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Tower Cafe

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1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
+1 916-441-0222
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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Sacramento, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great as usual. Always quality food and very good service, great burgers and dessert. Accommodating if you are in a hurry for a movie next store at the Tower Theatre.

Thank WRinSac
Sacramento, California
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121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been several months since we've been to the Cafe, but did so tonight. Very impressed with an improvement in the preparation of my favorite meal - Santa Fe Salmon. It's now prepared with much less oil and tastes better. The salmon portion is a bit small, but the meal is worth it. We went early and the service was... More 

Thank PGNevis
Vacaville, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm no fan of Sacramento but this place is definitely worth a visit. Great beer selection, awesome menu, generous portions, good prices, and great service and environment. Very popular with the locals so there is usually a short wait but totally worth it. I've been going there for about 10 years and have never been disappointed.

1 Thank Jack T
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, delicious coffee, and French toast with fruit was exceptional. I had to try the Mexican chocolate bread pudding and I was not disappointed, just very full. The restaurant is decorated in a multicultural, tropical ambiance. Even the restrooms are a treat to visit. Crowds gather before opening on Sunday so be sure to go early. The outside patio... More 

Thank Mil B
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is always busy, the food is always good and you just feel proud that such an eclectic restaurant has been around for so long. Don't expect alot of service. The staff is just too slammed with customers to give more than a cursory attempt of good table service.

Thank airportjunky
Alexandria, Virginia
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261 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge portions. Good service. Very good food. We had a lunch meeting there the salads were huge. Very tasty not over dressed. Very well done. Highly recommend. Extensive menu

Thank kaj2600
Sacramento, California
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food, service and ambience were perfect! They have such an eclectic menu with so many choices! Everything I have tried has been delicious and I need to go back soon to try more! Sitting in the garden is very relaxing and beautiful!

Thank MapleLeaf14
Chico, California, United States
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit the Tower Cafe with family, including 7 month old granddaughter and friends for lunch. Beautiful day and patio but it was a wait so dined indoors with the organized chaos of decor which little Stella loved! Our group had salads, sandwiches and an incredible looking burger, all were presented and prepared wonderfully! We started with Polynesian... More 

Thank Becky P
Elk Grove, California
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Was created at door, promptly seated and order taken. Ordered a burger and wife had a steak salad. Both were excellently prepared and tasted great. Will continue to patronize this establishment.

Thank hurricanefan2
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is always great at Tower Cafe. And if the weather permits it's very nice to sit in the outdoor dining area. All meals are very good but my favorite is breakfast. However, I find The Tower expensive for the morning meal. Toast is not included with your meal, egg whites and fruit may be substituted for real eggs and... More 

Thank Suzi H

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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, 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
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?