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Babcock Hall Dairy Store

1605 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1519
+1 608-262-3045
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (230 reviews)
“bannock” (42 reviews)
“sandwiches” (34 reviews)
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1605 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1519
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Reviewed 2 days ago

good place for a sandwiches and soup. good selection of cheese and ice cream, almost everything made on site. if you are a cheese aficionado, i recommend the juustoleipa cheese. prices are reasonable for soup and sandwich, under $10 for most orders, less for a...More

Thank mat b
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Ice cream was good 2 essential items were missing from menu so could have soup or guac, or a couple of sandwiches. Biggest problem is that if you are in a wheel chair or have problems with stairs forget it. Need a special.handicap uw pass...More

Thank Debora G
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

The ice cream was amazing! I really enjoyed the fact you can go upstairs to observe the ice cream being made as well as cheese. Must visit!!!

Thank Amelia A
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Located way on the end of Campus, attached to the Food Science Building, this places serves the best ice cream in town. While the same ice cream is served in both Unions, this place is better and literally served right next to the place where...More

Thank Nardiesally
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Made fresh with all natural ingredients you’ve got to stop in for an ice cream treat! They also sell Wisconsin cheese!! You’ll find a lunch menu as well, although I’ve only has the ice cream so I can’t comment on lunch items. If your touring...More

Thank Lisawhite5608
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A taste of real WI dairy goodness. Don’t miss a chance to see where ice cream is really made when in Madison. Part of the complete UW experience.

Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Easy to park and run in for a great lunch and of course, ice cream. Staff friendly, helpful and patient as we looked through the menu. We'll be back.

Thank Rftstar
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Cute place on campus open to all..grab a cone and walk along the lake or thru campus..you can go upstairs and look down on the ice cream process

Thank lewca c
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for lunch as well as ice cream! I love the Bucky’s quesadilla. They make the cheese right there so it doesn’t get much fresher. And make sure to finish your visit with some ice cream! One thing to keep in...More

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Sandwiches are also very good. Large selection of take out cheeses. Street parking, may have to wait to get a spot, but worth it!!

Thank Wendy S
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28 May 2017|
Response from BettieSub | Reviewed this property |
I don[t know if that is possible. As you know its the U Wisconsin diary bar. Call them up and ask. (608) 262-3045
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1605 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1519
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-262-3045
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One of the biggest names in modern Dairy (Babcock) combined with Ice Cream (which I, ice cream expert, rank as a five). This needs adding.
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