“Can we reserve a table?”
Most definitely!  Our tables seat up to 4 people.  The cost is $60 + $5 cover charge per person.  The $60 reservation cost must be booked online at  The $5 cover charge must be paid on the door.  If you have a party larger than 4 people, we highly recommend reserving a second table.  If you have reserved 2 or more tables, we will ensure that these tables are by each other.

“Can we reserve the Dueler’s Den?”
Of course!  Our Dueler’s Den is our VIP section located on stage next to the pianos.  The cost for this section is $150 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, and $300 on Fridays, and Saturdays.  The VIP section seats up to 25 people.   We have cocktail servers for your convenience.  For availability and booking, visit

“The website says that tickets are no longer for sale for the evening I’m looking to reserve.  Can I still reserve a table/Dueler’s Den?”  
If the website says that tickets are no longer for sale, that evening’s reservations are full, BUT we still have plenty of room for walk-ins! First-come-first-serve!

“Do we need a reservation to attend the Ivory Room?”
Nope!  We reserve out certain areas of the bar, but the rest is first-come-first-serve!

“I reserved a table/VIP section, but now we have to cancel.  What are the refund options?”
We honor refunds through gift cards only.  These gift cards can be used at any Noble Chef Hospitality location: Ivory Room Piano Bar, Rare Steakhouse- Madison, Rare Steakhouse – Milwaukee, Freiburg, Buck & Badger, and Wisconsin Brewing Tap Haus.  Please contact us via email about your refund with your address – send info to



“We’re interested in having a private party at the Ivory Room.  How should we set this up?”
To inquire about reserving the Ivory Room for a private party, contact Kate, the general manager.  Her email is  Also, contact Piano Fondue to set up entertainment for your party.  Their email is



“When are there dueling pianos?”
We have dueling pianos on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.  On Thursday, the show starts at 9pm, with doors open at 8pm.  On Fridays and Saturdays, the show starts at 8pm, with doors open at 7pm.
We have solo piano shows on Tuesdays (9pm start) and Wednesdays (8pm start).

“Is there a cover?”
On Fridays and Saturdays, there is a $5 cover.  There is no cover on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.

“Do you have an ATM?”
Yep!  Our ATM is located by our Mifflin Street door.

“Do you have a card minimum?”
Great question – yes, we do.  Because we are a small business, we ask that cards be charged at a minimum of $10.  We also have an ATM located by our Mifflin Street entrance, should you opt for the cash route.

“Do you have an accessible entrance (ie: wheelchair)?”
For patrons requiring an accessible entrance, our State Street door is accessible.  Our Mifflin door opens to stairs.

“Is there table service?”
We have cocktail servers that can take your drink order at your table on Fridays and Saturdays.

“Is this an 18+ bar?”
No.  All patrons must be of the legal drinking age, which is 21 years of age.  (Even if you are with your parents.)  No exceptions.

“Do you serve food?”
Short answer – no.  The only circumstances that we provide food is catering for private events.

“I’m visiting town with X amount of people.  When is a good time to arrive to get a seat?”
Our unreserved tables are first-come-first-serve.  The doors open an hour before the show starts.  If you have a large party, consider reserving a table or the VIP section ahead of time.  If you would like to take your chances, the earlier you arrive, the better your chances of scoring a table.  The doors open at 7pm on Fridays and Saturdays.