Rohde's Steak House
613 W. Main St.
Madison, WI
???? - ~1982

Owners:
John Rohde Sr.
Ed Rohde
John Rohde Jr.
Buddy Rohde


Night Waitresses:
Bobbie
Delores
Evelyn
Grace
Loraine
Lorna
Nina Eddy
Virginia
Lori
Elaine
Joan

Cooks
Paul ??
Ron Porter Sr. (Nights)
Ron Porter Jr. 78' - 82' (Nights)
Pat O'Malley (Nights)
Dave Woerpel
Vern Bjorston?? (Days)
Dishwashers
John Wold (Days)
Reuben (Nights)
Chris Brown (Nights)
Bruce Beale (Nights)
Dennis Tiedt (Nights)
Mark Kaczynski (Nights)

Bus
Allen (Days)

Bartenders
Ken Spangler
?? Weekly

Dining Rooms
Mendota
Wingra
Gold



History
  • 'Butch's Bologna Bash' started at Rohde's in the late 60s
  • Bought by John and Elaine Forrest. They called it The Forrest. Didn't last more than a couple years after that.
  • Tremeries Bar next store
  • Vern lived above Tremeries