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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 - 2:00 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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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
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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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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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52 reviews
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 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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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
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2015

In Madison for high school football, comfy in our hotel room watching the afternoon game when the desire for pizza hit. I had heard commercials for the GNP on the radio and called the one I thought was closest to our hotel. It was at noon on Thursday and the clerk said the pizza, with soda pop, paper plates and... More 

Thank 172nancyj
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2015

This pizza is so good that it's worth going our of your way for. The specialty pizzas are particularly good. If you prefer traditional, no worries. The sauce is chunky with good flavour and not too salty. There is also a great beer selection.

Thank bicyclemark

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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?