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Quaker Steak and Lube

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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2259 Deming Way, Middleton, WI 53562
+1 608-831-5823
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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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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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was mediocre at best. The server didn't seem to care when I took the raw bacon off my sandwich and set it aside. She didn't seem to care about anything. She had no enthusiasm AT ALL. Her monotone voice almost put me to sleep and she barely looked at us. My husband and I sat in the bar,... More 

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Thank Christine S
Eau Claire, WI
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236 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice sports type bar and restaurant. Love the theme and the decor. The menu was interesting with the wing choices. Love a place that serves different levels of heat in the wings. Everything was delicious. Easy to find off 12 and 14 near hotels and shops.

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Thank OnlyMeDSW
Waunakee, WI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was OK but it was hard to talk because of background noise. The setting was good for car fans but could not hear what anyone.

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Thank Mike R
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

My wife and I were on our third leg of a trip from North Carolina to northern Minnesota. We saw a sign advertising Quaker Steak and Lube. Having eaten at one before and having been impressed, we let our GPS lead us about 15 miles off I-94. Quaker Steak and Lube is a restaurant chain capitalizing on the motor oil... More 

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Thank Dennis L
Ellon, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Had dinner here with about 9 other colleagues. Great choice of drinks and food. Waiter was really friendly and helpful. Fast service.

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Thank brymills
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch and wanted to catch some of the game on TV. This place has a nice bar area. Several TVs. Sunday happens to be happy hour all day. 2 dollars off apps and 1.50 off draft and bottles. Derek was our server. He was excellent. We had a good lunch.

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Thank wsmithhd
Bellingham, Minnesota
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

We picked this place as my husband is a total gearhead. The car and motorsport décor was perfect for him, but not too overwhelming for people who might not be quite as enamored. The food was fairly basic sports bar fare, but still quite good and reasonable. Definitely recommended for those who love their cars or just want something with... More 

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Thank Valerie K
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Visiting the area for the first time we walked from our hotel to Quaker Steak and Lube. We were impressed with the service and also with the fish fry. I had the green beans and fresh vegies with the fish fry. Great food, fun atmosphere and great service!

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Thank LfromMN
Avon, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

The boneless wings were large chicken nuggets, drenched in the sauce until they were soggy. Onion rings hot crisp and nice spicy dipping sauce. Lot of TVs fore all sports. A typical sports bar.

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Thank MMouseMD
Madison
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
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
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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
  • 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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