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Nick's Restaurant

226 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2215
+1 608-255-5450
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible8%
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“pie” (3 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Greek, Pub
$$ - $$$
226 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2215
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

As a teenager living in the Midwest one of my favorite lunch time meals was a hamburger combo,one scoop of mashed potatoes,a beef patty between two slices of bread covered with gravy.Nick’s meatloaf special was better.Friendly wait staff,quick service,priced right.

Thank Redmen58
Reviewed 25 March 2018

This place had a super old school vibe. The kitchen was right when you walk in and they cook it up for all to see which is great! Food was pretty good. I had some lemon rice soup and I was a bit overwhelmed by...More

Thank Amelia A
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

My son and I went to see a concert at the Orpheum Theater next door, we had reserved seats so didn't want to stand in line so we thought we would kill time in Nick's, glad we did. Pretty busy but got a table right...More

Thank Hrocker
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Kind of tucked out of the way on State Street, Nick's is just a hidden jewel. A Greek-leaning menu is supplemented by American classics. Awesome pie and fries. Get the strawberry shortcake when it is in season. Only downside is the bathrooms are in the...More

Thank PMG1971
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Nick's is our new favorite restaurant in the Overture Theater neighborhood of downtown Madison. We chose it last night because driving down from Sun Prairie we wanted to make sure we got down there and parked in time for the performance with a little leeway...More

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We were looking for a meal and it was a busy weekend; the Badgers playing Northwestern. Every place was packed and we stumbled upon NIck's and it was a good pick. Good tasting food, quick service and great waitstaff. No attitudes here, just great service....More

Thank wrytr7
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Art fair Sunday. Hungry but not in the mood to eat outside. It was rather hot. Went into Nick's and had great gyros and great service. People of all ages were streaming in. Only minor complaint would be the fact that the building is so...More

Thank joelw298
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Was recommend to Nick from a local WI. but when I got to the restaurant it was in an old building. I got there special of the Day. Some type of Hamburger it was overcooked & dry . The health dept. needs to take a...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast since other places downtown were packed. We were nervous b/c it wasn't busy. Excellent service and good no nonsense breakfast. If you're looking for fufu, this isn't the place, but for good food at good price - this is the place,

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Nicks looks like a rundown bar with no visual appeal. The food however is always good which is what keeps bringing people back for a meal. I can't help but wonder why the owner doesn't put some money in to cleaning it up and upgrading...More

Thank lindakayjetset
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 12
American, Bar, Greek, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2215
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-255-5450
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