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Stone House Menu

Appetizers

  • 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.

    $9.95
  • "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.

    $8.25
  • 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.

    $10.95
  • Raclettes Hazen

    Roth Kase raclette cheese melted and served with Bavaria Weisswust, boiled potato, and pickled vegetables, honors Chester Hazen, who built the first cheese factory in Wisconsin in 1864.

    $9.95
  • Appetizer Sampler

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

    Large $32.95 - Small $21.95

Soups & Salads

  • Romaine & Blue

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

     

    $5.95
  • Spring Salad

    Tender spinach topped with mushrooms and asparagus marinated in tarragon vinaigrette, with grated parmesan and croutons.

    $4.95
  • Evening Soup

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

    Cup - $4.95 Bowl - $6.95



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
  • Whitefish Astor

    Cracker crumb crusted Lake Superior filets, pan fried in butter, with house-made tartar, parmesan potato, and baby carrots with honey butter, 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.  

    $19.95
  • Veal Vilas

    Breaded veal cutlet, stuffed with ham and raclette cheese, pan sautéed in butter, with mushroom sauce, served with red potatoes smashed with garlic butter, cream, and fresh herbs, and fresh asparagus, 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". 

    $21.95
  • Heileman Pork

    Sauteed pork tenderloin on spatzle with mushroom sour cream sauce, served with braised sweet and sour red cabbage, commemorates Gottlieb Heileman, who established the City Brewery in Lacrosse in 1858, later becoming the G Heileman Brewery.

    $19.95
  • Beef Lathrop

    Boneless short rib braised in red wine, served on garlic mashed potatoes, with oven roasted root

    vegetables and pan juices, honors Governor Barstow, who gracefully resigned when the Wisconsin

    Supreme Court invalidated his 1856 election because of votes from non-existent precincts. 

    $ 22.95
  • Lamb Nolan

    Rack of lamb with a served 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.  

  • 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."

    $ 25.95
  • Trout Phoenix

    Oven roasted rainbow trout filets with a crispy smoked trout crust, served on sautéed spinach with

    fennel cream sauce, with roasted red potatoes, honors the 250 Dutch immigrants who went down

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

    $ 21.95
  • 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.    




Desserts

  • Turtle Pie

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

    $7.25
  • Chocolate Steamed Pudding

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

    $7.25
  • Apple Crisp

    Baked fresh daily with an oatmeal crumb crust and served warm with vanilla ice cream.

    $7.25
Quiveys Corkscrew

Wine List

White Wines by the Glass

  • Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc
    glass: 8
  • Wollersheim Prairie Fume
    glass: 7
  • Wollersheim Dry Riesling
    glass: 7
  • A to Z Wineworks Pinot Gris
    glass: 8
  • Black Stallion Sauvignon Blanc
    glass: 9
  • Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay
    glass: 9.75

Red Wines by the Glass

  • J Winery Pinot Noir
    glass: 9.25
  • Conundrum Red Blend
    glass: 8.5
  • Dashe Cellars Zinfandel
    glass: 9.75
  • Benzinger Family Cabernet Sauvignon
    glass: 9.75
  • Rodney Strong Merlot
    glass: 9.25

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
  • Fisher King Blue Rapture
    bottle: 26

Wisconsin Red Wine

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

Lighter White Wine

  • Prisoner Blindfold White Blend
    bottle: 43
  • Domaine Serene Rose
    bottle: 49
  • Hess Collection Shirtail Ranches Sauvignon Blanc
    bottle: 29
  • Acrobat Pinot Gris
    bottle: 32
  • King Estates Pinot Gris
    bottle: 32
  • Hogue Gewurztraminer
    bottle: 27
  • Black Stallion Sauvignon Blanc
    bottle: 37
  • J Pinot Gris
    bottle: 30
  • A to Z Wineworks Pinot Gris
    bottle: 35
  • Silver Trident Symphony No. 9 Sauvignon Blanc
    bottle: 45
  • Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc
    bottle: 32

Lighter Red Wine

  • King Estates Domaine Pinot Noir (1)
    bottle: 43
  • Sonoma Cutrer Owsley Pinot Noir
    bottle: 70
  • Conundrum Red Blend
    bottle: 35
  • J Winery Pinot Noir
    bottle: 36
  • The Prisoner Red Blend
    bottle: 66

Full Bodied White Wine

  • Coppola Pavillion Chardonnay
    bottle: 35
  • St. Innocent Pinot Blanc
    bottle: 44
  • Simi Chardonnay
    bottle: 32
  • Qupe Chardonnay Y-Block
    bottle: 36
  • Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay
    bottle: 39
  • MacMurray Chardonnay
    bottle: 40

Full Bodied Red Wine

  • Seghesio Zinfandel "Angela's Table"
    bottle: 35
  • Benzinger Family Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 39
  • The Prisoner Saldo
    bottle: 56
  • Rodney Strong Merlot
    bottle: 36
  • Hess Collection Allomi Cabernet
    bottle: 55
  • Decoy Merlot
    bottle: 40
  • Dashe Cellars Zinfandel
    bottle: 39
  • Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 36
  • 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

  • Pine Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 57
  • Robert Biale "Black Chicken" Zinfandel
    bottle: 77
  • Silver Trident Playing With Fire
    bottle: 65
  • Groth Cabernet Sauvignon
    bottle: 85

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: 5.25
  • New Glarus Moon Man
    bottle: 5.25
  • Ale Asylum Hopalicious
    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