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Bradbury's Espresso & Crepes

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127 N. Hamilton, Madison, WI
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun 6:30 am - 5:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The crepes are made to order. Three menu choices for savory crepes to choose from are on the blackboard, usually one is vegetarian or vegan. It is my favorite fast food in Madison. The deserts are also smashing.

Thank Comelona10
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Bradbury's is great because it's menu is constantly changing based upon what ingredients are in season. There is even a chalk board inside that tells you which locals farms the ingredients are from! Their menu also has both sweet and savory crepes, so there's likely something there for everyone! Be warned though, it is a tiny place with not a... More 

Thank Kat C
Gaborone, Botswana
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

First off, the place is a tiny triangle. Seating is extremely limited, so it's not a great place to linger at busy times. However, if you're eating, you should be able to squeeze in somewhere by the time your crepes are ready (service isn't super speedy). Coffee wise, I was disappointed (iced coffee had a funky off flavor, almost tonicy),... More 

Thank Abby_Mapes
Ripon, Wisconsin, United States
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We came into Madison to celebrate our anniversary in a fun town. Bradbury's was a really great start to our day. Excellent service, attention to detail, fun, funky, hipster joint. I enjoyed a latte and crepe with peppers, eggplant, kale, squash, egg, and mushrooms and aioli, I was full afterwards for sure!

Thank Jessica H
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

This is a tiny place, full of great atmosphere. Nice coffee, nice staff. Nice place to grab some breakfast. Highly recommended.

Thank Yinon S
Chicago, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I came to know of this place based purely on the reviews of this site and others. What I imagined and what I encountered were completely in combat with one another. This place is so small (how small is it?) this place is so small that while waiting for your order to have to dodge staff and patrons; no place... More 

Thank GuySmiley123
Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

I and my friend visited Madison for farmers market. As we wanted to have a good dish at the restaurant, we went to Bradbury's. Crepes were so savory and very fresh!!! I really enjoyed full of taste of the earth!

Thank pea9915
Chicago, Illinois
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Best coffee! The latte was delicious -- immediately wanted another. We had a variety of sweet and savory crepes -- all of them very good. The only negative was how tiny the place is -- about 20-25 people can fit if squished together, but everyone was nice and made room.

Thank PMath5516
Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The place is small but wasn't crowded when we arrived. Lots of information on the food and it's local sources on the blackboards on the walls. Which was good because very little information came voluntarily from the man who waited on us. We got coffee, juice and a scone plus the ham/gouda crepes. All were excellent. The coffee was the... More 

Thank zeemarie25
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Excellent breakfast spot .. Great coffee, even better crepes . The menu is kept to a small amount of items, nothing daunting and expansive- allowing them to create a delicious array.. We had a ham and Gouda with fresh mustard crepe, as well as fresh peach. The atmosphere is small, quaint but inviting and relaxing . We will go back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $10
Restaurant features
Open Hours
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 N. Hamilton, Madison, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 608-204-0474

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