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Babcock Hall Dairy Store

1605 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1519
+1 608-262-3045
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (228 reviews)
“sandwiches” (29 reviews)
“sundae” (4 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Hours
1605 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1519
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made fresh with all natural ingredients you’ve got to stop in for an ice cream treat! They also sell Wisconsin cheese!! You’ll find a lunch menu as well, although I’ve only has the ice cream so I can’t comment on lunch items. If your touring...More

Thank Lisawhite5608
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A taste of real WI dairy goodness. Don’t miss a chance to see where ice cream is really made when in Madison. Part of the complete UW experience.

Thank Ronald S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to park and run in for a great lunch and of course, ice cream. Staff friendly, helpful and patient as we looked through the menu. We'll be back.

Thank Rftstar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place on campus open to all..grab a cone and walk along the lake or thru campus..you can go upstairs and look down on the ice cream process

Thank lewca c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for lunch as well as ice cream! I love the Bucky’s quesadilla. They make the cheese right there so it doesn’t get much fresher. And make sure to finish your visit with some ice cream! One thing to keep in...More

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Sandwiches are also very good. Large selection of take out cheeses. Street parking, may have to wait to get a spot, but worth it!!

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We had some very good ice cream, it was very rich and creamy. It is consistent and you can taste the quality. This is the place to go for ice cream when you are on campus.

Thank edwL1361CE
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great cheese from on of the best programs in the country, and great kids staffing this place, smiling and helpful. I usually get a few pounds of favorites (butter kase for example). Parking can be tight but there's a line of short term meters in...More

Thank jbsteinb16
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Babcock is the best ice cream around always fresh and always new and interesting flavors. The service is always quick and friendly. 2 thumbs up.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 21 January 2018

All the ice cream is good but for a real treat that you can't get anywhere else, try the orange chocolate chip. Another reason Madison is such a great place!

Thank Tom Peggy L
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28 May 2017|
Response from BettieSub | Reviewed this property |
I don[t know if that is possible. As you know its the U Wisconsin diary bar. Call them up and ask. (608) 262-3045
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1605 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1519
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-262-3045
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One of the biggest names in modern Dairy (Babcock) combined with Ice Cream (which I, ice cream expert, rank as a five). This needs adding.
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