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$8 - $35
American, Cafe, Soups
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an out of state couple eating a mediocre breakfast outside at busy Cafe 35, we could not help but notice the lack of social distancing and the improperly worn face coverings on the wait staff. Although the hostess who seated us was super friendly...and wore her mask properly, our waiter was disappointedly wearing hers to cover her mouth only as she hovered close to our faces. I asked her to please pull her mask up which she did but it quickly slipped down again and remained so whenever she came back to check on us. Another outdoor waiter was seen with hers worn below her chin as she huffed and attempted to blow her hair off her face repeatedly. Other waiters were seen wearing masks, but ours made us feel uncomfortable- it is awkward to ask a staff member to wear a mask properly. Masks are hot, masks are uncomfortable, masks make it harder to breathe, masks can fit poorly and slip down. We know. Where them properly anyway, please!More

Date of visit: September 2020
101103105GG, Owner at Cafe35, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear gailforcewinds......we take our COVID precautions seriously and some of our servers and other staff members have specific medical conditions that limit their mask capabilities but yet they all wear (all staff) a shield or face mask so I take some exception to your review...More

Reviewed January 19, 2020 via mobile

Extensive menu, great service and the best hot chips in town. Try the corn fritters. My husband and I love them.

Date of visit: January 2020
101103105GG, Owner at Cafe35, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2020

Thank you so much for the great review, Carla!!

Reviewed October 16, 2019

Great selection of foods & drinks. Lots of room for a crowd. Staff is great & friendly. You know at least 1 person every time we go. Whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: October 2019
101103105GG, Owner at Cafe35, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2019

Thank you so very much for the great review!!

Reviewed September 28, 2019 via mobile

Wow!!! Cafe 35 is a must if you are in the area! So many choices and they cater to gluten free customers! We started with the corn bites which were out of this world! And for lunch the lobster bisque and half of sandwich (the...goose) and ham and Swiss grilled cheese with fries! The staff is very attentive and friendly! We can’t wait to go back for dinner. The only complaint we have is they are only open for dinner Thursday’s and Friday’s.More

Date of visit: September 2019
101103105GG, Owner at Cafe35, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2019

Thank you for your great review!! We appreciated the kind words!

Reviewed September 7, 2019

Ordered fish cakes on salad. The fish cakes are outstanding with a natural sweetness of seafood . The salad much more than I could eat. Greens very fresh.

Date of visit: September 2019
101103105GG, Owner at Cafe35, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2019

Thank you Cattywumps for taking the time to give us that great review! So glad you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to your return visit soon!

Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Got “Just Pick-2 for You” So I had Goose on grilled sourdough and Santa Fe Black Bean Soup - it was so delicious 😋

Date of visit: June 2019
101103105GG, Owner at Cafe35, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words Carol T!! Come back soon!

Reviewed June 17, 2019 via mobile

Amazing food and such a great environment! The restaurant was busy during our visit but the food was still fast and fresh! We will defiantly be back!

Date of visit: March 2019
101103105GG, Owner at Cafe35, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2019

Thank You Nikki for the kind words! We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

The food is great!!! But I’ve been in twice. Once the owner cursed me because my little girl became sick and she thought we snuck in from a local homeless shelter to use their bathroom. We were dressed nicely and unsure why she thought that....The next visit was years later. She again cursed at me when I came and asked for more ranch. Get rid of the owner and this is one of the best places in Lexington. With the owner there it is horrible. Rude to customers and staff on edgeMore

Date of visit: May 2019
101103105GG, Owner at Cafe35, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2019

I seriously doubt any cursing came from the owners of Cafe 35 and I am at a total loss as to understand how a restaurant could remain in business for 14+ years with rude ownership? We are a country of free speech but that doesn't...More

Reviewed April 13, 2019

I highly recommend Cafe 35. The variety of entrees meets everyone's needs and the quality of the food is excellent.

Date of visit: February 2019
101103105GG, Owner at Cafe35, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2019

Thank you very much for your kind words!

Reviewed April 1, 2019

My friend gave me a $20 gift card for Christmas before last and I finally had a chance to use it a few weeks ago. Imagine to my surprise they refused to take it!! The cashier was kind of rude and announced that they no...longer took that gift card because they didn't have the machine any more. What ? She said I needed the original receipt in order to use the card and then they might not. I was the recipient of the gift card so why would I have the receipt ? My lunch companions were flabbergasted and they work retail downtown and are always having people ask for a recommendation for a good place to eat. Both said no way would they ever recommend Cafe 35 again and neither will I. I had been told that because money exchanges hands, that gift cards don't expire. I guess it was my fault for waiting to use the card, but since I hardly ever get a chance to go there, it was a treat. Not any more. On the food note, the food was good as it most always is. But we won't ever go back.More

Date of visit: February 2019
101103105GG, Owner at Cafe35, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

Dear NeedMoreWine - We have had a very difficult transition with our new credit card processor and some of our older gift cards were caught up in that unfortunate process. I am happy to report that our gift card issue has finally been resolved. We...More

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James B
October 15, 2017|
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We serve breakfast on Saturday and Sunday (only)from opening till close. Saturday 9:00 - 3:00 Sunday 9:00 - 2:00
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