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Madison's End Cafe

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1108 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12208-2276
+1 518-489-8859
07:30 - 14:00
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Fri - Sun 07:30 - 15:00
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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I was driving by with my sister and nephews when we stumble upon this café. We waited about 45 min for a table but the food was worth the wait. The chipotle wrap and oatmeal pancakes were delicious. The staff was friendly and attentive. Will definitely stop by again if I'm in the area.

Thank Erika P
albany, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2016

My wife and I visited on Saturday morning. We waited for about 20 minutes, and were mistreated by mgmt.

Thank Melvin M
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Really tasty and easy going cafe serving breakfasts, burgers, and salads. Full bar and good but chilled out service. Indoor, outdoor and bar seating.

1 Thank sendfield
Hadley, New York
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247 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

After hearing rave reviews decided to give it a shot with a few coworkers for a late breakfast. Service was rather quick - we were seated just outside the kitchen for which I am not a huge fan. Everything was served quickly-although nothing stood out. Food was hot and prepared well - but just average in my opinion. Perhaps it... More 

Thank BellaGinger
L'Ile-Perrot, Canada
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87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We visited this restaurant on our trip back to Montreal on a Sunday morning. We never heard of this restaurant before our visit on the Trip Advisor's site. The service and the warm welcome were "wow". The meal was excellent, it's a small restaurant "de quartier" on a regular street and we will go back certainly. Price is affordable with... More 

Thank dan8montreal
New York City, New York
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80 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I go to SUNY albany and didnt discover this place until my junior year. Everything i have ever ordered was GREAT! all of their specials never steered us wrong

Thank sydroz
Erie, Pennsylvania
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116 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

This nice little cafe and it has some great food on its menu and a fine selection of beers to choose from. But, I enjoyed the great breakfasts that this place is known for. There is a fine selection of omelets and traditional breakfast selections to choose from. Note, that they do not have an exclusive Gluten menu for breakfast,... More 

1 Thank Barry D
Castleton On Hudson, New York
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267 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2015

This place has been here for along time,under different name and owners, but the food has always been great.I havent been here in years so I was eager to have lunch here with a friend. It was a weekday so I think less crowded then for Sunday brunch, so we were seated quickly and the service was prompt and friendly.... More 

1 Thank bluesmama11
Albany, NY
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157 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Whether I'm here for brunch on the weekend or lunch during the week, I never seem to get out as fast as I'd like to. I suppose if you expect to wait for a table and your food, you'll be more satisfied with your experience.

1 Thank smsg10
New York
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267 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

We had breakfast here with our son. He comes here a lot! The place was busy but it was worth the 20 minute wait. Once we were seated the waitress took our order and made sure the coffee kept flowing. Very nice setting with outdoor seating as well.

Thank Tileman1213

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 20
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1108 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12208-2276
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-489-8859

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?