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“Finally a good reason to go to jail.”
Review of Main Street Cafe

Main Street Cafe
Ranked #3 of 185 Restaurants in Madison
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

C'mon, how often do you get the opportunity to eat lunch in an old jail? Mainstreet Café is the focal point of Downtown Madison and it's one of the best kept secrets in the city. Great food. Friendly service. Professional atmosphere. The only negative thing that I can state about Mainstreet Café is that I wish it was open for dinner.

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1  Thank BamaNittany
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Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

This menu has it all fresh fish, big salads, blackened prime rib to the incredible chicken Normandy. Try the fried green tomatoes. The strawberry pretzel awesome.

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1  Thank tony s
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Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is a local favorite of my wife and I. We like the Saturday specials though it is limited on times they are open (they close at 2;00 on Saturdays. The food is very consistent and very satisfying. Many dishes can't be finished but to go boxes are always available. Don't miss the Strawberry Pretzel ...umm!!!

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1  Thank RockyTop1
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

My wife and I had lunch at the Main Street Café once and were very satisfied. The food was good and the atmosphere, although busy at the lunch hour was okay. It is located in what they call the old section of Madison town. It gets very busy at the lunch hour and you may have to wait for a table but it might be worth it. I had a sandwich that was good and my wife had the pork chops. Both were good. They tasted like home made. Try it, you might like it. The only down side is that parking can get tight at the peak times.

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Thank Leonard S
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Main Street is one of the hidden jewel. The menu is varied and food quality is always consistent. The atmosphere is lovely: previously a jail. It has a beautiful patio for warm weather diners.
It was my favorite place to go to dinner until they went to a lunch only menu.
You cannot go wrong ding at Main Street Cafe

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Thank Pat64Madsion
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