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Nitty Gritty Restaurant & Bar

1021 N Gammon Rd, Middleton, WI 53562-3800
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English first
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59 reviews 59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

The Nitty Gritty was the perfect place to stop to get a little experience of Wisconsin on one of my trips back to my home state. Not having the opportunity to cook staying in a hotel, my nephew and I wanted a decent place to eat after a long day of work. My fondest memories were easily accessible; brats, beer,... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Went for my wife's birthday. Took the kids too. Staff was very friendly and attentive. It was early so it wasn't too busy so maybe that helped. Plenty of TV's to watch the game. We sat in a booth upstairs so that was nice being out of traffic. The burgers were good and the soup looked homemade and veggies were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

When in the Madison area we try to stop at Nitty Gritty. We've found the Middleton location to be more convenient. Burgers are tasty and there's such a creative variety. Get a side of their gritty sauce for your pub chips, fries, cheese curds, sandwich or whatever. Wish they sold it in bottles! The little sundaes for dessert are just... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

I have never in my life seen such disrespectful and rude waiters! The female waiting staff are horrible. I don't understand how they could let some of these girls work there! I wont even be going to the Middleton WI Nitty Gritty for my birthday ever again the service and management is horrible one day those girls will put you... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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129 reviews 129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I celebrated my recent birthday with family at the Nitty. The service was great and the burgers good. They have a large selection of burgers, sandwiches and salads. If you register online with them you can get a free hamburger in addition to the free drinks and balloon. Our server was kind enough to bring us a second balloon so... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The bar is known for birthday celebrations. Free beer for adult birthday and soda for minor. Variety of burgers and other types of sandwiches. Large upstairs seating with sports memorabelia hanging on the walls. Price is moderate with good food.

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Madison, Wisconsin
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Everyone should celebrate at least one of their birthdays at the Nitty Gritty. Great food and lots of fun, for those of any age. Have been celebrating my birthdays here with my twin sister for several years now. Everyone entering into the restaurant includes the question,"Anyone celebrating a birthday today?" If yes, you get a free beverage (beer or soda)... More 

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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79 reviews 79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

the burgers are great, we love the 99 cents sundaes they have and if you go on your birthday, you get one free and a card for a 1 free sundae a month for a year

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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

I first started going to The Gritty back in college at their downtown location. A second location was added here in Middleton 10 years ago. Similar atmosphere as the downtown location without the drunk college students after 8. Our favorite is their fried cheesecurds with Gritty Sauce. If you are new to WI, the cheesecurds are a by product of... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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99 reviews 99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

I hit this for lunch one day. Quite a menu selection. Good burger - pretty tasty. Quick service too. They seem to sell themselves as the place to have special events like birthdays, etc. The walls are covered with pictures of groups holding their special events. Quite nice looking at the special occasions over the years capture in pictures.

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Additional Information about Nitty Gritty Restaurant & Bar

Address: 1021 N Gammon Rd, Middleton, WI 53562-3800
Phone Number: 608-833-6489
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Middleton
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 am

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