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Enjoy casual gourmet fare and drinks and sprawling views of Lake Monona and downtown Madison’s cityscape at Lake Vista Café on the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center rooftop, now open for the 2021 season. Dine on our socially spaced rooftop or take your order to go.

Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Closed Monday)
(Hours may vary due to inclement weather)



Hummus Plate, Farmer’s Market Cheese Curds, Cheese Board, Homemade French Fries, Goat Cheese Potato Cakes, Cauliflower Fritters


Roasted Beet Salad, Farmer’s Market Tomato and Watermelon Salad, Strawberry Walnut Salad


West African Peanut Buddha Bowl with Jerk Chicken or Tofu, Thai Coconut Curry Noodle (Vegan), Tempeh Tostada (Vegan), Fish Tacos


Signature hamburger, Homemade Vegan Black Bean Burger, Homemade Vegan Mediterranean Chickpea Burger, LVC Chicken Sandwich, Spotted Cow© Beer Batter Cod Sandwich, Pita BLT


Homemade Ice Cream or Sorbet of the Day, Homemade Sea Salt Chocolate Chunk Cookie, Homemade Brownie (Vegan)

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Spring/Summer, Summer