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Dotty Dumplings Dowry

317 N Frances St Madison WI 53703
(608) 259-0000
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Dotty Dumpling's Dowry is a Madison institution favored by the locals for over 40 years. Located in the heart of downtown, Dotty's offers award winning hamburgers, Friday fish fry, homemade soups and chili, fresh salads and so much more! Cozy up in a booth or at the bar and pick from 24 Wisconsin craft beers on tap while enjoying some Blues or Motown music in the back round. Dotty's is a...


Dotty Dumpling's Dowry is located at the address 317 N Frances St in Madison, Wisconsin 53703. They can be contacted via phone at (608) 259-0000 for pricing, hours and directions.

Dotty Dumpling's Dowry has an annual sales volume of 501K - 999,999. .For more information go to

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I'm vegetarian. My husband and friends are not. Finding a place good for all of us is usually hard. Dotty's turns the trick, though.
The vegetarian bean burger is good, portion sizes are great, prices are reasonable, and their cheesecurds and their english garlic sauce are _to die for_. I kid you not. Those french fries with malt vinegar (on...

A bit disappointed

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This was a pretty easy place to find. As you open the doors, you slightly taking back by the beautiful wood work and decor. It's a small space (not to tight) quaint place. I wouldn't recommend it for young families.
The wait staff was friendly and on top of every need.
We arrived before the Saturday night rush. Our food...

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This place is very friendly and "camp style" in that it has old movies playing on the screens (at least during the day when I was there) - the burger special that I had was GREAT! I didn't try anything else. Fun college town restaurant with a local history.

Good but not amazing

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I visited this place because it was right next to my hotel and it was number one on trip advisor. I love burgers so I thought, why not? Service was great and beer selection was terrific. My burger was just ok to be honest. The fries were better honestly. They are very proud of their sauces, and I only tried...

I'm a gluten free and they no have the buns

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That's the only reason they get 4 stars. Burger was still good but gotta have the bun to seal the deal.

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The name is Dotty Dumpling’s Dowry, but patrons surely do not miss Dotty or dumplings here. The name of the place was inspired by a fictional, female character from one of Sir Arthur Conan's stories, and the cute, fat lady is now a mascot of this burger joint. Delighting patrons with their spread of creatively-made burgers and interesting sides, Dotty Dumpling’s Dowry is a haunt for locals and...

Dotty Dumpling's Dowry is a family-owned restaurant that serves gourmet fast food. It specializes in hamburgers, steaks, tuna, and homemade desserts and soups. Dotty Dumpling's Dowry s menu includes french fries, mac-n-cheese wedges, onion rings, fried mushrooms, corn bread, and coleslaw and potato salads. It also offers Buffalo, ostrich and turkey burgers. Dotty Dumpling's Dowry serves...

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Visit Dotty Dumplings Dowry restaurant and tavern for award winning hamburgers and a great selection of beers in a family dining atmosphere. Located in Madison, Wisconsin.

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