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$$ - $$$Irish, ,
7 W Main St, Madison, WI 53703-3305
+1 608-255-2015
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 W Main St, Madison, WI 53703-3305
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Stopped by for dinner on a Monday evening; sat outside. Very empty...lots of restaurants in Madison closed on Monday nights....Menu seemed a bit limited. ordered calm chowdah (!) and a kale greens salad. Both were quite good, staff was good and minimal wait to be...More

Thank businessboogie
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This may be the least "Irish looking" Irish pub I've ever visited. But there is an excellent selection of whiskey, whether Irish, Scotch or Bourbon, very good food, properly poured pints, and a comfortable atmosphere that is very "Irish feeling".

Thank beerwriter
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is a fun spot to enjoy Madison's amazing summer weather (on the patio) or to warm up on a cold winters day. The lobster mac-and-cheese as well as the fish and chips were both tasty (if not low-calorie) and the service was great.

Thank gawarfield
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great food and Irish ale and Stout. Very friendly staff. I just returned from Ireland and was eager to compare this place. Very good. Definitely recomment it.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This place is a real treat. The decor and the ambience are well done. I've been to Ireland twice. The food is excellent and the service is cordial.

Thank Techdecisions
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I do not live in Madison. We arrrived at 4PM for our dinner reservation after UW Madison graduation on May 13. I was not impressed by the menu to begin with. but chose the fish and chips. Our table for 8 was upstairs along with...More

1  Thank garsusie
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I have been looking forward to stopping it to see the newly remodeled Brocach on the square for awhile now and finally was able to last weekend. The interior atmosphere is wonderful and looks really nice. Overall, my experience was great. The staff and new...More

Thank Collin S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We were a party of 4 and each really enjoyed our meals. Good food, good service, great variety. We will be back.

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Have been to Brocach several times over the years, usually for lunch. While I am not an expert on Irish food, I am pretty familiar with it and this place gets close authentic. The atmosphere is great, giving you the "I'm in Ireland" feeling, (Yes,...More

Thank I6937YDbillm
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Just happened to stumble across this place on St. Patty's Day, but still managed to find a place to sit. Ordered the fish fry and cold beers - no domestics on tap.

Thank Tim D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 W Main St, Madison, WI 53703-3305
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-255-2015
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