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653 S Park St, Madison, WI 53715-1827
+1 608-251-0311
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
19 Nov 2016
“Another great "greasy spoon". And that's a compliment!”
14 Dec 2016
“Expecting more”
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653 S Park St, Madison, WI 53715-1827
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

I've driven by the place many times and thought, why not stop in to this little hole in the wall place, might be great. So I did and it wasn't great. It was just so-so and the prices were not what I thought would be...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is a classic joint. Old school but great breakfast. Pancakes huge. Parking is tough but worth it :)

Thank g0bigred
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We came for morning breakfast with my son and our friends. It is a small diner...so you make it work if you are going to eat here. And that's what we did..We moved the tables because the guys could not fit. The menu is simple...More

Thank 2Lima
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Ya gotta love this place. A throwback to the old time neighborhood restaurants and diners. I have eaten breakfast here about 10 times and it has always been excellent. Friendly help, old time atmosphere and very good food. Open seven days a week. If you...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been going to the Curve ever since my daughter started school in Madison about four years ago. Every time we have gone there since, we have been waited on by the same two people. They are simply fantastic. Along with...More

Thank DMSLproject
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The guy that greeted us on the way in was the nicest guy, and I wish he had been our server. He had personality and made sure we were taken care if, but our server seemed like she didn't want to be there. I never...More

Thank WarriorChick516
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Had a cheese and bacon omelot that was overloaded with cheese. Also home fries and toast. Service was a tad slow, but the old time look was fun. Seats about 15 people on stools and 8 or so tables.

Thank Marblehead750
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Old lovely excellent American diner. As an European and never been to a diner before, but only seen diners in movies this was just great. You have to try it :)

Thank Mette H
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Returned to the Curve after more than 13 years on a trip to Madison. I'm so glad this small, neighborhood diner still exists. The breakfast - Denver omelette with cheese - was excellent and the service incredibly friendly. Kathy, who has worked at the Curve...More

Thank capricorn18
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

The place has probably not changed since the 70s... Nor the waitress :-) From the outside, it is not attractive at all, and once you get inside, the waitress first seems in a bad moon but then finally cracks a smile after a few minutes....More

Thank LeBretsFamily
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  • Address: 653 S Park St, Madison, WI 53715-1827
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-251-0311
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