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Cool Beans Coffee Cafe

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1748 Eagan Rd, Madison, WI 53704-3736
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Great coffee and the service is wonderful. They have lots of comfy seating. They have a large selection of breakfast items too.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

I come here all the time for a peaceful, friendly place with good food and coffee. All the meals are made from scratch, nothing pre packaged or made ahead of time. I love the Greek Burrito and a latte relaxing in their comfortable tables by the fire. I also sometimes spend a couple hours working on my laptop. The friendly... More 

Thank Mary Lu A
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

I live in Chicagoland and visit Madison 1-2 times per year. I always make a point of stopping at Cool Beans. They have excellent coffee and a huge assortment of flavor shots...things like White Chocolate Mousse and English Toffee...and they make a great enhancement to the great coffee and great cappuccino that they make. Service isn't super speedy, but the... More 

Thank Caymuscat
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

The coffee we ordered was good! Tasty and in cool mugs! The food they warm up right in front of you....that's right: warm up (not cook). The bread on the pesto chicken sandwich I ordered was hard as a rock and the chicken was rubbery. Obviously not fresh.

Thank K R
Kelly O, Owner at Cool Beans Coffee Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It helps us to evaluate and see where a problem may be that we can work on. We are sorry your experience was less than excellent. We strive to provide fresh excellent food and drinks. Our chicken is marinated and cooked in house and is very fresh. All of our... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

One of my favorite coffee shops to take out of town colleagues when visiting. Great coffee, amazing food! Try the grilled cheese and the green tea!

Thank Kat G
Madison, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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 

Thank Dana C
Madison, Wisconsin
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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.

Thank Martha378
Edgerton, Wisconsin
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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 

Thank Qodnile
Chicago, Illinois
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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!

1 Thank Greeneyedgirl373
Madison, Wisconsin
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1748 Eagan Rd, Madison, WI 53704-3736
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 16082448414

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