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Cafe 225

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225 W Main St, Visalia, CA 93291-6244 (Encina)
Downtown Visalia has a trolley service making a scenic loop around the downtown district. It creates an opportunity to park and shop.
559-733-2967
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Really delicious food and great drinks as well. Nice downtown location. Get some dinner and stroll around downtown !

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Visalia, California
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Cafe 225 is a regular place I go, mostly for dinner and on occasion will get take away for lunch.The food is always good, but if it's busy, it can be noisy. Also, if you have a short time to eat, this may not be the best place to go. Wait until you have a full hour or longer .....

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San Bernardino, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Reservations suggested but not required even for Friday night. You may choose to eat at bar, booth or a variety of rooms. Private room available for parties. Street parking almost non existent due to special events and numerous eateries. Best to park in Public parking and enter through the ally entrance. Unfortunately a very unappealing entrance . They say they... More 

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Visalia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Great customer service, wonderful menu and excellent food. This is a casual or dressy place to eat. I have gone there in my bathing suit with a summer dress over it, I have also gone in a nice dress and heels, also capris and a t-shirt. Always greeted with a smile and never treated by the way I dress. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Really delicious food and great drinks as well. Nice downtown location. Get some dinner and stroll around downtown !

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So Cal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

For the price you pay, you'd expect the food to be better. The food we ordered was lacking. Maybe their basic burger probably tastes the best, but given the ambience, the food doesn't match. Came here on a restaurant.com cert, so I probably didn't come by choice really. This is however, across the street from the famous theater, but so... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A very nice option in a very small town - definitely better than most. Great seasonal menu. Good service. Lovely place for lunch or dinner. We went twice, we enjoyed it so much. While there is plenty to choose from in a small town, Cafe 225 is among the best options here. It is conveniently located on Main Street, but... More 

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Visalia, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Attended business luncheon. Room temperature was extremely cold. Service was good for large group but food was just ok. Also, the 1st group served was finished by the time the last table received their food.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

It is located in a great location in the downtown area of Visalia across the street from the iconic Fox Theater. It has a nice ambiance, and the service was good. However, the food was not quite up to par. The steak was a little dry and a little tough. The chicken was acceptable but not quite good enough. Veggies... More 

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Visalia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I have gone more then a few times to enjoy our dinner. We have enjoyed it we keep returning for nice romantic dinners.... Very friendly employees...

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Visalia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Cafe 225 is one of my favorite go-to restaurants on Main street. I love the atmosphere as well as the food. It is a great location, and the back door makes parking in the parking structure behind convenient.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 225 W Main St, Visalia, CA 93291-6244
    (Encina)
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Visalia has a trolley service making a scenic loop around the downtown district. It creates an opportunity to park and shop.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Visalia
  • Phone Number: 559-733-2967

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?