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“Big Food”
Review of Mickies Dairy Bar

Mickies Dairy Bar
Ranked #14 of 1,037 Restaurants in Madison
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed August 20, 2012

Worried you'll be hungry? After breakfast at Mickies, you might be good for a day, or two, or a week. Scramblers and pancakes fit for Paul Bunyan, or a Big Ten Offensive Line. Not line*men* - a whole line.

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Reviewed August 15, 2012

It had great shakes. I got a chocolate one, I think, and a vanilla a different time. They were really good.

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Reviewed August 15, 2012

As a student at UW, Mickies is a must-do. Its a classic little diner where you seat yourself, usually after spending time waiting in a line or crammed inside. Mickies doesn't have a giant menu, but I like that they keep it simple. I've had many breakfasts here, but none of them have been anything above good. Its the run of the line breakfast food, with average prices. Its a must do, and a great Madison tradition.

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Reviewed August 8, 2012

Mickie's is the place to go if you wanna take a step back in time. The breakfasts here are huge, taste great, and won't set you back a ton of money. Get a chocolate Malt (YES MALT) you will not regret it. The scramblers are enormous, but the breakfast sandwhich and yank potatoes are by far my favorite and fill you up the whole day. Keep in mind you will wait (unless you go on a weekday) and it's cash only. Enjoy! (I'm a local)

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Reviewed July 28, 2012

A place open at 6 AM with a flow of city workers, early morning meetings, guys with newspapers, and then onto the eclectic mix of students, students with parents, and hung over people from everywhere can't be missed. And yes, the food is terrific but one can't be squeamish - they don't do half orders of fried potatoes with your eggs or "small" pancakes. Lunch is even better since you can get breakfast all day until closing at 2:30 and soups are terrific. Staff are fun and efficient and if you want a malt for breakfast at 6 AM, you got it!

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