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Cafe Brio

8th and G streets, Arcata, CA 95521
+1 707-822-0791
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“poached eggs” (6 reviews)
“quiche” (7 reviews)
“pastry” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
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8th and G streets, Arcata, CA 95521
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We always come here for coffee and pastries in the afternoon. They make a great cup of coffee, their pastries are quite good and they make a nice breakfast. Not inexpensive. $35 for breakfast for two. Mushroom croquet monsieur was pretty good, my poached eggs...More

Thank barbaramO8454AZ
Reviewed 24 March 2017

yes the bakery kicks butt - good coffee drinks -- good vibe -- one distracted barrista but hey.... all in all a warm and solid spot that (yeh!) was expanding into offering dinners and putting out s sensible french bistro fare. We went to a...More

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I went to dinner with my wife and two friends on Saturday. Everything we had was quite tasty and emphasized quality over quantity. I particularly enjoyed the Beef Bourguignon, but the Kimchi Rice with poached egg was great too. The Chocolate Torte was fantastic and...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Pleasant and open, airy, quiet enough for conversation. An interview for student exchange was easily accomplished.

Thank 2of5momof3
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We had the Eggs Benny and it consisted of a large croissant with ham, eggs and sauce and a couple very small orange slices - we expected more for the price. The croissant was very good but we ordered the eggs soft and medium and...More

Thank Ronalynne
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Thought the most wonderful croissants we ever had were in France, but the almond and chocolate croissants at Brio rivaled the best in the world. Brought a sourdough loaf to have with friends in Sebastopol with fresh crabs we brought from the coast, and that...More

Thank Hillary47
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Cement floors. Small outside dining area. The food was average. I had a pastry and quiche. Not likely to go out of my way for a return.

Thank Racefan2016
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I had a nice experience at this restaurant before, so I went back for an early dinner last week. They advertise a "Happy Hour" 5-6 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, yet no food is available before 6 PM. I was very hungry, missed lunch, so...More

Thank tigrris
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Cafe Brio always pleases. The food is tasty and the place oozes with cheer and charm. The espresso drinks are delicious and works of art. Everything on the menu is worth trying and healthy too. Not sure the pastries are so healthy but hard to...More

Thank tsonloc
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Needed somewhere for a go hearty breakfast and this met the bill nicely .Everything wholesome and home cooked.

Thank richard g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8th and G streets, Arcata, CA 95521
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-822-0791
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