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$10 - $25
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French, European, Seafood, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed January 24, 2020

Had a nice lunch with a cousin at this restaurant. Hadn't been in several years, but was rewarded with good food! We had Caesar salad with a huge chunk of broiled salmon and an avocado stuffed with baby shrimp. Both very tasty! Along with a...warm small baguette - perfect for lunch. Good service.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 25, 2019

For many years my wife and I have enjoyed Christmas Eve at Cafe Tatti. Many times the meals, atmosphere and the service were great. Last night was different! I booked a table long in advance and asked for the window table. When we arrived we...got the window table, which was great. What followed was not. I checked the menu of Café Tatti on-line and specifically went there to get a Soup a l’Onion with a Veal Schnitzel. I was told there was no soup a l’Onion that night, only a seafood bisque. I chose the fallback soup and got very disappointed (no real lobster bisque taste. I ordered the Veal Schnitzel…guess what I got: a thoroughly over-cooked tin slice of veal, breaded with an egg and capers on top, in a brown sauce. This came with under-cooked Brussels sprouts, and some pommes gratin. What a disappointment! Everyone who ever travelled in Europe knows that a Veal Schnitzel is a tinny slice of veal, breaded, lightly cooked and served with lemon...i.e. no sauce, no egg, no capers and definitely not topped with brown sauce. Whoever came up with the variation I got probably never had a real Schitzel. My wife chose a Filet de Sole Amandine. Also she was disappointed. The salad served in between the appetizer and the entree was about the best we had last night. It will be a long time before we go back to Cafe Tatti. Either they get rid of their cook or they will continue to loose customers to restaurants who provide more authentic French cuisine.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed August 30, 2019

For several years in a row we have chosen Cafe Tatti as our favorite place to have Christmas Eve Dinner. We book a table weeks in advance and try to reserve a table at the window (there are only two of those). On the evening...itself we show up on time. There is usually ample parking in the back of the restaurant. Our favorite dishes include the Tournedos au Poivre and the Lamb shank (which is not always on the menu). As appetizers we love the escargots.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2019

Three ladies celebrated a birthday at lunch at Tatti's. It was a perfect choice for a celebration! Everyone's food was delicious. We felt as if we were at a best friend's home: service was not only excellent but exceedingly welcoming. The "birthday girl" felt very...special with an enticing surprise dessert - thanks to Tatti management. We cannot wait to return!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed April 5, 2019

Very good food, and good service. We live in Maryland but we were meeting friends who live near this place. It wasn't easy to find, even with GPS because it's in a sort of power center with different building connected by a paring lot. Their...sign was not obvious from where we turned. The dining room was small-ish but the service was very good and the food was excellent. My friend had the duckling; she said she tends to get it every tie because it's so good. I love Bearnaise sauce, so I was pleased to see the small filet came that; for some reason the menu called it "Town & Country." My husband liked his Greek omelet. They have a bakery on-site, too, so we shared some desserts. Yummy chocolate mousse! Our friends liked the coconut cream pie.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019

Cafe Tatti is an institution with an older clientele and a kitchy decor featuring the French rooster in all its forms. The flavor now is a bit Greek but the food remains in the French bistro tradition. It is real food, cooked just right. The...price are fair and the service is very good. Parking behind the restaurant is ample. This is a safe choice.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

This was the comment of my relatives from Boston, when they arrived at Cafe Tatti. We suggested Cafe Tatti because the food was important, and Cafe Tatti never disappoints. Midway between our two residences, plenty of nearby parking, and a warm greeting from the front...door to our exit less than two hours later. We chose an early reservation, and were seated for their opening at 5 pm. We ordered off the well chosen wine list, a pleasing and interesting white, and sparkling water. Appetizers and soup were wonderful, and everyone but me finished their entrees with relish. Shellfish, lamb, liver. The mini baguettes were gone before I had a chance to sample, and I regret that I forgot to see if our second basket had remainders. Salmon was the special, and I did not hesitate. Fresh, buttery, lemony with the right amount of garlic spinach. Salad was also very fresh, croutons crunchy, and my request for side dressing was not an issue even tho it was a Caesar. I could imagine dining here as a solo. Many friends are regulars. The decor is from all seasons, all eras, but principally European. Young adults will appreciate the food, and reasonable pricing, but older adults will also appreciate the quiet atmosphere. Strollers are best left in the car, and this restaurant is not large enough for a wheelchair. I am sure that carry out would be available. If you are shopping at Tyson’s, skip their noisy restaurants and try Cafe Tatti. This would be a good restaurant to expose younger children and teens to fine dining: before prom. .More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

My first visit, but met up with family members who were regular patrons of this cafe. Very extensive dinner menu including various european cuisines. I had the crab stuffed flounder which was very good. Service was attentive. Our party included an elderly aunt who placed...an "off menu" order which was filled with respect and no hesitation. That alone was enough for me recommend this establishment.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

On our recent visit to our friends at Cafe Tatti we found a new energy. While many of the old favorite dishes remain such as Duck a la Orange and Veal Picatta, we are finding new favorites in the nightly specials. In particular the Fish...dishes are delicious with new bright flavors. This is a comfortable french cafe with great food and friendly atmosphere.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

I have been going to Café Tatti off and on for over twenty years and it never disappoints. The menu has a wide variety of choices, and every order I placed turns out to be excellent. I was at the restaurant last night with friends,...and they were all impressed with their meals. I highly recommend Café Tatti.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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