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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

located on the second floor on state street, you can look out watch people shopping and walking on state street while eating wonderful homemade, soups, salads and sandwich catered to the vegetarian and vegan eaters. its quiet atmosphere lends to a great place to meet friends.

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Green Bay
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Very well prepared tasty food. The wheat pancakes are a favorite. Order at the kitchen window and find a seat (try to get one by the window). 8 am Saturday was still a good time before the lines formed.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I've lived in Madison for over two years now, and Sunroom is my favorite place for breakfast. It is reasonably priced, and the food is great. The breakfast potatoes are my favorite. I frequently bring guests from out of town here for breakfast, and they all enjoy it. They also have a decent spread for lunch. I've had the turkey... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Great spot right on State Street. Sun filled room with wonderful food and great service. Don't let the line discourage you, it moves pretty quickly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

Location is ideal, food is good and atmosphere is ok...a good alternative to typical franchise. The problem is that restaurant has limited seating and usually crowded with more people than seats...then the people in line 'save' seats before ordering, so when you do finally order and get your food, you don't have a seat and are forced to stand with... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This cafe near the University of Wisconsin is an insider's pick. The little yellow awning with the name on it would not draw you in as you look up the stairs, but at the top of the stairs is a great little cafe with excellent breakfast and lunches at a reasonable price. The menu is wide ranging and includes vegetarian... More 

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Carlsbad, CA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

Twice a year we visit Madison and I become a regular for lunch at Sunroom Cafe. Though I've tried several other items, my go to favorite is the tuna avocado plate. It is a large plate, covered with romaine lettuce, which is then topped with tuna salad,avocado, cucumber, tomato, and shredded carrots. On the side is some whole wheat pita... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

The Sunroom Cafe seems to cater to hung-over college students thereby serving an important community need. This being a principal demographic, however, I don't understand why the place is set up to make you wait in an uncomfortably long line, wondering if there will even be a table to sit at when you finally reach the end. There is nothing... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

We had lunch 2 times at this charming cafe as the food was superb! Located on a 2nd floor overlooking Madison's famous State Street, your options are vast here. Sandwichs,soups,omeletes,salads galore,many vegan options, fish,and pasta dishes. Great coffee options and even wine and beer if the mood strikes you. The smoothies were exceptional. You order and pay at the counter,... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

Good basic breakfast food. Order at the counter and they bring the food to your table. A little run down, but good food for college students.

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Additional Information about Sunroom Cafe

Address: 638 State St, Uppr, Madison, WI 53703-1072
Phone Number: 608-255-1555
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm

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