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Tower Cafe

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1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Each morning my whole family from all over and myself had breakfast at the cafe. It was great food my cousin one of the omelet so they made him his own omelette seeing that it was not on their Buffet for breakfast. The staff for their breakfast was great always asking and making sure that we were taken care of... More 

Thank Shelby L
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tower has been serving great food for many years. They are always busy with a short wait but worth it. Great breakfast and dinner. Not very romantic for couples but quaint decorations. Portions are large. Pricing okay.

Thank Cassandra F
Carmichael, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I do not think that there is any other place in Sacramento that makes the FRENCH TOAST as good as the Tower Cafe. My best friends, and my sister took me to Tower on June 25th (my birthday). It was the place of my choice (TOWER). At the back of my mind, I knew I was just going to have... More 

Thank klanfran2008
Castro Valley, California
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80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one very popular hot spot!!! Used to be an old theater... Ok, so it still IS an old theater. Dining out on the patio under the canopy of trees is a wonderfully relaxing experience. You kind of forget the traffic that is passing right behind you... Nice, and cool on a warm (you know how 'warm' it gets... More 

Thank Dragonfly972
Redondo Beach, California
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm guessing it's the layout of the environment that makes this place a 4+ rating. I, personally, didn't see it. The food is ok, I wouldn't wait in line for it. We went on a Thursday morning and it wasn't crowded. Breakfast is overpriced for the tourist crowd. What always leaves me uninviting about a place is when the waitstaff... More 

Thank scottieb50
Paradise, California, United States
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to have a great meal and enjoy the outside patio area! I will return for sure! I had the crab cakes which were so delicious! I passed on dessert bit the menu and selection looked amazing!

Thank Shelby C
Fruitland Park, Florida
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had dinner at the tower cafe before flying back to FL. The wait staff was very friendly and attentive. The outside dining garden looked very nice but too hot for us to eat outside. My wife and I had the Brazilian chicken salad. The chicken was moist and well prepared. We didn't like the orange ginger dressing it... More 

Thank FLGator89
Sacramento, California
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous interior chock full of ethnic artwork, a joy to look at while waiting, eating. Great location, friendly waiters, Awesome desserts, decent menu. The prices keep going up but the breakfasts & dinners are very tasty. No difference in lunch or dinner prices. Beautiful inside or out. No kid menu but they are a bit flexible to make something. The... More 

Thank LoveToTravelSamson
Sacramento, California
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144 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place. A little oasis in a commercial district. Beautiful courtyard dining...very quiet, fountain, trees, shaded. Portions are huge, so split with companion or be prepared to take home the rest. Super attentive wait staff. Food was excellent and drinks are well made...fair price for value received. Definitely refer and will return. rlw

Thank Robert W
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tower cafe is hugely popular. But I usually avoid it - too busy, too loud, food seemed a bit gimmicky. Yet here I was on a busy Friday lunch eating at the cafe. Surprise! The outside patio is lovely even on a hot day. The earth burger was absolutely delicious, great flavor, large enough for two meals. The service... More 

Thank Lucy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Cafe, Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: 916-441-0222

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