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323 10th Ave W, Palmetto, FL 34221-5047
941 722-0800
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Palmetto, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Near the river,in what appears to be a historic building. Luncheon items very good = tables available for indoor seating.

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Thank Noreen M
Ellenton, Florida
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

We like to try local and small restaurant, this one fit the bill. The food was good a varied menu the service slow, one person working. The place needs a good cleaning!! We probably will not return

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Thank acandrilli
Bradenton, United States
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

I have passed this place many times in the past and finally decided to give it a try. I was really missing out by not stopping before. I'm always on the lookout for a good chicken salad sandwich. Too often I find they have shaved the chicken or chopped the chicken so small it is lost. To my delight I... More 

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Thank Anna D
Maysville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

We loved this place! The girl and guy behind the counter were so friendly. Our food was made as we ordered it, and they offered fresh homemade sides to go with our sandwiches. It was just enough for us for lunch.

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Thank ohmystars3
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite breakfast place ever. Martin is a great guy and makes me special omelettes. I had a dinner party for seven people a month ago. The food was gourmet..chicken paprikosh and broiled shrimp with a special Florida salad.

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Thank Gerald R
Palmetto, Florida
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Service was good and the menu is very varied and good. It is located in an old office building which gives the owners some problems, the food is made to order, while excellent service is a little on the slow side. Should allow a little more time if you plan to go there.

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1 Thank edbenn007
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Over priced very bland food! I left still hungry from the tiny portions served. The wait time for the food was ridiculous. I wont be back!

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1 Thank bigrob027
Bradenton, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

My husband and I got a couple of sandwiches to go. The Crusader Club and the Italian Wrap. The ingredients were so fresh and the flavors were amazing. The focaccia bread was incredible! The potato salad was delicious as well. We will definitely be returning. Our only complaint is that they are closed on Saturdays.

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1 Thank Dotty M
Michigan
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92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Visited the Crusader Cafe for lunch. I ordered a salad featuring sliced pears, pecans and a scoop of chicken salad on lettuce. It was a very modest scoop for the price ($7.25) and the lettuce used was nothing unusual. It wasn't served with a roll or other accompaniment. My husband ordered a pressed sandwich. Again, the sandwich was average and... More 

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2 Thank ilenemac
Montgomery, Illinois
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Came for breakfast on a Sunday morning. We were the only ones there. There are only around 3 tables inside and around 4-5 more in the entry hallway. The breakfast was by no means anything special. Maybe their sandwiches are better. I would definitely not go back for breakfast. Overpriced too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Cafe, American, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 10th Ave W, Palmetto, FL 34221-5047
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: 941 722-0800

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