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Cafe Maddalena

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5801 Sacramento Ave, Dunsmuir, CA 96025-2321
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Thu - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This small quaint restaurant in lovely little Dunsmuir is a true gem. The menu and food are really exceptional with a reasonably broad wine list. The service is likewise excellent. I would make this restaurant a destination.

Thank Philip P
san francisco
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the new menu has delectable items, and there are specials too, not to mention the chalk board of inventive fresh daily desserts. Twice in the past two weeks I've had a great meal there with friends. Wines are tasty and not "the usual suspects". Service is excellent. The shimp appetizer, with a mild harissa was one of those "gotta have... More 

Thank dhcases
Northampton, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been told how great the food was here, so we booked. I'm vegan and the waiting staff siad the chef would make any meal vegan so I had the pasta. I would say that my meal was okay, but not brilliant. My husband though enjoyed his food. We sat in the garden area which was very nice.

Thank micthemini
Redding, California
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348 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a delightful dinner ...very small restaurant on the way to MtShasta. Not very big menu, good wine selection and service was tops I had the coho wild salmon and my friend the honey crispy chicken ...all ingredients were so fresh and prepared just perfect. Reservations are highly recommended.

Thank 530Gypsy
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place to eat in Weed. If you are driving on I-5 Thursday-Sunday and need a place for dinner. This is it. Wonderful gourmet food. Excellent service. Pricy but well worth the cost. If the weather is warm, as to sit in the garden.

Thank Richard S
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

A unique restaurant in a unexpected location. The service is impeccable and the restaurant is a good place for a romantic dinner. The serves are not big compared to many restaurants. It was a little expensive for the serve sizes.

Thank porcupinegirl
Menlo Park, California
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Off the main street but easily found - very good food and atmosphere is nice; wait staff is very attentive; dress is business casual; I would go back!

Thank emes9
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We loved our visit to the Dunsmuir area including our reservation at Cafe Maddalena. Our reservation was at 8.30pm and we were seated pretty promptly - at least 4 members of staff asked to help me while I waited in the doorway. It was busy, friendly with simple decor and with a partly open kitchen. The whole ambience seemed very... More 

Thank Tania H
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

My daughter and her boyfriend had had a great meal here before and wanted to go back. Even though it's a little out of the way, it was well worth the detour. The food is fresh and imaginative without being fussy. A little too busy for romance, but not so loud you can't hear yourself.

Thank rscodel
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Beautiful place, great staff, but a little to SF for my tastes! The good was very good but the portions were quite small. I ordered linguine with fresh clams...excellent...except the dish was the size of a small cereal bowl....I don't get it...pasta is cheap. My wife had fish prepared perfectly but again the portion size was small. Although pricey this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5801 Sacramento Ave, Dunsmuir, CA 96025-2321
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Dunsmuir
  • Phone Number: 530-235-2725

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?