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Cafe Maddalena

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5801 Sacramento Ave, Dunsmuir, CA 96025-2321
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank bctahoe75
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A go to place for special dining. Great always changing seasonal menu, beautiful wine list, a very small space but worth it for the food and service, which compare to fine dining like in Napa or San Francisco not to be missed if your in this neck of the woods. Reservations a must always full.

Thank Tina P
Sacramento, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The chef, Brett, has a loyal following (he previously owned the Trinity Cafe in Mt. Shasta City) with good reason. The cafe features a changing seasonal menu with appetizers, soup, salad, pasta and pizza as well as entrees including fish, poultry and meat, as well as desserts. I always make a reservation whenever I'm going to be in the area.... More 

Thank sacramentofoodie2015
San Francisco, California
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My wife and. I had a late dinner and was very pleased with food and service. MUST MAKE RESERVATION, worth the short drive from Mt Shasta to Dunsmuir 20 min. Some nice wine, good. Appetizers, Lamb Shank very good . Baby Boomer Locals

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Louisville, tn
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153 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with a large group and had wonderful food. Service was excellent and the food very good. Not inexpensive but well prepared. Some very interesting choices on menu- rabbit, frog legs, lamb tongue. Seems to stay very busy, but we made reservations. Would recommend if you're in the area.

Thank Tntraveler207
Sunriver, Oregon
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Fabulous food. Great chef. Great service. Variety on menu. Can split dinners. Reasonable prices. Lots of locals. Need a reservation. Would go back in a heartbeat!

Thank moondoggie_13
Woodinville, Washington
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Wish I could have ordered everything on the menu! Absolutely delicious, great atmosphere, staff friendly, chef/owner on-hand! Will be coming back for another satisfying dinner!

Thank AuntBun831
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We loved this meal! Great fresh food and very creative menu. I would definitely eat there again when in the area. The pomegranate chicken was exceptional as was the root vegetable salad.

Thank auntiedots
Ashland, Oregon
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112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

To be honest, we did not expect a restaurant in a town as small as this to be almost completely full at 6:00 on an October evening. But it was! Fortunately, they were able to find a table for two, and we had a very pleasant meal. There was no problem in having one salad spilt between the two of... More 

Thank Geoff R
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This restaurant will never have a # 1 rating because it is small and can only serve a limited amount of people. Limited amount of people means a limited amount of reviews. The food is over the top good and with Veronica as your server you can't go wrong. Thank God we made reservations. They turned away more people than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 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?