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Bradbury's Espresso & Crepes

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127 N. Hamilton, Madison, WI
608-204-0474
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6:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 5:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing food and perfect espresso

Everything is done as it should be. This is my favorite restaurant in Madison by far. The crepe are reasonably priced and are very filling with amazing flavors that pop. If you enjoy crepes or coffee of any sort, stop in. If you are lucky you might even catch them when they have some more unusual... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Jonathan H
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  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Everything is done as it should be. This is my favorite restaurant in Madison by far. The crepe are reasonably priced and are very filling with amazing flavors that pop. If you enjoy crepes or coffee of any sort, stop in. If you are lucky you might even catch them when they have some more unusual crepe fillings, like lamb.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Food and service - good Tight seating in very small space - bad They were steady busy during the Saturday morning we were there so if business is similarly good during the week I'd be looking into a bigger space because the food and pricing is good

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Gorgeous ambiance of glass and light. Wonderful crepes (and you can order eggs on the side). Attentive service. Good coffee. What a wonderful choice for breakfast. Yes, it is the place on the triangle corner.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This cafe is small but mighty! Great crepes and delicious coffees and pastry. You can tell all is homemade and organic when possible. Small eatery and the staff were a bit tight lipped but I would highly recommend Bradbury's. Get there early if you want muffins or scones - they sell out fast.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Service was great. They were very helpful with coffee suggestions. We both had the Kale, cherry tomatoes, corn frying peppers and mozzarella crepe loaded with veggies. The dark chocolate and raspberry crepe we split - heavenly. The combined flavors of chocolate, raspberry and homemade whipped cream were perfectly balanced. Sweet but not too sweet. Great meal that made it worth... More 

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Baltimore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Wow. That's what you'll say after you experience Bradbury's. My fiancee loves the coffee here, but I am such a fan of their crepes, which are very original. They kept changing their savory crepe menu, so I had to keep going back to try them. But the sweet crepes remained relatively constant. I can't give any recommendations here because all... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013 via mobile

Bradbury's may be small, but it packs a punch. The macchiatos and cappuccinos are consistently excellent and the crepes delicious. When you stop in you'll see they have a limited menu, but that is the beauty of Bradbury's; what they do, they do very well. The vibe and size may not be everybody's cup of tea, but I highly recommend... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Good coffee. Nice options of either savory or sweet crepes. Service is a little slow - but quality is not fast food!

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Madison
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

I ate there for the first time today, and had the Delicata Squash crepe (very good!), pumpkin crepe (not enough flavor), and Japanese Siphon coffee w/Kenyan coffee beans (I'm not a coffee drinker; it was o.k.). Total price for these items was $26. The Japanese Siphon coffee is a few dollars more than regular coffee. I will probably go at... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

The crepes are yummy and fun plus the coffee is excellent. The sweet crepes tend to be pretty sweet, so be ready. The savory crepes are especially good, filled with local veggies, cheeses, and meats. YUM. Two things pull the place down to 4 stars: First, the place is small and uncomfortable. You will be packed in tightly with other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 127 N. Hamilton, Madison, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 608-204-0474

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm

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