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Mickies Dairy Bar

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1511 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2086
+1 608-256-9476
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (57 reviews)
“coffee cake” (7 reviews)
“griddle cakes” (6 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1511 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2086
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good breakfast food. Served fast in a comfortable atmosphere. You will never leave here hungry. Love their omelettes.

Thank Arnold P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by before the badger game. Got there around 9 under a 30 minute wait. Line got longer. But well worth it. Will be back.

Thank txpackerfan10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place. There was a line out the door on Saturday morning. We took seats at the counter. Ordered a milk shake and the scrambler and Ruben omelet. So much food! It was all really good. Service was very friendly.

Thank AuntieMRA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite thing about Mickies is how simple it is. Sit down at your table on your reclaimed wooden school chairs, look up at the wall and pick out any of the awesome breakfast or lunch choices. My mainstays are the griddle cakes or a...More

Thank SkipBittman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The portions are huge and the prices are low. You get a lot of food for the money. Cash only. Fast service. Menu is on the wall.

Thank Beth B
Reviewed July 28, 2018

I heard how great this place was for years, but never seemed to get there. Well today was the day. The wait was short, probably since construction is on every street close to it. It is old, tight and LOUD inside. The menu is written...More

Thank loren h
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Mickies is a staple in Madison. It is highly visited by college students and the greater Madison populace as it serves up great portion sizes and cheap prices for food that is certainly worth it. If you are visiting Madison for a family event, sporting...More

1  Thank IndigoIce8
Reviewed July 16, 2018

As noted in many review, be prepared for a wait. We arrived around 11 am and waited about 20 minutes for our group of seven. However, there was no waiting for people who arrived around noon. Very orderly waiting process. It's a 50s diner atmosphere...More

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We visited Mickies at lunch - didn’t have to wait at all on our visit, although I understand there can be a long wait at times. This has to be the best bang for your buck in Madison, the amount of food that you get...More

Thank dhill2015
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Love the lunch counter and decor! Our waiter suggested that we try the scrambler, but I was craving pancakes so I opted for one pancake after learning that the pancakes are bigger than the plates they are served on. I screwed up. The scrambler was...More

3  Thank canela42
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September 4, 2018|
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Response from Bill_Mydo | Reviewed this property |
Insanely busy
November 14, 2017|
Response from txpackerfan10 |
Did u stop? Was wondering that myself. Last game I seen a line lol.
July 14, 2017|
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Response from OntheG0727 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations - I'd arrive earlier than later to get a larger group in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2086
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-256-9476
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