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Cafe Bernardo Midtown

2726 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 443-1180
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Ranked #221 of 1,787 Restaurants in Sacramento
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Californian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: In the spirit of the neighborhood European café, the Bernardo menu changes with the season. Salads, soups, daily breads, sandwiches, pizzettas, and burgers compliment entrees of fresh fish, steak and chicken, making Bernardo a healthy dinner house with café prices. Lunch and dinner dishes reflect the bounty of local ingredients and the certified green kitchen in which they are created.
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English first
San Francisco, California
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103 reviews 103 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

By no means is this a place to go to impress someone--really no ambiance but still a fun little restaurant that has good, fresh food at very reasonable prices. Perfect pre-theater or post-theater place. Very pleasant wait staff.

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Camarillo, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Great midtown location gives a good vibe near railroad tracks and trees that make Sac so charming. However, as we sat on the outside patio, a homeless man took scraps if good off a recently vacated table. Took a long time for food to come out. It was tasty, but just warm, not ho . You order from the counte... More 

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Sacramento, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Place was cute.... But was connected to a bar... Service wasn't all that wonderful... Water is self served... A good way to not have to serve your customers. A homeless man came inside the cafe got himself a glass of water... A waiter yanked it out of his hands and kicked him out... I'm not a fan.

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Sacramento, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

I've been going to Café Bernardo for a number of years, and have generally enjoyed good food and prompt friendly service. My last visit was not much different, except that the sauce for my beautifully prepared chicken breast contained way more cayenne or white pepper than I care for. I don't particularly enjoy, an 'afterburn' in my mouth when eating... More 

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100 reviews 100 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It's a place you order first, then find a seat. Always have the BEST mochas here with their own ganache. We normally come for breakast - love the bread and 3 jam berry spread that comes with it. Nice to eat outside even though it's a somewhat busy street. Good service. I've bought discounted certificates for the chain which comes... More 

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Sacramento, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

There are numerous restaurants in Sacramento to choose from and we tend to end up at Cafe Bernardo on a regular basis. The food is fresh, prepared well and local. I love the salmon plate and all of their salads. They also have delicious seasonal food and the service is friendly and consistently good. We will be back!

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Foresthill, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We stopped in for lunch on a Sunday on a recommendation from a local friend and we were not disappointed. We sampled soup, pizza, salmon BLT, and burger. The chef happened past our table to chat, Keith. They use all fresh ingredients and take great care to transform those into wonderful combinations. The pizza was the best we have had... More 

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Sacramento, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I have eaten many meals at Cafe Bernardo and once brought my extended family when we needed a quick but delicious meal before going to graduation. Everyone was impressed as they had lowered their expectations when they realized that they had to stand on line to order. The service and the food are consistently excellent. They are one of the... More 

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New Jersey
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65 reviews 65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

After spending two hours at nearby Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (highly recommended), we were looking for a nearby lunch spot. Luckily, we found Bernardo. It seemed that all menu items had a slight twist on the regular fare, which was most welcome. I had the Niman Ranch Angus Burger, which was tender and juicy without being sloppy. It came... More 

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Davis, California, United States
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129 reviews 129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I always enjoy my lunches at Cafe Bernardo in Midtown Sacramento. Their menu is perfect for people who want to eat healthfully, but still enjoy delicious food. Yes, you have to stand in line to order, but the servers bring your food to you with a smile, refill your drinks promptly, and take good care of you once you're seated.... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Bernardo Midtown

Address: 2726 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone Number: (916) 443-1180
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Californian

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