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Lazy Jane's Cafe & Bakery

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1358 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-3757
608-257-5263
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast

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  • 44
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Really busy but good

The line was out the door the morning we went, but we decided on a meal in the line and I was off to find a table while my friend waited in the line to order. As soon as someone got up from a table it was quickly scooped up by someone else, so I was doing recon more than... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The line was out the door the morning we went, but we decided on a meal in the line and I was off to find a table while my friend waited in the line to order. As soon as someone got up from a table it was quickly scooped up by someone else, so I was doing recon more than... More 

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Galesburg, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I could go here every day. If I lived here I would. Just had scones and coffee, but I would love to eat my way through their menu. Comfortable food. Vegan and veg friendly, gluten free options

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We love doing Sunday brunch here. The food is excellent, especially the scones! We always split one while waiting for our meal to come out. Reasonably priced and casual atmosphere, it's easy to see why there's often a line out the door.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A friend recommended Lazy Jane's, & we loved it. The lemon scones are are to die for, and the sandwiches are delicious. They've got a simple kids' menu, too. There is a play area upstairs, which my kids appreciated. I would definitely return to this cafe. Lazy Jane's is a place that I'd hang out for hours at if I... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I voted average because it wasn't my type of place to eat. The girl working the cash register was really friendly. I was disappointed that they had Surge instead of Mellow Yellow. The cashier said that most customers wanting Mellow Yellow would order water when told that their only Mello Yellow type option was Surge.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The decor is a delightful mishmash of vintage and repurposed items that all work together to make a charming, eccentricly welcoming vibe. They even have a children's area, complete with costumes, so your kids can distract themselves while you finish up your coffee and the excellent french toast. The menu is vegan and vegetarian friendly, which makes it a go-to... More 

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Oregon, WI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is a very unique café with great food and the best scones you could have want. Coffee is great and it is a fun experience going here.

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madison, wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This spot is truly unique. The food is fresh and local. Best for breakfast/brunch. The place has quirky charm and it's a fave of locals. You order, then find a seat and wait til they call your number. (Sometimes if I feel lazy or totally want to be waited on, this is a drawback for me). The food, however, is... More 

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SE USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

CASH Only Lazy Jane's is a small bakery/cafe offering scones (some vegan), excellent espresso and a selection of breakfast foods. The SCC is scrambled eggs with scallions and cream cheese - perfectly prepared and just the right amount. Try the lemon cream and/or raspberry scones for a delicious baked good to start the day. When you enter, get in line,... More 

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milwaukee, wi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The process goes like this: get in line, place your order (cash-only), find a table, wait for your name to be called (or in our case a vibrating light-up device to buzz), go get your food from the kitchen window. We ate here on a rainy Saturday morning close to 10 and had to wait in line for about 15... More 

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  • Address: 1358 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-3757
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 608-257-5263

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