Discover old-world charm at Mama D's Coffee Shop in Wales, Waukesha & Genesee Depot

An old brick building in the town of Wales finds itself alive again. Owner, Diana Markus (aka "Mama D"), fulfilled her long-time dream of establishing a coffee shop when she transformed the historic 1912 bank building into a bright, comfortable gathering place. The thick walls, high ceilings, and brightness of the Wales location won Diana’s heart. This hidden gem fills a void in the village of Wales, providing a comfortable space for all ages.


The Waukesha shop, located alongside the railroad tracks in the bustling community of Waukesha, will be serenaded regularly by the sound of locomotives on the move. Perfectly situated on Hartwell Avenue, off the beaten path and just west of downtown Waukesha, it’s a place where students and patrons can stop in on the way to work for a quick cup of coffee or delicious pastry.


The Genesee Depot shop is  located in the historic railroad station and easily accessible, right on Highway 83. There's an outdoor patio in addition to a sunny indoor dining area. We can't wait to share it with you!

From students, dog-walkers, work commuters, and bicycle enthusiasts to anyone simply looking for a place to enjoy classy coffee and a cozy destination, stop by and say hello to our friendly baristas!
Mama D videos courtesy of Curty Pictures

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