wasn't very crowded...More

Thank lolinapena
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a super, fun place to stop for a drink or two. Friendly, attentive staff, good drinks and good time! Bar seating, standing groups or intimate lounge setting- very comfortable place for talk or watching strategically located TVs.

Thank coptrdrivr
Reviewed 12 April 2016

How can you not enjoy a bar with a tree in it? even if it's fake. The layout flipped from the original, but they still have a healthy beer menu. There were a few mugs left behind the bar, but not all of the dusty...More

Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 16 December 2015

My boyfriend and I have just started venturing out to new places and this spot is one of our new favorites. We had such a pleasant conversation with one of your lady bartenders about her wedding and she was just great. I love when bartenders...More

Thank CleverLulu02
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