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Madison Pub

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, American
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33 Lafayette St, Riverside, NJ 08075-3120 (Between Madison Street & S. Pavilion Avenue)
+1 856-461-8889
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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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506 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This is a place where the bartenders remember your name--and your favorite drink. The bar food is quite good. They have TVs and a weekday evening happy hour.

Thank Stanner57
Maple Shade, New Jersey
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We went to the tavern between a wedding ceremony and reception that was held at the Madison. I come here pretty frequently, and service is always an issue. This time in particular it really made me mad. We had a group of 6 and were the first people at the bar before it was all of a sudden very crowded... More 

Thank Jessica C
Marlton, New Jersey
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Run by the same people, owned by the same people, terrible service and overpriced, crappy food. Service is the worst I have ever seen anywhere, including White Castle.

Thank Tracie H
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

We have relocated to Myrtle Beach.While visiting my sister and husband my Son mentioned his friend worked as chef at the Madison Pub and we should give it a try said food was very good. This is a diamond in the rough. Food and service was excellent!! Had a great dinner. Will make it a destination restaurant when we return.Awesome... More 

Thank Pat M
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

I had hot wings and a NJ salad. The wings were on the salty side but good. The salad was good. The server was very rough around the edges and would not recommend this place based on her attitude.

Thank Jackie D
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Elegant dining. Wonderful atmosphere and food. Service was superb. They didn't hurry us as we were three couple of friends.

Thank Irving K
Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2013

This was our 4th visit to Town Tavern (not the Madison section of the restaurant (Friday nite around 8). I like the bar atmosphere, live music (single guitar and old songs). We sat at the bar - fast service, comfortable stools. Typically I drink beer so I was shocked with the bill when I saw a mediocre glass of red... More 

2 Thank sjkate
Southern New Jersey
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2013

My wife and I have been coming to the Madison Pub/Towne Tavern for about 7 years. This used to be our place, a cool local place that we could go for good drinks, service and food. We used to come frequently, anywhere from once to three times per month. It's a shame, we have seen the service deteriorate over the... More 

2 Thank cjruper
Margate City, New Jersey
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2012

It is a nice cozy tavern, They have tall booths for twos or fours. They have a nice martini selection and the bar food is better than most bars.

2 Thank sunbunny1234
Delran, New Jersey
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2012

The last time I went there was the last time I will ever go there. Food is wonderful, its on the fine dining side, so it is a bit pricey. Had an issue with a gift car that was not handled properly by the management. For fine dining, they did not posess they proper knowledge of their establishments product.

1 Thank Haydar37

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Bar, Pub, American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Lafayette St, Riverside, NJ 08075-3120
    (Between Madison Street & S. Pavilion Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Riverline runs in front of Cafe Madison.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 856-461-8889

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