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Barriques

Wine Bar
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127 West Wash Ave., Madison, WI
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Today
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Description: There are multiple locations for this cafe/coffee shop/wine cave. We went...
There are multiple locations for this cafe/coffee shop/wine cave. We went to the West Washington location multiple times on our trip. It is a wonderful place!
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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A surprising find

The sign outside says it is a wine bar, but it is a very good coffee shop. I had a delicious iced latte and a delightful scone. I recommend it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2013
Norma N
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Stopped in to kill some time before the crazy legs race and had a chocolate chip scone. It was amazing. Cute place with good atmosphere. Staff was very friendly. Would like to come back and try a coffee sometime.

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Iowa
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285 reviews 285 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Barriques is a classic coffee shop and wine specialty shop. I went in the morning and had a terrific breakfast sandwich with fresh egg, cheddar and added bacon. It was very inexpensive at $2.65 plus a $1.25 for the bacon. Made fresh and fast. They had other breakfast wraps and a good selection of pastries too. The mocha drink was... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Even though it is part of a strip mall this is a wonderful place for coffee, a bite and conversation. Easy atmosphere with tables and couches and a fire place. Staff was helpful and friendly. Went back twice in 2 days while visiting Madison. Visited December 2014

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Madison, Wisconsin
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68 reviews 68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have been to all of the Barrique's locations, except the one on Park Street. I really love going to these cafes! They specialize in coffee and wine--you can taste either while there, or purchase coffee beans, wine/liquor to take home for later. Depending on the location, you can order from a small menu of sandwiches or appetizers, and some... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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68 reviews 68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We always look forward to Barriques when we are in Madison--great coffee, great ambiance. We also love the outdoor seating. Its just a quiet, calm,lovey place to read and have delicious coffee.

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Wisconsin
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179 reviews 179 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Great recommendation from my hotel clerk... Cool coffee shop with an awesome breakfast wrap! Very reasonably priced! One block from the capital, I will be back for sure!! Free WiFi and cheap coffee refills!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

One of the best coffee shops in Madison for sitting and working, with a good mix of professionals and students. The space is large enough that you're not likely to be distracted by the people sitting next to you, but small enough that it doesn't feel hectic. Limited access to power strips, and the coffee itself is nothing spectacular.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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161 reviews 161 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

The sign outside says it is a wine bar, but it is a very good coffee shop. I had a delicious iced latte and a delightful scone. I recommend it.

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Adrian, Michigan
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1,495 reviews 1,495 reviews
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657 helpful votes 657 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

My colleague and I tried Barriques at the recommendation of my son. This turned out to be a great stop. The coffee was very good but the atmosphere was even better. I was quite impressed with the décor and layout of the place. The interior was two levels with a balcony overlooking a nostalgic first floor. The appearance was almost... More 

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

The coffee is good, the food is OK. But whatever you do, don't go when you are in a hurry! I have been to the Old Sauk location on multiple occasions when it has taken 5+ minutes to get a plain coffee (with less than 3 people in front of me). Very frustrating. Seems to be a lot of staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 127 West Wash Ave., Madison, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Wine Bar

Description

There are multiple locations for this cafe/coffee shop/wine cave. We went to the West Washington location multiple times on our trip. It is a wonderful place!
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm

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