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Reviewed March 17, 2020 via mobile

Breakfast provided. Had scrambled eggs, tons of bacon, sausage, bagels, toast, potatoes, yogurt, multi juices, oatmeal, cereal, fresh fruit....

Date of visit: March 2020
Helpful?2  
Reviewed March 14, 2020

This is a restaurant in the Best Western El Rancho Inn grounds. A large array of good quality breakfast items were served. Coffee was strong and hot. I also had dinner here. Not extraordinary choices but convenient with attentive service. The restaurant honored the 10%...discount coupon I was given at check in. However, I was not allowed to sign the bill to my room. It required separate payment. Not very important but unusual.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 9, 2019

It was nice and quiet, for aSaturday. the friendly owner came over to greet us. food was good , taste and value. We had a drink each, casual and not rushed.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed November 25, 2019

Whenever I fly out of San Francisco, I stay one night and leave my car for an extended park and fly arrangement at El Rancho Best Western. The highlight, besides the convenience, is the Terrace Cafe. No need to drive or wander off to a...neighboring restaurant. The hotel restaurant, Terrace Cafe, is outstanding. Usually a fine selection of entrees including pasta, fish, chicken, and beef, prompt and courteous service, and reasonable prices always gets my traveling off to a good start. Truly, Terrace Cafe is the way to begin days of travel.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 4, 2019

The menu is slightly limited but the quality of the food more than makes up for that, the staff were very helpful, the service was quick and efficient without being overbearing.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 8, 2019

My wife and I sat down in the bar after twenty three and a half hours of travelling, desperate to eat something before heading to bed. John who was in charge of the bar gave us a very warm welcome and talked us through drink...and food options. We ordered a couple of local lagers to get going and they didn’t disappoint! Turning to food we decided on the steak skewers with fries and a blue cheese sauce, along with a small pepperoni and mushroom pizza to share - event though we were shattered, we enthusiastically devoured every morsel - this was just the wholesome food we needed. John was attentive and helpful but never instructive throughout our short visit - a real credit to the facility.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 6, 2019

Nice dining options, good food, reasonably priced. If you are departing or arriving from a flight through San Francisco, no need to leave the El Rancho Inn property to locate an alternate dining spot. Cozy and comfortable surroundings, tablecloth covered tables and a separate lounge...area with full bar and bar menu. We have dined here througout the decades and have always enjoyed a good experience.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2019

There is a bar in the Cafe. It offers free continental breakfast for Hotel patrons, lunch and dinner with discounts. Friendly services. Food is of Hotel standard. Beautiful decoration.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

This place is luxury dining located at our hotel. Very high end. Hornet food, Italian waiter. The food was gourmet, candle light tables, white linen, low music. I had a basil skewed shrimp on a bed of rice with fresh steamed vegetables. The shrimp was...fresh. It was glazed in a lemon, butter hollandaise style sauce. It was great. For desert my wife and I shared a banana pudding topped with vanilla bean ice cream and Carmel. It was delicious.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019

breakfast is very good especially for free. Lots of people though for the small area where food is located. Difficult to move around.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Terrace Cafe

  • Yes, Terrace Cafe offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Terrace Cafe offers delivery services.

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