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Madison's End Cafe

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1108 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12208-2276
+1 518-489-8859
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07:30 - 15:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sun 07:30 - 15:00
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albany, United States
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

My wife and I visited on Saturday morning. We waited for about 20 minutes, and were mistreated by mgmt.

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Thank Melvin M
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Really tasty and easy going cafe serving breakfasts, burgers, and salads. Full bar and good but chilled out service. Indoor, outdoor and bar seating.

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1 Thank sendfield
Hadley, New York
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246 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

After hearing rave reviews decided to give it a shot with a few coworkers for a late breakfast. Service was rather quick - we were seated just outside the kitchen for which I am not a huge fan. Everything was served quickly-although nothing stood out. Food was hot and prepared well - but just average in my opinion. Perhaps it... More 

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L'Ile-Perrot, Canada
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

We visited this restaurant on our trip back to Montreal on a Sunday morning. We never heard of this restaurant before our visit on the Trip Advisor's site. The service and the warm welcome were "wow". The meal was excellent, it's a small restaurant "de quartier" on a regular street and we will go back certainly. Price is affordable with... More 

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New York City, New York
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64 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

I go to SUNY albany and didnt discover this place until my junior year. Everything i have ever ordered was GREAT! all of their specials never steered us wrong

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Thank sydroz
Erie, Pennsylvania
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114 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

This nice little cafe and it has some great food on its menu and a fine selection of beers to choose from. But, I enjoyed the great breakfasts that this place is known for. There is a fine selection of omelets and traditional breakfast selections to choose from. Note, that they do not have an exclusive Gluten menu for breakfast,... More 

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1 Thank Barry D
Castleton On Hudson, New York
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235 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015

This place has been here for along time,under different name and owners, but the food has always been great.I havent been here in years so I was eager to have lunch here with a friend. It was a weekday so I think less crowded then for Sunday brunch, so we were seated quickly and the service was prompt and friendly.... More 

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Albany, NY
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152 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2014

Whether I'm here for brunch on the weekend or lunch during the week, I never seem to get out as fast as I'd like to. I suppose if you expect to wait for a table and your food, you'll be more satisfied with your experience.

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1 Thank smsg10
New York
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198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

We had breakfast here with our son. He comes here a lot! The place was busy but it was worth the 20 minute wait. Once we were seated the waitress took our order and made sure the coffee kept flowing. Very nice setting with outdoor seating as well.

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Thank Tileman1213
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

If you try their "super" breakfast, you had better bring a lot of helpers. The food is well prepared and presented as fine home cooking and the service is really excellent. Nice outside setting too. Go early and plan on experiencing an ample, very tasty breakfast. No one will ever leave "unfulfilled" after experiencing Café Madison.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 15:00
Monday
07:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 14:00
Thursday
07:30 - 14:00
Friday
07:30 - 15:00
Saturday
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1108 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12208-2276
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-489-8859

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?