A message about our current situation:

For the health of yours and ours, the community and the world, we have to do a hard thing. We love being an escape from the woes of the day, but we have to take a break. We will be closed until April 1st, 2nd, or whenever we’re in the clear.

Things are scary and unsure right now, but you’re not alone. We hope you find time to spend on things you never were able to. We hope you and your loved ones are safe and cared for. Hopefully, at the end of this experience, we come out as more empathetic and caring humanity.

Take care.


The Lakeside Family

Welcome to the neighborhood!

We offer the classic coffee shop amenities: coffee, espresso, tea, sandwiches, salads, beer, wine, and a view of Monona Bay. Our unique space allows for the perfect study lounge, the quaint business meeting, an excellent knitting spot, or great group gathering. And hey, free Wi-Fi is a nice touch.

Our space allows events ranging in size from weddings to retirement parties, to non-profit events and business celebrations. We have the space available to rent and the catering abilities to make any event an enjoyable one.

Madison is a busy city. We like to keep up with the energy, so keep posted to our calendar of events. Almost every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night there’s music at Lakeside St. featuring local artists. Our Beer and Wine bar features local beer on tap, a fully stocked cooler of craft beer and a variety of delicious wines from around the globe.

So thanks for finding us, and hope you enjoy your visit.