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Tower Cafe

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1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
+1 916-441-0222
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here several times, always have had great service. Love sitting outside, very pleasant. Everything is tasty!

Thank Amy S
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been here once time before and after ordering my traditional eggs and bacon breakfast, saw the French toast being delivered to another table. This time I ordered the French toast (1/2 order) and was quite pleased with the results. Different than I have ever had and something I would definitely want again. The ambiance is as eclectic as... More 

Thank Dennis M
Mukilteo, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in San Diego for a few years in the 70s and remember fondly the funky beach restaurants. When I visited the Tower, it was a flashback. Eclectic interior decor makes the meal worth the usual wait. Or you can eat outside.

Thank Richard R
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy busy place! The decor is almost overwhelmingly colorful. We went in December, so opted to eat inside, but they have extensive outdoor seating with heaters when it's cold. The Tower French Toast is unlike any french toast I have ever seen. It's a loaf of french bread sliced lengthwise then worked with delicious magic. I shared this with my... More 

Thank Followingamelia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious huevos rancheros, chilaquiles, and French toast! Funky décor and outdoor seating in a parklike setting when weather is nice. They don't take reservations for the weekend, so plan to wait a while, but so worth it!

Thank Melanie O
Northern California
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eclectic and excellent food at all times of the day. Anyone can find a delicious meal regardless of their food orientation.

Thank NativeCalif
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing french toast with peaches and cream! Their lattes are delicious too. Staff are always friendly, they bring a high chair for baby before we ask and the cheque doesn't take too long at the end. We have been about 5 times. Great outdoor area and inside has great decor. Great for bog groups, children and if you are Hungry!

Thank Cherise B
Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been going to the Tower Cafe for many years - and have never been disappointed. With its eclectic decor, extensive menu and buzz of energy it's always a treat to meet friends and or family there! Word to the wise...save room for dessert...check out the case before you order!!

Thank dkzarka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been here a few times, twice for lunch and once for brunch. The breakfast plates here are very good and you can have a mimosa or bloody mary to compliment your meal. The service is very good and the decor makes it feel like eating at your grandma's kitchen table. The portions are very good as well which makes... More 

Thank Matthew K
Anchorage, Alaska
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270 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious brunch, wide variety of menu choices. Big portions - you shouldn't leave here hungry! Nice ambience and decor, friendly and efficient waiters.

Thank loonalaska

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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: +1 916-441-0222

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