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Manna Cafe & Bakery

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611 N. Sherman Ave., Madison, WI 53704
+1 608-663-5500
07:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 14:00
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Waunakee, WI
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137 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made the mistake of coming when it was busy and the service was Very slow. Eggs Benedict was Ok - Breakfast scramble was very good. Plan on having a lot to talk about while you wait!

Thank Mike R
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived about an hour before Friday night closing, and the cold night made the brisket dinner look like a great idea. The brisket was tasty and tender, with the rich caramelized flavor you want. It could have been a little hotter, but I gobbled it up anyway. The shredded Brussels sprout side was really nice. Will be back for... More 

Thank lietuva_9
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

I was very excited when I looked at the website for the place. It looked amazing and sumptuous. The atmosphere is lovely and the service is very friendly indeed. My mocha was yummy, but my bakery item was only OK and the thing they called borscht was nothing like any borsht I'd ever eaten, more like cabbage soup, hence my... More 

Thank Dana G
Onalaska, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I went for lunch and had the Rueben and spicy catrina sandwich, both were very tasty! Bakery has lots of yummy options too! Will be back next time we're in the area, highly recommend!

Thank Hocsocmom
New York, NY
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

My best friend Kathy and I were looking for a place to meet for breakfast - - I was coming from the airport, so she suggested Manna Cafe and Bakery, less than ten minutes away. So delicious! I had the breakfast burrito, served with a side of grilled pineapple. Fantastic. The coffee was very good, the price was right, the... More 

1 Thank LadiesVoices
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Sister wanted to check this place out as she'd heard good things. Order at counter kind of place but they will bring your food to your table. This place will make coffee drinks for there or to go; everything from black coffee to seasonal drinks like gingerbread or egg nog latte. Creative breakfasts you won't find anywhere else--quiche, omelets, with... More 

Thank jenlec
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

The Manna Café has been a favorite of mine for some time now, especially on the weekends. I say the weekend, because that is the only time they serve Eggs Benedict....and their Eggs Benedict is absolutely fantastic! Order it with a side of potatoes or fruit, grab a mocha or cappuccino, read the paper, and enjoy the food delivered right... More 

1 Thank Steven T
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Great location on a main thoroughfare. Nice atmosphere with a friendly ambiance. Always healthy food options.

Thank Paul S
Madison, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

These folks get my weekend dollar. They get busy on the weekends, but I am a big fan of their takeout. The breakfast maven and scrambles are delicious. The bakery is a winner too. This is a great local place for your dining dollar.

Thank DJAfterbar
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I enjoyed my visit to Manna Cafe. I had a tuna melt sandwich.that was very good. I was told the quiche is great. I will definitely need to return. I want to try something from the bakery. Looked very good! Our waiter was very good also.

Thank Linda L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 N. Sherman Ave., Madison, WI 53704
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-663-5500
Bakery, from scratch, baked daily is the start to all of our delicious food prepared in-house and served in our cozy dining rooms by friendly, knowledgable staff. Visit our website for a complete listing of our menus and specials.Hours:Sunday 7am-2pm, brunch 7:30-2Monday 6am-5pm, breakfast 7:30-11, lunch 10:30-5Tuesday-Friday 6am-9pm, breakfast 7:30-11, lunch 10:30-3, light fare 3-5, dinner 5-9Saturday 7am-9pm, brunch 7:30-2, light fare 2-5, dinner 5-9reservations accepted for DINNER

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