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Cafe 88

923 Preston Ave, Ste G, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4446
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Ranked #197 of 459 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Aug 20, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I thought the reviewer who wrote that phrase in her post hit it on the nail. The restaurant is off the main road (Sticks and Mona Lisa Pasta are in the front of this small strip of stores) and next to Integral Yoga Natural Foods. There is seating inside (not much - maybe 14?) and a patio in front. I... More

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Sihanoukville, Cambodia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Cafe 88 is short on atmosphere and long on flavor. I have eaten there a number of times ant it is always good. They make a beef soup on Friday and Saturday that is OVER THE TOP!!!!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

After driving for six hours we were elated to find this restaurant and eat. The food was good and seems to change often. There seems to be a buddhist inflience although the menu is ot 100% vegetarian They also have a small dim sum menu. Unfortunately everything was served on disposable plates and bowls. This is probably because it's just... More

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Boston MA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

When we were doing a tasting at the Keswick winery we asked the young woman serving us where she would recommend eating in Charlottesville. She recommended this gem which we never would have found on our own. The owner/chef/waitress was very friendly, happy to explain any of the items on the menu. Everything we had was delicious and well prepared.... More

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Top Contributor
180 reviews 180 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

What a great little find, tucked away in a strip mall in Charlottesville. Food made fresh. Try the Bento boxes. Will definitely be back here next time in town!

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