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Yola's Cafe

494 Commerce Dr, Madison, WI 53719-4987
+1 608-827-5800
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“sandwich” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Contemporary
494 Commerce Dr, Madison, WI 53719-4987
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place. Walking distance from my hotel. I was excited that I was able to order an egg. Not so excited when it came out over hard instead of over medium. Waffle was good. Service was good too.

Thank ItsaGthg
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Went in today for brunch with a friend of mine and the waitress was preoccupied she made numerous mistakes we ordered our food and a breakfast burrito to go and the water that they offered us, unsanitary, the water machine was placed between between two...More

Thank redoak716
Ratzes, Owner at Yola's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

redoak716, I'm sorry to hear that your recent visit didn't live up to your expectations. This is very unfortunate because I know our staff cares and works hard to provide the best customer service possible. However, even then the best of us have our down...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

If I were a traveler, this would be even more special because of the homemade comfort food -- but I am even luckier to live close enough to have it anytime... and so I do. The food is outstanding -- fresh, well-prepared and seasoned and...More

Thank XHomeless
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped on Tuesday afternoon for lunch. My friend ordered the Yola’s salad and I ordered the Harvester sandwich with greens. The salad was good with lots of walnuts, cranberries and vinaigrette dressing. It came with a roll. The sandwich was turkey salad with cranberry sauce...More

Thank Gail R
LRatze, Owner at Yola's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thanks Gail for stopping in to catch up with your friend! You ordered my favorite seasonal sandwich...The Harvester. That is a customer favorite as well. Nothing like Thanksgiving on a ciabatta roll. Please stop again next time your in town and thanks for your review!...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

We are very happy with Yola’s cafe. We found this place over two years ago and have used their excellent catering services when we are in town. They have a wonderful selection, and they will package up multiple meals and do this for multiple days...More

Thank Dasenkab
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Went in for breakfast. Ordered the breakfast burritos. Basically we got burritos with potatoes and soggy eggs. There was supposed to be bacon, scallions and cheese sauce. I had one small bit of bacon and my son had a piece that was completely fat. They...More

1  Thank 3CtheUSA
LRatze, Owner at Yola's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

3CtheUSA, we were very disappointed to hear you didn’t enjoy our breakfast burrito. Other customers have told us it’s their favorite of our breakfast offerings, but maybe you caught us on an off day. I'm glad our staff refunded your money because we want your...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

Yola's is my go-to coffee shop for a meeting or just to get some work done away from the house. The scones are wonderful! Yum. And my gluten free friend can also enjoy a treat. I really enjoy the Signature Breakfast Sandwich. Mmm bacon! Tables...More

1  Thank Teressa S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We go there a couple of times a year and always tell ourselves we won't be coming back...it is basically a coffe-shop and quick sandwich type of place...tables are definitely for single or 2 people...It gets the tofu and gluten-free crowd and they can be...More

Thank GentlemanFromVerona
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This was a good find as it's tucked back in a corner in a strip mall. It has a outdoor patio. I had a chicken Ceasar salad and the lettuce was cold and crisp and chicken was freshly grilled and still a little warm. I...More

1  Thank karenv1959
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Best gluten free waffles we have ever had. Great location and ambiance. Nice small coffee shop with plenty of options for breakfast and lunch. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank sweeneyjim2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 3:30 PM
6:30 AM - 3:30 PM
6:30 AM - 3:30 PM
6:30 AM - 3:30 PM
6:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 494 Commerce Dr, Madison, WI 53719-4987
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-827-5800
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