RESTAURANT & LOUNGE

WELCOME TO NICK'S RESTAURANT


THE HOME OF GOOD FOOD.

Nick’s Restaurant and Lounge is a family owned and operated landmark located on Madison Wisconsin’s State Street and has been doing business there since 1959. The location is across from the Overture Center for the Arts which is 2, blocks from the Capital, Nick's Restaurant and Lounge offers some of the best food, including delicious Greek specialties!

  • BEFORE

    1959

    226 State was home to some very unique businesses. As far as we can remember, here are a few: The Tiger Lounge, Stanley’s Bar, Jillians Deli & Tap Room (pictured above).

  • A LITTLE

    ABOUT US

    Welcome back in time. You will feel like you have stepped into a time capsule. Nick’s, with its old fashioned booths, starving artist prints on the wall and dim light coupled with the smell of made-from-scratch meals makes us one of the more unique places in town.

  • LOCAL

    VENUES

    Nick’s is centrally located to popular venues such as The Orpheum, Ovature Hall, State Capital, Comedy Club, Kohl Center, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and various other events downtown.

  • CELEBRITY

    VISITS

    Popular among visiting writers and celebrities when in town (Nick’s has served Robin Williams, Lenny Kravitz, Johnny Cash, Garbage, Matt Groening – creator of the Simpsons, Ebert, Jerry Kelly, Chris Borland and a slew of other stars over the years), it’s also a favorite spot among local writers, artists and theater types.

Every day at Nicks, we make all of our food from scratch. Our recipes are affordable, natural and all home-cooked. We chop, slice and serve our way to your stomaches in a vintage atmosphere with traditional friendly service. Come to Nick's to try our In-house daily specials and homemade pies!!

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    Homemade Chili

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    Deep Fried Perch

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    Tuna Melt

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    Fish Sandwich

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    Veggie Melt

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    Reuben

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    Mushroom Burger

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    Grilled Cheese

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    Wisconsin Cheese Curds

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    Garden Salad

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    The Capitol Club

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    The Hamburger

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    Vegetarian Rueben

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    Deep Fried Haddock

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    Grilled Corned Beef Sandwich

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    Homemade Spinach Pie

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    Dino’s Arugula Burger

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    Veggie Burger

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    Gyro Sandwich

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    Nick’s Steak Sandwich

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    Pork Chops

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    Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich

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    Penne Vodka Pasta

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    Steak & Shrimp

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    Mediterranean Steak Sandwich

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    Shrimp Dinner

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    Combination Seafood Platter

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    Feta Burger

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    Corned Beef Club

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    Turkey Club

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    Grilled Chicken Salad

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    Feta & Kalamata Platter

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    Grilled Prime Rib Sandwich

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    Bacon Cheeseburger

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    Ancho Chicken Plate

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    Greek Chicken Salad

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    Chicken Gyro

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    Nick’s Sirloin Steak

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    BLT

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    Fetta Stuffed Chicken Breast

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    Stuffed Tomato Salad

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    Nick’s Deluxe Cheeseburger

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    Ancho Chili Crust Chicken Breast

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    Vegetarian Gyro

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    Turkey Melt

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    Chicken Filet Sandwich

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    Side Salad

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    Patty Melt

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    New York Strip

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    Nick’s Turkey Sandwich

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    Onion Rings

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    Greek Salad

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    Southern Fried Chicken

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    Chef Salad

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Address // 226 State Street
Madison, WI 53703

Telephone. // (608) 255-5450

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