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Ginny's Cupboard

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127 N Water St, Sparta, WI 54656-1738
608-269-6669
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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Great interior! Wonderful homeade breads! Excellent sandwiches! Great malts and shakes. Cute little shop area with old time favorites.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Michelle J
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Sparta, Wisconsin
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Sparta, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great interior! Wonderful homeade breads! Excellent sandwiches! Great malts and shakes. Cute little shop area with old time favorites.

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Bangor, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Love Love Love...food, coffee, atmosphere...great people working with spirit and kindness. Recommend to friends and family. Stop by if you are in town.

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Rudolph, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We have been here before and the food is always excellent. We usually have half a sandwich and a cup of their delicious soup. Today we stopped in for a shake - mine was a vanilla shake with a shot of espresso - so good. The service is great. We love this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

A great atmosphere with antiques and retro decor and exceptional servers. Taste homemade soups, sandwiches, bakery and breakfasts reasonably priced. Always a great inviting, consistent spot for coffee, bakery and casual and business lunches.

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Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I stopped in mid morning for a raspberry latte, and it was very well made with great service. I hung out to read while enjoying my drink, and then stopped back later in the day for an Italian soda to go. Again service was great and the drink was very good. The next morning I tried an iced mocha to... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

How many times do you celebrate your 38th anniversary by going to a sandwich/ice cream shoppe in Sparta, WI, for a chef's salad? Generally, just once. But if Ginny's Cupboard is that sandwich/ice cream shoppe, once is enough. On the downtown's somewhat deserted main strip, Ginny's can be hard to find. But once you find it, you will be glad... More 

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Shanghai, China
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This soup/sandwich/icecream/coffee shop is great! Everything I've ordered here is delicious and fresh and the restaurant is decorated with cute old memorabilia. Try the Zoreo ice-cream (Zanzibar chocolate and oreo), it's the best ice-cream I've ever had! Get it in a sugar cone and enjoy a walk in pretty, historic down-town Sparta!

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Macon, Georgia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Want a taste of home, this is it! a family owned and operated serving local fare, fresh and homemade..... I mean really home made! AWESOME!

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I enjoy small sandwich places and love coffee. The only place in Sparta top get a great cup of coffee. Nice family atmosphere, good food and great coffee! Ginny is very personable as well, when she's there.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Cute inside. An old building with lots of history but still modern and trendy with coffee, soda fountain and salads or sandwiches. Homemade soup choices. Would definitely go back and would recommend going to downtown Sparta to enjoy this place.

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Additional Information about Ginny's Cupboard

Address: 127 N Water St, Sparta, WI 54656-1738
Phone Number: 608-269-6669
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Sparta
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 127 N Water St, Sparta, WI 54656-1738
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Sparta
  • Phone Number: 608-269-6669

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 8:00 pm

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