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4&20 Bakery and Cafe

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305 N.Fourth St., corner of E.Johnson, Madison, WI
+1 608-819-8893
07:00 - 14:30
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Sun 08:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 14:30
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Always friendly service and great coffees. Our dog loves the homemade treats almost as much as we enjoy their baked items.

Thank foodjava
Madison, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Home made pop tarts are so good there. Nothing close to the ones you find in a grocery store. Which is a very very good thing. The baked goods at this place are so good. I didn't get to sit and eat, but got goods to go. I really wanted to try their other food. But only got around to... More 

Thank Kevido
Madison, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2016

I love this place. It's a small place, tucked away behind a chain sub shop, but the food does impress. The pastries I've had were phenomenal but a breakfast biscuit sandwich is a special treat for me. Flaky, buttery biscuits and local ingredients. The biscuits and gravy and not to be missed, either. Definitely stop in and grab a table... More 

Thank ChiGirl1074
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154 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

The coffee and latte here were delicious. Super fast to go service. The pastries looked great. They use Just coffee and it was really good. Highly recommend this.

Thank Rachel O
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I can't say enough good things about this little place, tucked away next to James Reeb Unitarian Church. Light pours into this little bakeshop and a vase of fresh zinnias was on every table. It's no frills: you order at the counter and the waitperson brings you the food. And what food it is! I always get a breakfast sandwich... More 

Thank westmelrose
Madison, WI
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I loving going here for breakfast for the biscuits and gravy, a side of wonderful bacon and a big glass of New Orleans Iced Coffee. It's actually a cheap meal because I can't eat the rest of the day. The gravy is peppery and fantastic. I always get an egg over easy right on top. Great service albeit limited seating.

Thank Eric P
Madison, Wisconsin
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

So very nice prices. The biscuit and gravy could feed two or three. But the French toast was a stand out. I would make space for that. Nice selection of kids books to keep the little ones happy. Though only one high chair.

Thank straav
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137 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Imagine a place where a little side salad has you asking about the variety of radish used to make it. 4 & 20's locally sourced deliciousness delivers. My favorite is breakfast sandwich #2 but, if you order it, you will have to filch the radishes off the plate of a friend who ordered the quiche. And they're Watermelon Radishes which... More 

Thank hiker912
Madison, Wisconsin
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139 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015

We love having 4&20 as part of our neighborhood dining scene. It's a great addition for breakfast. We often stop in for take out or to take bake goods to work. We have eaten in once. Although it was super nice to sit and eat our delicious quiche, we did take a chance of if there would be a table... More 

Thank catmc1066
Madison, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Just came back from lunch and had the most amazing cup of soup (wish I would have gotten a bowl!). The sweet potato soup with bits of bacon on top was amazing! Will definitely be back to try the biscuits which looked delicious!

Thank srbaranczk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
08:30 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 N.Fourth St., corner of E.Johnson, Madison, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-819-8893

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