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517 State St, Madison, WI 53703
+1 608-255-2520
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

So my kids have been telling me to go to 5 Guys for months now. So went and it was a pretty miserable experience. Had to wait for a good 10 minutes by an overflowing trash can only to get a bag of oily half done french fries and a so-so burger. Do yourself a favor and head over to... More 

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Thank Dan B
Andover, Minnesota
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

The best, fresh cut fries and the best tasting burger I have ever had(seriously). It's a small place, nothing fancy but the food is fabulous. Everyone who worked there seemed liked they were having a good time..friendly atmosphere, very down to earth.

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Thank NORman0762
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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532 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Working on the east end on campus comes with a lot of choices for lunch. This 5 Guys is one of the best places for a fast, burger and fries. You will be paying about four times more for it than across the street, but it is a delicious, unhealthy treat of a lunch. Staff are great and they work... More 

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Thank JesseWhite
Madison, Wisconsin
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

This place was delicious, but I did not feel good after it. It was pretty greasy. I would definitely recommend that everyone go there at least once!

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Thank vachaan
Illinois
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Came to town to visit our son and stopped in to eat at Five Guys. Burger were good, but the fries were excellent. Especially with malted vinegar. Staff was very friendly and the restaurant was very clean. Highly recommend to anyone who loves french fries.

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Thank FloofinSchnoof
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156 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

First of all, it's pretty pricey considering it's a fast food chain. But with that said, I feel like the food is pretty great quality and you receive an abundance of food. So i think the price is worth it. So good!

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Thank Shelby A
Wisconsin
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197 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

What can you say about burgers and fries? It's the same everywhere - guess that's good - at least it's consistent. Greasy, but fresh and hot.

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Thank MissWisc
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

>Yes, Five Guys is a burger chain. A chain that has a great menu though. Burgers, hot dogs, fries, you cant go wrong. The Cajun fries are especially fab. Food taste great everytime I have to say, outside of my eating experience, I was impressed with the staff. We ate on a Friday lunch hour. The line was long and... More 

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Thank Chelle0422
Madison, Wisconsin
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95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

These are some of the best french fries I have ever had. I also had a jr. cheese burger and it was quite good. its nice to watch the food being cooked and I also saw the cook accidentally touch his pants and the next thing he did was really impressive. He washed his hands really well before beginning to... More 

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Thank spike706
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127 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

I know it's a chain, but they do it right. Big, juicy, tasty burgers and nice fresh, crispy fries. I know they serve other food, but really what's the sense? This place is not for vegetarians. One thing to note: the "standard" burger is a double - order a single if you only want a single patty. The standard burger... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 12
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 State St, Madison, WI 53703
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-255-2520

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