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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    The Hamburger

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    Garden Salad

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    Feta & Kalamata Platter

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    Tuna Melt

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    Feta Burger

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    Penne Vodka Pasta

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    Side Salad

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    Veggie Melt

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    Chicken Gyro

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    Combination Seafood Platter

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    Mediterranean Steak Sandwich

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    Pork Chops

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    Onion Rings

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    Reuben

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    Deep Fried Haddock

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    Grilled Corned Beef Sandwich

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    Ancho Chicken Plate

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    Veggie Burger

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    Dino’s Arugula Burger

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    Grilled Cheese

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    Deep Fried Perch

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    Turkey Melt

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    Homemade Spinach Pie

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    Shrimp Dinner

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    Nick’s Turkey Sandwich

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    Nick’s Sirloin Steak

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    Nick’s Steak Sandwich

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    Grilled Chicken Salad

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    BLT

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    Chicken Filet Sandwich

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    Vegetarian Rueben

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    Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich

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    Vegetarian Gyro

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    Chef Salad

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    Wisconsin Cheese Curds

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    Stuffed Tomato Salad

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    Patty Melt

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    Fish Sandwich

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    Grilled Prime Rib Sandwich

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    Greek Salad

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    Bacon Cheeseburger

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    Greek Chicken Salad

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    Gyro Sandwich

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    Steak & Shrimp

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    Mushroom Burger

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    Nick’s Deluxe Cheeseburger

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    Turkey Club

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    New York Strip

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    Ancho Chili Crust Chicken Breast

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    Homemade Chili

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    Southern Fried Chicken

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    Corned Beef Club

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    Fetta Stuffed Chicken Breast

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    The Capitol Club

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Address // 226 State Street
Madison, WI 53703

Telephone. // (608) 255-5450

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