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Cafe 21

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2736 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-1312
+1 619-640-2121
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (45 reviews)
“crepes” (26 reviews)
“grilled pear” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
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LOCATION
2736 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-1312
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Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

The reviews were off the chart so we came here for brunch recently. We weren't all that hungry so we shared a large stack of pancakes but asked for the fruit on the side. Admittedly we changed their "creation", but the pancakes were only ok....More

Thank LiveNSF
Reviewed July 5, 2014

Had supper here and it was fresh and fantastic. We sat on the patio and enjoyed watching the city walk by. Our waitress was attentive and the overall service was good. The food was wonderful...I had the flatbread and it was one of the best...More

Thank CarlaE38
Reviewed June 24, 2014

We were in the area for a week. We ate dinner and it was fantastic. . Came back for breakfast then about half the group did lunch too! Very healthy menu. Have gluten free if needed.

Thank MnSAlex
Reviewed June 23, 2014

We had brunch at this location on a Monday morning and it was fantastic. Sitting out in the sunshine on the patio (but not too bright with all the lovely foliage and flowers decorating the place) was a fantastic way to spend some time. Our...More

Thank Chantal C
Reviewed June 13, 2014

Had a late lunch here with a party of 6. The staff couldn't have been more friendly and accommodating! There were so many good choices on the menu, it was hard to choose. I had the chicken curry cakes which came with a poached egg...More

Thank louupnorth
Reviewed June 6, 2014

Finally got to try this place. Both times I went we were told there was a 20 minute wait, but we were seated after only 10 minutes. The restaurant is very cute and I like the atmosphere. The first time I got the strawberry french...More

Thank taace1i1a
Reviewed June 3, 2014

Got many sharing plates and there was ample delicious, creative food to share with colleagues over good beer and clever cocktails. Went twice in one weekend!

Thank jazzalto
Reviewed May 25, 2014

I had a seasonal salad, beautifully presented on a wooden board and a very large portion. There were some not very common ingredients in the salad which made it very nice and one of the best salads I have ever had.

1  Thank slalon
Reviewed May 17, 2014

Joined some friends here during a brief visit to San Diego. Each couple split the salmon and spinach omelet and the fruit salad, and we were all blown away by how incredible it was. Definitely will be going back to try something else on the...More

Thank Dimitrivaz
Reviewed May 15, 2014

My son took my husband and me to breakfast here midweek while we were visiting him. He knows I like farm to table, organic restaurants, and this restaurant fit the bill. The restaurant is in a corner of a small mall which includes a liquor...More

1  Thank sc1009
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2736 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-1312
    (Idaho)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-640-2121
Description
Cafe21 is a full service eatery - try our always savory, homemade dishes created with fresh, organic produce from local farms. Or cool down after a long day with our farm-to-bar, refreshing infused drinks made with organic vodka. We provide our home made bread sandwiches, fresh organic salads, hearty breakfasts, and wide selection of organic coffees, teas, and much more. Our heart and soul is invested into creating the most satisfying dishes from the finest ingredients straight from the earth. Stop by and taste what Mother Nature is stirring in our kitchen.
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