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Cafe Rolle

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5357 H St, Sacramento, CA 95819-3556
(916) 455-9140
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Fri 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very tasty and filling sandwiches. Lamb sandwich and duck pate, hot prawn were perfect. Very authentic French cuisine (sandwiches)and the staff is very friendly (and they speak French ). If you like French food and sandwiches, this is the perfect place for you. Merci Chef for the desserts.

Thank tontala14
Atlanta, Georgia
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170 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

The ambience is a far cry from a French bistro but the food is right on! This modest little place, with French posters and postcards tacked on the wall, looks more like a sketchy deli but take a look at the menu and your mouth begins to water…especially if you, like my husband and me, have lived in France. How... More 

Thank 1073BB
Sacramento, California
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140 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Cafe Rolle is primarily a sandwich shop, but viva la difference. The staff is all French from the kitchen to the wait staff. And the food, while primarily lunch time fare, is as good as you will find anywhere in the US. Be prepared to wait a while for your table as it is very popular but the wait is... More 

Thank Dan834
Santa Rosa, California
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We came from out of town and met a friend here for lunch on a Saturday. The cafe was very busy but we had a table outside in about 15 minutes. We started with the pate appetizer which was very delicious and authentic. For lunch, the menu features salads, cold sandwiches and croque monsieur (hot sandwiches). Two of our favorites... More 

Thank Roger H
Fair Oaks, California
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229 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Went with a friend for lunch and I was a bit disappointed because it was a lot more casual than I was expecting. It was very crowded and the staff seemed to be stretched thin but the food was fantastic and worth the short wait we had for tables to be cleared and drinks. Sandwiches and salads were a big... More 

Thank Susanlynn53
Sacramento CA Area
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168 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Not much to say that hasn't been said previously. Great good and service. Six for lunch, two chicken and brie, two dill salmon and brie, 1 lamb sandwich, and 1 Fois Gras salad. Accompanied by Lorina sodas, and followed with three brûlée's. The portions were sharable, enjoyed by all and the bread, "heavenly". The homemade fois gras, dijon mustard, and... More 

Thank bw13802
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Chicken melt was delicious. French chef and servers spoke French. It was a European cafe experience. For lunch excellent. Dinner probably not.

Thank Syed A
Northern California
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339 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

From the gracious and hospitable greeting upon entering the cafe all the way through the appreciative and heartfelt thanks upon leaving, this place excels. Service is gracious, fast and efficient. Food is well prepared, nicely presented and good sized portions. Prices are extremely reasonable.

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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Please don't believe the "strip mall" description that was in one review. I would describe this little gem as in a neighborhood between a dentist office and a boutique. It is small and cozy, but there was adequate seating on the Saturday that we visited. Our salmon sandwiches were flavorful and delicious with a wonderful Brie or Gruyere melted cheese... More 

Thank Susan P
Sacramento, California
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361 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This cafe actually serves better French cafe food than I found in most restaurants in France (and I spent a month searching for good food). The salads are super fresh and tasty. The cafe is small with a little bit of outdoor seating and filled up for lunch very quickly. The service was excellent and there is a good wine... More 

Thank Julie S

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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 of 5 stars
Average prices
French, Cafe, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5357 H St, Sacramento, CA 95819-3556
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: (916) 455-9140

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