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Sofra Family Bistro

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7457 Elmwood Ave, Middleton, WI 53562-3105
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Madison, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went on a Sunday for brunch for a change. I ordered Eggs Benedict which was somewhat disappointing. It was not the best I've eaten, and wasn't the worst, either. Pretty pedestrian Hollandaise sauce. Eggs were overcooked . There were large parties there seemed to be known by the wait staff, so perhaps it was an off day.

Thank epnurse
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62 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good cocktails. I liked my martini, and my friend liked her Moscow Mule. Wine and beer list a little narrow. Not bad , just fewer voices than I'd like. Nice array of dinner options. My Albanian sausage platter was delicious. My wife loved her lamb chops. Our friend's salmon was said to be only OK. Another friend liked her vegetable... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the food here! We had duck confit and a gazpacho for apps. The duck confit was tender and flavorful, one of the best! We also had one of the fish specials which was to die for. Sat at the bar, shared a bottle of wine, the bartender was on it with keeping our glasses full, I don't think we... More 

Thank saarbear1
McFarland, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner for 4 and all meals were delicious very happy with wait staff and definitely a hidden gem.We made reservations in advance and we're glad we did.

Thank JLZMcFarland
Indianapolis, Indiana
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast while visiting Madison. Nice traditional options with other interesting choices too. High quality ingredients! Our 5 yr old had the yogurt and granola sundae and loved it!

Thank OurPlate
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I came here for breakfast twice. Very clean and cozy, wonderful service. My friend had an appointment on our second visit and they brought out our order quickly to speed things up. The homemade breakfast sausage is some of the best out there and I love the Mediterranean style breakfast offerings - something that's a different break from the usual.

Thank Sarah L
Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is a great restaurant tucked in to Middleton and has great Mediterranean food and also has a great breakfast menu. The staff are very friendly and the food is great. If you get there early enough you can park right outside the entrance and be seated right away. I have been here several times and have always had great... More 

Thank Doug S
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a quiet cafe in Middleton. My husband and I stopped coming here because of their tiny tables. We used to come here after Sunday church, but have stopped. We like to read our papers and spread out a little bit, but their tiny tables can realistically occupy just one person. There's no room for anything else. Because we... More 

Thank jansixteen
Middleton, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Went mostly for breakfast and lunch, but was pleasantly surprised at the dinner menu and quality of the food.

Thank Customer8087
Middleton, WI
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is a good place to go if you’re in the Middleton area and you’d like something a little more interesting than “American food”. They serve some nice choices of Albanian dishes. Albanian cuisine is like Greek or Turkish food – marinated meat on skewers, rice pilaf, hummus, dolmas (stuffed grape leaves), spanakopita (feta & spinach in filo dough pastry),... More 

Thank Carol P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Mediterranean, European, Middle Eastern, Albanian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7457 Elmwood Ave, Middleton, WI 53562-3105
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: 608-836-6614

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