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English first
Madison, Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Great cappuccino, comfortable sitting areas and excellent fresh homemade quiche. Their soups are also good. I wish you could find out what they are having in the way of soup and quiche on their website. It is very convenient to Madison College and East Towne Mall. Usually not crowded with good service. A bit on the expensive side but no... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Coffee is quite good, but food could use improvement. The quiche is particularly disappointing. It gets heavily microwaved, is then tough and tasteless.

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Edgerton, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I was in Madison shopping with my mother when we decided to have lunch. Cool Beans had been recommended to me by a friend. This turned out to be just the kind of establishment I had been looking for! We were greeted and helped with our lunch and coffee selections by a knowledgeable person I believe was the manager/owner. I... More 

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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

You must try the White Cloud...it is heavenly, delicious and wicked! Steamed milk swirled with white coffee beans, white chocolate, macadamia and sprinkled with cinnamon. Soooo good. Also tried the veggie wrap on gluten free bread and it was delicious and hit the spot! Love this place!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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78 reviews 78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Another visit to Cool Beans. This time, I decided to try the Caprese Quiche (mozzarella cheese, basil, garlic, tomato, etc). I was not pleased, nor was my wife. We often order different items to share and compare (she had a yogurt concoction). The eggs were watery (did the eggs come from a carton or from the shell?) and the flavorings... More 

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MADISON
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93 reviews 93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Beautiful decor with friendly service. Nice fireplace in the center of the room dividing the room. We had a bowl of soup and talked about the decor

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Great find. We eye-spied Cool Beans Cafe across the parking lot after deciding we didn't want one more Starbucks or another chain. Excellent coffee, quiche and other breakfast offerings plus relaxing ambiance and pleasant staff. We thoroughly enjoyed a relaxing start to our day and will return next trip to Madison.

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Burlington, New Jersey
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59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013 via mobile

Coffee house atmosphere with lots of personal sitting areas. Decent coffee. I had their dark roast. California breakfast sandwich with avocado was a surprise.

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Marshall, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Excellent coffee! Traditional coffee house feel but with a large fireplace for those cold fall and winter afternoon breaks from shopping at the adjacent East Town Mall. Right next door to Family Christian Bookstore...a big, big plus! Definitely recommend!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

The food is always excellent here and the seating is arranged so that it is somewhat possible to have a private conversation. The soups are great as are the sandwiches. My only critique would be the pastas that are included as a side with sandwiches. I have been eating here since the restaurant opened and I don't think I have... More 

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Additional Information about Cool Beans Coffee Cafe

Address: 1748 Eagan Rd, Madison, WI 53704-3736
Phone Number: (608) 244-8414
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm

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