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Nitty Gritty

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American, Bar, Pub
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1021 N Gammon Rd, Middleton, WI 53562-3800
+1 608-833-6489
11:00 - 01:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 01:30
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking distance from home. Excellent burger menu. Great beer selection. Fun atmosphere. We are frequent fliers here.

Thank Rick S
Madison, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We deliberately chose less-frequently ordered items to determine how they would be prepared and presented. We were not disappointed.

Thank sparky731
Madison, Wisconsin
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102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This visit was the second one during the month. On both visits the service was just average even though they were not busy. We also waited a very long time for our food. When our food arrive, I ordered a salad and specifically mentioned no onions as I have food allergies, the salad arrived with onions. Due to the long... More 

Thank Tumbleweed854
Middleton, Wisconsin
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83 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We went with another couple to celebrate my wife's birthday. The moment we walked in the door she was handed a helium balloon and a glass (to keep) which was to be filled with (free) beer. We all ordered burgers -- (which were huge) --- with fries, cole slaw or chips. And when we finished the burgers we were treated... More 

Thank retirees2011
Madison, Wisconsin
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133 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

It was my first time to visit but the young grandkids have been their several times. They remember their birthday visit and the balloons. Based upon the food and the atmosphere, I was not as impressed. Burgers are big with a lot of sauce so lots of drips. Flavor, OK. Table was a bit sticky.

Thank Neil M
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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520 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Stopped in for my Birthday Supper and enjoyed the hype they put into Birthdays. After 3 complimentary birthday cocktails, I switched to pop as the cocktails tasted like koolaid with little to no vodka as promised. I ordered a burger and the meat is clearly frozen beef patties. Not great. My wife ordered a salad and enjoyed it. Service was... More 

Thank JesseWhite
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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464 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Celebrating my Birthday with family was incredible. Great burgers, drinks and the grand children had a blast with the Birthday balloons and the special little birthday Sundae!!!

Thank Rockydogz1
Rapid City, South Dakota
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Recently moved to the area and we just keep going out to try new places. Nitty Gritty is a great place to celebrate your birthday we were told. We came back to try the burgers we heard so much about. And the rumors were true! Fantastic burger!! Tasty and flavorful while still being cooked perfectly!

Thank Crystal T
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Downtown N/G is a bit more classic, but this one is easier to get to and parking is easier. Decent selection of drink options, you can get free drinks on your birthday. Food is average to good pub food. Poor seating options, only very uncomfortable bar stools in the front area, four to a table which is tough for socializing... More 

Thank Sarah L
Madison, Wisconsin
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

This Nitty Gritty place on Gammon is a great place for food, friends, family and enjoyment. The folks are friendly and personable. There is no rowdiness like its sister place downtown with the college crowd. Our waitress Tiffany was very helpful and checked with us often. The kitchen staff was VERY attentive to my wife's no salt special needs diet.... More 

Thank Ron L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1021 N Gammon Rd, Middleton, WI 53562-3800
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +1 608-833-6489

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?