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Quaker Steak and Lube

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American, Bar
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2259 Deming Way, Middleton, WI 53562-5510
+1 608-831-5823
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Madison
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do you like Buffalo Wild Wings? Then you will like this place. Lots of TV's with sports on them. Many beers on tap. Many, many wing sauces to go on the pretty decent wings. Decent burgers and other traditional sports bar food. Very kid friendly. Gets full on game days. The nice thing about a place like this is you... More 

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Thank jscopper
Middleton, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an ok place to go eat but don't expect superior food or service. Like any other hamburger joint.

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Thank dougmartin1216
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy. I would describe it as Hooters without the half naked girls. Food was decent. Very noisy. Good to watch football games on a Saturday night.

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Thank HooiserAggie
Middleton, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not a fan of chain restaurants b cause I prefer to support local businesses. One of the advantages of a chain reaction bough is consistentcy, you generally know what I o expect. Quaker State makes wings. The other items in the menu are not as good, so go if you like wings This particular location has some local beer... More 

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Thank LoveTraveling29
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

I ordered food through Mr. Delivery. Their part of this was 100% perfect. Quaker State is incapable of leaving off an item (onions) or taking responsibility for screwing up. Fortunately it is a dislike rather than A SEVERE ALLERGY! Since Mr. Delivery collected the money, not them, they really did not want to do anything. Why are onions on the... More 

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

Went late at night for a snack and drink. Decor was awesome, but the only ok thing about the food was presentation. Also got a mixed drink that was really below average. Very unimpressed with the food, drinks, and service. Wouldn't go back.

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Thank Keith8127
Cambridge
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Relaxed atmosphere makes this a great choice for a casual dinner. The burgers are great and I hear the chicken wings are awesome but I have not tried the wings yet. Prices are reasonable and service is good. It has a bar and can be lively but the dining area is popular with families.

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Thank Heidi S
milwaukee
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

The floor and tables were filthy, covered in spilled drinks and napkins. Our shoes stuck to the floor and glasses stuck to the table. We had to send back our first blended Margaritas because it tasted like lime flavored water. Instead we went with one on ice which were much better. Our waitress was nice enough once we were acknowledged... More 

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Wisconsin
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Nothing pretentious about this place, it is just a good restaurant with good food. Nothing spectacular, but it doesn't have to be. It is good at what it is designed to be, just a nice place to have some decent food and drinks. During the summer months on Wednesday's they have bike night. It can get a little busy, but... More 

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Morganton, Georgia
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95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We didn't realize it was bike night so we were forced to park a little ways away. Tons and tons of people but eating inside made it quicker. They had a band this evening and had a lot of workers based on the crowd. Food was served quickly and was prepared well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $15
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2259 Deming Way, Middleton, WI 53562-5510
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +1 608-831-5823
Description
It was 1974 when our country had its first gas crisis. The price of gasoline was skyrocketing, gas stations were closing nationwide, and carmakers began exploring how to develop cars that got better mileage.

But for George "Jig" Warren III and Gary "Moe" Meszaros, it wasn't about better mileage or for that matter even obeying the new 55 M.P.H speed limit. It was about finding a home to preserve the culture of those old gas stations and high-powered muscle cars.

So was born Quaker Steak & Lube(R), a "Cook Your Own Steak" restaurant that gave old muscle cars a permanent home, which included a 1936 Chevrolet, frozen in time on the original hydraulic grease rack.

It is from these beginnings that the Quaker Steak & Lube(R) family of restaurants began. Today, "The Lube(R)" serves over 80 million wings annually, has bottled sauces for retail sale, has won the title of "Best Wings USA," and has hundreds of local, national, and international awards for their sauce recipes. Over 60 locations throughout the United States and Canada, "The Lube(R)" is still rescuing muscle cars, vintage cars, trucks and a vast selection of custom and antique motorcycles, giving them good homes hanging from the walls and ceilings in each restaurant.

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