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214 W Cottage Grove Rd Ste D, Cottage Grove, WI 53527-9213
+1 608-839-4141
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Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Food is very average, nothing special. On the plus the prices are beyond reasonable and the staff is VERY nice. Not sure about the complaints over staff because this is where Village Cafe excels. The owner is always onsite and she is friendly. Maybe not overly chatty, but she remembers a face and is very good with elderly customers. The... More 

Thank Lazy_Family
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

This place has the ambiance to make you feel like you stepped back in time, and I like that sort of thing. The people are friendly and they seem to have a consistent repeat customer base. However, I've been there twice; the first time I was sure the gravy was instant and the second meal tasted like it came from... More 

Thank Pamela G
Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014

Slow service and the waitress never smiled. Waited for food for over 25 minutes and the quality of food was not great ordered a breakfast omelet and there was no cheese potatoes were under cooked. Will never go there again.

Thank TamiD68
Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2014

Love the Village Inn. I hate to cook for one so I consume many meals at their restaurant. Love the atmosphere, clientele. Favorite place for a good home cooked meal. I meet up with many of my friends to just chat, have coffee, and socialize. Best waitresses ever!

1 Thank bevekal
Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

I'm not sure why the previous poster is ranting about the discrimination event; I frequent this restaurant and have never observed the owners or staff discriminate against any customer. We had a friend who had progressing dementia and they were so kind to him, making him feel comfortable even as his memory problems increased. My husband and I continue to... More 

1 Thank 803Jan69
Appleton, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2013

Horrendous discrimination against a disabled young man and his mother... Lady, you won't have to worry about managing/owning a restaurant much longer. After the ADA has gone through the evidence and the witnessed comments you made, you'll be looking for another job. GOOD LUCK, its tough out there for unemployed waitresses.

3 Thank mgrassman
Madison, Wisconsin
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2012

This is your basic, friendly neighborhood diner. My wife and I had breakfast there. The food was plentiful without being overkill portions. The quality was great. I had the Wisconsin Skillet, which was a dish of fried potatoes and three kinds of cheese topped with two fried eggs. While we were there, a number of older men came in and... More 

1 Thank RBWCSW
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2012

We frequent this diner for breakfast on weekends. It is a smaller place with a home town feel. Food and service is excellent, and the price is right!

1 Thank K P
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2011

Simply put.....Excellent food, excellent service, at a reasonable price. Excellent value! Don't hesitate to go.

1 Thank Bad_Pig
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2008

Go for breakfast only. Old school family restaurant style.

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  • Address: 214 W Cottage Grove Rd Ste D, Cottage Grove, WI 53527-9213
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Cottage Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 608-839-4141

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