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Brocach

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) #129 of 758 Restaurants in Madison $$ - $$$ Irish, Bar, Pub
7 W Main St, Madison, WI 53703-3305
+1 608-255-2015
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
7 W Main St, Madison, WI 53703-3305
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11 - 20 of 183 reviews

Reviewed February 22, 2017

One of my favorite places in Madison HAD been this cozy, Irish pub downtown on the square...no longer. It guess it might still qualify as an Irish pub...if you're on Mars! The inside resembles a silver spaceship; empty, cold and industrial feeling. I'm very proud...More

Thank Mandy3_gal
Reviewed February 13, 2017

We had a group of 10, and the staff was most accommodating. We had a reservation, and were seated immediately on the 2nd floor, with a great view of the capitol. I ordered the fish fry special which had 4 kinds of fish, including walleye,...More

Thank lynneypenney
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

The brocach was one of my favorite downtown places. They renovated the soul out of it. They Decimated the menu. How do you have an Irish pub without Shepherd's Pie?! I won't be back. So sad.

1  Thank Lizz0r
Reviewed January 27, 2017

I went for the Restaurant Week menu. This was my second time there and the first after the redo of the interior and the removal of the eye-catching and classy red facade. It's totally lost the Irish charm and character that it had formerly. Food...More

1  Thank MadSnowQueen
Reviewed January 2, 2017

My dining experience began with a warm greeting and immediate seating from the hostess. once seated i was able to take a moment to appreciate the decor and ambiance. NICELY DONE Wait staff was prompt, friendly and attentive. Food was EXCELLENT and plated beautifully. Extensive...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed December 18, 2016

I will start out by saying our waiter was great. My husband and I have gone to the Brocach many times through the years. What did they do to the welcoming facade, warm, dark and inviting interior? Before it was like you where in Ireland,...More

1  Thank Illinoistripster20
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

This place has really gone downhill. This used to be one of my favorite places in grad school. Unfortunately, both the food and the service have dropped off significantly. First, our group of 8 people were seated at a table that did not seat more...More

Thank bertpbno1
Reviewed November 10, 2016

We have visited Brocach many times over the years, and were looking forward to our visit since recent renovations. We were warmly greeted by the staff and the service was excellent. The drinks were delicious, but pricey. The food was just average. The cool Irish...More

Thank pburnsblum
Reviewed November 3, 2016

I had last been to this place a few years ago and absolutely loved it then! Went tonight for dinner with some friends and it's been redecorated with an urban industrial theme which doesn't at all fit an Irish pub. It's nice, but has definitely...More

Thank apo09
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

My bride and I stopped here for a Saturday lunch! We almost walked by because it did not look open! This Brocach had been completely remodeled and has a different menu from the previous version! It's touted as an Irish pub and whiskey den! To...More

Thank mpg0815
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 W Main St, Madison, WI 53703-3305
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-255-2015
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