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$2 - $12
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American, Deli
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed March 19, 2021

Staff went out their way! Opened up a little early Friday morning, our group and others were awaiting their Hospitality. Coffee was excellent, Breakfast sandwiches on Bagels, superb! Staff was excellent. They even have Pancakes! Try the Macadamia Nut coffee, great nutty taste. By 9...am, people waiting out the door! Great seating inside (quieter) or along the busy street. Area was super clean and well decorated and lit. Our new breakfast place, when in Area. Prices were reasonable also.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed February 9, 2021

Very good quality food and the food comes out very fast. I walk in and immediately love the decoration!!

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 27, 2021 via mobile

My husband and I have gone to Madison Avenue Cafe in St. Armands Circle for quite awhile. I think we will no longer go there because of COVID-19. They used to have a sign on the window that you had to wear a mask when...ordering. Unfortunately, the sign is gone and they don’t say anything to customers without a mask. I mentioned it to one of their cooks but he wears his mask below his nose. We are so disappointed! Guess we will not go back until no one has to wear a mask.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 18, 2021 via mobile

Every year when we come to Sarasota we have to stop here for a nice breakfast...I loved my Breakfast Burrito Sandwich with Sausage...My wife got the "Mondello" Sandwich" for the first time and loved it...I always get their flavoured coffee called "Cookies Coffee"...I love it...We...always try and eat outside when a table is available but they also have tables inside...You order at the counter and they bring your food to you...I highly recommend!!!!!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 12, 2021 via mobile

Great Cafe-Excellent coffee,pastries and sandwiches-Very friendly staff! The food is delicious! We enjoyed the atmosphere-in a real nice location on St Armands Circle-

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed November 9, 2020

this is a laid back and busy establishment. it was very good, and we were able to eat out doors. you order at the counter and then find a seat, its not a typical breakfast sit and be served type of place. but it was...perfect for us. great food. quick and easy to get day started.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 21, 2020 via mobile

If you are looking for an excepcional service and excellence in food quality, this the right place. Delicious options, high quality coffee, all in a cozy and nice place. Service also deserves our congratulations. Excellent!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed August 9, 2020

For many years, we have loved Madison Avenue Cafe for both breakfast and lunch. On our last visit, the staff seemed very unhappy to see us. It's very difficult to hear people speaking through masks and to read their expressions when covered up, which just...adds to confusion and discomfort. I see there are previous negative reviews from people complaining about them not wearing masks, but everyone was wearing them on our visit. No doubt, it is difficult to make everyone happy and there are always critics. We all need more patience and understanding, for sure. So, we don't know what was going on that day, but I do recommend a visit. The food is good and has been consistently good for year. These are hard times which will hopefully improve soon.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed June 23, 2020

Local cyclists all love this place: great location, reasonable prices, lots of outdoor seating. Visited last Saturday, quite busy but staff (and most patrons) wearing masks, social distancing enforced. Fun and happy for all. Visited today, less busy but only masks in evidence were worn...by patrons. No staff wearing masks and seemed puzzled when we asked why not. No social distancing being enforced. This is one of our favorite spots, so we will try again, but today? we went down the street for lunch.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 22, 2020

Our server was sweet, but the girl at the register was either not happy to be at work or not happy that we were a group of 6. The eggs were not fresh, it tasted like powder eggs, they give you literally 12 tiny home...fries. It was not worth it.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Madison Avenue Cafe and Deli is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5