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“Charming environment and good food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Madison Square

Madison Square
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Livermore, California
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Charming environment and good food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2011

I love to find places where I can sit outside to dine and enjoy the a lovely garden. Madison Square has a lovely outdoor area to dine with beautiful trees and lots of fun garden things to buy. The food is great, I had breakfast. I look forward to going back for a relaxed lunch in the garden with the hummingbirds!

  • Visited June 2011
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Laguna NIguel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Comfortable and Charming, a favorite”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2011

The person that wrote the negative review of this cafe really missed it. Madison Square is a unique outdoor cafe garden & gift shop. Everyone is made to feel welcome! The propritor visits with many guests personally. Food is good. You order at walkup and it is brought to you. Yes it is a bit pricey but worth the relaxing experience. I love going and taking guests - Karen, Laguna Niguel

  • Visited July 2011
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1 Thank twinsmomLagunaNIguel
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Laguna Beach, California
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Don't Bother”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2010

Very high priced food that really isn't anything special. Coffee stinks and you aren't waited on, you have to order your food cafeteria style, get a number and then someone brings it to you. All outdoor seating, so if it is rainy or cold, you'll freeze. I would recommend going to the Cottage next door -it has been around since the 30's and you really get great, home cooked meals with good portions at a great deal. Coffee is better and you can sit inside if you like which is a treat (old 1900's Bungalow).

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Thank LagunaBell
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San Diego, California
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere, a bit high priced”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2010

Had breakfast. Cinnamon toast for me and apple pancake for wife. Very good, a bit cold by the time it was delivered. Great chi tea. A bit expensive. $32 for the chi and breakfasts. Would go again and ask that our food be delivered as soon as it is prepared(hot). The garden is a great environ and it is away from the highway. Quiet.

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Thank Grubstake
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Newbury Park, Ca
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127 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“A very fun place for lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2009

We stopped here for lunch today. What a charming place, so perfect when you're near the beach. The food was good, but it's the atmosphere that would have me coming back often.
The wide outdoor patio in back is just chock full of fun things to look at (and buy if you want) while you sit there enjoying your meal.

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1 Thank regalaone
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