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Magpie Cafe

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1409 R Street, Suite 102, Sacramento, CA 95814
+1 916-452-7594
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Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars
Very good food

Went here with my in laws and wifey, and what a treat we got!! Fresh and tasty food + nicely presented. Not too pricey, brunch for two will be around 50$.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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English first
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with my in laws and wifey, and what a treat we got!! Fresh and tasty food + nicely presented. Not too pricey, brunch for two will be around 50$.

Thank Djwalik
Denver, Colorado
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127 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of eight and the restaurant was very accommodating. Great breakfast menu and great food. My biscuits and gravy with homemade sausage was fantastic. Lots of fun drinks as well. Server was fantastic and very helpful with four year old twin boys.

Thank Hoffmnron
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I can't say enough about this spot, which opened in the past year in the new 16 Powerhouse Building. It has an inventive menu, mostly inspired by American cooking with a farm-to-fork slant and never short on original twists. The direct involvement of the owners and the dedicated, professional staff make apparent the pride and effort that go into making... More 

1 Thank Eric T
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

All of my friends except one said "don't go". Most of the local reviews that I have read said "meh..". OK, friend from out of town wanted to try it tonight. Couple of menu items looked good, I was excited that #209 is their well gin, so we went in. Waited a little longer than we should have, but were... More 

Thank steveandrews60
Hood River, Oregon
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71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This place was recommended to us, went there twice lunch and dinner, ate inside and out, Saturday night was a little noisy out side, but not so bad. Great service, very Gluten Free aware! Good menu, check it out!

Thank Paul L
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216 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Not impressed with the new location. It's hard to find a worse spot than R Street (with the light rail noise and traffic), but 16th Street is definitely worse. Who would want to dine outdoors with all that noise and exhaust? Food was ok.

Thank sactokaren
Sacramento, California
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121 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

First of all, i would like to say that the food here is quite good. The menu, while limited in choices, is quite varied. All the dishes people at our table ordered were attractive, interesting and tasty. This aspect of our evening was a success. HOWEVER...at the end of our meal, the server conveyed the request of the restaurant that... More 

3 Thank SacAnnie
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Been a regular customer of Magpie since 2010. The menu was interesting and looked forward to new dishes and specials. One they announced they we're moving from 14th and R to 16 th Street the menu became static and food a little lackluster (14 months) Waited until September for them to get settled figuring they would also update their menu.... More 

1 Thank Evie M
Sacramento, California
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152 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Went there with a buddy the other night before a ballgame. First time visit. Pretty loud right off the bat, sort of designed to be that way I think, busy, music loud and lots of clanking. Not cheap for sure, but the food was pretty good. Not the best I've had but mostly not impressed with the choices. I had... More 

Thank barongruda
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Fabulous food and service, but only 3 stars because their new location is uncomfortably loud. They need to do something about that, or we'll not be back.

Thank acjo22

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1409 R Street, Suite 102, Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-452-7594

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American


Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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