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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    Fish Sandwich

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    The Capitol Club

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    Mushroom Burger

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    Greek Chicken Salad

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    Greek Salad

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    Stuffed Tomato Salad

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    Chicken Gyro

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    Feta Burger

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    Corned Beef Club

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    Chef Salad

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    Vegetarian Rueben

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    Mediterranean Steak Sandwich

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    Chicken Filet Sandwich

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    Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich

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    Turkey Club

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    Grilled Prime Rib Sandwich

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    Homemade Chili

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    Dino’s Arugula Burger

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    Deep Fried Perch

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    Vegetarian Gyro

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    Fetta Stuffed Chicken Breast

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    The Hamburger

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    Garden Salad

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    Nick’s Steak Sandwich

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    Veggie Burger

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    Feta & Kalamata Platter

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    Grilled Cheese

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    Steak & Shrimp

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    Nick’s Sirloin Steak

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    Ancho Chicken Plate

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    Nick’s Deluxe Cheeseburger

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    Side Salad

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    Tuna Melt

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    Southern Fried Chicken

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    Reuben

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    Ancho Chili Crust Chicken Breast

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    Grilled Corned Beef Sandwich

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    Bacon Cheeseburger

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    Grilled Chicken Salad

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    New York Strip

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    Pork Chops

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    Deep Fried Haddock

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    Nick’s Turkey Sandwich

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    Combination Seafood Platter

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    Shrimp Dinner

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    Onion Rings

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    Veggie Melt

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    Wisconsin Cheese Curds

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    BLT

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    Gyro Sandwich

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    Patty Melt

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    Homemade Spinach Pie

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    Turkey Melt

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    Penne Vodka Pasta

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Address // 226 State Street
Madison, WI 53703

Telephone. // (608) 255-5450

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