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Babcock Hall Dairy Store

1605 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1519
+1 608-262-3045
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (219 reviews)
“sandwiches” (28 reviews)
“sundae” (4 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
07:30 - 17:30All hours
1605 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1519
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a student of UW so my review might sound a bit biased but ask anyone. They will tell you that the ice creams of Babcock Hall are the very best of Madison. They always offer new flavors so things do not get boring....More

Thank ChristyOk
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Nestled in the Agricultural, Forestry, and Veterinary Science parts of campus lies Babcocks. Light fare served,but the ice cream is to die for.

Thank Wendy A
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Visit often. The best ice cream and ice cream treats in Madison. During the summer we like to ride our bikes along Lake Mendota and stop for a well deserves ice crean treat at Babcock.

Thank 210cubby
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

It’s always a treat to go to the Babcock Dairy store. This time I was buying the ice cream they developed for UW sports teams. It has more protein, less sugar, and less lactose than their regular ice cream. Of course, their regular ice creams...More

Thank Jan N
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Really super creamy ice cream. Great innovative and fun flavors. Super service from employees. I love the orange cream flavor. Also very good selection of cheese and snacks. Grilled cheese sandwich is a winner.

Thank pjcashman
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Really nice university run sandwich shop. I had the melted swiss on marble rye and it was great. They also make their own ice cream, which you have to try. Love the chocolate peanut butter. Prices are very reasonable. It is fast food style here,...More

Thank Hitcher84
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Fresh from the source ice cream with lots of delectable flavors--and you can grab a sandwich or even a few groceries (cheese, brats, etc.) or a cup of joe to keep you moving!

Thank gawarfield
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Ice cream made in the University of Wisconsin Babcock Hall Dairy Plant next to the store on the west end of campus. Great ice cream at a great price. Order a single, and it will be the size of a double in most other ince...More

Thank DLT49
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Best ice cream ever! Babcock ice cream. Downtown Madison at UW campus. Very close to Lake Mendota. Beautiful area

Thank Witraveler224
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Babcock store has many varieties of cheese and ice-cream. The ice-cream is as good/creamy if not better than Hagen Das.

Thank 2Traveler62
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27 May 2017|
Response from BettieSub | Reviewed this property |
I don[t know if that is possible. As you know its the U Wisconsin diary bar. Call them up and ask. (608) 262-3045
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1605 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1519
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-262-3045
  • E-mail
One of the biggest names in modern Dairy (Babcock) combined with Ice Cream (which I, ice cream expert, rank as a five). This needs adding.
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