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1855 Saloon and Grill

218 S Main St, Cottage Grove, WI 53527-9812
+1 608-839-3700
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar
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218 S Main St, Cottage Grove, WI 53527-9812
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in with friends for dinner and drinks. Seriously the best place for dinner in the Cottage Grove area. Very good brandy old fashioneds and the Wisco Mac is out of this world! HIGHLY recommend!

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome ambiance, but average food. It’s a nice place to hang out but they need to spend more time on the menu.

Thank Rich D
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We were biking the trails, stopped in here. Outstanding food and service. Loved it, would go back anytime.

Thank E8583PXrobertw
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I've been to 1855 two times in the past, but that was years ago. I can’t remember what I had either of those times, but I decided not to go back. Recently, a friend was visiting Lake Mills, so we decided to go to 1855...More

Thank zerokat
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I've written reviews for 1855 in the past, and they have all been good. The visit two nights ago was not. It was getting late by the time we arrived and I noticed that the fire in the pizza oven looked to be pretty low....More

Thank Mark A
Jason B, Bar and Office at 1855 Saloon and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Mark, we are so sorry to hear about your most recent experience - would you please email or call us and ask to speak to Jason so that we can get some more information about your visit. Specifically, what day was your visit? It looks...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

I am compelled to write this review about the 1855 restaurant in Cottage Grove. They only made one giant mistake, and that was in not advertising this event properly. What is this event? It was their absolutely FANTASTIC Easter brunch!!! Everything was so incredibly good,...More

Thank LookingForTheNew
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Seated promptly, waiter friendly and knowledgeable. Appetizers of good old Wisconsin cheese curds nice size and very tasty. Ribeye done medium as asked for, and Salmon for my wife was also cooked perfectly Passed on desert Two drinks and inner $100.00 with a nice tip....More

Thank ontilt
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This was our second trip to 1855 for lunch. The food was always good but we had the same waiter both times and both times he screwed up our order. The first time we asked for the missing side 3 times before it finally made...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is good for getting together with friends, family, or for a work outing. Great selection of food and great service. Not far from Madison and easy to get to.

Thank Daphnie P
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Excellent Thanksgiving Buffet! Quite the selection of food & deserts. Staff courtesy and very friendly - made of feel we were part our family. This was our first time dinning out on Thanksgiving Day and I be doing this again. Thank you 1855 Saloon and...More

Thank garyeveringham2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 39
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 S Main St, Cottage Grove, WI 53527-9812
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Cottage Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 608-839-3700
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