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Best things to do in Middleton

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“Local craft brewery with variety of beers to try. Occasional music venue in the summer. ”
8 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Wonderful breakfast spot with a diner feel and look. They also serve lunch and dinner. If you do make it for breakfast, this place does get busy!”
7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Frickin’ ginormous pancakes. Cash only, a great nostalgic diner. So. Many. Pancake. Options. ”
7 locals recommend
Park
“The 550-acre conservancy protects Pheasant Branch Creek, which supplies Lake Mendota with 1,800 gallons of crystal-clear water every minute. Visitors will find extensive nature trails running throughout this oasis of pristine woods and wetlands. Beautiful trails for walking, running, biking. ”
6 locals recommend
Museum
“This is a goofy museum with a mustard store/gift shop above it. Be ready for lots of mustard puns.”
6 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“They have the BEST cheese curds that we've experienced!! We take all our out of town friends here to enjoy how wonderful these little pieces of gooey, golden nuggets can be :)”
3 locals recommend
Neighborhood
1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“Best dinner in Downtown Middleton if you are looking for something different from pub food. Check out their menu online for the tastiest creole food. Great date night spot as well! Our faves are: Coffee Roasted Chicken (the best), escargot, pulled pork crepes, BBQ shrimp, tenderloin....really anything you get there is tasty and fresh. Say Hello to owners Gwen and Eric!”
4 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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3 locals recommend
Cafe
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“This cafe serves a selection of coffee, teas, breakfast, sandwiches, beer and wine. You can also purchase liquor, beer and wine in their shop to take home. ”
4 locals recommend
Cafe
“Wonderful desserts! Nice place to enjoy a glass of wine and specialty dessert.”
5 locals recommend
Bar
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“While we don't frequent at this spot a lot, they do have really good food. Like pasta, salads and pizza. A great appetizer is the eggplant parmesan. ”
2 locals recommend
Bar
“Some of the best Italian food you will ever taste! Generous portions, intimate fine dining. Friendly wait staff.”
4 locals recommend
Route
“Madison has a huge network of bike trails, and you can use B-cycle, Madison's bike rental service, found on many major street corners downtown and in other public areas.”
1 local recommends
Bar
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“The Village Green is a classic in Downtown Middleton for burgers prepared fresh daily and other yummy pub food. Great for Friday Fish Fry, and it will get busy! Outdoor patio to enjoy some drinks or food. Another fave is The Rachel sandwich, which is a Reuben but with turkey and coleslaw. ”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you love beer, stop by Longtable. Pick out a beer from their huge beer cooler and sit at one of their communal tables. Or sit at the bar to see what they have on tap. They also have a wine selection. Serving lunch and dinner. Check out their menu, which can rotate with the seasons. ”
2 locals recommend