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“Great Food and Drink”
Review of Clowns Cafe - CLOSED

Clowns Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed February 28, 2013

Nice busy Italian Cafe - resonable prices and quick service - the Beef Lasange was very meaty and tasty the cafe latte was generous - not rushed - if your looking for somewhere quiet then go elsewhere this is Italy at its best

Thank BWoodman
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

A noisy Italian bar-style cafe. Good range of food, good value. Have to queue and wait at busy times but it's worth it. The platter of parma ham, mozarella and tomato was the tastiest I have ever had and extremely generous - converted me to a mozarella fan.

Thank RosemaryE
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

Clowns is the best cafe and restaurant in Cambridge. The Clowns family are the only people in Cambridge who know what real coffee is. They make amazing pasta (try the Gnocchi Sorentina, and a tiramisu for afters), their meals are inexpensive (£9 for a giant bowl of pasta and giant glass of wine, where else?) and delicious. The boss is lovely, the lady staff are friendly and beautiful (and the men they boss around in Italian in the kitchen are all European and gorgeous!). Clowns is a diamond in a town too dominated by chain coffee and food stores. Full of character, charm, and warmth, Clowns is getting me through my PhD!

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Thank teacup1607
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Reviewed February 7, 2013

Clowns, on King Street in Cambridge, was a particularly popular haunt in my student days. A very good place to congregate with friends and chat until midnight (although it later changed to a 10pm closing time).

The food is OK but the hot chocolate with cream has always been a hit.

Thank KingLaudrup
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Reviewed February 6, 2013

I have been to Clowns many times over the years and have always found the service efficient and friendly. The food is not gourmet, but it is okay and very reasonably priced.- you get what you pay for and should not expect more. One can take one's time to eat and soak up the atmosphere of a laid back place. Recommended for a cheap lunch and easy atmosphere! The coffee is okay but not the best.

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Thank annemarie10
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