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Michael's Frozen Custard

3826 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53714-2805
+1 608-222-4110
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
6 Mar 2017
“Great custard!”
3 days ago
“Great value, nice spot”
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Fast food
3826 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53714-2805
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Retro-type burger and frozen custard joint. Reasonable prices and modest menu options. Retro deco to peruse while waiting and eating. Great value and the lake is across the street!

Thank Jim J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had never been to this place, but it was recommended to us, so we had to try it. We each got a different concoction and both were delicious. Loved it!

Thank dizzylizm0m
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We went there after I taught an all day workshop. What a treat! They have the flavor of the day, which I couldn't eat since it had pie crust in it, and I am gluten free, but they had a great little sundae to offer...More

Thank RitaAdvisor
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Tons of options for sundaes and shakes! Make sure to check the wall opposite the counter for descriptions of the sundaes, and don't hesitate to ask for special combos on the super thick shakes! Or just try the flavor of the day- you won't be...More

Thank snowgo54
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for an late afternoon treat after visiting olbrich conservatory. The three of us each got custard. One got the turtle, one the Oreo peanut butter cookie dough, and the third got chocolate brownie. All three were awesome! The inside has an old fashioned...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Great burgers, excellent fries and amazing custard. The nostalgic theme harkens to simpler happier times. Indoor and outdoor dining. Doggie yogurt!

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Michael's is pricey ($8 milkshake??) but delicious. I really like the veggie burger and overall you can tell the ingredients are high quality. Really nice staff, too!

Thank Hilary J
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We love Michael's! Any time we come to Madison, we must stop, either for lunch, snack, or, as in this case, a light dinner (yum, hotdogs!) but the star of the show is their frozen custard, way much better than the 'we will not name'...More

Thank OliverandLisa
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The price is a bit much for my liking for a medium sized custard sundae, but it's always tasty whenever I come here. Not a trip I can afford often, but it's nice every once in a while. There is seating inside, but all I...More

Thank Srs2089
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Visited Michael's on the recommendation of a friend that's a UW Alumnus. The custard met our expectations in flavor (yum-o) but at just under $5 for a small sundae its definitely not an everyday type place.

Thank Sutter_Six
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3826 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53714-2805
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-222-4110
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