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Ginny's Cupboard

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127 N Water St, Sparta, WI 54656-1738
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went in for breakfast but found out they don't serve breakfast. However, they did have AMAZING berry and cream turnovers and coffee/tea selections. The barista offered great info to us out of state folks in regards to local site seeing and food. Love the decor and friendliness. We will be back!

Thank LeAnn E
Neillsville, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a nice little place we found by driving around town looking at the sights and took the chance this little coffee shop/ice cream place would have lunch also. Loved the comfortable "old time" atmosphere with the soda fountain bar and antique furnishings (even the tables from our mothers' and grandmothers' kitchens, plus mini versions for kids!). They have baked... More 

Thank Welove2travel2014
Madison, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by Ginny's for lunch, and I certainly was not disappointed. I had an egg salad sandwich and a cup of soup that were quite tasty. They opt for quality over extreme quantities that other restaurants pride themselves on. I appreciate that. I also had a latte, and the coffee roast was excellent! Will stop by again when I'm in... More 

Lodi, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Quaint little coffee/soda fountain/bakery. People really nice...cookies to die for..at a real good price. White chili was great!

1 Thank chucksue13
Sparta, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Absolutely wonderful eatery. Small town atmosphere. Soup and sandwich never fails to satisfy. Of course the old time soda fountain is a summer favorite.

1 Thank Mary L
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. Don't leave without trying there fresh baked bread or ice cream. A nostalgic stop in Sparta.

Thank Angela V
Madison, Wisconsin
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Stopped here for a late lunch -- 1/2 sandwhich on homemade veggie bread (wonderfully tasty and moist), tomato bisque soup, chia latte and huge cookie (please make them smaller, like moms used to) all for $11.00 . Great good, although it took awhile given there were only 3 other customers being served. Nice atmosphere, social and pleasant wait staff, reasonable... More 

Thank Colleen P
Sparta, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Good customer service! Their tomato soup is awesome! Their paninis are amazing and their ice cream floats are too delicious!

Thank Sivle3636
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

Friendly and polite little jerks. Definitely go when I have time with friends, need a place for a quick meeting, or family. Wouldn't mind seeing more on the menu, but it works.

Thank Loving C
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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Decided to give Ginny's Cupboard a try after seeing an ad in our hotel room's guest book. Easy to find and plenty of parking. Stepped inside and it was a step back in time: tables and chairs from the 1950s (maybe the 1940s), interesting memorabilia on the walls, and original soda fountain counter. Really broad menu, but unfortunately, they were... More 

Thank CJ T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
American, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 N Water St, Sparta, WI 54656-1738
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Sparta
  • Phone Number: 608-269-6669

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?