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Main Street Cafe

101 Main St, Madison, AL 35758-1811
+1 256-461-8096
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (50 reviews)
“quiche” (11 reviews)
“meatloaf” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Main St, Madison, AL 35758-1811
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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

This is a real nice, low cost, up and running lunch place. Very good, and on it’s way to excellent? I thought the food was quite nice. It’s all “local color” (did I mention the freight train passing by?) But this is clearly an up...More

Thank Hugh S
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I will be the first to say there were times I love going to a traditional tea room to enjoy chicken salad or poulet de Normandy and other light luncheon delights...the usual problem is that any men in the party don’t want to go there...More

Thank Lucy J
Reviewed February 9, 2018

My wife and I took my cousin and her husband here while they were visiting us. The building was once a government office that included the city jail. The room we were seated in was once a jail cell. The menu was varied, and we...More

Thank AL_Pete
Reviewed December 29, 2017

This restaurant is only open for lunch. So, it is crowded. It is also a bit rustic. Therefore, I did not feel very comfortable. It is a popular local place. My friend had the sea bass, which she enjoyed. My son had the turkey club....More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed November 18, 2017

Three of us had lunch during the weekday around noon. We were able to sit outside on the patio. Two ordered the meatloaf and I ordered the salad sampler. All were delicious and each of us took home a take out box.

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

This locally owned gem is fantastic. Located inside what used to be the Madison City Hall and Jail. The two jail cells are there and have tables in them. The local family that owns it wanted to make a special place. The food is awesome...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed September 22, 2017

really enjoyed this quaint restaurant in an old jail cell. Went with office team and we had great service and the food was very tasty. I can highly recommend this cafe!

Thank Sandy E
Reviewed September 7, 2017

This restaurant is a very nice place to have lunch. It has a very unique atmosphere and the food is excellent!

Thank luanngillenwaters
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Great place for lunch with girl friends even though it gets rather noisy with a crowd. The food is always great, served hot and the servers always try to please the clients. Chicken salad and strawberry pretzel are my favorites.

Thank Deb1144
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Stopped by for lunch had a good steak, place was very crowded so show up as early as possible good staff

Thank George P
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Main St, Madison, AL 35758-1811
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 256-461-8096
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