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Lazy Jane's Cafe & Bakery

1358 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-3757
608-257-5263
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Ranked #14 of 826 Restaurants in Madison
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Sep 11, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Lazy Jane's serves a lovely breakfast, and their scones are heavenly. There is no table service--when your order is ready, they either shout your name or give you a pager and you pick up your order.Seating can be a little iffy sometimes once the place gets crowded. If all you're looking for is a scone, they have a bakery annex... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I'm not from the Madison area, but I would move there just to eat at this establishment, daily! The food is made-to - order so it's hot, and always incredibly delicious! They have gluten free options, Vegan, and traditional plates, and you can order anything on the menu and eat like a King/Queen! As a chef, I seek out the... More

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This place was so fun! The atmosphere and staff were so fun, and the food was amazing! Everything on the menu sounded so good, and everyone I ate with really enjoyed what they got. Would definitely revisit this place!

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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142 reviews 142 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Nice place for breakfast in Madison. Interesting decorations and a friendly atmosphere. The service was quick and food very tasty. You order and pick up yourself and the system works great. Good value for the money. The name in Scrabble tiles on the side of the building is cute

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Oakland, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Cute place for breakfast. Quirky decor, good coffee, great baked goods. Fun, funky place to start the day. Lots of hot selections too, including a mac & cheese pancake!

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New York City, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Our son live around the corner from this very good breakfast place. It is quite busy but the service is friendly and cheerful. We I has scrambled eggs with bacon cheese and jalapeño and thought it was excellent. The coffee was great. I usually do not like to eat at places where I order at a counter and have to... More

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Rochester, MN
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is a great local place for breakfast. A little off the beaten path but there are charming stores on Williamson (Willy) Street if you ate too much and need to walk a little afterward. I LOVE their scones. They are a nice biscuit type scone, not too dry and not too sweet. The lemon or blackberry are the best.... More

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Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I've lived in Madison for years and never had the chance to make it to this near east side landmark. This weekend I finally had a chance to rectify that after an early Sat. morning trip to the Farmer's Market. My wife and I arrived around 9am for breakfast. The cafe was busy but the service was efficient and there... More

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Roselle, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We needed a breakfast place on our roadtrip and decided to try Lazy Jane's based on reviews. We were not disappointed. Had the egg sandwich and a scone. Excellent quality of food and delicious baked goods. Coffee was very good too.

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Bothell
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56 reviews 56 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Great place for breakfast or an afternoon coffee & snack. Good coffee, pastries & egg dishes. They make morning buns (like the old Ovens of Brittany's Brittany buns), scones, etc. There's a line in the morning, so go early or be prepared to wait. The logistics: you'll stand in line (go in the entrance by the street) and order at... More

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