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323 10th Ave. W., Palmetto, FL 34221
941 722-0800
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Ranked #21 of 58 Restaurants in Palmetto
Price range: $5 - $10
Sun - Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Czech
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

Over priced very bland food! I left still hungry from the tiny portions served. The wait time for the food was ridiculous. I wont be back!

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

My husband and I got a couple of sandwiches to go. The Crusader Club and the Italian Wrap. The ingredients were so fresh and the flavors were amazing. The focaccia bread was incredible! The potato salad was delicious as well. We will definitely be returning. Our only complaint is that they are closed on Saturdays.

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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Visited the Crusader Cafe for lunch. I ordered a salad featuring sliced pears, pecans and a scoop of chicken salad on lettuce. It was a very modest scoop for the price ($7.25) and the lettuce used was nothing unusual. It wasn't served with a roll or other accompaniment. My husband ordered a pressed sandwich. Again, the sandwich was average and... More 

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Montgomery, Illinois
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10 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Came for breakfast on a Sunday morning. We were the only ones there. There are only around 3 tables inside and around 4-5 more in the entry hallway. The breakfast was by no means anything special. Maybe their sandwiches are better. I would definitely not go back for breakfast. Overpriced too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We have been eating here for several uears. The folks are loely and the food is great. Check out the valentine dinner. Don't know the price but last year it was above par at a a relatively reasonable price. And no crowds.

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Palmetto, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

The food is so amazing you can taste the love in the food. It is a sweet and quaint little place that has the best orange juice that is really fresh squeezed.Everything on the menu is wonderful you can't go wrong. This is our favorite Sunday place to eat with the family.

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Sun City Center
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Excellent breakfast and lunch menu which changes weekly. Old world setting and service. Chef quality food preperation made with fresh ingredients. If you haven't been there - get there soon!

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Bradenton, Florida, United States
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23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

My husband and I had brunch here and it was great! The food was good and Steph, our waitress was extremely attentive, helpful, and sweet. She was cute too...haha.

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Palmetto, Florida, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

This Cafe was wonderful, The historical building that has this cafe inside was very inviting. The food was great, very fresh tasting and leaves you wanting to hurry back! The service was great also, very friendly and helpful! Looks like I found my new lunch place!

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Tampa, florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2010

I do not know which is hotter, the food or the gorgeous ladies that prepare it. The food is the very best and I love going there for lunch.

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Additional Information about Crusader Cafe

Address: 323 10th Ave. W., Palmetto, FL 34221
Phone Number: 941 722-0800
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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 - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Czech

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