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“Does not get much better” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Maddalena

Cafe Maddalena
Ranked #4 of 19 Restaurants in Dunsmuir
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Sonoma, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Does not get much better”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2012

Wonderful food! The service is second to none, very friendly, food is a good as any establishment in San Francisco. Great wines from Spain. The chef even treated our table to a nice glass of port after dinner. All natural grass feed beef, wild fish,,just awesome!

Visited September 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Niceville, Florida
Level Contributor
17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

We had delicious mushrooms pasta and scallops. Great service, absolutely everything we had was excellent. This was as good as the reviews said it would be

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank sandyandray
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Pleasant Hill, California
Level Contributor
266 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Elegant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2012

Sometimes our urban prejudices make finding a place like Cafe Maddalena seem like an amazing surprise. In our case, it wasn't. We ate here several years ago and knew what to expect: fabulous food and a selection of reasonably-priced, excellent wines.

The salads are fresh and flavorful. The entrees have a Mediterranean slant (Italian, Moroccan, Spanish) and ours were scrumptious. The dinner was perfect and, as usual, we turned down dessert. But, there must have been something ambivalent in our rejection: The waiter brought us a complimentary serving of a delicious chocolate pave!

It's not often that we travel I-5 to Oregon but when we do, we'll stop here again (and again).

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank YayoNorCal
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Los Olivos, California, United States
Level Contributor
30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A Hidden Gem!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2012

My family was heading back home from Sunriver, Oregon. A favorite restaurant in Mt. Shasta was not opened when we passed through so we checked pet friendly restaurants nearby on my iPhone and we came across Cafe Maddalena. The outdoor seating was delightful. An arbor with grape vines and twinkle lights and an adjoining garden-like area made it very cozy. The food was excellent and the service exceptional! Can't wait to return!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Shotz51
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Sonoma, California
Level Contributor
33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in north state”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2012

If you are headed north on I-5, make a stop in Dunsmuir for dinner at Maddalena's. Such an amazing restaurant survives in an obscure little town because most folks living, or visiting, within 150 miles, makes it a point to go there for dinner.
Everything is great, but you must have the white corn beignets with coriander sauce.
This place is very rare gold nugget at the base of Mt. Shasta.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Flyfisherbill
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