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DE Forest Family Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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505 W North St, DeForest, WI 53532-1085
+1 608-846-6910
Today
06:00 - 21:00
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All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We attempted to eat here on a Friday night. The waiter brought us water, but the wactress who should have taken our order ignored us for more than 15 minutes. She then stopped by to tell us she would take our order in a bit. After 5 more minutes we left. The manager just said that the waitress was new.... More 

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Thank Jeff_Madison_12
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice family restaurant. Been awhile since I've been there but the food there has always been above average at great prices. A family run restaurant and the level of service reflects that. A recent remodeling made seating more friendly and increased seating capacity. Still, the place gets crowded around lunch time, especially on weekends.

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Thank Robert B
Arlington, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the Deforest Family Restaurant numerous times and never disappointed. Quite a menu and so reasonably priced. Highly recommend you give it a try.

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Thank 649philn
Richland Center
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

There was some type of meeting being held in one of the rooms but it didn't bother us. Quiet place, good food. I had the chicken club wrap and soup and the wrap was huge! Good service and value for the price.

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Thank DeniseK1104
Ottawa
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We discovered this place years ago, and we're glad it's still here. Full menu. Good for breakfast, lunch, or supper. If you can't find something you like, you're not looking hard enough.

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Thank Marjorie N
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We typically go here once every couple of weeks. Good price for the food. Personable wait staff and the bus staffr.

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Thank Barb N
Madison, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A friend was in town and we wanted to meet for dinner. I thought I'd give this place a try. The waitress was friendly and competent. She kept our drinks refilled and checked in with us often enough but not too often. The food was okay, nothing spectacular but enjoyable, the kind of food I look for when I just... More 

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Thank Jeff_Madison_12
Muncie, Indiana
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Driving across the interstate and wanted to find a "mom & pop" place. This was the only place listed at the exit. Food was average, but a bit expected for what we expected for breakfast. Good value. The waitress and bus boy were all very friendly and accommodating. Not a world class bathroom experience. Could use some updating in there.... More 

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Thank Curtis B
Dane, Wisconsin
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I called to place a to go order, I got there when they said it would be ready, 20 min after we called, 30 min later my order was ready, so it took them 50 min to broast the chicken and the woman at the counter kept saying ready in 2 min, ready in 5 min, ready in 3 min,... More 

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Thank thanson2016
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

We ate here for the first time today. What an ugly experience it was. When we first walked in it took 20 minutes before anyone came over to take our order. As if that was not bad enough, it also took another 25 minutes for us to get our food. The ribs I ordered were burnt to a crisp and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 W North St, DeForest, WI 53532-1085
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  DeForest
  • Phone Number: +1 608-846-6910

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?