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Ginny's Cupboard

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127 N Water St, Sparta, WI 54656-1738
608-269-6669
Today
6:30 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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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
A Step Into The Past

A friend and I went to Ginny's the night before we did the Sparta-Elroy bike trail. The Italian (homemade) sodas were GREAT! The decor brought back memories. The guy behind the counter was friendly and welcoming.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Vicki J
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Milwaukee
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Milwaukee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A friend and I went to Ginny's the night before we did the Sparta-Elroy bike trail. The Italian (homemade) sodas were GREAT! The decor brought back memories. The guy behind the counter was friendly and welcoming.

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Macon, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I spent 30 days in Sparta (the month of Jun) and Ginny's became the lunch place of choice. Everything, from the breads to the soups were fresh and homemade. Stop in once and you will become a regular!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very nice home town experience. Take a step back into the past. Great food & great atmosphere. Always worth the trip to Ginny's. Black Thunder coffee and the home made pastries are for sure a hit.

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Sparta, Wisconsin
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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 19 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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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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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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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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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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