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Mickies Dairy Bar

1511 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2086
+1 608-256-9476
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“scrambler” (44 reviews)
“pancakes” (51 reviews)
American, Diner
1511 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2086
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Heard about this iconic establishment from a family member, so we had to go today before they closed for the holidays. Crowded and noisy as expected but what fun. Best corned beef hash I have ever had but the rye toast was underwhelming at best....More

Thank susiegigi
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Went with friends for breakfast. Atmosphere was definitely old school. I had the basic eggs and toast and my friends had the scrambler and breakfast sandwich. It seemed like an average breakfast. Nothing bad but nothing super special either. The scrambler was enormous and super...More

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This is a must stop if you're looking for a breakfast done the old school way....big portions and fresh home cooked food. Note: you will wait for this meal as there's always a long line up the sidewalk. Worth the wait every time.

Thank yourfriendly
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Packed on a Friday morning! We are touring U of W and Mickeys was recommend. Fantastic atmosphere and excellent diner food! Coming from Boston the prices were shockingly low!!

Thank mollyd818
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Wow, like stepping back in time. Really delicious breakfasts at very reasonable prices. Looks like a 50's diner

Thank pjcashman
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is a must visit location for breakfast or lunch when visiting Madison. Food is great, prices are great and service is super duper. You feel transported back to the 1950s when this place was a soda fountain. The scrambler won't leave you hungry.

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is a must do for all Badger fans. Unfortunately it has taken me 56+ years to do so!! There is a line but it didn't take too long to get in. It is loud in the inside but that is some of the appeal....More

Thank rex m
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Went with my two UW student sons (I'm an Alum)... took them there for breakfast to give them a taste of Badger tradition. Used to go there when I was a student. As expected, the breakfast was awesome! Huge tasty pancakes, nice omelettes, and their...More

Thank BizHappy
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Mickeys is a Madison tradition. Do no expect a table for your party. Stand in line, then cram into a table with whoever else gets crammed onto it with you. Say hello, talk about the Badgers, and enjoy a gigantic breakfast or lunch. Don't forget...More

Thank soby1
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We had attempted to eat here last year while in Madison to watch soccer matches and visit our grandson. Unfortunately, the wait was always too long due to time constraints. We were, however, there the beginning of August before the students had returned, and the...More

Thank AlwaysLoveAruba
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14 July 2017|
Response from Dawn G | Reviewed this property |
no they do not take reservations. You stand outside waiting to get in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2086
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-256-9476
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