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Chocolaterian Cafe

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2004 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5325
10:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri 10:00 - 21:30
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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316 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Had one of the cookies and it was great, the chocolate tart was meh and a bit dry. Lot of people just hanging out using the Wi-Fi. Will go back for more cookies.

1 Thank dyna47
Madison, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Walked into this lovely place recently and it had a really nice vibe. It has a very cozy and warm feel to it. Unfortunately, that's where the good stuff ends. The staff wasn't the friendliest bunch as far as cafe goes and sadly, the desserts were terribly disappointing. We ordered a tiramisu, creme puff and cookie. The tiramisu lacked two... More 

Thank bflo_grl
Madison, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Every time I walk into this place I wish I had the time to sit down and order something. Usually though, I cut through the cafe to get to places on the other side of Atwood. I always get an ugly cookie - the best toffee based cookie I have ever had - and occasionally the chocolate mousse, which is... More 

Thank Nineran
United States
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We were supposed to stop for lunch but ran out of time. We made sure we stored at the end of our day. The French maccarons are incredible. Only second to the Bucheon Bakery in Las Vegas minus the flight. I also had the French Hot Chocolate. Very good but much different than American hit chocolate. Thick and creamy, you... More 

Thank Jodi M
Madison, Wisconsin
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We had a chocolate brownie. It was fine. The place seems historic, with warm brown colors. Menu had one dish, the first time we went. Yesterday, it had about ten dishes. It seemed all were either meat or cheese, plus curry chicken with salad greens. Service was pleasant.

Thank Manakoora
Park Rapids, Minnesota
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288 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Came here for a snack after a matinee show. Everything was yummy, I especially liked the Spicy Chocolate cookie! Fun to watch the candy makers at work.

Thank OliverandLisa
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you are looking for a place to have some quiet time alone or a small place to meet old friends, this is one of the best places in town. It is located on a not so busy road of Atwood, parking is very convenient as well. Choices of desserts are enough, it is a little bit pricey but everything... More 

Thank rsoul18
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119 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I always get the flour-less chocolate cake and it's great every time. The service is always good. I would not hesitate to take friends here for an after dinner dessert and coffee. It's cool just to walk around and look at stuff hanging on the walls. I hear that the "badger bait" is very good but I have never personally... More 

Thank PaperTiger67
Madison, Wisconsin
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89 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

The smell upon entering is inviting; the chocolates and macaroons are pretty great. Everything is made on premises while you can watch... Recommended.

Thank Vincent P
Sycamore, Il
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

What a fun find in Madison! Cute chocolate shop with friendly staff. Had a scrumptious chocolate raspberry tart, some chocolate mousse, cappuccino and espresso. Looking forward to trying the yummy desserts we brought home too!

Thank Peanutprettybird

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2004 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5325
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison

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