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“Great greasy spoon breakfast place”
Review of Mickies Dairy Bar

Mickies Dairy Bar
Ranked #25 of 985 Restaurants in Madison
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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353 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Great greasy spoon breakfast place”
Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

I've only been there once but it was a great breakfast menu for the price and it was delicious. It's a pretty small place will prepare for it to be a little crowded.

Visited May 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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164 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
“great breakfast joint”
Reviewed December 3, 2013

as long as you're prepared for long waits on weekends (behind hung-over college kids), you'll find a great classic Wisconsin breakfast joint. great griddle cakes, omelets, and milkshakes to wash it all down...

Visited December 2013
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Saint Charles, Illinois
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Definitely a Must When in Madison”
Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

Awesome food, service and atmosphere! This place is TINY and they only take cash, so be prepared. The wait can get long on the weekends, but its worth it.

The scrambler is always great, but its a humongous portion, so go hungry! The cinnamon rolls and daily coffee cake are worth the extra $1 and the griddle cakes (oatmeal batter with raisins) are delicious. I've never tries their lunch items because breakfast is too good, but I always see a lot of people ordering sandwiches so imagine they're tasty as well.

Definitely a "must" when in Madison.

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Wisconsin
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“You need a Malt.”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

I mean a chocolate malt, served the right way (they leave you the leftovers from mixing). The best in this state. Also featuring prime breakfast/lunch diner fare.

Visited November 2013
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Bay View, WI
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206 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed November 22, 2013

Huge breakfast the morning after a Badger game is just what you need. Menu is hard to choose from, everything looks so good. Always pretty packed so if you are in a hurry, I wouldn't go there.

Visited November 2013
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