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Finca Coffee Shop

Finca Coffee brings a variety of coffee drinks and traditional Salvadoran cuisine to the Novation Campus. Finca practices direct-relationship coffee with farmers in El Salvador, purchasing and collaborating directly with farmers to ensure fair wages and working conditions.

 

In addition to a variety of hot and cold beverages, Finca offers an extensive Latin American menu, including tacos and burritos, as well as more traditional Salvadoran items like pupusas and Salvadoran quesadillas. This bright cafe is the perfect spot for out-of-office meetings, a caffeine boost or lunch break! Learn more.

Contact

2500 Rimrock Road
608. 285. 9230
Visit: fincamadison.com

 

 

 

Delta Beer Lab Brewery

Delta Beer Lab is a community destination and brewery. Stop by to enjoy a local brew in the science-themed taproom with pizza, games, and events including trivia nights, yoga, and more!

 

Delta Beer Lab is pairing quality handcrafted beers with social change, as their Social Laboratory and Taproom is welcoming to all. They strive to expand community through quality, local craft beer without barriers to gender, race, or sexual orientation. Learn more.

Contact

167 E. Badger Road
608. 640. 4500
Visit: www.delta.beer/

 

 

Milio's Sandwiches

A variety of sub sandwiches, chips and cookies are available at Milio’s Sandwiches, made with their fresh signature bread and quality ingredients. Sandwiches are available for eat-in, carry-out, delivery and drive-through. Learn more.

Contact

2570 Rimrock Road
608. 204. 8790
Visit: https://milios.com/

 

Novation Campus is just minutes from the action of downtown Madison, and easily accessible from both the East and West sides.

Nearby Attractions

Libations

Liberty Station American Tavern & Smokehouse

2161 Rimrock Road

Enjoy unique slow-roasted classics and everyday specialties from burgers, sandwiches and salads to fresh seafood.

 

Pitcher’s Pub

323 W. Beltline Hwy

Jumbo sports bar with many pool tables & dartboards plus a projection screen, beers & pub grub.

 

The Coliseum Bar & Banquet

232 E. Olin Ave

Sports bar & grill with multiple TVs & a private room with a big screen, plus an outdoor patio.

 

The Wonder Bar

222 E. Olin Ave

Iconic venue since the 1920s offering steaks, seafood & classic cocktails in a nostalgic setting.

 

Heartland Grill

706 John Nolen Drive

Casual restaurant in a Sheraton hotel serving traditional American breakfast, lunch & dinner plates.

 

Off Broadway Drafthouse

5404 Raywood Road

Rotating craft beers on tap & American eats served in a low-key haunt with reclaimed brick & wood.

Entertainment

Alliant Energy Center

1919 Alliant Energy Center Way

Entertainment venue offering concerts, shows, and conventions.

 

Goodman Pool

325 W. Olin Ave

Large pool with 2 water slides, diving boards, lap lanes & a shallow toddler area.

 

Downtown Madison

325 W. Olin Ave

Novation Campus is just minutes from downtown Madison, offering a plethora of restaurant, shopping and entertainment venues.

 

SkyZone Trampoline Park

2134 W. Beltline Hwy.

Indoor trampoline park featuring freestyle bouncing, dodgeball, fitness programs & more.

Outdoors

Capital City State Trail

In the City of Madison, the Capital City trail follows seven miles of city bikeways and is perfect for jogging, walking and biking!

 

Olin Park

1156 Olin-Turnville Court

This green oasis next to Lake Monona offers walking trails, a beach, picnic tables & sports fields.

 

Turville Point Conservation Park

1202 Olin-Turville Court

Picturesque, lakeside retreat featuring over 3 miles of trails amid oak trees & spring wildflowers.

 

Goodman Park

1402 Wingra Creek Pkwy

29-acre park offering a playground, ball fields, ice rink, basketball court & paved trails.

 

Rimrock Park

2906 Rockwood Drive

Enjoy a playground, basketball court and lots of green space.

 

Lake Monona

Lake providing multiple boat landings & public beaches, perfect for fishing or kayaking!