About this Business
From Our Editors
There's always a seat reserved for Dennis Harold Neville at Madden's Gastropub. In addition to being the father of co-owner Nathaniel Neville, Dennis was a UCONN sports fanatic, a Vietnam cryptographer, and one of two very important people to inspire the eatery. The other was Madison Virginia Ponte, daughter of co-owners Norbert and Norleen Ponte, whose love for life persisted despite a fatal childhood disease. Dennis and Madison remind the owners and chefs of Madden's Gastropub to pour their hearts into their cooking everyday. The result is a menu of finely crafted gastropub eats such as steamed clams and slow-roasted pulled pork tossed in bourbon-barbecue glaze and topped with caramelized onions, aged cheddar, and apple-cranberry slaw. Entrees include dry-rubbed hanger steak, slow-simmered buffalo mac and cheese, and grilled pork chop topped with tropical fruit salad.