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Brasserie V - Neighborhood Eatery & Tap Room

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, French, Belgian, European
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1923 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2026
+1 608-255-8500
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Luckily, the problem hasn't been the food. The menu isn't extensive, but what they do have is great. I have been going here for over nine years and I now find myself passing it instead of stopping because the service. I tell you the nail in the coffin recently, but prior to this, I had noticed the service starting to... More 

Thank Hope556
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu seems fairly straightforward and tight, but don't be fooled. Even their burger is much more than the sum of its parts. How they manage to pack so much flavor into their entrees and side dishes is beyond me. And the beers here are not just beer. Try their top selling Belgian offering from the tap (don't remember what... More 

Thank Cris C
Bellingham, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the Smoked Salmon BLT and Apple Swiss sandwiches. My husband and I order these sandwiches and split them. We Drive from Beaver Dam, WI just to have these from time to time. Please don't ever remove these items from your menu! Great Atmosphere as well.

Thank Ryan N
Madison, Wisconsin
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96 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

A huge beer selection, and all beers that are off the beaten path which is refreshing. A very diverse menu, from simple sandwiches to interesting pasta dishes (I had radish fettuccine). All in all a good experience. Will be there again.

Thank Travis L
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137 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Get together before the game. 250 beers await you, along with a nice menu of food. Great Belgian beers, charcuterie plates and burgers. Had their squash soup-very good. Frites with or without truffle oil. Seating for about 100 at bar and tables. Upscale decor for a bar restaurant. On street parking. Attentive staff.

Thank richardj100
Ocean, New Jersey
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Came to Madison for a Badger game. Had some time to kill before the game so we decided to get a bite to eat. Was surprised more people were not there. The place seemed nice enough, we were seated immediately. I had the soup and half sandwich (potato/corn chowder, monsiuer croquette). Soup had a nice flavor to it, the sandwich... More 

Thank jnvpulv
Minneapolis, MN
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1,554 reviews
829 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 658 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stumble upon this place about 11pm after a Badger game to get out of the rain. They have a wonderful mix of beers on tap and bottle. Large bar area. Small eating area. The staff were nice. Odd that last call was at 1130pm when the bar was packed.

Thank lucycan
Madison, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of finally eating at Brasserie V this past weekend. They do not accept reservations but the bar is spacious and we were able to order appetizers while we waited for our table. The beer selection was outstanding and the wine was good. Food and ambiance was great! I ordered the pork chop and it was delicious.... More 

Thank Heather M
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Monroe St is the place to go in Madison if you want good food. This place not only serves unique dishes but they have the best beer menu in the state. I have tried the V Burger, Mussels and Croque-monsieur and all were delicious.

Thank MNFamilyTravelersUSA
Oxford, Connecticut
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344 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We went here for lunch and drinks and had the best lunch ever! I wish I lived here cause we could back over and over again! The service was perfect! The fries amazing and the reuben outstanding!! Really cool hip place in town..

Thank CTCouple310

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, French, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1923 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2026
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-255-8500

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