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Willalby's Cafe

1351 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-3756
+1 608-256-6088
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
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Cafe, Diner
1351 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-3756
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Willalby's is one of a number of restaurants within walking distance of our home. Although it has a limited menu, I always enjoy my breakfasts at Willalby's. You can get a scrumptious vegan meal here as well as any of a number of vegetarian or...More

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Willably's is truly a local cafe that boasts great breakfasts. The portions are large. Vegetarian options are available. The coffe is from a local coop and quite good. ThIs is not fast food, the service is good, but the small kitchen sometimes gets backed up...More

Thank Janine W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Lots of options on the menu for everyone. Not a coffee drinker but my family said it was good coffee. We were able to get a booth pretty quick for a busy Sunday morning. Service from the female waitress was really bad. I don't know...More

Thank kateagirl
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

It's a diner with bench seating and a few tables. Greasy spoon type place with good portions and the coffee kept coming. The servers are friendly and attentive. It's definitely a place that locals like. There might be a wait for your food if it's...More

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I really enjoy going there. The food is really good and prepared right there for you. People are awesome: super friendly, cordial, approachable. This is the perfect typical cozy local cafe a good friend will take you when in Madison. Sometimes the wait can be...More

Thank felule
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We were on a trip to find an item for home and wanted to get a quick bite to eat before heading home. We decided to try Willalby's and this place is a rollback diner that had been a resturant since around 1930 but most...More

Thank JOE1949B
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Sometimes you need a big fancy brunch complete with mimosas, pastries and 12 variations on hollandaise sauce. Other times, you just need coffee and cheap breakfast. This is the latter. My husband and I stopped here on Monday morning on our way out of town...More

1  Thank AlliejKenyon
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I cannot eat dairy so breakfast is tough to eat out so when we found ourselves in Madison, I was thrilled to find Wallaby's. The vegan French toast was amazing. I had it twice during our trip and it was equally as good both times...More

Thank ah0726
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Willalby's is one of the places I go practically every time I'm in Madison. It has the feel of a homey small diner and delicious breakfast staples. My two favorites (and thus my go-to breakfast combo) are the hashbrowns (best I've ever had, to be...More

Thank clearing_boxer
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Stopped in on a Sunday around 11AM. We sat at the counter, and our kids at a table. The place was full. After putting our orders in we waited 45 minutes before our food came out. Decent food, but not worth the wait.

Thank ChelleAnn
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Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch
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  • Address: 1351 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-3756
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-256-6088
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