Crescendo Espresso Bar + Music Cafe

Music Venues, Coffee, Tea

1859 Monroe St, Madison
(608) 284-7908


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Recent Reviews

I've stopped in here a few times when some friends were playing music here. Love that the space is supportive of the community and hosts local artists to showcase their talent. I am also such a huge fan of the coffee shop that serves alcohol. It really is a match made in heaven, and Crescendo delivers! I love that I can get beer, wine, coffee, snacks, or food... its runs the whole spectrum and is perfect for just what you need at the time! I work night shift, so often the full review
Yo, this is a solid joint. The atmosphere is pretty nice. One wall is floor to ceiling windows and while that can make it a bit cold in the winter, it makes the quality of the light great. To combat the cold, they have a fireplace (though it's not on for some reason today, even though it's the coldest its been this February!). The have chairs with backs, and while they are metal and uncomfortable, it mean you won't fall asleep while trying to do your homework. (I think full review

I couldn't have asked for a better breakfast with our americanos. The avocado toast was on thick and very fresh toast with a hint of spice - best I've had. The treehugger was very flavorful and the raspberry sconce was so good that we had to get another to go.

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Monday 6:30AM - 8PM
Tuesday 6:30AM - 8PM
Wednesday 6:30AM - 8PM
Thursday 6:30AM - 8PM
Friday 6:30AM - 8PM
Saturday 6:30AM - 8PM
Sunday 7AM - 5PM

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