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Glass Nickel Pizza Company

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5003 University Ave Ste 170, Madison, WI 53705-5414
+1 608-218-9000
10:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Wed 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 2:00 am
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Okawville, Illinois
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174 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

We ordered a pizza for delivery to our hotel, based upon the brochure in our room. They offered a varied menu of salads, sandwiches, fried food meals and pizza. I have to say, the pizza varieties, styles, and toppings were extremely tempting. We settled on the Vegg-out, thin crust with chunky marinara sauce. The prices were average and they offered... More 

Thank Ron H
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

The Radisson hotel recommended this place to me as an out of town guest requesting "the best local pizza place in town that is NOT a chain". As a Chicago boy I consider myself a connoisseur of pizza and I say it was a worthy recommendation. Hand tossed crust with great WI cheeses. Late night delivery was an option and... More 

Thank elevenbravoconsult
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Went to enjoy a birthday 'meal' with a variety of ages and appetites. Pizza, salads, sandwiches & beverages. Great for our group - toddlers, parents, grandparents. Good food, pleasant accommodations and quick service. Should have had some cake ! (not sure if even available !)

Thank cgal924
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

excellent pizza, great service, and arrived quickly and piping hot! they were able to accommodate our party of 9 at 7p on a saturday night. brought the order to our table, got us extra everything, and were very friendly!

Thank raybay103
Madison, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We love the specialty pizzas. They use a lot of great toppings in good combinations. One of these days I'd like to try a thinner crust option, but so far I have stuck with the classic hand tossed.

Thank renren_13
Waunakee, WI
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136 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

We stopped by to try out Glass Nickel after hearing a lot of good comments. The Pizza was quick and tasty.

Thank Mike R
Middleton, Wisconsin
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Fantastic vegetarian pizzas! The Fetalicious and Mac Daddy are absolutely delicious. The online ordering system is easy to use.

Thank Caroline S
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Service was slow to start. After about a 15 minute wait, things got better. We were worried that the food would take forever, but after the server took our order, the food came out fairly quickly. There are a lot of great choices on the menu. Pizza was awesome and so were the sandwiches. Prices are in line with the... More 

Thank banker562
Merrimac, Wisconsin
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171 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

Having relocated from the Chicago suburbs to Central Wisconsin, (Madison area and there abouts) we have determined that what Wisconsin Pizza places excell in is creative combinations, they loose in the basics. That changes for The Glass Niclel Pizza Co. There is hardly anything that can't be found on a Glass Nickel Pizza. The Chili-Cheese-Fry Pie was this weeks special!... More 

Thank TravelersAH
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221 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015

Glass Nickle has some of the best pizza in Madison. You can several types of additional items to your pizza should you wish it, I suggest extra basil. An the gluten free crust choice is decent, should you need it.

Thank lesmad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5003 University Ave Ste 170, Madison, WI 53705-5414
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-218-9000

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