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Espresso Royale

650 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1016
+1 608-259-0300
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good28%
  • Average28%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
2 Apr 2017
“Worst coffee”
23 Sep 2016
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
650 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1016
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Terrible coffee. Weak, no flavor considering it was custom made at the espresso machine. There was a reason this place had no line when nearby Caribou Coffee, Collectivo and Starbucks all had lots of people waiting.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Decided to skip the Starbucks and try this place instead. The place was full of nomophobes. The guy in front of me was so entranced with his phone he was caught by surprise when he was asked what he wanted. Then he finally read the...More

2  Thank Calicoboy
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great convenient location if you're a UW student. Typical menu. When we were there on a saturday, there was only one employee, whom was great and kept cool with a line of customers, but they might need more help.

Thank busy_traveler
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We stopped in here on a rainy morning to get warm and have something to drink and eat. My friend doesn't drink coffee, but had little other choice. We each had a scone. Though they tasted good, they were hard as rocks; definitely not a...More

Thank TravelinGal2010
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Our office's favorite morning break place, we never misses 'two punch Tuesday.' Artwork on the walls are always nice. I especially like the seasonal lattes. Good selection of tea and tea lattes

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I was on a quest to find good cappuccino, and tried at many places the same day. On suggestion by someone, went here. But the nice barrista started out with an 8 oz cup and that was a dead giveaway right there on the cappuccino...More

Thank I_am_a_New_Traveller
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I love coffee. I adore the iced unsweetened lattes served at this state street cafe. Along with neat local artwork on the walls (some for sale) by local artists, the cafe also has beans for sale. One of my favorite places to people watch in...More

Thank spike706
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I drink americanos several times a week, and theirs is good! Strong enough, but definitely pricey. A Starbucks americano costs less, but they gave me a stamp card that gets me a free one after every 5 drinks or so.

Thank katieacxc
Reviewed 3 December 2013

I only found out about Espresso Royale recently. There are so many coffee shops in Madison, it's hard to go to them all! The cafe is bigger than it seems on the outside - the back stretches down quite far. The mistake I made on...More

Thank Vanessa Y
Reviewed 14 August 2012

The one on the 600 block of State Street was great (the only one I used). The bakery looked amazing--managed to resist it though! Staff definitely the most friendly. Coffee excellent.

Thank yoopie
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1016
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-259-0300
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