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Cafe Cacao - CLOSED


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$20 - $35
American, Middle Eastern
Outdoor Seating

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Yesterday Soup, Better The Second Day
Romaine, Jicama & Kumquat Salad
with white a champagne vinaigrette
Arugula, Baby Beets & Goat Cheese Salad
with a champagne vinaigrette
Salad Of Spring Mixed Lettuce, Red Onions & Cherry Tomatoes
with a sherry vinaigrette
Sautee Of Morel Mushrooms, Fiddlehead Ferns & Baby Leeks
with and aioli crouton
Three Lobster Tostadas
with spicy slaw and chili aioli
Grilled Pork Chop
brined overnight in pear cider, spring onions, braised endive, and tomato-apricot chutney
Pan-seared Salmon
with cherry tomato - chipotle salsa and mashers
Soft Shell Crab Sandwich
with lemon aioli slaw & chips
Niman Ranch Supreme Hamburger
Ricotta Ravioli
with oyster mushrooms & leeks - with truffle oil
Pan-roasted Half Chicken
cured overnight in salt, rosemary, parsley, sage & thyme-served with summer succotash o'veg
Pappardelle Pasta
with braised beef - gorgonzola & roasted tomatoes with a bit of gremolata on top
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Reviewed September 3, 2008

Deserts are good!!!

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Reviewed July 28, 2008

yummy & they are very good to doggies :)

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Reviewed July 12, 2008

Great food, but their hours change too much.

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Reviewed June 28, 2008

i've had some great food here and some that's just so-so

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Reviewed June 7, 2008

My husband & I were in San Francisco for something and wanted to stop for lunch on the way back to Sacramento. We found the Cafe Cacao when we booked a tour of the Scharffen Berger chocolate factory. Loved the bright open feel of the...More

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Whittier, California
Reviewed March 2, 2008

We went with a group of of 8 and had reservations at least 3 weeks in advance. When we arrived, the hostess said our reservation was not there and we had confirmed 2 days before to ensure that there would be no problem. Hostess was...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2008

still quite good. but not packed any more. grayson's just up the street hits it a little better.

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Reviewed January 28, 2008

It was okay.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed November 9, 2007


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Reviewed July 16, 2007

The food was good, but better can be had down the street at Juan's place or Cafe Clem. Every time I go, the food is ok, but the wait staff is asleep on the job. Long waits, with the waiters just standing around. Slow to...More

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