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Keg of Martinsville

The KegIn a word: Hidden valley bleh.

The specs: #00926  
7773 Martinsville Rd., Cross Plains, 53528
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JM ate the cheeseburger.
Nichole ate the gyro basket.
We split some cheesy tots.
The bill was $18, or $9/person, plus tip.
JM gave Keg of Martinsville a C; Nichole gave Keg of Martinsville a D+ (see our grading rubric).

Cheesy totsThe Keg of Martinsville is a tavern on a hilltop outside Cross Plains. It has a coat rack by the door, regular meat raffles, shake of the day, table service with a real menu and breakfast on Sundays.

The food is totally middle-of-the-road. The cheesy tots, while highly recommended of the aps on offer, were just OK nuggets of battered potato and cheez mixture. A $5 gyro basket was the daily special. It was light on the meat, with glassy-looking tomato slices and decent onions. There wasn't much tzatziki but a sprinkle of oregano showed some care. The burger was OK meat on a light and fluffy bun. 


We got waters to drink, which we might have reconsidered had we seen the (not uncommon) warning against making a habit of consuming the establishment's high-nitrate well water, posted discreetly above the sink in the women's room.

So the Keg of Martinsville is pretty much Wisconsin. If you do go, don't miss the beautiful vista from the concrete slab out back.

Scenic overlook with metal crane


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It was worth hitting up this place when they had the rabbit burger, but I hear it's off the menu now, so I won't be going back any longer.

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