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127 West Wash Ave., Madison, WI
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Ranked #148 of 841 Restaurants in Madison
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
Cuisines: Wine Bar
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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!
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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166 reviews 166 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Chicago, Illinois
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Sip a nice wine, have a nosh, purchase from a fine array of goods. Very relaxing atmosphere--numerous locations.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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144 reviews 144 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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1,365 reviews 1,365 reviews
779 restaurant reviews
580 helpful votes 580 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

My husband and I went to Barriques to do some work while visiting family. I was disappointed that they were out of yogurt but the wrap I ordered was delicious as was my mocha! However, I was a little annoyed that there were not more outlets to plug in our computers. Overall, I would come back.

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Additional Information about Barriques

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

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