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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 good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“quiche” (10 reviews)
“pastry” (8 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
French, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2862 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-3644
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited La Brioche on a cold Saturday morning in January. It was crowded, but the wait was only 15 minutes. After a very short wait, I was seated and looked over the menu. The four cheese quiche or an omelet, bothl looked tempting....More

Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

True Food is very near the UW Hospital which we're going to a lot right now. We've eaten here three times in the past week. Lunch was fantastic! Excellent tomato bisque soup and the bread was delicious. Husband had a sandwich which he also enjoyed....More

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 3 October 2017

There are very interesting entrees at this place, we love going there for Sunday lunch. The only downside is we need to set aside significant portion of the day, since the wait can be very long, and they don't accept phone reservations for whatever reason....More

Thank 216Yelena216
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Consistently great food which is locally sourced. Very nice atmosphere and friendly attentive staff.They are also a bakery and have excellent breads, muffins, scones, cookies, cakes and desserts. We went for lunch and had 3 different sandwiches which we shared . All 3 came with...More

Thank Stephen O
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is one of our favorite places in town to grab a light dinner, especially when the weather is nice enough to sit outside. We have simple tastes, so the "true food" label, occasional live piano music, the locally-sourced and seasonal ingredient emphasis, and the...More

Thank c4andM
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The setting is very wonderful with big chairs and ample tables. It is like dining in someone's house. The spicy shrimp was done very well. The spices were just right so as to not overpower the taste of the shrimp. The cornmeal cakes were a...More

Thank William J
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The four of us had a very nice lunch here. I had the Caprese Sandwich and my wife had the Mushroom soup. Both were very good. It was a beautiful day in September and we ate outside. All in all, a very pleasant outing.

Thank Jdeppman
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Very high quality food and friendly mid-Western service. An excellent experience. This location also offers a variety of seating options -- outside on a patio, inside in a sunny open environment or a "back room" with more quiet and privacy. The menu is limited, but...More

Thank DJKTraveler
Reviewed 29 August 2017

There were 5 in our group. Everyone had an amazing meal. The wait staff was excellent. We were not rushed. The atmosphere is very relaxing. Our food arrived hot & in good time. It was a treat to receive a tea pot with hot water...More

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 26 June 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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