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Cafe del Mar

Calle China, San Francisco, Mexico
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Ranked #21 of 23 restaurants in San Francisco
Most recent review
- Feb 28, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Brandon, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

Went to Trattoria Dante last night and knew it had been under a different name last year and it sucked as much as it still does. Maybe the old owners just changed the name? Don't think people should believe the reviews under the old name Cafe del Mar...note they are mostly from Sebastipol CA. Maybe the Owners? Anyway 160 pesos... More

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San Francisco, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

This restaurant is beautiful! The food is just delicious and the staff are such great people and provide exceptional service. Great for a romantic dinner or visit with a friend. It's also fun to just hang out at the bar, chat to the bar staff and meet the locals.

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Vancouver
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I only dropped by here for a glass of wine and saw they had chocolate mousse, so of course I had to try it. It was Excellent, and a real treat since I find getting a good dessert can be a challenge around smaller towns in Mexico. The main meals looked very good, and I like the ambiance of the... More

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Occidental, CA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Wonderful meal of Argentine steak and Dorado. Cocktails also perfect! The staff and the sunset venue made the experience special.

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Brandon, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

I had a bland little bowl of pasta (could have made at my room for a few pesos!), and my husband had a seafood "entree" that turned out to be a not very large bowl of soup which was shocking - and those two questionable entrees were nearly as much money as drastically better meals at both La Ola Rica... More

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alberta
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

We had several breakfasts and one memorable supper of Red Snapper. Real good dining and the service was friendly and efficient.

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Sebastopol, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Three friends and I all enjoyed dinner and then breakfast the following morning at the incomparable cafe del mar. We had eaten out all week, and the food here was clearly a cut above anywhere else we had gone. The fresh red snapper, with all the bones meticulously removed, was sublime! It was delicate and flavorful, wrapped in leaves and... More

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Venice, CA, USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

You can only eat so many tacos until you need a break and when that time comes, you must go to cafe del Mar. Everything is so light and fresh and the servers are educated on their constantly changing dishes, so make sure to ask them. Our server recommended the Mahi Mahi tiradito which was perfectly flavored and had a... More

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Sebastopol, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

The newly located Cafe del Mar is even better than they were in the last couple of years. Unbelievably people haven't seemed to discover that. The new place has tables facing the street and a garden seating in the back. We started with the shrimp, grapefruit and avocado salad. It was tasty and refreshing and not too filling. So we... More

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Sebastopol,CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

and much easier to find downtown san pancho.. The tequila basil mojito was something I was dreaming about, and now it will be the Hoya Santo wrapped Snapper with grilled pineapple and Cilantro lime avocado.. 4 stars since the desserts are ovepriced and mediocre. Love the food thogh!

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