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Dairyland Family Restaurant

716 Cottage Grove Rd, Madison, WI 53716-1116
+1 608-222-9232
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good30%
  • Average27%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible5%
1 Oct 2017
“Good home cooking”
3 May 2017
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716 Cottage Grove Rd, Madison, WI 53716-1116
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We think management is resting on their past laurels. We won't return until place is cleaned up and spruced up and waitresses clean up their act. Waitresses: someone needs to supervise them so they wash their uniforms, stop eating in front of customers, stop gossiping...More

Thank exasparated
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Very good home cooking. Expect to be over fed with with food you would make at home. Truly a family restaurant. We were recommended to Dairyland by a local merchant. I asked - Where would you eat dinner tonight? Their answer Dairlyland. They were right.

Thank O8776HRjohnm
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Very good food, made to order. Less expensive then nearby competition. I usually have breakfast at this location. The only downfall for me, is that they do not serve grits. They make s great broasted chicken dinner, as well as a great fish dinner. They...More

Thank Danw1129
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We grabbed a late lunch here and the food was good. I had a club with fries and the fries were quality. The interior is 80s which I didn't mind since the food was good. I ordered the Boston cream pie for dessert which was...More

Thank chilady34
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The Dairyland cafe is an awesome place for breakfast , lunch and dinner. The owner is great and will treat you like a member of the family. Come here for great food at a fair price, you won't leave hungry.

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is just your local breakfast place with food options under $10. The service is good. It is family friendly and they have ample parking (however, current construction on Cottage Grove Rd makes their entry harder to navigate). Not terribly fresh looking here - -...More

Thank foodjava
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The first thing that jumped out to me when looking at the menu were the prices. This has to be one of the most reasonably priced diners I have been to in quite some time. I ordered an omelette, hash browns, and bacon. It was...More

Thank 172,542
Reviewed 28 August 2015

My wife and I have lived in this neighborhood for 7 years but had never eaten here. This restaurant is reminiscent of the restaurants my family ate at in the 50s and 60s. It has a large menu for breakfast , lunch and dinner. We...More

Thank mzungu333
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

This is a home style kind of place. Think grandma's house for Sunday dinner. I frequent this place for breakfast about once a month. The prices are good and the portions are huge. The decor is hopelessly in need of a major facelift and I'd...More

Thank Caffeinekitten
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Great home style cooking. If you have had a long day and don't feel like cooking but want the home made feel, this is the place. Nothing fancy, just good food and great service. Well worth the stop. Very easily accessible on Cottage Grove Rd.

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 716 Cottage Grove Rd, Madison, WI 53716-1116
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-222-9232
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