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Cracker Barrel

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2147 E Springs Dr, Madison, WI 53704-7422
+1 608-242-0560
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06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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90 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our waitress Camille was absolutely fantastic the food just amazing. The HOSTESS not so good this was Sunday 5-21-17. The HOSTESS was complaining about the waitresses, unacceptable!! While complaining she was TEXTING & then didn't remember to write our name down. When I finally had enough called her attention hey what's up. Then we where seated in almost an empty... More 

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Thank Carline T
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Understaffed, 23 empty tables, 15 of them unbussed, turning people away with ridiculous wait times of 25 minutes. Can't get the country chicken because they ran out of flour! Ran out of flour? How does Cracker Barrel run out of flower. No reason for the delay given, if I'd known our 15 minute wait would take almost twice that I... More 

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Thank Richard H
Stoughton, Wisconsin
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168 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to wait to get seated although there was nobody in there. No problem..we were not in a rush. Sat down, ordered 2 cokes...got a coke and a rootbeer. Nothing on the menu was marked "gf" so asked to see a gluten free menu, We got a allergy information menu. Pretty much the only thing made without wheat was... More 

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Thank beachcruizer77
Bovey, Minnesota
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the menu choices, breakfast meals are huge (I'm not a big bkft person) Hubby is from the south so he got his grits!!!

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Thank shelkathmn
Illinois
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We stopped by mid-afternoon, and it was the first time I have ever been in a Cracker Barrel that was not completely full. We enjoyed attentive service, good healthy yet tasty meals for the kids (huge variety of options for sides with the kids meals, which made it hard for them to choose!). The adults had more hearty food and... More 

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Thank Rocky M
Azle
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We ate at this restaurant on Sunday Morning Apri 2, 2017 Service was very good. Food was very good, as with my experiecne of most Cracker Barrels. As always almost too much to eat. Would not hesitate eating there again.

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Thank RobK1951
Isanti, Minnesota
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118 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The staff were very nice at this Cracker Barrel. Our one disappointment was it did take a long time to get our food. It was just "average" busy, not swamped. The people next to us were locals and said the last time they visited it took a long time to get their food also. They had some children they were... More 

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Thank travisanti
Madison, Wisconsin
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Service was very friendly and attentive. There are plenty of choices even for the fussy, like us. I enjoyed the cornbread so much, I went out and bought some at the grocery store to enjoy for the next 2 weeks. The pork chop was very nice for the price, which was reasonable. their onion, tomato, cucumber salad was good and... More 

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Thank Manakoora
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128 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We love their breakfast entrees. Bacon, pancakes and eggs are cooked perfectly. Service is quick and friendly. Dinner entrees are average. We were disappointed with the chicken and dumplings because the dumplings were undercooked and mushy. It is conveniently located right off I94.

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Thank Betty C
Madison, Wisconsin
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is an inexpensive place to eat. Even tho it was crowded we didnt feel neglected.The pork chop was big for $7.95, the corn muffins were utterly inspiring, and they have more veg choices than anybody I know. Amusing antique decor & fireplace too. Good service. Very busy and pretty noisy.

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Thank Manakoora

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 23:00
Saturday
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2147 E Springs Dr, Madison, WI 53704-7422
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-242-0560

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