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Mary Cody's

American, Pub, Gastropub
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205 Main Street, Onalaska, WI 54650
608.519.2200
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Mary Cody's Restaurant and Maggie's Lounge, a place where...
Welcome to Mary Cody's Restaurant and Maggie's Lounge, a place where comfort and classic dining meet. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, locally renowned chef Mary Cody offers New American cuisine, using high-quality seasonal ingredients prepared in innovative ways, alongside classic American favorites. If you're looking for fine food in a casual, cozy atmosphere, you've found the right place.
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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great surprise.

Perfect place for lunch, worth the drive past all the restaurant chains! Friendly staff, owner came out to check on us with our eastern accents.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
Marie D
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Kings Park, New York
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English first
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

People in the area know of the culinary talents of Mary Cody, but out-of-towners may not be aware of this little gem. Food is great and the prices are very reasonable. We have really enjoyed their special occasion brunches. Small and intimate, but yummy.

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Kings Park, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Perfect place for lunch, worth the drive past all the restaurant chains! Friendly staff, owner came out to check on us with our eastern accents.

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Onalaska
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

When your server says, "it's just one of those days" as a last ditch attempt at a tip, you know the service was awful. This is nothing new, but when combined with terrible food, inaccurate orders, and a very long wait, it's just not worth it. I love to patronize our local restaurants, and have actually given this place several... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This restaurant is in the space of an embroidery shop where I once worked, so I had to check it out. Wow, can you say "gutted the building?" However nice it is, it feels like so many other dark wood, heavy bar stool places I've seen. There is some flair with flowers and it is nicely appointed, but nothing unique.... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

In town on a quick business trip, and was happy to find a nice place like Mary Cody's. It is at the corner of Rt 35 and Main St, parking is just on the street. It's a small place with probably a dozen tables and a small bar area that faces the sidewalk. They have a nice selection of food... More 

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Mt Prospect
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stopped here for a late lunch. They had a nice variety of selections for lunch. I had the black and bleu, and my daughter had the soup and sandwich combo. Everything tasted great. The waiter was very friendly. The decor was relaxing.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We go often, and everything we try is something special. I especially look forward to the seasonal features and trying the innovative and upscale ways she prepares even the most basic comfort foods. On this visit, I tried the tenderloin. It was set on a demi-glace with a combo of roasted red peppers and blue cheese on top. I requested... More 

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La Crescent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

We decided to try something different for our Friday fish restaurant. Well different is what we found and I'm glad we did! Fabulous atmosphere beautifully decorated with a wine flair, right down to the table candles (oil lights in wine bottles). All you can eat fish; we chose baked and battered. The batter was great-light, whipped, nothing heavy or oily... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We had been for a cruising Saturday. It was a top down day for sure. Bright sun and comfortable humidity. We and our friends decided to make a whole day of joy riding. After a pleasant day, we decided to try Mary Cody's. The place is very clean and well appointed. Service was prompt and the server could not have... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I recently attended the Pub Dinner at Mary Cody's and what a treat! The dinner was for reserved patrons only, not open to the public, so we got the undivided attention of the staff, Mary and her wine specialist, Jeffrey, who is a native of Wales. He introduced each course with his knowledgable pairings of beer and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 205 Main Street, Onalaska, WI 54650
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Onalaska
  • Phone Number: 608.519.2200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub, Gastropub

Description

Welcome to Mary Cody's Restaurant and Maggie's Lounge, a place where comfort and classic dining meet. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, locally renowned chef Mary Cody offers New American cuisine, using high-quality seasonal ingredients prepared in innovative ways, alongside classic American favorites. If you're looking for fine food in a casual, cozy atmosphere, you've found the right place.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?