WELCOME TO MADISON, CROSSFITTERS! We’re so glad you’re here. This is what you can expect when dining with us this year:   Parking: -We are located at 301 W Johnson St, in the heart of downtown Madison. Parking options are limited (we always encourage people to walk/bike when possible!) but there are some places to park nearby. Check out our custom parking map here.   How things work at Short Stack: 1) We operate on a first-come, first-serve basis (NO […]

At Short Stack, we’re serious about sustainability. For us, sustainability is a multi-faceted approach to operations, values, and our existence in the local restaurant industry. Over the years, we’ve reduced our environmental impact, increased local and sustainable products and purveyors, grown community connections, and critically examined every aspect of our business. Learn more about our commitment to sustainability HERE, and check out the Sustainable Purchasing Guide we created to help us with our choices. We are so fortunate to have […]

Hey Community!   Effective July 27th: -Masks are again required inside Short Stack for ALL customers and staff -This is due to updated guidance provided by Public Health Madison & Dane County -Customers are required to wear masks inside unless seated at their table In addition to masks, please note: 1) No more take out on Saturday & Sundays as we transition to more indoor capacity 2) Take out will still be an option on Thursdays & Fridays 3) All […]

To put it mildly, this past year has been hard. But for Black lives in this country, it has been even harder. This past year follows a 400 year history of oppression, racism and injustice in our country. As we approach the one year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, we mark how significant it is while also recognizing that this kind of brutality is nothing new. In the words of community leader and Urban Triage founder Brandi Grayson, “if we, […]

We’re currently hiring for Front of House and Back of House positions. Part-time and Full-time positions available. To jump to our Online Application page, CLICK HERE. What you need to know: *No previous experience necessary — we are willing to teach from the bottom up and hire on positive attitude and willingness to learn Short Stack is 100% woman-owned and proud of our management team which is largely run by women. We take pride in our training process and are […]

Planning for Graduation & Mother’s Day Weekend with your loved ones? Make life easy with our special Pre-Order Menu. For Pick-Up on Saturday 5/8 or Sunday 5/9. Our Offerings: -quiche (choose meat or veg) -pies (choose from blueberry, grasshopper, key lime) -take’n bake biscuits -take’n bake scones -banana bread -cakes -cocktail kits -mocktail kits Head to our Pre-Order Menu page HERE to order!

Easter weekend is coming up and we’ve got some special pre-order options for the occasion. Pickups will take place Saturday 4/3 and Sunday 4/4. Pre-orders must be placed by 8pm on 4/1 (for Sat pickup) and 4/2 (for Sun pickup) Choose from the selection of pre-order items below: -Pies (petite or full-size, choose your flavor) -Quiche (petite or full-size, meat or veg) *GF option available -Pan of Bars (choose your flavor) -Flower Bouquets by Laura at The Kind Flower -Custom […]

Starting Monday February 8, our new hours will begin. We will be CLOSED Monday-Wednesday, with our new operating hours being OPEN Thursday-Sunday 7am-8pm. Curbside pickup and delivery only. If you haven’t already, check out and sign-up for a Pie of the Month Club. Stay safe and be well, folks.

As the pandemic rages on, so too does the fight of local restaurants and businesses to stay safe and open. Every small business has been forced to pivot in innumerable ways throughout the course of the last year. Winter in Wisconsin is relentless, and the financial burden of this annual slow period is continuing to devastate the local restaurant industry. Many restaurants and small businesses are still unsure if they’ll make it through the season, let alone the year. But […]

Check out our holiday hours: 12/23 7am-5pm (our kitchen is open two extra hours this day!) 12/24 7am-1pm 12/25 & 12/26 CLOSED* 12/31 7am-8pm 1/1 8am-8pm *Regular operating hours resume between 12/27-12/30 and after 1/1. See you for curbside pickup or delivery any day we’re open. Reminder that holiday pre-order pickup windows are on 12/23 & 12/24. Thank you for supporting local restaurants this season.