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Cubberley Cafe

Cubberley Education Building Basement, 485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA
(650) 725-1236
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Ranked #14 of 20 Restaurants in Stanford
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Café, Sandwiches
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English first
Bay Area, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The turnover is pretty good here (compared to other places on campus), so the sandwiches are often fresh & not skimpy. There is a nice courtyard adjoining, and the whole operation is well-run and friendly - and - better yet - hardly ever crowded.

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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573 reviews 573 reviews
348 restaurant reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

The staff are friendly in this café which is located in the basement of the Cubberley (School of Education) building. The food is good and coffee OK. It is an excellent place to sit in a pleasant environment which includes outdoor seating. It is a great little café and is more 'personal' than the main student eating area in the... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

This cafe is in the basement of Education, but has a large outdoor seating area. Everything they make here is good, especially the hot dish of the day. The staff are friendly, though occasionally overwhelmed. It's a quiet place to sit and meet friends.

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

It's good because it's there and can give you a cup of coffee before a test, but that is about it. Go to Coupa or Olives which are right near Cubberly. Coupa has better coffee and Olives has greek food (and coffee and breakfast).

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Stanford, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Cubberley Cafe is more like a convenient store in the basement of the building. For an atmosphere and a place to go for coffee, choose Coupa outside Green Library or Olives in building 160.

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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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563 reviews 563 reviews
378 restaurant reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

The signs on BOTH sides of the exterior of Cubberley building, then the trail of handwritten signs on every corner that you have to turn to get to the cafe, scream of desperation for visitation. It's a lonely little place, buried in the basement of a building with a really majestic foyer, but an extremely cloistered corporate feel of a... More 

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Additional Information about Cubberley Cafe

Address: Cubberley Education Building Basement, 485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA
Phone Number: (650) 725-1236
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Stanford
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: Café, Sandwiches

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