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Quaker Steak and Lube

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American, Bar, Pub
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2259 Deming Way, Middleton, WI 53562
+1 608-831-5823
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 12:00
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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

nothing special here.Cleanliness overall was questionable. Portions were large and good. Large seating capacity. Entertaining atmosphere.

Thank bigsei
Middleton, Wisconsin
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242 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is nothing outstanding about this restaurant either positive or negative. It can be a fun place to go with family or a friend for a leisurely meal. The food is good and the service is fine.

Thank James S
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and food. Plenty of TVs in the Bar section to watch multiple games while enjoying a cold beverage and hot food. Service is very timely and attentive. Bathrooms are clean and the price is very reasonable for the amount of food you receive. I recommend this place if you are in the area.

Thank RLHull
De Pere, Wisconsin
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I needed buffalo sauce quick, they met that need in spades. Prices are getting over $10 for all entrees plus food is only ok. Boneless wings are definitely frozen. Wife loved the strawberry lemonade. We sat at the bar but they were understaffed, only one bartender to service 12 guests, the tables in the bar and the waitresses during March... More 

Thank Bear C
Madison, Wisconsin
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75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Been coming here for years. Love their nachos, onion rings and steak. The drinks are either excellent or awful. I ordered a daiquiri once and it was the best one I'd ever had and when I ordered another one it was like pink water (and I like weak drinks). I sent it back and the replacement one was better but... More 

Thank Trisha P
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Our visit was a good one. I ordered the loaded fries which could have been fresher, but I had them put them back in the microwave to soften up the cheese. The wings were good and the service was good too.

Thank julieboa82
Middleton, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Over the last year the quality of the food has gone down but the prices have gone up. The menu has changed and certain specialties are now limited to one day a month.

Thank 195normana
North Vernon, Indiana
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I'd seen these restaurants before but didn't have the chance to try one until now. A coworker and I were traveling on business and he had been there and it's one of his favorites. So I agreed and loved the atmosphere as soon as we walked in. I ordered the Philly Steak sandwich and it was amazing. But even better... More 

Thank KEverage
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4 reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2017

They have some great food items---the biker chick salad is very good. The noise level is so bad that you can't carry on a conversation with the people at your table.

Thank Sharon B
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Family of 5. Dinner was great for all. Rubs, and bacon cheeseburgers where spot on. Had the pretzels for an appetizer and the beer cheese dip when great together.

Thank Christopher P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2259 Deming Way, Middleton, WI 53562
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +1 608-831-5823
It was 1974 when our country had its first gas crisis. The price of gasoline was skyrocketing, gas stations were closing nationwide, and carmakers began exploring how to develop cars that got better mileage.

But for George "Jig" Warren III and Gary "Moe" Meszaros, it wasn't about better mileage or for that matter even obeying the new 55 M.P.H speed limit. It was about finding a home to preserve the culture of those old gas stations and high-powered muscle cars.

So was born Quaker Steak & Lube(R), a "Cook Your Own Steak" restaurant that gave old muscle cars a permanent home, which included a 1936 Chevrolet, frozen in time on the original hydraulic grease rack.

It is from these beginnings that the Quaker Steak & Lube(R) family of restaurants began. Today, "The Lube(R)" serves over 80 million wings annually, has bottled sauces for retail sale, has won the title of "Best Wings USA," and has hundreds of local, national, and international awards for their sauce recipes. Over 60 locations throughout the United States and Canada, "The Lube(R)" is still rescuing muscle cars, vintage cars, trucks and a vast selection of custom and antique motorcycles, giving them good homes hanging from the walls and ceilings in each restaurant.

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