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The Sow's Ear

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125 S Main St, Ste 1, Verona, WI 53593-1466
+1 608-848-2755
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07:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 20:30
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 17:00
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Verona, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good coffee, fine baked goods, pleasant service and reliable wifi. Popular place for knitting hobbyists as well.

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Thank Michael M
Verona, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great coffee shop. Good coffee. Nice pastries. Good place to meet friends. Recently added outdoor wood decks not sure why because the front yard space was adequate enough. Whatever, maybe money to throw away.

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Thank Thomas M
Verona, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I work very close to The Sow's Ear so I go there a lot!! Very simple but delicious sandwiches with great bread and cheese. I don't knit so I can't talk about their yarn. Coffee I usually prefer Tuvalu but it is good. If you are looking for something different try the white zombie coffee. Very mild taste but lots... More 

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Thank cyrakai
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74 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Love coming here every time I visit Wisconsin. The staff are so helpful & friendly. They know their craft and can help with trouble-shooting. Their yarn & tools of the trade selections are helpful & right up everyone's alley for knitting or crocheting. The coffee & food are great.

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Thank Wendy M
Lodi, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stopped on a Sunday morning for breakfast. The place is quaint and enjoyed by the locals. More of a coffee shop rather than a diner. We each ordered a piece of the quiche special of the day along with coffee drinks. It is serve yourself for a 'bottomless' cup of coffee. Took longer than normal to receive our order,... More 

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Thank Karen E
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I learned to knit here and have been there regularly since. The food is top notch and the yarn shop spectacular.

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Thank Pat F
Madison, Wisconsin
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286 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Took my son for brunch and loved the cozy ambiance on a Saturday morning. Service and coffee were great. We had a choice of three types of quiche or pastries. The quiche with greens was very good. I rated this as average as there was such a limited selection.

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Thank Puddle_Jumper_2010
Peoria, Illinois
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

We had the Sow of the Coop (chicken salad sandwich with roasted peppers) and it was delicious. Love this little place. Would recommend the blackberry iced tea too. Worth the stop and the town is cute too!

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Thank Kris D
Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

I can't even say how many times I have been here...The food is tasty and well prepared. They include organic and local choices. The menu has vegetarian options as well as meat options. Great coffee, great espresso. The staff is friendly and helpful. And the yarn is beautiful! And the classes are excellent.

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Thank amo_a55
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Great coffee! I enjoyed my visit, the seating was a bit limited. The bathrooms are nice. Not a place I would take a kid, more of a quiet coffee and a book place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:00
Monday
06:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 20:30
Thursday
06:30 - 20:30
Friday
06:30 - 20:30
Saturday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 S Main St, Ste 1, Verona, WI 53593-1466
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Verona
  • Phone Number: +1 608-848-2755

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