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Nitty Gritty

1021 N Gammon Rd, Middleton, WI 53562-3800
+1 608-833-6489
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“sundae” (9 reviews)
“fries” (7 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1021 N Gammon Rd, Middleton, WI 53562-3800
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

Nitty Gritty is the place to go on your birthday. If you show them your ID on the day, you are presented with a balloon and a free mug that can be refilled with beer as long as you can consume it. We have been...More

Thank boysma
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Well over the past few years I’ve realized that I am no longer as narrow sideways as I used to be. Honestly never thought about it, until I realized that I hated booths because I was being pinched between the table and the seat rest,...More

Thank BoatyBurger
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We stopped by for a quick bite on a Friday evening and was pleasantly surprised the place was not crowded. We were seated promptly and our server even took our order pretty quickly. However, after that the service went downhill fast. We had to wait...More

Thank Shedani
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Good food though a little more expensive than other places in town with the same fare. Great ambience and good service helps offset the prices. Have only been to this location.

Thank Jestertraveler
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I go to the nitty gritty a lot to celebrate birthdays. However the last few times I have gone there; the service was unbelievably terrible! There were barley any other customers there, and we were literally ignored! Sat down and wasn’t given any menus, and...More

Thank Ariel_Schultz
Reviewed 4 March 2018

While they have decent food it is really no better than any other average place in Madison. I wouldn't put the Nitty in a place I would go out of my way to attend. Their marketing gimmick is being the birthday bar, other than that,...More

Thank pgrafton
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Our family visited on a Saturday night. It was busy but not overly packed. Service was excellent and food was tasty. Not your boring every day stuff - actually had flavor! Will be back!

Thank Jen C
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped here to celebrate my Dad's upcoming 89th birthday, proving you're never too old to have a good time at the Nitty Gritty. Burgers were great and their beer list is extensive, with lots of choices from both near and far. My Dad enjoyed the...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The food at the Gritty was great, as always. However this time the server was a ghost. 4 of us went in for my birthday lunch, as is a tradition. The host was great. The bartender was excellent. However, the host was a ghost. She...More

Thank Ed H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I am not a big fan of $12 burgers, so with coupon in hand, we set out to try the Nitty. They had a buy 1 get 1 free coupon, A normal burger is $7.25 and a huge one with mushrooms and cheese with fries...More

Thank loren h
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1021 N Gammon Rd, Middleton, WI 53562-3800
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +1 608-833-6489
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