Brocach Irish Pub on the Square

Pub and Bar
7 W Main St, Madison, WI 53703, United States
Hours:
Open until 11:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 11:00 AM–Midnight
  • Sat
    • 9:00 AM–Midnight
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Happy Hour Every Day from 4pm -6pm and wait, AGAIN at 10pm-close! Includes: $6.50 Guinness and shot of Powers $4.25 Murphys Half off Irish Whiskeys and Scotches between $7- $12 $5 all wine by the glass

8.1/10

Based on 137 votes

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  • Matt B.

    Make sure you go to the upstairs lounge for a drink.

    Matt Breen · April 25, 2010
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  • Red Card Meal Plan

    The Red Card Off-Campus Meal Plan is accepted here! Sign up for Red Card at www.redcardmealplan.com.

    Red Card Meal Plan · September 21, 2011
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  • Kira S.

    Hoegaarden on tap!

    Kira Sparks · August 27, 2010
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  • Ron G.

    Guiness and whiskey for $6.25 happy hour...nice!

    Ron Giordan · April 19, 2010
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  • Leah S.

    Trivia on Sundays. $50 win, $25 second, and $10 third all in gift certificates. Come show off your smarty pants!

    Leah Sinsheimer · July 19, 2010
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  • Zero S.

    Look out for big Joe the bartender who makes the best drinks!

    Zero System · May 9, 2011
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  • Alan R.

    this place is AMAZING. never seen such an authentic irish atmosphere and its almost impossible to clean your plate!!! Also if you usually drink alot you wont need so many here they are loaded and good

    Alan Rogers · October 8, 2010
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  • Abbie Z.

    Pineapple infused vodka. Yummm.

    Abbie Zimmerman · July 4, 2013
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  • Melanie J.

    View from upstairs is really nice.

    Melanie Johnston · May 26, 2013
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  • Linda K.

    The Bread Pudding is to die for...

    Linda Kleinschmidt · March 23, 2013
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  • Hilary H.

    The best bangers and mash I've ever had!

    Hilary Hancy · March 31, 2012
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  • Beth S.

    Our waiter's name is Klaus! What's up with that?

    Beth Schmidt · February 26, 2012
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  • Rucha T.

    Best trivia in Madison!

    Rucha T · September 26, 2011
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  • William T.

    They allow use of their upstairs for group events free of charge.

    William Turner · March 14, 2011
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  • Amanda C.

    Very well priced for the portions and hello heavy hands! What an awesome place! Staff and atmosphere are great!

    Amanda Chapin · October 8, 2010
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  • Jessica M.

    Getting ready for St. Patty's day? Go to Brocach for the best pint of Guinness downtown

    Jessica Morrison · March 8, 2010
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  • Megan C

    Happy Hour special, M-F 4-6p: pint of Guinness and a shot of Powers. Or, half off all top-shelf whiskey. Pick your poison.

    Megan C · February 2, 2010
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  • Brad L.

    One if the better Guinness pours in Madison.

    Brad Leege · August 29, 2014
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  • Saundy S.

    Best blueberry bread pudding!!!!

    Saundy Solum · November 8, 2013
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  • Lauren R.

    Get a Stoli Doli during Happy Hour - best $5 you'll ever spend!

    Lauren Rothering · September 8, 2012
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  • Andrew L.

    Be sure to come hungry and take your time and expect some to share or take home!

    Andrew Liebing · September 6, 2012
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  • Terrence

    pretty good beer selection. not a bad place to stop after work

    Terrence · April 14, 2012
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  • Emily

    Beers and whiskies and scotches. oh my

    Emily · December 12, 2011
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  • Greg P.

    Amazingly good fish and chips! Perfect breading to fish ratio

    Greg Piquette · December 11, 2011
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  • Diana L.

    Happy Hour every day from 3 to 6

    Diana Lynn · October 17, 2011
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  • George B.

    Trivia upstairs on Sundays at 8--the best in town! Bring five friends and compete for $50 toward your bar tab. Free shots for the team with the best name!

    George Braden · September 11, 2011
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  • Leo S.

    Just had the bloody mary the best. They have their own mix that they sell for seven buck.

    Leo Salazar · September 3, 2011
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  • Alexandra H.

    Fig and bacon scones. Yum!

    Alexandra Haesemeyer · July 16, 2011
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  • Fat E.

    The Bangers & Mash are wonderful - as good as they get back home!

    Fat Englishman · May 23, 2011
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  • Phil C.

    Shrimp and Steak special is delish! Service was fast and friendly.

    Phil Cooper · March 27, 2011
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  • Off The Quad

    Try the Dublin City burger with the Guinness Stout sauce. One of our favorite burgers in the long and storied history of burgers.

    Off The Quad · March 22, 2011
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  • Tim

    Corned beef naked, yummy!

    Tim · February 17, 2011
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  • Paul B.

    Lunch time was not busy, but my salad came with the wrong cheese and the wait person forgot part of our order

    Paul Baker · December 23, 2010
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  • Leah S.

    Lounge fries are not on the menu, but they are very tasty. Think nachos with fries instead of chips.

    Leah Sinsheimer · August 23, 2010
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  • Bobbyk

    This place is the definition of expensive

    Bobbyk · July 8, 2010
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  • Seb B.

    Find the bookshelf!

    Seb Bean · January 20, 2010
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  • Niamh S.

    Get the bangers and mash! You won't be disappointed.

    Niamh Schönherr · 5 days ago
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  • Kaitlynn J.

    Irish nachos for the win! Great outdoor seating too. People watch on the square while you have a Guinness.

    Kaitlynn Jones · 1 week ago
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  • Julie

    Everything Irish is good

    Julie · December 2, 2014
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  • Amanda I.

    Amazing bangers and mash. Yummy blueberry cocktail. Gluten-free friendly to boot! Great outdoor seating for people watching.

    Amanda Irish · August 14, 2014
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  • Ivan N.

    Make sure to try the Irish Fries - delicious!

    Ivan Nuñez-Pacheco · June 2, 2014
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  • Dwight B.

    Sunday trivia at 8pm. Tasty beer, nice folks serving it. Also, quality shepherds' pie

    Dwight B · September 30, 2013
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  • Hailey C.

    Great! The Irish mist is delicious - strong, but aromatic :)

    Hailey Catherine · August 15, 2013
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  • Steve B.

    I was full for the rest of the day after having the shepherds pie

    Steve Blaskowski · August 4, 2013
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  • Mike W.

    Great, real Irish Pub. Love the atmosphere and the food.

    Mike Wagner · March 14, 2013
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  • Tricia P.

    Corned beef and cabbage is great, as well as the fish! Don't forget to grab a beer or 2.

    Tricia Pawelski · December 2, 2012
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  • Kevin B.

    Try the Stoli Doli! Go during happy hour (there are two daily; one during normal happy hour times and one late night one) and they're half price.

    Kevin Bachhuber · November 8, 2012
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  • Preston

    Half off whiskey after 10

    Preston · August 5, 2012
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  • Andy

    Breakfast is also very good, great place to watch world cup matches.

    Andy · July 19, 2012
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  • Joe L.

    During happy hour the top shelf Jameson is cheaper than the regular stuff ;)

    Joe Long · April 28, 2012
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