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La Brioche presents True Food

2862 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3644
+1 608-233-3388
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“quiche” (10 reviews)
“pastry” (8 reviews)
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French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2862 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3644
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had brunch here, and the crepes were delicious, fruity, and light. They have great baked goods. It is a popular place. They allow dogs outside and are very accommodating. We enjoy going here.

Thank Ask108
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Quite sorry folks who think this is great food or even good service... It's only the Ambiance of the place that has appeal. Maybe they just had a bad breakfast day the last day of May? Our server wasn't with it... The breakfast bun was...More

Thank DesignMaker
Reviewed 27 May 2017

In my opinion, La Brioche has joined the ranks of the top fine dinner restaurants in Madison with the arrival of Chef Brendon Mc Kinlay. La Brioche was always a great place to go for breakfast and lunch, and of course for pastry and coffee...More

Thank WisconsinMadison
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I had to go into Madison early for an errand and decided to treat myself to a breakfast. I had a omelet which had andoullie sausage and cheddar cheese.> Not realizing I had ordered a sausage omelet, I also ordered a side of house sausage...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We came after noon rush. The wait staff was attentive. Food was excellent. I had a turkey sandwich and the restaurant let me swap out bread type so pumpernickel bagel over ciabatta. The lightly dressed salad was a good accompaniment to the sandwich. I had...More

Thank SuperJ6
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I had a business lunch here. The service was good and the food was very good. It took a while to get our water refilled and the waitress checked on us a few times too many (interrupting our conversation). Otherwise it's a nice place for...More

Thank 40familyof4
Reviewed 29 March 2017

At first, I never considered a fresh spring mix with a slight hint of a vinaigrette to be a side dish for breakfast. However, that with various quiches, benedict's and scrambles are the basis for a very eclectic and rather upscale breakfast menu. The atmosphere...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This was a great find! I found this through reviews and decided to give it a try after looking through their menu. The setting was classy-eclectic with all different chairs and tables set together. My mom got tea that came in an adorable teapot; I...More

Thank glendonm2016
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I had a day of vacation and an appointment in the Shopping Center the restaurant is in so I thought, breakfast out us always a treat, not so much here. Sign on the door stated no electronic devices, oh good, will be nice and quiet....More

Thank Tumbleweed854
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We recently had breakfast at La Brioche. This is a great place with wonderful food and service. In addition they have a very nice outdoor seating area for dining. I would thoroughly recommend this place.

Thank Robert H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2862 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3644
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-233-3388
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