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Quaker Steak and Lube

American, Bar
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2259 Deming Way, Middleton, WI 53562-5510
+1 608-831-5823
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Thank Pat F
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Keith8127
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Heidi S
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31 reviews
14 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 

Thank sunhead
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16 reviews
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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 

Thank WiscDave
Morganton, Georgia
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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.

Thank Twinhitch
Grand Rapids MI
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36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Large menu, good onion rings, steak was okay. Server was very good but manager was a bit rude trying to deliver food to our group.

Thank jcisler
Baraboo, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Worth the trip to Madison for the fair here. Great decor, and the food is delish. Good service, value and cocktails. Working our way through the menu! Hotels in walking distance.

Thank Armsons
Ames, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We were on a bus trip and stayed across the street at Country Inn & Suites and ran across the street for dinner. The hostess was very nice and we were seated right away(it is a lot bigger than it looks). The food was very good and the server was smiling and fun. All of our choices were great and... More 

Thank Blitzn2
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Nice place for a quick eat or for a drink at the bar! Separated in two areas - bar and dining. Car shop decor with many retro vehicles literally hanging around. The Kentucky Burger Qburger was delicious, so were the Baby Back Ribs. Keep in mind - when they say their wings are freaking hot, they are NOT kidding!

Thank inat4eto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $15
American, Bar
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
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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
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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