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7 West Main St., Madison, WI 53703
608-255-2015
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 48
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  • 60
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Irish Pub

Nice selection of beers. Food was great with good choices of Irish favorites, burgers salads and soups. Bangers and mash was terrific, although I would have rather had the apple salad on the side. Friendly service. All around good choice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Iowa
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
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English first
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Everything was sub par. The bangers sausage was disgusting. The texture was way off, it was like med rare mushy meat in bad casing. The fish fry was bad too, mushy breading and only two medium sized pieces. The chips were decent, and there Reisling was good.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Went to Brocach, for a repeat visit after walking around the market. We had the Wild Mushroom Shepards Pie and the Pub Burger. The Shepards Pie was good; however, the burger undercooked. After waiting 10 minutes for the waiter to come back and check up - I just ate it. Then, he brought a little squirt of ketchup for the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Came here for a dinner downtown. Food was very good but the live entertainment was obnoxiously loud. It only served to spoil the meal as we couldn't talk around the table.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Nice selection of beers. Food was great with good choices of Irish favorites, burgers salads and soups. Bangers and mash was terrific, although I would have rather had the apple salad on the side. Friendly service. All around good choice.

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We were there Saturday night while students walking by were in their prom attire. The food was good but it did take away for it to be delivered. We were there with one other couple so we thought it would be quick. We waited about 25-30 minutes for our food.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great food, very nice atmosphere. The drinks are excellent as well. Kids eat free on Tuesdays. The fries are good, and they have a cheese and fruit plate the kids like.

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

i originally went to the old fashioned but it was closed for remodel. I really wanted food and the Brocach was within walking distance. I'm not a fan of Irish pubs but I really liked it here and I will be back. The server Carolyn was super nice. The food was very good and the drinks were tasty too. My... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Had a business dinner dinner here this evening. I had the wild mushroom shepherd's pie entree. Plenty of mushrooms good flavor. Someone else had the salmon and it was excellent. The fish and chips were disappointing. Fish very mushy never a good experience. Overall I'd say this is an average restaurant.

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Watertown, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It would be less time consuming to tell you what I did not like about Brocah: That would be nothing. The food, beverages, service and atmosphere are all excellent. Pricey (for Wisconsin), but well worth the money. We're looking forward to our next trip.

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Superior, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love it here! I always make a stop here when in Madison. It's as close to being in Ireland (at least Dublin) as you can get. Good food, decent service, and a whole bunch of Irish drink options.

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Additional Information about Brocach

Address: 7 West Main St., Madison, WI 53703
Phone Number: 608-255-2015
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Irish, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 West Main St., Madison, WI 53703
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 608-255-2015

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am

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