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Reviewed September 27, 2020

Absolutely the Calistoga experience for a good, family run operation. Excellent service, excellent menu, leans toward comfort food. A nice atmosphere for locals and visitors right in the center of town. Start your day there with breakfast and come back for lunch on another day....The best!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Cafe-Sarafornia, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Sarafornia, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2020

Thank you so much for your 5-star review and wonderful feedback! We'll share this with the team to let them know to keep up the amazing work.

Reviewed August 16, 2020

We arrived in Calistoga in the middle of the lunch hour on a Saturday afternoon. Normally this is a problem in the summertime but with the Covid-19 crisis at a fever pitch we were in luck. Tables in front of the shop and as luck...would have it, a place for us. The ice tea was cold and refreshing and my burger and onion rings would keep me coming back. Her chicken curry sandwich and side salad had me wondering if I could ever move from the signature burger.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Cafe-Sarafornia, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Sarafornia, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2020

Thank you for the visiting and the wonderful feedback!

Reviewed July 26, 2020

Great place for breakfast or lunch in an unassuming setting. The food is wholesome and tasty, though it is nothing earth shattering.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed March 21, 2020

The best choice in Calistoga for a healthy and substantial breakfast. Try their huevos rancheros for a tasty local favorite! Service is attentive and food is very good, albeit a tad pricey.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 2, 2020 via mobile

We had just dropped a friend off at the Napa Valley marathon start and were looking for an early Sunday morning breakfast in Calistoga. We spotted Sarafornia; the name, space and menu held promise so we decided to go on in. Everything was delicious- we’re...looking forward to doing it all again next year.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Cafe-Sarafornia, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Sarafornia, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2020

We're so glad you found us! Thank you for the kind feedback and we look forward to serving you again next year :)

Reviewed February 21, 2020 via mobile

We had a very good lunch at Cafe Sarafornia in Calistoga, the two salads we had, one with grilled chicken and one with quinoa in a bowl, were excellent, made if very fresh ingredients. Service was efficient, helpful and friendly. Good place for a stop...in downtown Calistoga. There is also a great bookstore across the street.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Cafe-Sarafornia, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Sarafornia, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2020

We appreciate your wonderful recommendation and feedback, thank you!

Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

What a cute, quaint spot. We stopped in for breakfast. Great coffee and even better Lox! The couples story illustrates the walls. Very homey vibes. We will visit again when in Calistoga!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 23, 2020

This old school diner is high quality! Don't be fooled by the kitch. The omelets are properly made, the tea and coffee is good quality, the baked goods are great! They also have a some innovative breakfast twists. Good portions and fast service!

Date of visit: January 2020
Cafe-Sarafornia, Agency / Consultant at Cafe Sarafornia, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2020

Thank you sincerely for the thorough feedback. We really appreciate your taking the time to share!

Reviewed January 7, 2020

This is such a nice atmosphere so try it but my meal was inedible. I ordered the Huevos Rancheros. They took it back and did not charge me. Waitress was extremely nice and fast. I'd just stick to the basics here.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 6, 2020 via mobile

We were recommended to try this place from our front desk person at our hotel. Food was over done and tasteless. What we call hangover food. Also, I detest any establishment that offers those tiny plastic creamers.

Date of visit: December 2019
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hello, honestly, i feel like its always busy (very good sign) never a long wait. way worth the wait
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cafe Sarafornia

  • Yes, Cafe Sarafornia offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Cafe Sarafornia offers delivery services.

  • Cafe Sarafornia is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3.5