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Pine Cone Restaurant

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6162 US Highway 51, DeForest, WI 53532-2958
+1 608-249-8778
12:01 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:01 am - 11:59 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here many times..NEVER disappointed. Food is varied and high quality. Service is fast, even when busy. Deserts and take along bakery are works of art! Many walk out with bags of breads or other huge bakery items.

Thank Robert B
Marion, Iowa
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had breakfast at the Pine Cone this morning. The portions were good, breakfast was hot, and the scrambled eggs were fluffy. I liked that the hash browns were homemade, but they could have been a little less greasy. We bought an apple pie from the bakery to bring home. Already tried a little bit. It was delicious.

Thank nchiafos
Laredo, Texas
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20 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has gone down hill I like stopping here but when you have to pay $2.69 for a egg to add to my French toast that is just outrageous.

Thank Berrisford S
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

If you don't mind that this restaurant is located at a truck stop, has sticky menus, and lots of times interesting diners, I'm sure you will enjoy the food. My friend and I meet here most Sundays for breakfast and coffee. Anything I have ordered off the menu is great. Service is good and fast for as busy as it... More 

Thank Echo H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

what a pleasant surprise to find this place while visiting Madison. it's known as a truck stop and they usually have good food. the chicken dumpling soup was delicious, the pancake perfect, everyone was happy with their meal. and to top it off, great staff and no wait, lots of room. I took a MINI cream puff to go, the... More 

Thank carrie W
DeForest, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

It's ok. I've been here probably half a dozen times and the waitresses are super nice and the food is decent. Nothing great but nothing bad. Good prices too.

Thank Kari A
Middleton, Wisconsin
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195 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

The only thing that isn't huge is the prices. The menu is huge, The portions are huge. If you want a pastry, some are the size of a small dog's head. The service is prompt and friendly. You can see why this is a favorite of truckers. If you want some good truck stop cooking, you should try this at... More 

Thank James S
Madison, Wisconsin
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103 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate here for breakfast a few days ago. The thing that wasn't great was my wife's sausage patty. She said it tasted gamey, not like a good pork sausage. But that's the only thing that kept it from being a 5-star rating. We both had the Cinnamon roll French toast. Their cinnamon rolls are enormous, with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

stopped in at the Pine Cone Restaurant as we were driving through WI on a Sunday evening. we pleasantly enjoyed the baked chicken half that included a roll, veggies, soup or salad, and a scoop of ice cream all for a reasonable price. to us it all tasted good and service was quick and efficient. the bakery case full of... More 

Thank rettup
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We stopped in for dinner one evening and the food was great. Service was good and the desert case was enough to make you drool. We will definitely be going back.

Thank Barb N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:01 am - 11:59 pm
12:01 am - 11:59 pm
12:01 am - 11:59 pm
12:01 am - 11:59 pm
12:01 am - 11:59 pm
12:01 am - 11:59 pm
12:01 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6162 US Highway 51, DeForest, WI 53532-2958
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  DeForest
  • Phone Number: +1 608-249-8778

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