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Michael's Frozen Custard

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2531 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-1906
+1 608-231-3500
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Stopped here after dinner for some dessert. They only have Chocolate, Vanilla and the flavor of the day plus a bunch of sundae selections. They don't have choices for sizes (at least for the regular custard) so a cup of chocolate custard with cookie dough pieces added was about $6.50! The cup was huge - which left my husband and... More 

Thank Martha C
Oswego, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Nice selection of sundaes and shakes beyond regular custard. Nice outdoor seating area. A little expensive, but a nice place for a once in a while treat. Custard very creamy. Staff friendly and efficient.

Thank DisneyDad21
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We get around the cost of individual servings by purchasing a pint and then splitting it. Some of their flavors like malt and mint chocolate chip are just super.

Thank foodjava
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

In past when I've visited, I've enjoyed the custard here. Great sundaes too. But pricing on all products is too high for what you get. I got a sundae and my husband got a shake and our bill was $13 plus change. Sorry, but that's a bit too much.

Thank Susan F
West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Best frozen custard in the Midwest! Michael's Frozen Custard is a Madison tradition. A variety of scrumptious flavors!

Thank Lois F
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Traveled to Milwaukee a couple of years ago and LOVED Kopp's custard! This does not compare! Order the chocolate if you go, the vanilla is just that, very vanilla and plain.

Thank Molly S
Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014

We used to come here all the time but the prices kept going up. Bring the cost of a basic sundae down and we'll become regulars once again because it's great custard.

1 Thank louisa348
Sudbury, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014

Great frozen custard. I had the peanut butter fudge cake. It's really good. It's really creamy and covered in two of my favorite things! My husband comes from St.Louis so Ted Drews will always be our favorite. Since we can't always go there this place is still a fantastic alternative!

Thank Angel F
Park Rapids, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

I know, I know, there is that Other Frozen custard chain but as far as our family is concerned, Michael's is the Only place to have frozen custard. A must stop place when we visit, fun ambience, great classic fountain food.

Thank OliverandLisa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

Michael's is my favorite dessert-type stop in Madison. You see ice cream, gelato, sorbet, and frozen yogurt all over the place. But frozen custard is a superior breed of dairy goodness. I never get tired of Michael's custard. They offer many mixes and flavors, and each one can quench your cravings. It's pricier than ice cream, but that's because, again,... More 

Thank Tunaidi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, American
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2531 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-1906
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-231-3500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?