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Monona Bait and Ice Cream Shop

4516 Winnequah Rd, Monona, Madison, WI 53716-2026
+1 608-222-1944
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good67%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
22 Dec 2017
“Best ice cream to eat!”
14 Jun 2017
“Cold summer treat on a hot summer Sunday”
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4516 Winnequah Rd, Monona, Madison, WI 53716-2026
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Here they have some of the best ice cream to eat. Babcock Hall ice cream. You don't have to go all the way to the UW.

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love this place, it has a local, family feel. Staff are always pleasant no matter how busy it gets. Great view of the lake across the street. We've only ever gone for the ice cream; never for the bait. We will...More

Thank Amanda F
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Cute ice cream shop -- an "up north" feel - great ice cream but small portions and too pricey. Has indoor seating & porch seating. In lovely area of Monona.

Thank Snoopy4559
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Chocolate malt is super - - good flavor, thick and made with premium ice cream. Get your treat and stroll across to the park opposite (warning - - as of a few weeks ago the park was undergoing a major construction job and partly closed...More

Thank foodjava
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We rode the 15 mile lake look. We happened on this little ice cream shop about 1/2 way around. Bait and ice cream??? The ice cream was good. University of Wisconsin- Babcock Hall Dairy Ice Cream is served here. Good ice cream. Nice seating indoors...More

Thank JEBstuart
Reviewed 6 February 2015

An interesting combination of offerings but the Ice Cream can't be beat. Babcock Hall Ice Cream is made at the UW Dairy plant and some of the best in the Midwest. Sandwiches and light meals are also available. Don't forget your fishing supplies and the...More

Thank mzungu333
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Monona Bait and Ice Cream Shop is a great little neighborhood eatery featuring a selection of ice creams made at the UW-Madison's Babcock Hall (which are available in only select locations). They also offer hamburgers and other light meals and cold drinks. You can enjoy...More

Thank wishaas
Reviewed 27 May 2014

This is a great ice cream stand that serves more than ice cream. Located just across from a park with lake access it's a great place to grab a ice cream and sit by the lake. It sells UW Babcock hall ice cream which is...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 3 February 2014

Nice place to take the kids for a after dinner cone. They offer the University of Wisconsin's Babcock Hall ice cream which is made locally. It's one of the best ice cream brands you'll ever experience. There is indoor and outdoor seating. You can also...More

Thank Slawrence67
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  • Address: 4516 Winnequah Rd, Monona, Madison, WI 53716-2026
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison  >  Monona
  • Phone Number: +1 608-222-1944
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