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Mary Cody's

$$ - $$$
American, Pub, Gastropub
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205 Main Street, Onalaska, WI 54650
+1 608-519-2200
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Kalispell, Montana
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like bad service this is the place to go and especially if you love cold food. Shut this restaurant down.

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Thank 652unhappy
Onalaska, Wisconsin
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

I was really hoping for more in this restaurant but the wait staff is very slow and does not pay attention to detail. I had to ask twice for my dinner roll, which was supposed to come with my wild rice meatball dinner. The waitress brought it when we were ready for the bill. When our order was taken, we... More 

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1 Thank BONNIE W
La Crosse
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

We have been here a few times. Usually OK. Not this time. The club sandwich had no mayo or tomatoe. I asked "should that be part of the sandwich?" She said yes, did not apologize, reluctantly brought 2 slices of tomatoe to add. I received the wrong soup, but just ate it. Half sandwich was a turkey avocado melt, had... More 

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2 Thank Ruth K
Onalaska, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Met a family member for breakfast nothing out of the ordinary eggs, bacon, toast and coffee was ordered. Coffee was lukewarm asked for hot coffee, half of our bacon was under cooked at best and toast was on the edge of being burnt. The waitress, Tonya, asked what would we like? Why is this so hard obviously cooked bacon for... More 

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1 Thank Tony7516
Onalaska, Wisconsin
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016

Our waitress gets a grade of an F. Unfortunately, when you have a bad waitress it ruins the whole experience. She was waitressing and bartending. I asked her the specials she did not know. She disappeared for ten minutes. She came back and I asked her the specials again and she still did not know. We all ordered chips with... More 

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Thank Betty S
Mary C, Owner at Mary Cody's, responded to this review

Betty, I sincerely apologies for the conduct of my server, and I appreciate you letting me know so I am able to correct this inappropriate service. We have always based our reputation as being hospitable and attentive to details, I hope that you will give us another chance. Mary More 

Chicago, Illinois
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110 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2016

You really can't go wrong here. I've eaten here numerous times and every time the food is great. From freshly made salad dressings to desserts and wonderfully cooked seafood and tasty appetizers, I highly recommend a visit to Mary Cody's!

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Thank M0reTravelPlease
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2015

People in the area know of the culinary talents of Mary Cody, but out-of-towners may not be aware of this little gem. Food is great and the prices are very reasonable. We have really enjoyed their special occasion brunches. Small and intimate, but yummy.

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1 Thank Lisa R
Kings Park, New York
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Perfect place for lunch, worth the drive past all the restaurant chains! Friendly staff, owner came out to check on us with our eastern accents.

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Thank Marie D
Onalaska
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015

When your server says, "it's just one of those days" as a last ditch attempt at a tip, you know the service was awful. This is nothing new, but when combined with terrible food, inaccurate orders, and a very long wait, it's just not worth it. I love to patronize our local restaurants, and have actually given this place several... More 

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Thank SusieKay4
Madison, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015

This restaurant is in the space of an embroidery shop where I once worked, so I had to check it out. Wow, can you say "gutted the building?" However nice it is, it feels like so many other dark wood, heavy bar stool places I've seen. There is some flair with flowers and it is nicely appointed, but nothing unique.... More 

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Thank madaneson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Main Street, Onalaska, WI 54650
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Onalaska
  • Phone Number: +1 608-519-2200
Description
Welcome to Mary Cody's Restaurant and Maggie's Lounge, a place where comfort and classic dining meet. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, locally renowned chef Mary Cody offers New American cuisine, using high-quality seasonal ingredients prepared in innovative ways, alongside classic American favorites. If you're looking for fine food in a casual, cozy atmosphere, you've found the right place.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?