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  • 11am-midnight Mon-Thurs, 11am-2am Fri & Sat, 10am-midnight Sun
  • (608) 807-1361
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Join the CatPack or register your card


Come for the craft beer, stay for the Crack Fries, come back for the swag!

Join our new CatPack Loyalty Program, get cool stuff, earn points toward free food and get free Crack Fries and a meal on your birthday just for signing up.

There are 3 tiers:

  • AlleyCat = Free, earn points with every food purchase, get free Crack Fries and a birthday meal just for signing up.

  • FatCat = $19.95/yr get 1 free order of Crack Fries per month (dine-in only, with any purchase), a special CatPack Pint glass and all the benefits of AlleyCat

  • HepCat = $99.95/yr get 1 free order of Crack Fries on every visit (dine-in only, with any purchase) plus a special CatPack T-shirt, pint glass and all other FatCat & AlleyCat benefits.

Which Cat are you? Enroll in the program online for automatic AlleyCat status, then upgrade to FatCat or HepCat on your next visit. Click here to sign up or register your card.

Find out more about the CatPack by clicking HERE.

HopCat presents: Behind the Brews, episode 1 w/ Wisconsin Brewing Co.

HopCat is proud to present "Behind the Brews," a new series by Isthmus that lets you get to know the people who bring you the finest craft beer from around the state. For episode one, the crew visited Kirby Nelson from Wisconsin Brewing Company. Take a look:


Our $8 specials will make your lunch dreams come true

Left home without packing a lunch? No worries - HopCat has you covered. From 11 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays, you can get a lunch-sized, life-changing version of one of our menu favorites, along with a side, for $8. Select one of the following mains:

  • Madtown Grilled Cheese
  • Turkey or Corned Beef Reuben
  • HopCat BLT
  • Southwest or Spinach Salad

...Then add any one of the following sides:

  • Cup of Apple-Tomato or Cheese Ale Soup
  • Cup of Vegetarian or Five-Pepper Beef Chili
  • Cup of Killer Mac 'N Cheese
  • Crack Fries
  • Small House Salad
  • Sesame-Citrus Coleslaw