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“Good Choice for Health-Conscious Travellers” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe 21

Cafe 21
Ranked #46 of 4,543 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 5th Avenue between G and F
Vancouver
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good Choice for Health-Conscious Travellers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This restaurant was a pleasant surprise to us, since some in our group had particular dietary needs/restrictions. We were there for lunch and we all opted for one of their signature salads. We enjoyed it so much that we went back for supper. The food was very good & the staff were personable & friendly.

Visited April 2013
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English first
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Great food, long wait”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013 via mobile

Great food, artisan and homemade taste. Be prepared to wait--no crowd and 40 minutes from time we ordered to first food served. Six of us. We would go back, however, nice atmosphere to relax in.

  • Visited May 2013
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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375 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“Fantastic Breakfast Options”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

My family so enjoyed our time at Cafe 21. The food is EXCELLENT-- no kidding. So good, that we came back twice, two days in a row. And there is something for everyone-- my family can be picky eaters, but we each came away enjoying every bite (and cleaning some plates). Even the coffee/tea was quality. And the service was amazing. I would be so happy to return.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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West Paterson, New Jersey, USA
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Wow”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

The menu was so diverse - good vegetarian options too
Even more exciting were the unique alcoholic drinks - recommend the sangrias-you can try them all w a 'sampling' option
Food was incredible-recommend the avocado fries.
Service was friendly, prompt, and the server made great suggestions
I would go again next time I am in SD.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank JenK77
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Sydney
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64 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Amazing breakfast!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

So glad we discovered this little place in the Gaslamp district before leaving San Diego. The banana pancakes with walnuts and maple syrup were the best I've ever had! Interesting selection of teas kept this Aussie happy! Not easy to find good tea in California. My daughter had the banana French toast with sweetened cream cheese served with with fresh fruit. Delicious!

Visited May 2013
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