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Top store recommendations from locals

Bar
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“Industrial-chic gastropub & liquor store serving farm-to-table New American fare & craft cocktails. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Café
“Great Chipotle Turkey breakfast sandwich here! Live music with local neighborhood flavor. Great place for meetings or work. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Museum
“The Wisconsin Historical Museum is open Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-4pm. DECEMBER: The Wisconsin Historical Museum is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm and Sundays 11am-4pm. Free guided tours are available to visitors on Saturdays at 2pm. Tours meet at the front desk and themes change monthly. The Wisconsin Historical Museum is free and open to the public. However, they do suggest donations of: Adult: $5 Child (5-12): $3 Child (4 & under): Free”
  • 7 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“I'm a Milwaukee native and was therefore very excited when this coffee shop expanding to Madison!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“Yummy lunches and other snacks as well as gourmet and gluten free bakery options.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Casual, cozy coffee shop with delicious healthy food options and live music at times!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“The only true Old World cheese shop in Madison located on the Capitol Square. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Donuts. Great Donuts. If you're into that kind of thing. I sometimes grab an Old Fashioned for a mid-afternoon snack.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
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“nice atmo, convenient location, great pastries, snacks and drinks, wine tastings too.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
  • 4 locals recommend
Food
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“Lots of fun flavors created by students. You can watch ice cream being made there too! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Our closest grocery store, within walking distance. Nothing too fancy but you can definitely get the staples here! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Very close and convenient and has all the basics, including beer and wine! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Our favorite brunch place! Cool atmosphere, quality food, free parking (have host validate on your way out), walkable to tons of fun shops and the capital. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
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“$$ Med cafe - great lunch spot, walking distance from the unit, near the Vilas Zoo”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
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“Great coffe. Great food. Great beer. Great wine. Great atmosphere. Can't go wrong. ”
  • 5 locals recommend