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Cubberley Cafe

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Cubberley Education Building Basement, 485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA
(650) 725-1236
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Bay Area, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The turnover is pretty good here (compared to other places on campus), so the sandwiches are often fresh & not skimpy. There is a nice courtyard adjoining, and the whole operation is well-run and friendly - and - better yet - hardly ever crowded.

Thank sunshine_susan
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 471 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

The staff are friendly in this café which is located in the basement of the Cubberley (School of Education) building. The food is good and coffee OK. It is an excellent place to sit in a pleasant environment which includes outdoor seating. It is a great little café and is more 'personal' than the main student eating area in the... More 

Thank profjoypc
Palo Alto, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

This cafe is in the basement of Education, but has a large outdoor seating area. Everything they make here is good, especially the hot dish of the day. The staff are friendly, though occasionally overwhelmed. It's a quiet place to sit and meet friends.

Thank EMT64
London, United Kingdom
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

It's good because it's there and can give you a cup of coffee before a test, but that is about it. Go to Coupa or Olives which are right near Cubberly. Coupa has better coffee and Olives has greek food (and coffee and breakfast).

Thank marchmarsh
Stanford, California
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35 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Cubberley Cafe is more like a convenient store in the basement of the building. For an atmosphere and a place to go for coffee, choose Coupa outside Green Library or Olives in building 160.

1 Thank crsmkm
Mountain View, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

The signs on BOTH sides of the exterior of Cubberley building, then the trail of handwritten signs on every corner that you have to turn to get to the cafe, scream of desperation for visitation. It's a lonely little place, buried in the basement of a building with a really majestic foyer, but an extremely cloistered corporate feel of a... More 

Thank ajhorse21

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    2 of 5 stars
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cubberley Education Building Basement, 485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Stanford
  • Phone Number: (650) 725-1236

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?