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Cafe Madison

4.3
1446 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Have dinner at Cafe Madison & then dance the night away!
LEGACY BAND
Saturday, Feb. 3rd
9pm to 12am - No Cover
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Cafe Madison serves gourmet cuisine in a glamorous setting. Cafe Madison is the perfect backdrop for an intimate, romantic dinner for 2 or a large gathering. Reservations are recommended.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 5pm - 9pm
Friday and Saturday: 5pm - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(856) 764-4444
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Jack Connor
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between Madison Street & S. Pavilion Avenue
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Public transit
Riverline runs in front of Cafe Madison.
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Entertainment
Live Piano Friday and Saturday
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Special events & promotions
Wedding Ceremony & Receptions; Bridal Showers, Anniversary Parties, Birthday Parties, Baby Showers, Retirement Dinners
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1446 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.4
service
4.5
ambience
4.1
value
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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PeterS 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Very impressive. Good food, excellent service and enjoyable atmosphere

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JANBILL (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

GREAT AMBIANCE! WONDERFUL SERVICE, WONDERFUL FOOD EXCEPT FOR MY $39 T-BONE STEAK. THE FLAVOR WAS GREAT BUT THE MEAT WAS TOUGH.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Edward is always a great server
Diane is a great hostess... makes us always feel welcome
Chef always says hello

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munson07 (Orange County)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Just moved to NJ and found this on Open Table. Was close to home and LOVED it would go back !!

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BarbaraP (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We got the filet/ lobster special for Valentine’s Day. The filet was good but we were all(all 4 of us)) disappointed with the lobster. We were all picturing a small tail but instead hit a couple little pieces!!

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Love this place. We had outback wedding reception here and that was amazing as well. Love the staff !

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Maryellen (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Cafe Madison and Chef Connor continues to provide a good product with changes that keep the experience fresh.

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Greg (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Was surprised with their limited "winter" menu. Felt somewhat rushed by our server who kept coming back asking for our orders. The restaurant was literally empty at the time. The food was very good except for the New England Clam Chowder which was more like broth rather than a creamy clam chowder.

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vipJaLin (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

The atmosphere is this restaurant's most redeeming quality.
The food is very good, but the menu is small and limited. The waitstaff is friendly, but we have had slow service mostly every time we dine here.
On this last visit, we sat at a high top to have a cocktail before being seated for dinner. However, after waiting 15 minutes without anyone taking our drink order, we decided to be seated in the dining room. It took an additional 20-25 minutes to get our cocktails.
Never go on a holiday! Thanksgiving was over booked and one person in our party never received his entree after everyone was finished their meal. The management was apologetic and did compensate for our meal, but it took quite some time before we wanted to dine there again, because it really did ruin our dining experience on that visit.
With all being said, we still do recommend this restaurant with the above reservations.

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vipMJfromJersey (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

This was our first time dining at Cafe Madison. They had nice specials. Two in our party had the filet and shrimp combo and loved it. Another had the crab cakes that had lots of jumbo lump crab. I had the branzino with risotto and I ate it all. I didn’t care for the house salad. Others liked the butternut and seafood soups, and the seared tuna.

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vipElfanel (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Good service, great atmosphere, excellent food, at the right price!

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vipMikeVee (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

We enjoyed our dining experience much. Our server, Edward, did a great job of explaining the specials of the evening, and gave us an opportunity to enjoy our cocktails before placing our orders. We both ordered fish: I had the organic salmon which was prepared perfectly and my wife had the Swordfish special which was outstanding. I would be remiss if I failed to mention how enjoyable the music was. Great selection of songs and at the perfect volume.
We always enjoy our dinners there and highly recommend this restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

ambiance and service was outstanding. food was actually disappointing... just OK. For the prices being charged I expected more flavor, and slightly bigger portions. I guess the ambiance offset the food.

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vipTeeTimeMike (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Our second visit to Cafe Madison was great overall. Food was very good. Lobster and crab cakes were fantastic and the filet special was delicious although the steak was slightly over cooked (medium well rather than medium). Service is fabulous. This place is so inviting.

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Daveinnj (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

Nice place, never disappoints for ordinary dining or a special occasion. Expensive but worth it.

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