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Sheila Mae's Town Fryer

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116 N Main St, Burlington, WI 53105-1538
262-763-9940
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5:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Burlington, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous homemade cooked in butter choices that make your mouth water before you even order. This quaint little hidden gem in the center of Burlington is one of our favorites. We found the service to be fast and friendly and cozy with the locals. It has kept our family coming back for 22 years.

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Thank kellystagg
Burlington, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Town Fryer in Burlington is a nice small town diner that caters to the breakfast lover. Small and cozy, you can eat at a counter with other folks or at a table. Can be quite crowded on weekends so you may have to wait for a table but I have not been disappointed in 16 years. Always kind servers... More 

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Burlington, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our favorite breakfast stop. The service is friendly and efficient. The patrons are enjoying themselves at the counter as they visit and share current events. The food is delicious and reasonably priced. There is an excellent selection and daily specials. It is the best place around for breakfast .

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Thank happygrama
Lake Geneva
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's something nice about this place. Half of the charm are the friendly waitresses (Wendy and Lynn). The other is the food. We've been coning back to the Town Frier for several years -- Saturday or Sunday -- a couple times a month. Portions are great. Prices reasonable. Local neighborhood friendly. We split the Eggs Benedict and hash browns. Or... More 

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Thank t_mclaughlin_jr
Burlington, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every Omelette here is a winner. Never dry. The Hippy Omelette is my go to item for breakfast. Small old school diner open for breakfast and lunch only. Keep doing what you are doing Town Fryer. I know I will be back over and over again!

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Thank JMan71
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Best eggs benedict in Burlington! Great breakfast and lunch menu and very friendly staff. Daily specials and the biggest cinnamon rolls in town!

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Thank Travis H
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Went for a ride last week and stopped there for breakfast. Wife ordered 2 fried eggs, bacon and pancakes and I ordered 2 poached eggs, sausage and an English muffin. Everything was good, served the way we ordered. Service was good and we will return. We stop there occasionally for breakfast and plan on going there for lunch sometime soon.... More 

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Thank Ken W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Try the basted eggs, delicious corned beef hatch or one of the tasty omelets. Your coffee cup is rarely empty. Everything comes with a load of potatoes and warm toast. For a special treat try one of the giant cinnamon rolls!

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Thank Marge B
Wind Lake, Wisconsin, United States
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I've wanted to visit this little diner for a long time. Our friends invited us out for Sunday breakfast and took us here. Our visit was perfect. We were seated right away. The menu has somrthing for everyone, a nice variety. I loved the eggs benedict. The best I've ever had and I've had a good share if them over... More 

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Thank Renee M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended to us while at a nearby Dr appointment. It is absolutely phenomenal. The atmosphere was very friendly, the wait staff was attentive yet not overbearing, and the food was extremely tasty. The food was hot, filling, and exactly what we were looking for. I ordered the Meat Lover's Skillet and it was perfect! I can't believe... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 N Main St, Burlington, WI 53105-1538
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: 262-763-9940

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?