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638 State St, Uppr, Madison, WI 53703-1071
+1 608-255-1555
07:00 - 21:30
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The atmosphere is great, cozy, busy often, lots of sunlight in the mornings. Plenty of baked goods, a massively diverse menu, drinks of all kinds, and friendly staff. A standard, low-key joint for a tasty meal.

Thank theodora13
Woodbury, Minnesota
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Been here a couple of times. First time was about a year ago and everything was great. This time was not so good. The food was fine. Large portions and reasonably priced. Service was not so good. While it was not very crowded it took quite a while to get our food. Also wanted some ketchup for the hash browns.... More 

Thank Cheeser0251
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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236 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Sunroom Cafe is a vegetarian haven. But carnivores and vegans can find delicious things to eat there, too. Everything I've ever eaten at the Sunroom has been stellar. The food is well-prepared and made with fresh, local ingredients. If the place is busy, you will go hungry for quite some time. The climb up the narrow stairs will help... More 

1 Thank Calicoboy
Madison, Wisconsin
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196 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had breakfast at the Sunroom Cafe this past Friday. We had tried going a couple of times previously and there was always a long wait so we were excited to actually get in. The restaurant is on the 2nd floor at the top of a set of stairs. The stairway up could definitely use some freshening up -- new... More 

Thank rickleed
Northampton, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The food here is okay. It sounds more interesting than it actually is. I had the portobello sandwich, and I found it to be on the bland side, but my husband liked it. You order at the front and seat yourself.

1 Thank Torrey36
Level Contributor
18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Boyfriend and I came here to grab him some lunch. He got chicken quesadillas which were loaded w ingredients. Very hefty, w a side of guac and rice at about $10-11. Got two smoothies that were 8/10. Weird that there was no music at all playing in the background, and the servers were VERY soft spoken. It was definitely one... More 

Thank Samantha P
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Cozy, down home feel with delicious food and good sized portions. Four of us ordered a variety of breakfasts and shared a taste, each was equally delicious! Loved the fresh flowers on the granite tables. Very happy to have chosen a local place with ambiance and a glimpse of the capital down the street over eating at a chain restaurant.

1 Thank sandb1213
Level Contributor
212 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

My family and I enjoyed a quaint breakfast at this restaurant. The staff was helpful with recommendations. We loved the coffee which comes from the shop across the street. All of our egg dishes were good and the roasted potatoes were out of this world! Would definitely return if I were on the UW campus again.

Thank fijichick
Level Contributor
44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Note that you need to be able to climb a significant staircase to get to this restaurant. We went for breakfast. Roasted potatoes were excellent. My turkey and avacado omelet was bland, but my husband's steak and egg burrito (the special) was very good. Coffee bitter first two cups, but then a waitress came by with a "just brewed" pot--not... More 

Thank Sondra H
Madison, Wisconsin
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I asked the waitress to substitute cheddar cheese for mozzarella on my pizza, as I can't stand that kind; difficult to digest. She forgot. She was very busy after bringing it to our table, so I brought it to the hostess, and told her I had asked for cheddar, not mozzarella, and asked if she could do something about that.... More 

1 Thank shawnschey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 638 State St, Uppr, Madison, WI 53703-1071
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-255-1555

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