We will be open our normal operating hours (Thursday-Sunday 7am-10pm) April 14-17. If you would like to pre-order quiche, pie, bloody mary kits or sweet treats for Easter weekend, please head to our Pre-Order Menu page and place your order (at latest) by 7pm the day before intended pickup. PLACE YOUR PRE-ORDER HERE We look forward to serving you soon.

We’re OPEN Labor Day Monday 9/6 from 8am-1pm for all your menu favorites. We’ll also have special pre-order items available for weekend pickup. Stay tuned for details.

Across the country, the restaurant industry has been scrutinized by consumers for its most recent price increases. In restaurants, food, labor and occupancy costs have always held the majority of operational costs, combining to be approximately 70 cents of every dollar during normal times. Yet since the pandemic began, increases in rent, wholesale food costs, wage increases, and broken supply chains have caused operational costs to skyrocket nationwide. The pandemic has also increased hidden costs for restaurants in a way […]

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 Immediately: -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) Takeout on Saturdays & Sundays: online ordering will be turned on AFTER 3pm. Note to order takeout you must order online (no phone orders). 2) Takeout will still be an option […]

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!