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Red Rooster Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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158 High St, Mineral Point, WI 53565-1208
+1 608-987-9936
05:00 - 15:00
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We visited on NYE in the afternoon and the restaurant was almost empty. There were 2 tables, only one with food. One cook and one server. We ordered our food and were anxious to eat. We have been to this restaurant in the past and have always had amazing food and service alike. Not this time! It took 40 minutes... More 

Thank Karen C
Darlington, Wisconsin
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120 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Good pasties and figgy hobbin; old-style cafe with stools at the counter; good service. Don't sit right by the door in the winter... It closes early, so if you're planning supper, arrive in time. The gyros is good too!

Thank Lori N
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Very quaint diner. Excellent, friendly service. The food is good and the menu offers a few unique Cornish items. Nice variety on the menu.

Thank escapeelf
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368 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

If you come through the town, this is a place to stop - especially for Breakfast. Specials are $7.50 but are well worth it. With coffee so cheap, your bill is under $20 for two. Some places are becoming almost double that for Breakfast. Great place.

Schaumburg, Illinois
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337 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We were especially impressed with the quality of the soups at the Red Rooster. They were not overly salty as is the case with so many restaurants. We split a pasty, which was tasty with a nice flaky dough. Very friendly service.

Thank bunky36669
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We were curious about the Cornish specialty dish, the pasty. Delicious! We had a great lunch at the Rooster and enjoyed sampling some Cornish food favorites.

Thank mhesterton
Saint Francis, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The motel owner recommended this for us. It was a small town old fashioned restaurant. They sold home made pastys too. We had a great breakfast, got us ready for the rest of our day.

Thank Margaret D
Freeport, Illinois
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121 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I was very surprised at the nice selection of lunch items. The Pasties and the English deserts of Figgy Hobbin were wonderful and something different. I would not have expected it in a small town and a small diner setting. It took me a few moments to notice the English theme. My kids had the burger and fried chicken. I... More 

Thank Kev521
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My wife and I made a stop in Mineral Point while on vacation and decided to have breakfast at the Red Rooster Cafe. The cafe looked very clean and had a 60's look to it, which I like. The service was very good and our waitress was friendly. I had the biscuits and gravy, which were the best I've ever... More 

Thank dwraff
Mineral Point, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I love the space, and the staff are all very friendly. Food is fine, but could be a bit more adventurous. Still, solid small town breakfast choice.

Thank BrunoPuntzJones

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 High St, Mineral Point, WI 53565-1208
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Mineral Point
  • Phone Number: +1 608-987-9936
Family owned cafe located in historical downtown Mineral Point. Serving fresh Cornish pasty daily for over 40 years. Breakfast served all day. We appreciate your business!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?