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5923 Exchange St, McFarland, WI 53558-9446
+1 608-838-4100
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (11 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
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5923 Exchange St, McFarland, WI 53558-9446
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Got 2 ice coffees and 2 breakfast sandwiches. Decent prices, not super expensive. Service was prompt. Does have little seating area, well heated in winter, has a kids corner. Food came out within 5 minutes. No complaints, will go back.

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 12 October 2017

So nice to be able to walk or bike to the McFarland House Cafe located right on Main Street in McFarland. The building is the old Railroad House and it's historical backdrop adds to the ambience. There is indoor, front grass and back porch seating....More

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I love the food and coffee here. They do well at creating delicious fresh foods. The staff is always friendly and you can now bike there across lake waubesa since the new boardwalk is in town!

1  Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Everything we had was delicious! My husband had the TLT sandwich and I had the smoked trout salad with a bowl of chicken wild rice soup. All three were outstanding. We'll make sure to stop here again next time we are passing through. Thanks for...More

Thank Kris D
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Our expectation was very high based on the reviews and it was alright but nothing that special. We ordered sandwiches that were around $10 each and the they were tasty but portion size was marginal. The coffee expectation was that of a high quality coffee...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Food is creative, nicely presented and very tasty. The atmosphere is fun and homey. Waitstaff is friendly.

Thank Bonnie A
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Sandwiches are good. Just wish they had soup. Coffee is also good. Good place to go with kids. There were many mothers and young kids the day I went.

Thank feathersquilter
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great place with a little bit of something for everyone- good coffee, love music for kids on Mondays, yummy lunches, ice cream, and wine for evenings. Run by a local couple who are always there working and seem well liked by their...More

Thank yippee8999
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We love this cafe for specialty coffee, great sandwiches, salads, soup and of course ice cream treats.

Thank Korzkar
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I love visiting McFarland house. All the sandwiches are made fresh. They make fantastic coffee and latte, and have beer for the lunch hour. During nice weather there's a beautiful patio facing a garden outback. It's well worth your time to travel...More

Thank cobaltbob
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 11
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5923 Exchange St, McFarland, WI 53558-9446
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  McFarland
  • Phone Number: +1 608-838-4100
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A neighborhood coffee house & café just outside of Madison, WI. Guaranteed to fill your belly & warm your heart.
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