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Where to Find Babcock Dairy Products Near Madison, WI
In need of Babcock Dairy products but not sure where to go? You are in luck, for we are all around the Madison area. Whether in search of a sweet treat or a cheesy surprise, we have it all!
Find out which location is nearest you today using this article!
Babcock Dairy Store Has the Perfect Gifts For Your New UW-Madison Grad
It’s time to celebrate your UW-Madison 2022 grads! At Babcock Dairy Store, we’ve got all of your student’s favorite iconic Wisconsin eats, and we make it easy to show you care with curated gift boxes ready-made for any Badger in your life.
What better way to say congrats than with delicious food chock-full of memories of Madison? Check out our fan favorites here.
Looking for a great gift for UW alum? Check out Babcock’s cheese boxes perfect for the holiday season. We ship to family and friends, the last day for cheesebox orders is December 17th. Get your order in today!
We will be closed on November 6th and 7th!
Due to construction, we will be closing early on November 5th at 3:00 pm. We will be closed Saturday, November 6th, and Sunday, November 7th. We will be back to normal hours on Monday, November 8th, see you there!
Babcock Late Night Special!
Babcock now as a special from 5:00 pm to close! Come in and when you buy a sandwich, you get a free single-serve ice cream!
Stop by Babcock Dairy Store in your Halloween costumes for some sweet treats on October 31st!
Where to Find the Best Ice Cream in Madison, WI
Wisconsin is home to a variety of dairy products, especially ice cream! Even Wisconsin’s harsh winters do not stop locals from indulging in the sweet treat all year long. With so many spots in Madison to choose from, check out our delicious recommendations for the best ice cream around town!
Babcock Dairy Store
1605 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Monday-Friday 7:30 AM-7:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday 11:00 AM-4:00 PM
Babcock Dairy Store is located on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. They have a rich history of creating their own ice cream and award-winning cheese, using only the freshest ingredients available! Babcock offers an array of flavors some favorites include, Blue Moon, BEC-Key Lime Pie, Union Utopia, and Orange Custard Chocolate Chip. They also offer a menu with shakes, sandwiches, breakfast options, and ice cream pies. It is a great spot to grab a quick lunch with family or a sweet treat after class!
Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream
468 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Sunday-Thursday 12:00 AM-10:00 PM
Friday-Saturday 11:00 AM-11:00 PM
With many locations around Madison, the Chocolate Shoppe has anything a chocolate lover is dreaming of. Known for their award-winning chocolate ice cream, Zanzibar Chocolate, the Chocolate Shoppe is a great spot for your next craving. The shop offers non-dairy soy and allergen-free options to ensure everyone gets their fix!
(photo credit: Chocolate Shoppe Instagram)
La Michoacana Ice Cream
6712 Odana Rd
Madison, WI 53719
Monday-Sunday 11:00 AM-9:00 PM
Not your typical ice cream shop, La Michoacana is known for its frozen Paleta bars made with ice cream and fresh fruit! With refreshing flavors such as Mango, Choco-Berry, Pineapple, and Lime Paletas it is a must-try spot!
(photo credit: www.michoacana.com)
Calliope Ice Cream
3241 Garver Green
Madison, WI 53704
Monday-Thursday 11:00 AM-9:00 PM
Friday & Saturday 11:00 AM-10:00 PM
Located right across the street from Olbrich Park on the east side of Madison, Calliope Ice Cream continues to serve up tasty unconventional flavors like Concord Grape Sorbet, Gorgonzola Pear, and Pumpkin Spice Latte! It’s the perfect spot to grab ice cream and enjoy the view of Lake Monona.
(photo credit: Calliope Facebook)
Kilwins Ice Cream
208 State St, Madison, WI 53703
Monday-Saturday 11:00 AM-10:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM-9:00 PM
With locations all over the country and a prime spot on State Street, you won’t want to miss Kilwins Chocolate, Fudge, and Ice Cream shop. Not only do Kilwins have over a dozen unique ice cream flavors, but they also have delicious chocolates and candies made right in store!
(photo credit: www.kilwins.com)
Ice cream in Madison, WI is hard to beat!
With a variety of different flavors and forms, our recommendations narrow down the best of the best. Try them out yourself and comment your favorites below.
Babcock is getting SWEETER!
Starting October 11th, Babcock Dairy Store will be carrying Miggy’s Bakes bakery items! The following items will be for sale: Chocolate Chip Cookies, Double Chocolate Chip Cookies, Snickerdoodles, Peanut Butter Cookies, Cookies + Cream Cookies, Brownies, Cookie Dough Brownies, and Cookie Cups! Stop by before it is too late to try these delicious treats!
October’s Flavor of the Month!
Happy October! Babcock Dairy Hall’s flavor of the month is Orange Custard Chocolate Chip! The creamy orange flavored custard with chocolate flakes is a fan favorite! Stop by Babcock Dairy Hall Store to try this delicious treat!
Welcome back to campus!!
Welcome back to campus!! We are so excited to see students and staff back at Babcock Hall Dairy Store. Although move-in can be hectic and stressful we’ve got the scoop on all the best Babcock flavors to enjoy during a break! In fact, from August 30-September 2 we will be offering the following deal:
Enjoy 15% off of all pick up orders placed online with coupon code MOVEIN15
Babcock Hall Dairy Store receives Recommendation badge by Restaurant Guru
Babcock Hall Dairy Store has been awarded a Recommendation badge by Restaurant Guru based on customer reviews! We want to thank our customers for their continued support over the years as well as our employees that go above and beyond in service!
Dairy Plant Renovation
After over 60 years, the Dairy Plant will finally be receiving a much needed renovation. Our dairy plant has officially shut down and ceased production as of late September, but have no fear! Our ice cream will be made in Chocolate Shoppe’s facilities as a co-packer, and it will continue to be sold in our store and other locations. Our store hours will NOT be affected by this construction. We are very excited about this renovation and we hope you are too!
Overall Grand Champion Gouda
We are so proud of our wonderful cheesemakers here at Babcock! At the end of August, Babcock Hall Dairy’s Gouda cheese wheel was awarded the title of Overall Grand Champion at the World Dairy Expo. With a record 1,536 entries across all categories, this year’s event was extremely successful and competitive. The cheese was judged by 50 highly-trained sensory experts, and it scored a perfect 100. Stop by the store to give it a taste yourself!
Best of Madison 2020
Thank you for voting for us in Madison Magazine’s Best of Madison 2019! Your support means everything to us here at Babcock. Thanks to you, we were awarded with silver in the ice cream/custard/gelato category! Voting for the 2020 year is now open, so make sure to nominate and vote for us in best ice cream/custard/gelato and best cheese producer! Click here to vote!
Best of Madison 2019
Madison Magazine holds a competition every year where the community gets to vote on the best places of Madison. This year, Babcock has been nominated for Best Ice Cream in Madison 2019! We’re up against five other ice cream/custard/gelato places, show your love for Babcock ice cream by voting for us here!
Babcock is on EatStreet
Babcock Dairy Store is now on the popular food delivery site, EatStreet. Order your favorite breakfast and lunch deli options and have them delivered right to your doorstep! Click here to order.
1st Place Gouda
Our wonderful master cheesemaker, Gary Grossen, produced an award-winning cheese for the Wisconsin State Fair cheese contest! Our Gouda took 1st place in the semi-soft cheese category and our Fontina took 5th place in the same category. Both cheeses received scores of over a 99 out of 100!