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Prairie Cafe & Bakery

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6720 Frank Lloyd Wright Ave, Middleton, WI 53562-1753
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Middleton, Wisconsin
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170 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I love being able to walk to this cafe! The space is light and airy with a revolving art collection from the local area. Breakfasts are wonderful with lots of selection. I have enjoyed many a special scramble of the day. Their baked goods are also pretty yummy! I have tried scones, muffins, and cookies and they are all exceptional!... More 

1 Thank voyageurfoodie
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Great food but slow. We went on a Sunday morning around 11 am (and were there with 1/2 of Middleton, WI) so the service was slow but maybe isn't so during the weekdays. They had a hard time keeping the coffee carafes full for the all you can drink, self-serve drip coffee. The food is fresh and prepared when ordered.... More 

Thank Cynthia R
Madison, Wisconsin
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

I have been there several times, whatever I ordered the food was not warm enough, or not as warm as you expected it to be. And who likes to eat a cold omelette? Some of my friends did make the same experience.

Thank Amaretto641
milwaukee, wi
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

The restaurant is beautiful, a great place to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea. The food was ok, a little overpriced for breakfast. Service was very slow.

Thank katibug4
Middleton, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Prairie Cafe is a breakfast and lunch destination. It offers a large selection of breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked pastries. The Cafe supports local artists with two month shows of art.

Thank LoveTraveling29
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Everything was delicious! Quiche came with a good sized mini muffin and a good variety of fresh fruit. Self serve fantastic coffee. Great prices. Friendly employees. Nice ambiance-not overly loud so we could enjoy our conversation. Outdoor seating. A great find!

Thank YAYcamping
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

I had lunch there with some friends on a cold, snowy day. We got a table by a fireplace, real bonus. Had quiche of the day and field greens, like a real man, and it was good. It did not blow me away, but it was food worth leaving the house for. In general, the menu is good if lacking... More 

Thank Jim R
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

My wife and I recently had breakfast here. The staff was very friendly and both our breakfasts were delicious. The restaurant is nicely decorated and had plenty of seating. We will definitely go back again.

Thank tivo60
Chicago, Illinois
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

This was the one bright shining culinary star in our visit to Middleton. Service was friendly and prompt. Food was fresh and delicious. Great selections with gluten free options.

Thank p0tter07
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Lots of choices on the menu. My meal was delicious! The reason for the 4 stars is that it was my first time eating there. The process of ordering was a little confusing. It's set up like a fast food restaurant where you get your own silverware, napkins, condiments etc.

Thank Victoria D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6720 Frank Lloyd Wright Ave, Middleton, WI 53562-1753
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: 608-827-2437

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?