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Crema Cafe

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4124 Monona Dr, Madison, WI 53716-1662
+1 608-224-1150
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 15:30
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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180 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't often go for lunch by myself. But I make an exception for Crema. And I always order the Bluebird sandwich. To die for. I can also vouch for the ham/Gouda and roast beef selections. All of the ingredients are fresh and top-notch. Between 11am and 1pm the place is usually packed but outside tables during the summer months... More 

Thank JAP1952
Leesburg, Virginia
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134 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This is must stop if you are in Madison and want a great breakfast and coffee. The scrambles are outstanding!

Thank Mohamed E
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast. We had the sweet potato hash with egg and bacon. The food was delicious and the portions were just right. Prices are reasonable.

Thank John V
Madison, Wisconsin
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

A wonderfully friendly place for coffee and breakfast or lunch items. Specials are featured daily. I love to drop by on a Sunday morning. Fresh, local farm products are featured in dishes. The bacon is outstanding. Salads are available, too.

Thank Nylkoorb
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place. It is my favorite restaurant for brunch in Madison and maybe ever. I try to come every weekend at least once because they have amazing specials that change from week to week. My favorite was the red velvet pancakes with dark chocolate shavings for Valentine's Day weekend. The Gobbler is a fabulous sandwich with cherries, arugula,... More 

Thank Rebecca R
Winnipeg, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Very pleasant place to have breakfast - food was delicious, and the service was quite fast. The omelette with sausage was even more delicious than I expected!

Thank Aristandra
Rockford, Illinois
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Had a carry out today from this Madison gem. Great selection of sandwiches. The menu for the Sunday brunch sounds good also

Thank Bob J
Kansas City, Mo.
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251 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This was touted as a top 15 breakfast in Madison, on another website. I wanted to try something different than my favorites, so..... I did. Good scramble of eggs, good quality greens, and whole grain toast. I have only one gripe, and a pretty big one for a coffee lover. There is a charge for coffee refills.....that's a nuisance/ripoff which... More 

Thank Nuttman
Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Crema has delicious breakfasts, my favorite being a french toast with berries and cream. On weekends, there are specials in addition to the regular breakfast menu. It's very casual, nothing fancy. But it draws people of all ages from seniors to young families with children.

Thank srb626
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95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We came here for breakfast on a TA recommendation. We went up to the counter and ordered our breakfast and then sat down at one of the few tables. My spouse got a latte and a blondie to start off his day right ;) He said that his blondie was delicious and the latte was good too. The place is... More 

Thank FoderickE

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4124 Monona Dr, Madison, WI 53716-1662
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-224-1150

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