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Sheila Mae's Town Fryer

American, Diner
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116 North Main Street, Burlington, WI 53105
+1 262-763-9940
05:00 - 14:00
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Sun 05:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 05:00 - 14:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been in business for a long time!! Great little restaurant with awesome food! Great prices! Because it is small it can get busy on holidays! Great prices...big food! Nothing fancy about inside ..more about the food!

Thank N S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

It's a treat to go there! Good food and good company! I looooove their breakfast!! Family owned and operated, which means they care! Support local folks people!

Thank Vincenza P
Fox Lake, Illinois
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on a Fri morning and the tables were about half full. We got seated right away and we met our waitress in about 3 min. She told us the specials and took our drink order. By the time she brought the drinks, we had gone over their pretty extensive breakfast menu. The food came out surprisingly quick... More 

Thank bass-fan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Sheila Mae's Town Fryer is the best place to get breakfast in the Burlington. This diner is always busy-the food is incredible and cooked exactly how you like it! Service is fast and friendly-if you arent a regular,all it takes is one visit to the Town Fryer and you will be one! Check out Sheila's homemade cinnamon rolls or the... More 

Thank Lauren R
Burlington, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Fabulous homemade cooked in butter choices that make your mouth water before you even order. This quaint little hidden gem in the center of Burlington is one of our favorites. We found the service to be fast and friendly and cozy with the locals. It has kept our family coming back for 22 years.

Thank kellystagg
Burlington, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Town Fryer in Burlington is a nice small town diner that caters to the breakfast lover. Small and cozy, you can eat at a counter with other folks or at a table. Can be quite crowded on weekends so you may have to wait for a table but I have not been disappointed in 16 years. Always kind servers... More 

Thank _nlovefiler
Burlington, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is our favorite breakfast stop. The service is friendly and efficient. The patrons are enjoying themselves at the counter as they visit and share current events. The food is delicious and reasonably priced. There is an excellent selection and daily specials. It is the best place around for breakfast .

Thank happygrama
Lake Geneva
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

There's something nice about this place. Half of the charm are the friendly waitresses (Wendy and Lynn). The other is the food. We've been coning back to the Town Frier for several years -- Saturday or Sunday -- a couple times a month. Portions are great. Prices reasonable. Local neighborhood friendly. We split the Eggs Benedict and hash browns. Or... More 

Thank t_mclaughlin_jr
Burlington, Wisconsin
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Every Omelette here is a winner. Never dry. The Hippy Omelette is my go to item for breakfast. Small old school diner open for breakfast and lunch only. Keep doing what you are doing Town Fryer. I know I will be back over and over again!

Thank JMan71
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Best eggs benedict in Burlington! Great breakfast and lunch menu and very friendly staff. Daily specials and the biggest cinnamon rolls in town!

Thank Travis H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 North Main Street, Burlington, WI 53105
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 262-763-9940

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