Stone House Fork

Stone House Menu


  • Trout Black Hawk

    Smoked trout, cucumber, peppers, red onion, capers and dill in endive cups honors the Sauk Indian Chief who fought the Battle of Wisconsin Heights near Prairie du Sac in 1832.

  • Madison Mushrooms

    Mushrooms stuffed with Westphalian ham, served with Madeira cream sauce, honors the US President whose name was given to a patch of Wisconsin wilderness in 1836, the year of his death.

  • Hazen Board

    Local cheeses, sausage and cured meats, honors Chester Hazen, who built the first cheese factory in Wisconsin in 1864

  • "King" James Strang Tarts

    Cheese pastry baked with onions, leeks, scallions, cheese, and cream, honors the founder of a Mormon community on Beaver Island in 1847 where he declared himself king.

  • Strudel Gorst

    Duck and dried cherries in phyllo, served with port wine sauce, celebrates Robert Gorst, founder of a utopian commune in Dane and Green counties in 1850.

  • Appetizer Sampler

    A taste of our unique appetizers, to be shared around the table.

    Large$30.95 - Small$19.95

Soups & Salads

  • Romaine & Blue

    Chopped romaine with Rose Kase Buttermilk Blue Cheese dressing, garlic croutons, and applewood smoked bacon. Add 3 oz beef tenderloin medallions - $6.95 each.


  • Summer Salad

    Organic greens and endive with strawberry vinaigrette, tomatoes, toasted walnuts.

  • Duck Salad

    Smoked duck breast on summer greens, with apples, celery, green onions, dried cherries,

    slivered almonds, raspberry vinaigrette, and Sartori Black Pepper Bellavitano cheese.


Main Course

  • Sterling Beef

    Our chefs weekly steak special, featuring the finest beef and accompaniments, honors

    Professor John Sterling, the sole U.W. faculty in 1849, who also ran a second-hand furniture

    store to supplement his yearly salary of $500.   

    Market Price
  • Veal Vilas

    Tender cutlets of veal, crusted with bread crumbs and cheese, served with Brussels Sprouts, pearl

    onions and bacon glazed in balsamic vinegar sauce and a parmesan potato,  honors the Madison mayor,

    who in his 1861 inaugural stated "People have been swindled so often by those elected... it's not surprising

    that some look at government as a means by which the few can rob the many".  

  • Beef Lathrop

    Smoke roasted boneless short ribs, with black raspbeery barbecue sauce, served on crispy

    hash browned potatoes, with beefstock stewed onions, and oven roasted carrots, honors John Lathrop,

    the first chancellor of the University of Wisconsin in 1849, when the class numbered 20 men.  

    $ 22.95
  • Potter Perch

    Fried pretzel crusted fresh lake perch filets served with house-made tartar, parmesan potato,

    and sauteed sugar snap peas with mint, honors the Wisconsin congressman who, while debating abolition,

    was challenged to a duel by Representative Pryor of Virginia.  When Potter named Bowie knives

    as his weapon of choice, Pryor indignantly withdrew, declaring he was no butcher.

  • Lamb Nolan

    Juicy meatloaf with fennel cream gravy, served with garlic rosemary potato tart, and oven roasted baby carrots,

    honors John Nolen, the father of urban planning, whose recommendations in "Madison: A Model City (1911)" were largely rejected.  

    $ 17.95
  • Vegetable Gorst

    Zucchini, mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, shallots, fresh herbs, and fennel cream sauce,

    baked under a parmesan crumb crust, served with a rosemary potato tart, and oven roasted baby carrots,

    honors Robert Gorst, founder of a utopian commune in Dane county in 1850.  

    $ 16.95
  • Duck Wilcox

    Semi-boneless roast half duck with a port wine cherry sauce, served with wild rice,

    oven roasted carrots, honors Westport poet, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, who coined the oft repeated phrase,

    "Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone."

    $ 25.95
  • Lake Trout Phoenix

    Alder wood smoked Great Lakes Trout filet baked with a horseradish caper sauce, served with

    tender spring asparagus spears in lemon butter, and a parmesan potato, honors the 250 Dutch immigrants

    who went down with the steamer Phoenix in Lake Michigan on November 21, 1847.

    $ 19.95
  • Heileman Bavarian Dinner

    Breaded pork tenderloin and grilled weisswurst, with apple cherry sauerkraut, served with

    sliced potatoes in a warm bacon and green onion vinaigrette sauce, honors Gottlieb Heileman,

    who emigrated to LaCrosse, Wi in 1857, and established the City Brewing Company in 1858,

    which became the G.Heileman Brewing Co. in 1871.   



  • Turtle Pie

    Bavarian chocolate cream over caramel and pecans, a Quivey's original, now a favorite.

  • Peach Crisp

    Ripe peaches baked daily with an oatmeal crumb crust and served warm with vanilla ice cream.

  • Caramel Apple Pecan Tart

    Puff pastry filled with vanilla ice cream, warm sauteed apples,caramel sauce, and roasted pecans.

  • Lemon Chess Pie

    Simple & old fashioned, but so refreshing, served with fresh raspberry coulis and whipped cream.


Quiveys Corkscrew

Wine List

White Wines by the Glass

  • Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc
    glass: 8.75
  • Wollersheim Prairie Fume
    glass: 7
  • Wollersheim White Riesling
    glass: 7
  • A to Z Pinot Gris
    glass: 8.25
  • Sterling Sauvignon Blanc
    glass: 8.00
  • Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay
    glass: 9.5

Red Wines by the Glass

  • J Winery Pinot Noir
    glass: 8.75
  • Hedges CMS Red Blend
    glass: 8.50
  • Qupe Syrah
    glass: 8.00
  • Atlas Peak Cabernet Sauvignon
    glass: 9.75

Wisconsin White Wine

  • Wollersheim Prairie Fume
    bottle: 29
  • Wollersheim White Riesling
    bottle: 29
  • Wollersheim Chardonnay
    bottle: 33
  • Cedar Creek Pinot Grigio
    bottle: 29
  • Fisher King Gentle Sin
    bottle: 26
  • Wollersheim Dry Rose
    bottle: 33

Wisconsin Red Wine

  • Wollersheim Carignan
    bottle: 27
  • Wollersheim Domaine Reserve
    bottle: 45
  • Wollersheim Domaine du Sac
    bottle: 33
  • Wollersheim Pinot Noir
    bottle: 32
  • Cedar Creek Syrah
    bottle: 29

Lighter White Wine

  • Domaine Serene Rose
    bottle: 49
  • King Estates Pinot Gris
    bottle: 32
  • Hogue Gewurztraminer
    bottle: 27
  • J Pinot Gris
    bottle: 30
  • A to Z Pinot Gris
    bottle: 32
  • Foley-Johnson Sauvignon Blanc
    bottle: 45
  • Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc
    bottle: 32
  • Pascal Jolivet Sauvignon Blanc
    bottle: 35

Lighter Red Wine

  • King Estates Domaine Pinot Noir
    bottle: 60
  • Hedges CMS Red Blend
    bottle: 35
  • Qupe Syrah
    bottle: 33
  • Talbott Logan Pinot Noir
    bottle: 43
  • Hess Collection Allomi
    bottle: 55
  • J Winery Pinot Noir
    bottle: 36
  • The Prisoner Red Blend
    bottle: 66
  • Chappellet Mountain Cuvee
    bottle: 45

Full Bodied White Wine

  • Conundrum White Blend
    bottle: 35
  • Coppola Pavillion Chardonnay
    bottle: 35
  • St. Innocent Pinot Blanc
    bottle: 44
  • Laguna Ranch Chardonnay
    bottle: 33
  • Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay
    bottle: 39
  • Prisoner Blindfold White Blend
    bottle: 43
  • Chalk Hill Chardonnay
    bottle: 37

Full Bodied Red Wine

  • Atlas Peak Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 39
  • The Prisoner Saldo
    bottle: 56
  • Merryvale Merlot
    bottle: 60
  • Monticello Estate Grown Merlot
    bottle: 52
  • Pine Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 60
  • Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 60
  • Dry Creek Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 40

Special White Features Served in Riedel Stemware

  • Duckhorn Chardonnay
    bottle: 48
  • Sonoma Loeb Chardonnay
    bottle: 46
  • Jarvis Estate Chardonnay
    bottle: 75

Special Red Features Served in Riedel Stemware

  • Seghesio Home Ranch Zinfandel
    bottle: 82
  • Robert Biale "Black Chicken" Zinfandel
    bottle: 77
  • Black Stallion Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 50
  • Groth Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 72

Sparkling Wine

  • Frances Ford Coppola Sofia
    bottle: 35
  • Wollersheim NA Sparkling Grape Juice
    bottle: 15
  • Kenwood Yalupa Brut
    bottle: 25
  • Balatore Grand Spumante
    bottle: 27
  • Korbel Brut
    bottle: 29

Bottle Beer

  • New Glarus Spotted Cow
    bottle: 5
  • New Glarus Moon Man
    bottle: 5
  • New Glarus Totally Naked
    bottle: 5
  • Ale Asylum Hopalicious
    bottle: 5
  • Central Waters Honey Blonde
    bottle: 5
  • Lake Louie Scotch Ale
    bottle: 5
  • Lake Louie Tommy's Porter
    bottle: 5
  • Lakefront Riverwest Stein Amber Lager
    bottle: 5
  • MGD Lite 64
    bottle: 4.5
  • Miller Lite
    bottle: 4.5
  • Loon Juice Hard Cider
    bottle: 5
  • Clausthaller NA
    bottle: 5