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Copper Top Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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5401 W Beltline Hwy, Madison, WI 53711-2689
+1 608-271-4588
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Champaign, Il
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105 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we have been here for breakfast twice. loved it both times. lots of good quality food. omelets, pancakes, eggs, toast. many items on menu have Greek or Albanian influence. many nice extras for omelets that aren't common other places like feta cheese, hollandaise sauce, spinach, sun dried tomatoes, red peppers, broccoli. staff is very friendly and works hard. we will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Was seated promptly. Waitress, Jo, was very friendly, attentive, and prompt with my meal. I order steak and shrimp. My steak was cooked to order and my shrimp were done just right. They made sure my coffee cup was always full. I will return to this restaurant again. Very pleased. Mrs. JH

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Thank Judy H
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The hot sandwiches are a favorite. The fish, the breakfast, all are great. This is similar to New York where diners often have a Greek influence. It is so much better than Denny's and Perkin's, much more flavor. I never understand why people expect high gourmet from a diner. This food is a lot better than most places that cost... More 

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Thank Pat F
Madison, Wisconsin
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

The food is good and very reasonably priced. Definitely a 'hidden gem'. Much prefer over the chains like Perkins

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Thank MadcityJan
Madison, Wisconsin
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195 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

Have tried it a couple of times as my husband wants to go there. Can't remember anything about the food when all you remember is a staff person trying to pour a glass of water - his outfit - a white t shirt that was filthy dirty in the front. Looked like he had wiped his hands off several times... More 

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Thank Enjoy2travel
Madison, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

We go to this restaurant at least once a week. They provide good food at a decent price and the service is always good.

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Thank kent733
Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

Went here after golfing, upon looking up reviews I thought it was worth a shot. I have NO idea how this place could have 4 star let alone 1. I ordered the prime rib special..big mistake, the tasteless piece of old meat that was serve would not been suitable for my dog. I asked to have a salad as my... More 

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madison, wiscosnin
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153 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

Love their breakfasts. Quick pleasant service. Coffee cup is always kept full. Omelets are excellent, especially the Greek and Albanian.

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Thank 35islandgirl
Muldrow, Oklahoma
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

Maybe we came on a bad day, but both mine and my husbands food was awful. We had high hopes, the waitress brought over a board with the specials and we picked from them. I had the pan fried walleye and my husband had the ribs and chicken. My fish was bland, even covered with some concoction of onions ,peppers... More 

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Thank Alice K
Madison, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Outstanding - small town feel, great food, speedy service, excellent prices. The atmosphere is perfect diner-kitsch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5401 W Beltline Hwy, Madison, WI 53711-2689
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-271-4588

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?