Stone House Fork

Stone House Menu


  • 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.

  • "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.

  • Raclette Cheese Hazen

    Roth Kase raclette cheese & Bavaria Weisswust, baked on garlic ciabatta, with pickled vegetables, honors Chester Hazen, who built the first cheese factory in Wisconsin in 1864.

  • Appetizer Sampler

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

    Large $32.95 - Small $21.95


  • Romaine & Blue

    Chopped romaine with Rose Kase Buttermilk Blue Cheese dressing, garlic croutons, and applewood smoked bacon. 


  • Fall Salad

    Greens and tender fall spinach with julienne apples, pumpkin seeds, and cranberry walnut vinaigrette.

  • Evening Soup

    Chefs nightly special, always made from scratch with lovingly simmered stocks, the old fashioned way. 

    Cup - $4.95 Bowl - $6.95
  • Soup & Salad

    Choice of our fresh made salads, and a steaming bowl of soup, served with crusty bread.


Main Course

  • Sterling Beef

    USDA Prime boneless strip steak (12oz), pan sauteed and served with mushroom cream sauce, oven roasted mushrooms and onions in red wine sauce,  and twice baked Dairyland cheese potato, 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.   $32.95

  • Whitefish Astor

    Cracker crumb crusted Lake Superior filets, pan fried in butter, with house-made tartar, parmesan potato, and sugar snap peas sauteed in olive oil with lemon and mint, honors the first commercial vessel on Lake Superior, named for John Jacob Astor, the wealthiest man in America at the time, who had mining interests in the area as well as controlled the fur industry. The vessel sunk in Copper Harbor on the Kewaunee Peninsula in 1844.  $21.95

  • Heileman Bavarian Dinner

    Breaded pork tenderloin & grilled weiswurst on apple cherry sauerkraut, with red potatoes in a warm bacon and green onion vinaigrette sauce, honors Gottlieb Heileman, who established the City Brewery in Lacrosse in 1858, later becoming the G Heileman Brewery.  $21.95

  • Beef Lathrop

    Smoke roasted boneless short ribs with raspberry barbecue sauce,  served on garlic mashed potatoes, with beefstock stewed onions and mushrooms and carrots, honors John Lathrop, the first chancellor of the University of Wisconsin in 1849, when the class numbered 20 men.  $22.95

  • Duck Wilcox

    Semi-boneless roast half duck with a port wine cherry sauce, served with wild rice, and fried apples, honors Westport poet, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, who coined the oft repeated phrase, "Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone."  $26.95

  • Veal Vilas

    Breaded cutlet stuffed with Westphalian ham and raclette cheese, with a mushroom cream sauce, served with red potatoes in a warm bacon and green onion vinaigrette sauce, with sweet and sour braised red cabbage, 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".  $23.95

  • Lake Trout Phoenix

    Alderwood smokeds Greate Lakes Trout filet, with dill, mustard, and capers, served with sugar snap peas sauteed in olive oil with lemon and mint, and a parmesan potato, honors the 250 Dutch immigrants who went down with the steamer Phoenix in Lake Michigan on November 21, 1847.  $20.95

  • Lamb Nolan

    Rack of lamb with oven roasted mushrooms and onions in red wine sauce, and garlic mashed potatoes, , honors John Nolen, the father of urban planning, whose recommendations in "Madison: A Model City (1911)" were largely rejected.  $27.95

  • Leopold's Feast

    Delicate crepes with a goat cheese, spinach, and roasted red pepper filling, served in tomato cream sauce, with Parmesan potato and sweet ginger and honey glazed carrots, honors Aldo Leopold, Wisconsin's champion naturalist.  $17.95


  • Turtle Pie

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

  • Apple Strudel

    Apples, golden raisins, and walnuts baked in filo with crème anglais and maple caramel.

  • Chocolate Steamed Pudding

    Traditional English rich cake served with Ellie’s Mom’s sauce with ground walnuts.

Quiveys Corkscrew

Wine List

White Wines by the Glass

  • Pine Ridge White Blend
    glass: 8.5
  • Wollersheim Prairie Fume
    glass: 7
  • Wollersheim Dry Riesling
    glass: 7
  • Hess Select Pinot Gris
    glass: 8
  • Ferrari Carano Chardonnay
    glass: 9.75

Red Wines by the Glass

  • J Winery Pinot Noir
    glass: 9.25
  • Alexander Valley Red Blend
    glass: 9.5
  • Decoy Merlot
    glass: 9
  • Outlot Cabernet Sauvignon
    glass: 10

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

Wisconsin Red Wine

  • Wollersheim Domaine Reserve
    bottle: 45
  • Wollersheim Domaine du Sac
    bottle: 33
  • Wollersheim Pinot Noir
    bottle: 32
  • Cedar Creek Vogue Rogue
    bottle: 26

Lighter White Wine

  • Prisoner Blindfold White Blend
    bottle: 43
  • Domaine Serene Rose
    bottle: 49
  • Dry Creek Sauvignon Blanc
    bottle: 35
  • Klinker Brick Rose
    bottle: 34
  • Hogue Gewurztraminer
    bottle: 27
  • Cuvaison Sauvignon Blanc
    bottle: 36
  • Hess Select Pinot Gris
    bottle: 29
  • Pine Ridge White Blend
    bottle: 32
  • Silver Trident Symphony No. 9 Sauvignon Blanc
    bottle: 45

Lighter Red Wine

  • Twomey Pinot Noir
    bottle: 70
  • Expression 38 Russian Camp Pinot Noir
    bottle: 45
  • Alexander Valley Red Blend
    bottle: 36
  • J Winery Pinot Noir
    bottle: 36
  • The Prisoner Red Blend
    bottle: 66

Full Bodied White Wine

  • Coppola Pavillion Chardonnay
    bottle: 35
  • Cuvaison Chardonnay
    bottle: 40
  • Ferrari Carano Chardonnay
    bottle: 39
  • Prisoner "The Snitch" Chardonnay
    bottle: 51
  • Calera Chardonnay
    bottle: 54

Full Bodied Red Wine

  • Coppola Diamond Collection Malbec
    bottle: 36
  • Outlot Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 39
  • Frog's Leap Zinfandel
    bottle: 56
  • Dry Creek Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 46
  • Hess Collection Allomi Cabernet
    bottle: 55
  • Decoy Merlot
    bottle: 40
  • Dashe Cellars Zinfandel
    bottle: 49
  • Black Stallion Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 48
  • Newton Skyside Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 45

Special White Features Served in Riedel Stemware

  • Jarvis Estate Chardonnay
    bottle: 75

Special Red Features Served in Riedel Stemware

  • Silver Oaks Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 105
  • Robert Biale "Black Chicken" Zinfandel
    bottle: 77
  • Silver Trident Playing With Fire Red Blend
    bottle: 65
  • Paratus Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 95

Sparkling Wine

  • Gloria Ferrer Brut
    bottle: 45
  • 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: 5.25
  • New Glarus Moon Man
    bottle: 5.25
  • Ale Asylum Hopalicious
    bottle: 5.25
  • Wisconsin Brewing Badger Amber
    bottle: 5.25
  • Lake Louie Scotch Ale
    bottle: 5.25
  • Sand Creek Oscar's Chocolate Oatmeal Stout
    bottle: 5.25
  • Lakefront Riverwest Stein Amber Lager
    bottle: 5.25
  • Miller Lite
    bottle: 5
  • Loon Juice Hard Cider
    bottle: 5.25
  • Clausthaller NA
    bottle: 4.25