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1402 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-3728
+1 608-257-1652
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Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout
Description: Batch Bakehouse is a small bakery that specializes in Croissants and...
Batch Bakehouse is a small bakery that specializes in Croissants and classic French Baguette. We bake fresh from scratch every day. Offering a variety of artisanal loaf breads and a wide selection of pastry. Our chefs seem to put something new in the case every day, stop in to see what we've baked today. Our croissant items tend to sell out early, so come early and often to get the best selection; or simply call ahead and we'll hide your order behind the counter.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Pastries Ever!

Good thing I live in California and not near this place. Pastries were just as good (maybe better) as ones in Europe. We bought 4 ham/cheese croissants, chocolate mini croissant, gruyere croissant and money bread. Took them to go and my daughter-in-law warmed them in the oven and best... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2015
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california
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Good thing I live in California and not near this place. Pastries were just as good (maybe better) as ones in Europe. We bought 4 ham/cheese croissants, chocolate mini croissant, gruyere croissant and money bread. Took them to go and my daughter-in-law warmed them in the oven and best breakfast ever!

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Thank CalifSue
Gaborone, Botswana
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82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

This is a nice, little bakeshop on Willy street. There are a few tables outside and indoor seating at a counter along the window. In addition to bread and pastries, they also have coffee/tea (I think apple cider was on the menu too). The place itself isn't fancy, but the baked goods on display make up for it. I stopped... More 

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Thank Abby_Mapes
Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

This is a loved spot whenever we are in the area and we love the chocolate croissants. But I tried to find something with normal amount of sugar but failed. Everything is really really sweet to the point where our kids eventually rejected the goods.

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Thank happybaby212
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Great choice of baked goods. Excellent staff. Clean & pleasant environment. Almost every item is available in individual-sized portions. The finest "snacks" available in a very large geographical area..the USA?

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SusanLinley, Owner at Batch Bakehouse, responded to this review

Thank you! More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I have to stay away because I'd never stop eating their baguettes and pastry. It's a great stop in a neighborhood with lots of great stops. Haven't had a thing there that wasn't wonderful~

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Thank 659helen
Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great bread, great croissants, great sweets, pies, etc.. The worst part of the experience is having to choose what to have..

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Thank Peter K
SusanLinley, Owner at Batch Bakehouse, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your review. More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

European style breads and pastries that are delicious and fresh every day. Friendly little shop, and good variety of products.

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Thank Madtown-Morris
SusanLinley, Owner at Batch Bakehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for you review. I'm glad you enjoyed our bakery. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Is a double edged sword. I want to eat a blueberry lemon baby every day of my life, but don't want to get diabetes. They also do these cake plug things, which are layered chocolate cake and fluffy moussey goodness. They're not there all the time, but if you see them you better snag one or you'll be sorry.

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Thank klinkneraj823
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Everything we had was absolutely scrumptious. The bread was crispy yet soft on the inside. The pain au chocolate/ fromage was amazing. And the scones are one of the best I've ever had, maybe even better than the ones at the McFarland House Cafe.it may be a bit expensive, but definitely worth it.

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Thank Sasha R
SusanLinley, Owner at Batch Bakehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We bake everything fresh daily. I'm so glad you enjoyed your selections. We look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Susan More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

If you enjoy delicious baked sweets you need to try Batch. You will probably visit more than once. Friendly staff and a nice selection. There bread makes a great grilled cheese and toast.

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Thank Brucenapa
SusanLinley, Owner at Batch Bakehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our goal at Batch is to have a pastry selection that satisfies every taste. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to the bakery. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Susan More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1402 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-3728
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-257-1652

Description

Batch Bakehouse is a small bakery that specializes in Croissants and classic French Baguette. We bake fresh from scratch every day. Offering a variety of artisanal loaf breads and a wide selection of pastry. Our chefs seem to put something new in the case every day, stop in to see what we've baked today. Our croissant items tend to sell out early, so come early and often to get the best selection; or simply call ahead and we'll hide your order behind the counter.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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