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Sofra Family Bistro

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7457 Elmwood Ave, Middleton, WI 53562-3105
608-836-6614
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Solid Albanian food (similar to greek)

We had a very good dinner here. The food is very good, atmosphere is nice and service is good. Prices are also very reasonable. Several of the dishes are similar to Greek food using things like lamb, feta, and grape leaves. We enjoyed our food. I would not hesitate to eat here again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Silrak
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East Lansing, Michigan
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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East Lansing, Michigan
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100 reviews 100 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We had a very good dinner here. The food is very good, atmosphere is nice and service is good. Prices are also very reasonable. Several of the dishes are similar to Greek food using things like lamb, feta, and grape leaves. We enjoyed our food. I would not hesitate to eat here again.

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Madison, Wisconsin, Usa
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174 reviews 174 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is a great place to meet for a business breakfast or for a couple to enjoy an incredible breakfast on the weekends. The incredible thing is they will make your breakfast customize in exactly the way you desire. It has a Mediterranean flair and they will truly make you anything possible which really makes you feel like you are... More 

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Middleton, WI
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A SOMEWHAT LIMITED MENU BUT UNIVERSALLY EXCELLENT FOOD. Service and atmosphere are excellent and the price is a real bargain. I enjoyed the choice of obtaining breakfast-type food any time I wanted. The ethnic menu is outstanding.

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Hales Corners, Wisconsin
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I have only eaten here for breakfast. the menu is extensive, hard to choose what to order. Everyone in my family has their own favorite meal. Friendly atmosphere with great pictures on the walls.

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Madison, WI
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

On a recent weekly "mother/daughter bonding/dining" nite, we went to Sofra. I was pleasantly surprised by the chicken rotisserie style with vegies. An entire half of a chicken with heaps of roasted vegies over red-skinned potatoes, delicious! I appreciated the quantity, enough to take home a portion, and the flavor was perfect. It's still hard to find a real vegetable... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We lived in Madison for many years and moved a few years ago. We had lunch at Sofra during our visit and were pleased that the food and service were as great as we remembered. Definitely recommend if you are in the Middleton area.

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Houston, TX
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227 reviews 227 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
293 helpful votes 293 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I just completed a tour of the National Mustard Museum down the block and I was famished. There were several dining options around so I used my smartphone to help me decide. It recommended Sofra and instantly the thought of Albanian cuisine piqued my interest. For appetizers the Albanian sausages were a delicious blend of ground beef, lamb and spices.... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

One of my favorite entrees at Sofra is the Albanian Qebap Platter with their Albanian sausages. Always excellent and a unique dish in Madison. Another tip: try the house soup! It's something you'll want to drink, it's so tasty. Second tip: Skip the dessert - they've been disappointing (just go to Hubbard for great pie).

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Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I have been to this place several times now. I love this place. I come here for the crepes. They are so good. My husband really likes this place a lot to. I visit the Madison area a lot and have close family members that live in the area. I had been wanting to try out some different restaurants and... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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72 reviews 72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A good place to go and talk. We went for lunch. I had a bistro burger which is lamb and beef which was juicy and tasty. The fries were very good and were crisp and crunchy. My wife had an artichoke chicken panini and it was also very good. The menu has interesting choices with a greek flavor to them.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7457 Elmwood Ave, Middleton, WI 53562-3105
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: 608-836-6614

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Albanian
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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