About North and South – DeForest

JD & Taryn Duncan met at Keith and Erin’s first Madison restaurant as team members and managers. They married with the Stoesz’s daughter as their flower girl, who now babysits their young sons. The friendship has grown over time with a strong mutual respect for the work done in the restaurant industry. JD Duncan has had much success with several national chains as general manager. Along with a group of longtime DeForest residents, the Stoesz & Duncan families have come together to open the second location of North and South Seafood & Smokehouse in DeForest, Wisconsin, with JD Duncan as acting owner & operator. Along with our flagship Madison location, we are excited to share our passion for friendly-down home service, craft cocktails, seafood & smoked meats.

What People Say About Us



“Love coming here on those chilly days when you just want a big bowl of clam chowder. It is really good. I am tempted at times to ask for a bowl to take home. The fish and chips are also pretty good. Certainly a favorite of ours.”

“The food was great! I had a sampler and my husband had the fish fry. Everything tasted great and we each had to take leftovers home with us. The warm muffins to start off with are so good. This is the second time we’ve been back in the past couple months.”

“This was the best healthy, delicious lunch I’ve had out in a long time. I had the combo meal for $13 with 5 grilled shrimp and nice piece salmon, huge side salad and saute veggies, mini corn cakes and ice tea. It was like having lunch on the coast. Can’t wait to come for dinner”

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