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Fair Trade Coffee House

418 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2023
+1 608-268-0477
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
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418 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2023
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent cuppa. And with the number of coffee houses on State, that's a thing to treasure. The 'vibe' is good--the back area is cozy by the fireplace though I prefer the front window for people watching, I mean, getting work done.

Thank sretanmw
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Stopped by here after dinner on the way to a show to make sure we didn't fall asleep midway through. Quick and tasty coffee fix.

Thank wesparker
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We zipped in for a late lunch - the menu is long enough that choosing what to get was a tricky. Finally settled on the black bean burger - great choice, it was moist, full of flavor, crisp on the outside - a success in...More

1  Thank koperpenuh
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Clean place, really nice people, tasty food. Oh, and the coffee happened to be to excellent too! I'm coming back next time i'm in town.

1  Thank danmatthews1
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Very relaxed and hip. Great coffee and treats selection. Also good for a quick bite. Young crowd. Feels good.

2  Thank adelZman
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I try to get here at least once or twice every weekend, and here's why: The coffee, the food and the customer service has been great every time. Seriously, this place has become my 'weekend getaway' because of the great service, great food and great...More

1  Thank fsc2017
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I really enjoy visiting this place when I'm on State Street. My preferred drink is their dark coffee and the roast is always on point. I've also eaten here many time and I think their sandwiches are excellent. Aside from great coffee and great food,...More

1  Thank Harold S
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Great little spot for a stop while walking state Street. Panini's and coffee are great. Staff are friendly. Free WiFi.

2  Thank Kyzash
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Atmosphere was great. Had inside and outside seating, and there were tons of places to sit! Barista man was super nice and helped me decide on what to order-and I was very happy with my matcha tea and spinach feta croissant

2  Thank Sierrabhartman44
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

I stopped in with friends and ordered the Mexican Hot Chocolate. Thy added the cinnamon but also like a chipotle seasoning. It was delicious. I also shared their chocolate chip brownie with a friend and it was amazing, rich and soft, like it was just...More

2  Thank Rhawig
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2023
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-268-0477
  • E-mail