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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed June 1, 2020 via mobile

First time visiting last week and so glad I live close by! Food was fabulous. The rest of the menu looks so tasty. Staff was super friendly. Great little place.

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed February 22, 2020

Food, especially the sausage gravy has gotten even more spicy. However, that is not the problem. The problem is now the service and most of that is not the problem of the staff. This cafe is a VERY small place, so there is very limited...room for people to eat. The biggest issue in the cafe seems to be the customers now. People don't understand the theory of sitting closer to the table to leave more room for other customers. Even with people standing outside waiting, not only weren't people willing to sit a little closer to make more room, they also were in no hurry to open tables for others. We saw many patrons chatting after finishing their meals. You can chat elsewhere, have the decency to let the staff get the table open for others.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed October 20, 2019 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for a late breakfast (which they serve all day) and it did not disappoint! The waffles were wonderful with the fruit toppings and the Dan's Barnyard plate with the spicy sausage gravy was AMAZING! I wasn't sure how this breakfast would compare...to our southern style breakfast we are accustomed to but we left very satisfied and full. The small quaint building also contributed to the experience.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 3, 2019

Had lunch there recently after years away. Pleasantly surprised by a more interesting menu. My traditionalist friend enjoyed his cheese burger and fries. I had a nice sandwich. Definitely will return.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 15, 2019

Always a pleasure to stop at the Valley Cafe. It can get crowded on weekends; but on a nice day, the outside seating really helps. It's also fun to watch the parade of dogs enjoying the patio scene. The fries are good; but I always...enjoy their fresh chips. They are even better now with thinner slices and a bit less seasoning. If you like bacon (I've heard of some that don't), you can get their Amish Bacon for a bit more in cost. Have never had a bad breakfast. Soup selections are daily and mostly good depending on your taste. Not available in the Cuyahoga Valley but they are again serving dinner at the Wadsworth location. See their web site for days and times.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 6, 2019

The service was good, the potatoes were terrible burnt and cold. This place is not what it is advertised as. Would not go back

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed September 2, 2019

Great food at reasonable prices....Banana pancakes are amazing !! The sausage gravy is very good but VERY peppery. Never had anything bad to eat so Im sure you will enjoy any pick you make. Staff always kind.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

Rode by this place on the towpath this morning and decided to stop in for lunch. Very nice outside patio, friendly wait staff, timely service and delicious food! Great coffee to boot😃 My husband enjoyed the San Fran Benedict off the specials menu and I...had a BLT and we were very pleased with both dishes. Fresh food with great presentation.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 18, 2019

Was going solo and welcomed warmly. Staff attentive, knowledgeable and friendly. Country fried steak tender and moist, fresh fruit and salads, shrimp and grits cakes a speciality. Third time here and plan to be a regular, waitstaff were great. Too much salt however - especially...in the gravy.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed August 10, 2019

If you like sitting almost shoulder to shoulder with strangers. Food was decent but a bit overpriced. Won’t be going back.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Yes, Valley Cafe offers takeout services.

Valley Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4