Serves meat, veg options available. Hippie-inspired, convivial atmosphere with eclectic decor such as lamp bases made from old dial telephones. Features vegan options made from high-quality local, organic produce such as vegan chili (complete with vegan cornbread), corn, quinoa, and black bean salad, tom ka tofu soup, roasted veggie salad and two platters--one Mediterranean with pita, hummus, and tabbouli and the other Southwestern with chips, guacamole, and pico de gallo. Open Mon 4pm, Tue-Sun 11:30am-til late. Price: Inexpensive more-less
Vegan-friendly, American, Organic, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
1201 Williamson St (S Few St)
Madison, Wisconsin 53703

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First Review by starlyse
  • vegan

Good Food, Should Consider Expanding Veg Offerings

Posted on 08 / 03 / 2012

I enjoyed my lunch at the Weary Traveler. I had a huge bowl of the Tom Ka Soup w/excellent tofu and great flavor. My husband enjoyed an equally large bowl of hearty vegan chili w/cornbread. Other menu items that sounded good were the black bean and quinoa salad and the roasted vegetable salad.
Vegan menu items are clearly marked and the atmosphere is pleasant. The portions are very large. What surprises me is that while I appreciate the obvious effort to include menu items for vegetarians and vegans, they do not offer a vegan sandwich of any sort. A veggie burger or even a portabello sandwich would fit right in with the rest of their menu, and I'm sure that Madison patrons would be appreciative.
That being said, it was a nice lunch spot and I would go back. Where I didn't try any, their drink selection also looked nice (especially the locally made kombucha w/vodka).

Pros: Big portions, Nice atmosphere, Tasty soups
Cons: Not a large selection
  • vegan


Posted on 11 / 11 / 2011

Very vegetarian friendly with plenty of vegan options. The menu is clearly labeled. They have a wide variety of food, so everyone is likely to find something they like. The atmosphere is fun. They have a well stocked bar. An all around great place to eat and drink!

Pros: excellent food, great atmosphere, variety
Cons: always busy


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Last updated: 2012/03/27


Added: 2011/10/28


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