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Manna Cafe & Bakery

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611 N Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704-4410
+1 608-663-5500
06:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 14:00
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Port Townsend, Washington
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Busy place. The coffee and IronMan breakfast choice was really good. There were 5 of us and all enjoyed everything that we ordered. Even the 2 year-old with us enjoyed the food. We would all go back for breakfast in a heartbeat. The sandwiches for a mid-day meal also looked really good.

Thank ceebee3
Delafield, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a very busy Saturday morning we found Manna's. My wife enjoyed the Wisconsin Sunrise Scrambler omelette with ham, scallions and cheddar cheese. With a side of the cheesy hash browns, it was very satisfying. Our friend enjoyed her choice of the Away in Provence omelette with a side of the cheesey hash browns. She said the omelette with garlic... More 

Thank JamesMichael018
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a quick healthy bite. Nice community cafe seated in Madison's Northeast. Pros: Accommodating, friendly with numerous gluten free and vegetarian. Quite efficient even during peak times. Cons: Price point is a bit high, but portions are comfort size. :)

Thank MadCityGirl73
Madison, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Located on the bike route around Madison. We always stop in on the way and share a huge muffin. Breakfast always comes with fresh fruit! Really nice place.

Thank zenabeans
Columbia, Missouri
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. Wonderful for people watching. Busy, but everyone was friendly and patient. Granola covered cakes were very good, and fruit cup was fresh, real fruit. Not a place for being in a hurry or for quiet contemplation on a Saturday morning, but that isn't what I was looking for.

Thank Kristin V
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Saturday morning brunch. This place is busy, but it's because everyone wants to eat here! Expect to wait a little, but it's worth it. I had the Lap of Luxury for breakfast and it was delicious. Wonderful looking bakery items as well. Free Wi-Fi. Be prepared to order at the counter before you sit down.

Thank Christine I
Waunakee, WI
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158 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We made the mistake of coming when it was busy and the service was Very slow. Eggs Benedict was Ok - Breakfast scramble was very good. Plan on having a lot to talk about while you wait!

Thank Mike R
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104 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I arrived about an hour before Friday night closing, and the cold night made the brisket dinner look like a great idea. The brisket was tasty and tender, with the rich caramelized flavor you want. It could have been a little hotter, but I gobbled it up anyway. The shredded Brussels sprout side was really nice. Will be back for... More 

Thank lietuva_9
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I was very excited when I looked at the website for the place. It looked amazing and sumptuous. The atmosphere is lovely and the service is very friendly indeed. My mocha was yummy, but my bakery item was only OK and the thing they called borscht was nothing like any borsht I'd ever eaten, more like cabbage soup, hence my... More 

Thank Dana G
Onalaska, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I went for lunch and had the Rueben and spicy catrina sandwich, both were very tasty! Bakery has lots of yummy options too! Will be back next time we're in the area, highly recommend!

Thank Hocsocmom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 12
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 N Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704-4410
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-663-5500
Bakery, from scratch, baked daily is the start to all of our delicious food prepared in-house and served in our cozy dining rooms by friendly, knowledgable staff. Visit our website for a complete listing of our menus and specials.Hours:Sunday 7am-2pm, brunch 7:30-2Monday 6am-5pm, breakfast 7:30-11, lunch 10:30-5Tuesday-Friday 6am-9pm, breakfast 7:30-11, lunch 10:30-3, light fare 3-5, dinner 5-9Saturday 7am-9pm, brunch 7:30-2, light fare 2-5, dinner 5-9reservations accepted for DINNER

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