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Microcosm Cafe

Open Now Friday: 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

Sustainable
Breakfast
Sandwiches
Beverages
Cafe
Pizza
Snacks
Market

Featuring:
Wifi
Study Space


2017 Spring Semester Hours

01/16/17 - 05/05/17

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

Spring Break hours
Fri, 3/17: 7am-2pm
Mon, 3/20 - Fri, 3/24: 8am-2pm

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
  • Espresso, tea and smoothies
  • Cold beverages
  • Convenient Grab-n-Go snacks, sandwiches and salads
  • Sundries, supplies and student staples 
Print the Full Menu

Microcosm Cafe

Appetizers

Mozzarella Sticks

Served with Marinara Sauce

  • $6.92
Tornado

Choose from Southwest Chicken or Beef Steak & Cheese

  • $1.99
Quesadilla

Cheese or Chicken

  • $3.59
Personal Pan Pizza

Supreme, Cheese, Pepperoni and Sausage

  • $2.99
Chicken Bites (1/2 lb)

Plain or with Buffalo, BBQ, Bleu Cheese or Ranch

  • $5.69
Breaded Shrimp (1/2 lb)

Served with Cocktail Sauce

  • $5.69

Sandwiches

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

Egg White, Spinach & Swiss on Multigrain Bun
  • $4.00
Ham, Egg & Cheddar Croissant
  • $4.25
Chicken Sausage, Egg and Cheddar on Multigrain Bun
  • $4.25
Bacon, Egg & Cheddar on an Everything Bagel
  • $4.25
Bacon, Egg and Cheddar on a Gluten-free Bagel
  • $4.25
Grilled Cheese Pesto Panini
  • $4.50
Chicken Pesto Panini
  • $5.25
Mediterranean Chicken Flatbread
  • $5.25

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