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Nick's Restaurant

226 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2215
+1 608-255-5450
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible8%
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“fries” (11 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Greek, Pub
$$ - $$$
226 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2215
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

Kind of tucked out of the way on State Street, Nick's is just a hidden jewel. A Greek-leaning menu is supplemented by American classics. Awesome pie and fries. Get the strawberry shortcake when it is in season. Only downside is the bathrooms are in the...More

Thank PMG1971
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Nick's is our new favorite restaurant in the Overture Theater neighborhood of downtown Madison. We chose it last night because driving down from Sun Prairie we wanted to make sure we got down there and parked in time for the performance with a little leeway...More

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We were looking for a meal and it was a busy weekend; the Badgers playing Northwestern. Every place was packed and we stumbled upon NIck's and it was a good pick. Good tasting food, quick service and great waitstaff. No attitudes here, just great service....More

Thank wrytr7
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Art fair Sunday. Hungry but not in the mood to eat outside. It was rather hot. Went into Nick's and had great gyros and great service. People of all ages were streaming in. Only minor complaint would be the fact that the building is so...More

Thank joelw298
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Was recommend to Nick from a local WI. but when I got to the restaurant it was in an old building. I got there special of the Day. Some type of Hamburger it was overcooked & dry . The health dept. needs to take a...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast since other places downtown were packed. We were nervous b/c it wasn't busy. Excellent service and good no nonsense breakfast. If you're looking for fufu, this isn't the place, but for good food at good price - this is the place,

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Nicks looks like a rundown bar with no visual appeal. The food however is always good which is what keeps bringing people back for a meal. I can't help but wonder why the owner doesn't put some money in to cleaning it up and upgrading...More

Thank lindakayjetset
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My wife and I went for dinner----she had a burger with fries and I had a chicken plate with salad.--Both were great---with a coffee--the bill was $22 with tax---very reasonable.When you look around in detail--everything is in great condition--not run down--but you have the feel...More

1  Thank suedo66
Reviewed 6 January 2017

my husband and I went to Nick's Wed. night before our show at the overture center. Our waitress, Nicole, was very attentive and answered all our questions regarding the food and the restaurant. my husband realized that he used to come here for lunch back...More

Thank maryandjerryl
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I have only eaten breakfast at Nick's, but do so almost every bus trip I take to downtown Madison. The owner and staff could not be friendlier, the atmosphere is congenial, and the food is very good.

Thank Tom H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Greek, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2215
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-255-5450
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