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Red Rooster Cafe

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158 High St, Mineral Point, WI 53565-1208
+1 608-987-9936
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wisconsin Rapids
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little diner/family restaurant. Basic menu items along with Cornish specialties like pasties and figgyhobbin. Conveniently located in downtown business district.

Thank 819marya
Lancaster, Wisconsin
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Mineral Point today to do some shopping and check out the town. My daughter saw they had pasties and wanted one for lunch. They have been serving pasties since 1972 or 1973. They had a pasty on the kids menu - which was perfect for her (half a pasty), my other daughter had a hamburger, it looked... More 

Thank Gpackergal
Madison, Wisconsin
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119 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the traditional pasty and a figgyhobbin dessert. The pasty was fine although I was thinking the pastry portion of the pasty would be flakier and not soggy. The figgyhobbin was all dough with a scant amount of filling (perhaps 15 raisins). It was disappointing considering the price. The wait staff was friendly but not overly so. I like... More 

Thank Isthmuse
Hartland, Wisconsin, United States
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a great early morning breakfast with good conversation with the locals. I had the apple bread French toast which was very good. My husband had traditional eggs over easy and American fries.

Thank Jan B
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Had a decent lunch with my husband. I chose the tuna salad sandwich. It was a bit skimpy on the tuna. Coffee could have been hotter. Service was fine.

Thank chacha7602
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Nice Americana main-street-cafe (though it's on High Street). Old-school decor, friendly staff, generous portions. Your coffee cup won't drop to half without a refill, and when they say their Eggs Benedict is "smothered" in Hollandaise, they're not kidding! The historic section of Mineral Point is - in general - a little tired, but this little team is giving it their... More 

Thank Thronetogether
Cheboygan, Michigan, USA
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We were back visiting Mineral Point and always look forward to stopping in at the Red Rooster for lunch. They make their pasties fresh every morning, and as always, were delicious. Crust was so tender. For dessert, my husband had the Figgyhobbin and I had the bread pudding...and they were both outstanding! A friendly, down home restaurant with very pleasant,... More 

Thank Glad R
Port Washington, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

The Red Rooster gets a lot of press for their traditional Cornish food, which my husband and I did not try. We went for breakfast, and it was just okay, though the service was great and the place was clean enough.

Thank Mary B
Des Plaines, Illinois
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120 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Mineral Point was a Welsh mining settlement. The Cornish Pasty was their preferred luncheon selection. The Red Rooster is continuing that tradition, by providing delicious Cornish Pasties as well as other regular American breakfast and luncheon fare. We have been stopping here for years, and have never been disappointed. The friendly and helpful wait staff is another bonus. Mineral Point... More 

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Montgomery, Illinois
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Fantastic Food with Home town Pleasantry. Fun surroundings! Highly recommended, especially if looking for a place to accommodate large groups.

Thank Teresa H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 High St, Mineral Point, WI 53565-1208
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Mineral Point
  • Phone Number: +1 608-987-9936
Family owned cafe located in historical downtown Mineral Point. Serving fresh Cornish pasty daily for over 40 years. Breakfast served all day. We appreciate your business!

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