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Babcock Hall Dairy Store

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1605 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1519
+1 608-262-3045
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07:30 - 17:30
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 17:30
Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took our Girl Scout troop to Madison for a fun weekend. We made a stop at Babcock Dairy Store for ice cream...Yum! Even though the dairy wasn't operating, it was still interesting to look through the observation windows and read the interesting facts that were hanging about.

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Thank Jennifer K
Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This isn't a restaurant, but rather a dairy store and ice cream store on the University of Wisconsin campus. The ice cream is always rich and creamy, but summertime brings out the BEST flavors, peach strawberry, and my favorite key lime. You can get a cone or a dish, and the single scoop is the size of a double any... More 

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Thank jmetman
Madison, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Babcock Dairy is the best Ice Cream around. Also a good selection of other dairy products from the source.

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Thank Thomas K
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The best ice cream in Madison. It is rich and creamy. Whenever I visit the University of Wisconsin - Madison, I try to stop by and get a scoop or two of ice cream to reminisce & enjoy.

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Thank edwL1361CE
Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Loved the ice cream here. A lot of variety. Take your time to choose. Expect a wait especially if it is between classes time.

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Thank 101margareths
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

There is no better ice cream. There is another Madison made ice cream which is just as good and that is Chocolate Shoppe ice cream. Impossible to top these two. And so many different flavors. If you love ice cream, you are in heaven in Madison!

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Thank Margaret I
Madison, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Babcock Hall Ice Cream's story is as rich and the ice cream itself. Created as a byproduct from milk production at the UW School of Ag, Babcock Hall Ice Cream is fabulous. The store sells various types of dairy products and the chocolate milk is amazing. If you can't make it to the store, you can purchase an ice cream... More 

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Thank Jen S
Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This should be high on your list for a visit to Madison. Warning: it's so much fun, and there are so many flavors, you should leave time for a second visit, because one visit won't be nearly enough!

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Thank lorna464
Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Absolutely Delicious! I was able not only to get a great cup of ice cream but also the shakes/malts are to die for as well!

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Thank kajunspice
Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

So many things to do and see when you are on campus but one thing no one should miss is the Babcock Hall Dairy Store. Wow, what flavors of ice cream and treats they have. My imagination is not good enough to come up with some of their flavors. Not to be missed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 17:30
Thursday
07:30 - 17:30
Friday
07:30 - 17:30
Saturday
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1605 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1519
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-262-3045
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?