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DE Forest Family Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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505 W North St, DeForest, WI 53532-1085
+1 608-846-6910
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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274 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived we were seated immediately. Water glasses were filled quickly and our waitress was on top of things. I was surprised how quickly our food came out. I had the Fried Chicken Steak. It was okay but tasted like ground beef made it a patty and fried. The mashed potatoes were dry. Overall an okay place - good... More 

Thank hippyways
Madison, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We attempted to eat here on a Friday night. The waiter brought us water, but the wactress who should have taken our order ignored us for more than 15 minutes. She then stopped by to tell us she would take our order in a bit. After 5 more minutes we left. The manager just said that the waitress was new.... More 

Thank Jeff_Madison_12
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Nice family restaurant. Been awhile since I've been there but the food there has always been above average at great prices. A family run restaurant and the level of service reflects that. A recent remodeling made seating more friendly and increased seating capacity. Still, the place gets crowded around lunch time, especially on weekends.

Thank Robert B
Arlington, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We have been to the Deforest Family Restaurant numerous times and never disappointed. Quite a menu and so reasonably priced. Highly recommend you give it a try.

Thank 649philn
Richland Center
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

There was some type of meeting being held in one of the rooms but it didn't bother us. Quiet place, good food. I had the chicken club wrap and soup and the wrap was huge! Good service and value for the price.

Thank DeniseK1104
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We discovered this place years ago, and we're glad it's still here. Full menu. Good for breakfast, lunch, or supper. If you can't find something you like, you're not looking hard enough.

Thank Marjorie N
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We typically go here once every couple of weeks. Good price for the food. Personable wait staff and the bus staffr.

Thank Barb N
Madison, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

A friend was in town and we wanted to meet for dinner. I thought I'd give this place a try. The waitress was friendly and competent. She kept our drinks refilled and checked in with us often enough but not too often. The food was okay, nothing spectacular but enjoyable, the kind of food I look for when I just... More 

Thank Jeff_Madison_12
Muncie, Indiana
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Driving across the interstate and wanted to find a "mom & pop" place. This was the only place listed at the exit. Food was average, but a bit expected for what we expected for breakfast. Good value. The waitress and bus boy were all very friendly and accommodating. Not a world class bathroom experience. Could use some updating in there.... More 

Thank Curtis B
Dane, Wisconsin
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

I called to place a to go order, I got there when they said it would be ready, 20 min after we called, 30 min later my order was ready, so it took them 50 min to broast the chicken and the woman at the counter kept saying ready in 2 min, ready in 5 min, ready in 3 min,... More 

Thank thanson2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 W North St, DeForest, WI 53532-1085
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  DeForest
  • Phone Number: +1 608-846-6910

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?