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Brocach Irish Pub & Restaurant

) #240 of 779 Restaurants in Madison $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
1843 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2024
+1 608-819-8653
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
1843 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2024
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great neighborhood pub with excellent food and service. An Osswald-Heneghan drink (or two) with a corned beef and cabbage dinner makes for a perfect evening dinner.

Thank tosswald
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We went here for a post-graduation dinner with 11 people. They were set up and ready for us. our server was on point and helpful. The food was good -- but you know, sort of forgettable. But it was tasty and everyone enjoyed it. What...More

Thank travelviapurple
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We came here on a family vacation. They restaurant is clean and well decorated. The menu itself isn't large, but it looks as though it changes seasonally. Everything we had was excellent. The cheese curds were one of the better in town. The kids loved...More

Thank Brittney F
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Appetizers were great and staff was very friendly. Met two people at the bar who were from Ireland and said this was their third night in a row coming. Whiskey selection looked huge although I just stuck with the pints of Guinness which were perfect....More

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Met up with friends on Saturday, the day after St. Patrick's day looking to enjoy a traditional Irish dinner. The is a beautiful Irish pub, but the food was disappointing. Corn beef and cabbage was a meager serving. Corn beef was tough, gristly and not...More

Thank Whistler65
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The atmosphere and food was wonderful when this location opened a few years ago, but every trip I've taken back has shown a distinctly lower quality of food. Went last night for a St. Patrick's Day dinner and drinks with friends and I felt like...More

Thank Curry_cab
Reviewed 27 February 2017

When a place is not even half full on a Saturday night at 6pm, you know the reviews are right on. First of all, couldn't even tell we were in an Irish pub. The decor was behind plain and frankly, there wasn't any decor. Service...More

Thank epsharon
Reviewed 19 January 2017

After closing for renovations, Brocach opened with a new look. Unfortunately it has none of the charm and quaintness of the original. It is too bad because we liked to go here, but it is off of our list now. We didn't even stay to...More

Thank Evilleroadtrip
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The food was overall just average, and the menu not as extensive as my companion was hoping for relative to Irish cuisine. The restaurant was not crowed, yet they chose to seat us next to some of the only customers in the pub. They had...More

Thank chippie1977
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

A nice updated atmosphere, but the bartenders were slow and inconsistent. Sometimes the drinks were too strong, sometimes too weak.

Thank Denise A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1843 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2024
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-819-8653
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