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Short Stack Eatery


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


$5 - $15
American, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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All reviews brunch short stack oatmeal pancakes breakfast burrito potatoes corned beef hash blueberries mixed greens fries salad line out the door state street weekend mornings worth the wait order at the counter velvet hammer love breakfast
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently moved to Madison this week and my husband found this place online so we stopped in Saturday around noon (brunch time). Interestingly enough there was a Badgers BB game letting out so downtown was busy and everyone was running for food. A line...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dxclusive1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My go-to is their breakfast burrito (chorizo, eggs, potatoes, cheese)! Their pancakes are also delicious. Highly recommend. You order/pay first and then seat yourself. Super busy on weekend mornings, but worth the wait

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kate_11x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At first we were hesitant as there was a line out the door. Line went quick and glad we waited. Reasonably priced and all of our food was great. Staff was friendly. We will be back.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank brianj534
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

We went to Short Stack Eatery for an early family breakfast. I had the Cajun Biscuits and Gravy, my wife had the Breakfast Sandwich and our daughter had a short stack of the Buttermilk Pancakes. Everything was delicious. The decorations all around the restau are...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 662zachb
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

We had breakfast there today. It’s very positive and friendly when you walk in. The interior is creative and interesting . The menu has lots of options and our food was delicious

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Tonya6425
Reviewed January 3, 2019

It's hard to find a brunch establishment that successfully excites with new spins on the classics. Short Stack excels at this fete. The pumpkin oatmeal pancakes with spiced mascapone (flavorful and not exceedingly sweet) and the breakfast burrito (can be made vegetarian) are out of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank waverider681
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We were wandering around looking for a spot to eat breakfast and came upon Short Stack Eatery... what a great restaurant! First off we appreciated the layout & set-up (order & pay when you arrive, seat yourself, food is then delivered to your table). The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Kelly T
Reviewed December 16, 2018

The food at this restaurant is delicious and plentiful. My favorite is the sweet potato pancakes. They are unbelievable. The line to get in can be very long. I go early in the morning and I have never had more than two people in front...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Marla Claire R
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

The French toast was fantastic. Baguette bread and high quality blueberries. This place is busy but the tables turn pretty quickly. It’s definitely worth the wait and I would definitely go back on a return trip to Madison.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Rubemeyer
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Came here for breakfast for dinner on Sunday evening. Wife ordered the French toast and I had the pancakes/eggs and Bloody Maria. Everything was excellent. Service was prompt and courteous.

Date of visit: December 2018
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