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“The worst food.. The worst service!”
Review of Cafe Sarafornia

Cafe Sarafornia
Ranked #4 of 44 Restaurants in Calistoga
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
San Francisco, CA
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“The worst food.. The worst service!”
Reviewed January 8, 2013

Perhaps it's because there's not much competition in way of breakfast places in downtown Calistoga... But this establishment should close as it is an insult to those who expect excellent food while in Napa Valley.
The waitress we had was rude, short tempered, and downright unprofessional. Even wirse, the food is not edible and beyond mediocre.... Even the children in our family were disturbed by such rude behavior. what a terrible example to children! How do folks continue to patronize this awful place at all?
BTW: as customers, we can also make a statement.NO TIP for thatnrude waitress!

  • Visited December 2012
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Level 6 Contributor
233 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
“Decent for lunch, would like to try breakfast”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

Our experience was a mix from across other reviews here. We arrived at lunch time, the place had a nice vibe and was busy (usually a good sign). We each got a (different) burger (beef and bison). Although each was what we'd call well-done, they were still juicy and pretty good. The fries were good. Although the service wasn't very fast, it also wasn't too slow. More importantly, the servers were quite friendly and were definitely hustling. The breakfast menu looked very enticing (as do photos from other reviews), so we'd really like to come back for breakfast rather than another lunch. The pies look good as well.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank Kosmo63
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San Jose, California
Level 6 Contributor
232 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Can't Go Wrong”
Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

A solid choice for a traditional California breakfast. The coffee was strong and hot (that's the most important part, right?), the scrambled eggs were fluffy, and the pancakes were made, purportedly, of oat bran-- to make you think they're healthy. Maybe they are. The best part was the blackberry topping.

The service was also prompt and friendly and the atmosphere is slightly rustic but clean. A great choice to start your Calistoga morning.

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Thank Mike95128
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Sunnyvale, California
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“What a great way to start the day - tasty breakfast in downtown Calistoga.”
Reviewed December 16, 2012 via mobile

On a cold, rainy December morning you definitely need a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. Add pancakes, eggs, hash brown or huevos rancheros and you'll be ready to take on anything. Lovely place with efficient, friendly service.

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Thank Boddies2
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San Jose, California
Level 6 Contributor
263 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
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“Nice flair, fast service, food depends”
Reviewed December 12, 2012

Came for lunch on a Burger Day. Service was very quick and food arrived after only a short wait. Burger & fries were OK, however the pasta with veggies a disappointment in terms of taste, amount, and price. Atmosphere is the main plus of this establishment, which appears to draw people in.
If ever back here would have to be for breakfast.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank usuallyhappytravels
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