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Irish, Bar, Pub
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7 W Main St, Madison, WI 53703-3305
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All 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
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Madison, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brocach (pronounced BROH-kah) has really good shepherd's pie. This location makes it slightly different than the location on Monroe ST so ask what kind of beef/how it's prepared before you order. It is heavily wooded and has a nice dark and peaceful atmosphere during the day.

Thank pibmomma
Boston, MA
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363 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a place for 8 people to eat in Madison on the Friday night before Ohio State Game. Everyplace had a three hour wait. Came here and we were able to sit upstairs and have a drink and were seated in a very cramped booth within. Half hour. Food came quickly but everything was just OK. Real problem wasn't... More 

Thank Cindy K
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before they closed for construction over the summer I noticed that some of my favorite dishes and salads had been removed from the menu. I hope that when they do open in October 2016 there will be more than a few great dishes to choose from. I do LOVE their ruebens and coffee liquer drinks!

Thank Bridgette S
Oxford, Connecticut
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312 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here with friends and had such a blast! Great beer, whiskey and wine selections... great vibe.. great location... we didn't get a chance to eat here but will def go back next time to eat!

Thank CTCouple310
Kaukauna, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We had guests from Ireland and they were very impressed with the pub. People raved about the food. The staff and service could not have been better. Thank you for an amazing evening that we will never forget.

Thank 29mack
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

On a Friday night. I think they really did shut it down though. We'd always had fun having drinks there previously. The food was okay, but nothing I'd brag about.

Thank garrettlaw2506
Marion, Iowa
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

I have eaten at the restaurant a number of times and always have great food but the service is usually lacking. My visit in early April 2016 was no different. My husband and I had gone with another couple and we asked for a check to be split. At the end of the dinner, we asked the waiter and he... More 

Thank BrandyL1675
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Good food and great atmosphere. My first time trying Beer Cheese Soup. I'm not a beer drinker, but I liked it!

Thank Teresa O
Duluth, Minnesota
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256 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2016

I've been here a few times (it's where I first learned to appreciate scotch), and the latest was another quality visit. Surprised it was as empty as it was, even though it was a weeknight. The staff was friendly. The place has a bit of Irish charm to it, and their liquor selection is good. Definitely someplace I'd return next... More 

Thank JWK1969
Madison, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for Saturday brunch. We were seated right away and it was not busy when we sat down. We ordered and we waited. We waited and waited. 45 mins later we started getting our food. 4 of us got food. Another waited another 5 minutes. We asked for some lettuce and tomatoes for our kid's burger which was... More 

Thank Zuri T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 W Main St, Madison, WI 53703-3305
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 608-255-2015

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