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Jen's Alpine Cafe & Soup Ktchn

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117 4TH St, Baraboo, WI 53913-2148
(608) 356-4040
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Fri 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Thu 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Love this place!

I order take out from here often for lunch. The prices are great and so is the food. They always have a lunch and breakfast special. I love their chili

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I order take out from here often for lunch. The prices are great and so is the food. They always have a lunch and breakfast special. I love their chili

Thank mrs2013brandt
Baraboo, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The turkey melt I had was very tasty. Plenty of turkey and just the right amount of crunch to the bread. Frank did his usual great job waiting on our table and the price was perfect.

Thank Steve P
Madison, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Jen's is a classic diner in a classic diner. Vintage restaurant with little to no remodeling in the dining room since, I don't know, the 40's? It's a step back in time. Love that Jen is in the kitchen cooking down home meals with little pretense. Very good soups, sandwiches, breakfasts, etc. This used to be my go to place... More 

Thank merri38
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219 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

I stopped to have lunch and was really happy about their fresh, healthy variete of Sandwiches and Salads. Nice place and nice people.

Thank aquamarina75
Clinton, Iowa
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I love this restaurant. When I lived in Baraboo this is one of the restaurants I would always bring visitors to. Great food at reasonable prices.

Thank skylite0
Chicago, Illinois
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179 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Located in town....one way street. Name is on the canopy outside below the big Alpine sign. We missed it the first drive by. When you open the door, you feel like you are back in time. Friendly wait staff. Cozy private booths....love the wood/mirror details.My husband ordered the Hungry Man's Breakfast which is 2 eggs,2 bacon or sausage, hashbrowns and... More 

Thank IllinoisKate1
Baraboo, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Jen's has a great old fashioned ambiance with a solid breakfast and sandwich menu. It's a nice place to relax. Everything is always great and they are known for their pancakes and homemade soups. What doesn't get a lot of attention is that they also have great pies.

Thank mrmagnetics
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This is an old 1930s high-end cafe with the original decor. Lunch menu was mainly the usual burgers and sandwiches but there were a few surprises. I had the 'chili parfait' which was chili-con-carne layered with elbow macaroni, topped with cheese and sour cream. Not the very best chili I have had but quite tasty all of the same. Service... More 

Thank rclip
Delafield, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This place is a true representation of the days long ago in Baraboo. It is like stepping back in time for me. You know you are at a great place when the locals gather here. As people come thru the door most of them were greeted by name. it was easy to feel right at home....... I have been here... More 

Thank Tracy J
Baraboo, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The atmosphere reminds me of what my grandma us to take me to when I was a kid. The booths are cool, a little tight if you have excess weight, but they have tables too. They have a lot of antiques throughout the café and it makes it homey. The food is outstanding. I eat here alone or with business... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 117 4TH St, Baraboo, WI 53913-2148
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Baraboo
  • Phone Number: (608) 356-4040

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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