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Three Sisters Old Town Inn

Three SistersIn a word: Middleton's real diner.

The specs: #0661  
Address, hours & details via Isthmus; reviews at Trip Advisor, Yelp; listing at Eat Drink Madison, Three Sisters' Old Town Inn on Urbanspoon

JM ate the 2x2x2x2 with French toast, sausage, bacon and scrambled eggs.
Nichole ate the toast, bacon, eggs and hashbrowns with coffee.
The bill was $16.50, or $8.25/person, plus tip.
JM and Nichole both gave Three Sisters Old Town Inn an A- (see our grading rubric).

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Three Sisters Old Town Inn is just a diner. This affords it a certain charm to us. The lack of reviews above means that not as many others have fallen for its charms as we have.

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The French toast was made from bread just slightly thicker than regular and had a sufficient egginess and just the right dash of powdered sugar. The sausage links were standard - and fortunately,  JM loves standard sausage links. The bacon was thin and smoky, crinkly on the edges, and it hadn't been flattened on the grill. The scrambled eggs were a uniform, lightly done yellow.

Hashbrowns, bacon, eggs, toast

Shared booksSpeaking of eggs, Nichole was stupid to order more scrambled eggs when clearly the best complement to the chewy, darkly toasted, hyperbuttered marble rye would have been some nice runny yolk. The hashbrowns were more like a raft of soft potato noodles floating on a lake of butter. Pools of butter remained on the plate when we were done. Heaven.

We have to go back someday for soup and pie, and when we do, we'll bring a book or two for the swap shelf.


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if you're lucky, you might get there on a thursday lunch rush before they've run out of their tortilla soup and cream pies. those are a favorite of certain westside librarians.

I've heard they have great biscuits and gravy.
Being from the Southwest, I miss good biscuits and gravy. Can't find any decent ones here in Madison. I'm anxious to check their's out.

Speaking of southern food, I'd love to know where to get a decent chicken fried steak in Madison?

This was my fav (only?) breakfast spot when I lived in downtown Middleton. Plus there is always a newspaper ... a big plus.

Also grilled cheese on rye for just about the best price in town (for those of use who are not allowed to keep rye and cheese in the house for fear of eating nothing else for breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Yeah, and pie ...

We just ate there. The eggs were cooked to perfection and the hash browns were excellent. My son really like the biscuits and gravy too.

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