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English first
Costa Mesa, California, United States
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249 reviews 249 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My buddy (recently relocated from SoCal) and I (visiting from SoCal) stopped in here after touring the nearby museums. What a cool place. The café vibe is very inviting: colorful décor (check out the posters) and homey, wood furniture. We came in just after the lunch hour but noticed that breakfast was still being served so we sprung for that.... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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96 reviews 96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I've been to Tacoma a few times in the last six month for business. This continues to be my "GO TO" when having breakfast. Especially if you want a quality meal early in the morning! A unique place that is very friendly and welcoming. This in not a chain by any means. Local, friendly, and good food! LOVE THE EGGS!!... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is an quirky little place where tables are meant to be shared, drinks are help your self, and the food is good for the price. Customer service was great and the Italian soda's were wonderful. The server will make them to exactly your preferred sweetness.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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75 reviews 75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

There isn't much around this section of town if staying here, this is your best option for casual breakfast. Eggs are uniquely scrambled by steam. The green eggs n ham offering was good (the green is avocado) and I added in cheddar. Sourdough toast is available. The coffee is low grade watery diner vintage and is self serve. They offer... More 

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Port Washington, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

It's a great atmosphere. My family and I loved all the pin ups. The food was fast and the customer service was great.

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Tacoma,WA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

As soon as you enter the cafe it feels welcoming. My friend and I were there at noon and the cafe was busy. We seated ourselves and, while waiting for our table to be cleared, discussed the posters and memorabilia which cover the walls. I ordered breakfast and she the Chicken Cordon Bleu. Both meals were delicious and neither greasy.... More 

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san diego
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84 reviews 84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I know all the reviews have been good, but my experience was different. The breakfast we had was good, although I didn't expect my veggie scramble to have ham in it. The owner is pleasant, and seems to be the cook, waiter and cashier too. The area where you get your hot water for tea didn't appear clean. Some of... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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105 reviews 105 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This place is a must. The owner takes your order and serves you and even finds time to come and check on you to makes sure everything is to your liking. If you are staying at any of the downtown hotels or the University or visiting the museums, you will want to skip the hotel and museum food and come... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I see what others refer to as the "mean/friendly guy", but being from the East Coast originally, if that's a prime criteria to rate restaurants, y'all'd rate many Boston area restaurants as one star since the "what's it to ya" attitude is uber-prevalent there. And, frankly, another skill learned from the East, is to go right back at him, parry... More 

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seattle
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140 reviews 140 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Were there for lunch. Keith the owner was dashing around serving rapidly, doing 1.5 servers work with a smile. I opted for chili and a milkshake over a full on sandwich. Chili was not up to the temperature I prefer, but tasty. My wife's taco salad was nice and looked attractive. Salsa was homemade and tasty. Well located in Museum... More 

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Additional Information about A Renaissance Cafe

Address: 1746 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3215
Phone Number: 253-572-1029
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Vegetarian, Soups, Sandwiches

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