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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    Side Salad

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    Grilled Chicken Salad

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    Chef Salad

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    Veggie Burger

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    Corned Beef Club

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    Pork Chops

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    Grilled Corned Beef Sandwich

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    Greek Salad

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    Shrimp Dinner

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    Ancho Chili Crust Chicken Breast

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    Grilled Prime Rib Sandwich

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    The Capitol Club

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    Chicken Filet Sandwich

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    Ancho Chicken Plate

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    Veggie Melt

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    Nick’s Sirloin Steak

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    Mediterranean Steak Sandwich

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    Grilled Cheese

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    New York Strip

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    Greek Chicken Salad

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    Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich

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    Wisconsin Cheese Curds

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    Patty Melt

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    Stuffed Tomato Salad

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    Bacon Cheeseburger

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    Feta & Kalamata Platter

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    Penne Vodka Pasta

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    Vegetarian Rueben

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    Nick’s Deluxe Cheeseburger

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    Southern Fried Chicken

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    Nick’s Turkey Sandwich

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    Onion Rings

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    Garden Salad

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    Chicken Gyro

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    Rueben

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    Combination Seafood Platter

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    Dino’s Arugula Burger

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    BLT

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    Homemade Spinach Pie

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    Feta Burger

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    Steak & Shrimp

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    Nick’s Steak Sandwich

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    Homemade Chili

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    Deep Fried Perch

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    Deep Fried Haddock

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    Fish Sandwich

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    Turkey Melt

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    Gyro Sandwich

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    Mushroom Burger

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    Tuna Melt

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    The Hamburger

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    Fetta Stuffed Chicken Breast

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    Vegetarian Gyro

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    Turkey Club

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Address // 226 State Street
Madison, WI 53703

Telephone. // (608) 255-5450

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