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Microcosm Cafe

Closed Wednesday: 7am to 5pm

Microbial Sciences Building, 1550 Linden Dr. | (608) 890-2170

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Microcosm, which means “little world”, is located in the Microbial Sciences Building. It is a welcoming and convenient Badger Market, where undergraduate and graduate students of the multiple organizations held inside the building can grab a quick bite. The modern and professional cafe is surrounded by plenty of study space and natural light.

Microcosm Cafe offers gourmet coffee and specialty drinks, soup and chili, grab-n-go sandwiches and wraps, appetizers, salads, snacks, fresh bakery items, and an assortment of beverages.

Manager: Shirley Langer slanger4@wisc.edu
If you have any questions or concerns please email feedme@union.wisc.edu

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2016 Late Spring Semester Hours

03/28/16 - 05/07/16

  • Monday: 7am to 5pm
  • Tuesday: 7am to 5pm
  • Wednesday: 7am to 5pm
  • Thursday: 7am to 5pm
  • Friday: 7am to 5pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

 

2016 May Finals Hours

05/08/16 - 05/14/16

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 7am to 5pm
  • Tuesday: 7am to 5pm
  • Wednesday: 7am to 2pm
  • Thursday: 7am to 2pm
  • Friday: 7am to 2pm
  • Saturday: Closed

 

Payment Options

Cash | Visa | MasterCard | Discover | American Express | Wiscard | Union Gift Card

Pay with your student Wiscard and receive a 10% discount

Always Available

Badger Markets are always stocked with your favorite items to get you through a busy day of classes. Stop in any time of day to pick up:

  • Fresh coffee and bakery
  • Cold beverages
  • Convenient Grab-n-Go snacks, sandwiches and salads
  • Sundries, supplies and student staples 
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Microcosm Cafe

Coffee & Tea

We proudly serve Steep & Brew coffee freshly roasted in Madison, WI

Coffee

Regular or Decaf

  • Small - $1.80
  • Medium - $2.00
  • Large - $2.35
Tea

per bag

  • $1.18
Chai

Chai tea blended with your choice of milk

  • Small - $3.03
  • Medium - $3.60
  • Large - $3.89

Espresso Drinks

We proudly serve Steep & Brew coffee freshly roasted in Madison, WI

Espresso
  • 1 shot - $1.70
  • 2 shot - $2.10
  • 3 shot - $2.45
Cafe Latte
  • Small - $2.95
  • Medium - $3.50
  • Large - $3.95
Flavored Latte
  • Small - $3.89
  • Medium - $4.22
Soy Latte
  • Small - $3.55
  • Medium - $4.10
  • Large - $4.55
Cappuccino
  • Small - $2.90
  • Medium - $3.45
  • Large - $3.90

Additional Options

We proudly serve Steep & Brew coffee freshly roasted in Madison, WI

Extra Espresso Shot
  • $0.60
Soy Milk or Almond Milk
  • $0.60
Additional Flavor Shot
  • $0.62

Iced Coffee & Tea

We proudly serve Steep & Brew coffee freshly roasted in Madison, WI

Iced Coffee
  • Small - $1.80
  • Medium - $2.00
  • Large - $2.35
Iced Latte
  • Small - $2.95
  • Medium - $3.50
  • Large - $3.95
Iced Mocha
  • Small - $3.30
  • Medium - $4.22
  • Large - $4.50
Classic Iced Tea
  • Small - $1.71
  • Medium - $1.94
  • Large - $2.13
Raspberry Iced Tea
  • Small - $1.71
  • Medium - $1.94
  • Large - $2.13

Blended Coffee & Tea

We proudly serve Steep & Brew coffee freshly roasted in Madison, WI

Latte
  • Medium - $3.60
  • Large - $4.17
Vanilla
  • Medium - $3.89
  • Large - $4.22
Caramel
  • Medium - $3.89
  • Large - $4.22
Chocolate & Caramel Swirl
  • Medium - $4.22
  • Large - $4.64

Smoothies

Fresh fruit smoothies made to order

Mixed Berry Smoothie

Mixed berries, skim milk, yogurt & honey

  • Medium - $4.74
Banana Smoothie

Bananas, skim milk, yogurt & honey

  • Medium - $4.74
Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Strawberries, bananas, skim milk, yogurt & honey

  • Medium - $4.74
Cranberry Orange Smoothie

Cranberries, banana, orange juice, yogurt & honey

  • Medium - $4.74
Add Protein Whey
  • $0.50

Appetizers

Mozzarella Sticks

Served with Marinara Sauce

  • $6.92
Tornado

Choose from Southwest Chicken or Beef Steak & Cheese

  • $1.99
Chicken Wings (1/2 pound)

Plain or with Buffalo, Barbeque, Bleu Cheese or Ranch
Add extra dipping sauce for $0.60

  • $6.19
Quesadilla

Cheese or Chicken

  • $3.59
Personal Pan Pizza

Supreme, Cheese, Pepperoni and Sausage

  • $2.99

Sandwiches

*Basket Option: Add chips and a pickle for an additional $0.50

Egg White, Spinach & Swiss Pita
  • $4.00
Bacon, Egg & Cheddar on an Everything Bagel
  • $4.25
Ham, Egg & Cheddar Croissant
  • $4.25
Chicken Sausage and Pepper Jack on an Everything Bagel
  • $4.25
Bacon, Cheddar and Egg on a Gluten-Free bagel | GF
  • $4.25
Portabella Pita* | V

*Basket Option: Add chips and a pickle for $0.50

  • $4.50
Tomato, Pesto & Provolone Panini* | V

*Basket Option: Add chips and a pickle for $0.50

  • $4.50
Chicken Pesto Panini*

*Basket Option: Add chips and a pickle for $0.50

  • $5.25
Mediterranean Chicken Flatbread*

*Basket Option: Add chips and a pickle for $0.50

  • $5.25

V = Vegetarian | GF = Gluten-Free | DF = Dairy-Free | NF = Nut-Free