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Mickies Dairy Bar

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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1511 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2086
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went the Morning of the Buckeyes game and got there around 730, glad we got there early... sat right down, service was fast, food was great, service was great, It was really cool to walk out and be right beside the stadium, I would have felt like we missed out had we not done this as part or our... More 

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153 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Try the salted pecan caramel sundae.... amazing! I wish we'd had time to go back and try the Chicago hot dog!

Thank Laura G
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163 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went after the morning after the OSU game. As expected, it was crowded with a thirty minute wait. Totally worth it! I had the scrambler, eggs, potatoes, meat and cheese. Serving size was huge. My daughter had the griddle cake with apple and raisins, very good. The cinnamon rolls were also good. They also are known for milk shakes,... More 

Thank KHA8
Worthington, Ohio
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177 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had brunch at Mickies the day before the OSU-UW football game. The place was packed with fans from both schools. The food and service was great. It was fun chatting with the fans. The guy next to me had come from California and said that he was looking forward to eating here. This is a must.

Thank Steve7373
Curtice, Ohio
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65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped for breakfast the morning after a night Wisconsin football game. We arrived at 7:45 and sat at the bar immediately. By the time we finished our food, the line to get in was wrapped down the sidewalk...and for good reason. The food was great and affordable! We both tried a Scrambler. Take a plate of... More 

Thank Nathan Q
Urbana, Illinois
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203 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I go to Madison once a year but was up for a conference and finally got a chance to go there. Nearly every other time there is a queue out the door! My colleagues got hot dogs, pancakes (they are HUGE and thick, so choose wisely, one was enough for my friend). I got a lovely omelette. They only accept... More 

Thank ruuree
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81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

The price is great, the food is good, the vibe is awesome. Its small and old school – the charm is there. But I feel like the experience was worth it. The service seemed rushed and our server was business like in her hustle. So the wait to get in, the cramped space while eating and rushed service means this... More 

Thank Swim_up_bar_fan
Dublin, Ireland
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This place was located next door to our hotel. We did take out one morning and ate in the place another morning. Plenty of choice of food, big portions and delicious. Staff were excellent too. So don't miss out

Thank EbhL
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

If you want good home cooked breakfasts with good hot food heaped on your plate with friendly service...this is the place for you. Did I mention the malts & shakes? YUM!

Thank tpcfaff
Herington, Kansas
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We hit this some Saturday mornings. Get there before college kids flood it to avoid the wait. Today we had a great waitress - Emma - who did a superb job. The service she provide to us was on par with what we expect from $50/plate steakhouses. Overall, huge portions. Scramblers is a two person dish. Add a roll to... More 

Thank VictorXman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
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: 608-256-9476

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