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“Great Irish Pub” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Brocach Irish Pub & Restaurant

Brocach Irish Pub & Restaurant
Ranked #339 of 975 Restaurants in Madison
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Pub, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Geneva, New York
Level Contributor
23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Irish Pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

Be sure to check out nights when there is authentic traditional Irish music! I went twice and both nights had great, live Irish music. I will definitely be back when I'm in Madison!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Chicago, IL
Level Contributor
36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

The best corned beef I've had in a long time. Our server was attentive without hovering, and was extremely knowledgeable when asked to make recommendations. We (four of us) were seated at a table at one of the windows. We had to slide the table out to one side for two of us to sit, then pull the table in to seat the other two. Our server had to reach behind a person at the table closest to us to pass our orders to us, it's a tight fit when it's crowded. Still, it was comfortable, and the food was delicious.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Adventureous1
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West Bend, WI
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127 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Friendly atmosphere and great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

We ate here before the Concert on the Square so there were a lot of people to contend with. Brocach handled the crowd and still served great food. Our granddaughter's fiancé was delighted to find the Irish beer he had been looking for and my husband ordered the same.
Our meals of two orders of fish and chips and two orders of corned beef and cabbage pleased each of us. After we finished our meal we didn't want to stay at the table since they had people waiting so they accommodated us with a table in the bar. Friendly and prompt were the key words for service.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank maybepat1
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St Paul, MN
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119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Pub atmosphere”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2013

I've been here twice. My college student daughter loves the place. The food is fine but varies depending on what you get. My last visit I had the fish sandwich and it was just fair. A little bit of fish and a lot of bread. Good selection of beers, and the Irish food (e.g., bangers and mash; Irish stew; corned beef) is very good.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank HaroldsMaude
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Austin, Texas
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Love this place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

The food is good, the service is good, and the portions are generous enough to make another meal out of or to share. It's an easy walk from anywhere near the Capitol and worth a visit.

Visited May 2013
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Thank MLyndaO
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