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Sideboard Kitchen and coffee bar

3535 Plaza Way, Lafayette, CA 94549-4413
+1 925-310-4773
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“salad” (10 reviews)
“fried chicken” (2 reviews)
“picnic basket” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
3535 Plaza Way, Lafayette, CA 94549-4413
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

I've dined at the Danville Sideboard many a time with my girlfriends, and was pleasantly surprised to see the same quality of wine and food at the newer location Lafayette. Tonight we dined on our favorite hearty Peasant Salad, topped with (our choice) of veggie...More

Thank AlisaK M
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I looked up this restarant's menu online and saw the peasant salad, which for me was perfect except for the bacon. Drove all the way just to find out that this salad is the one item on the entire menu that will not allow ANY...More

1  Thank JaeBee2010
Reviewed 7 February 2018

The casual atmosphere and the congenial staff give Sideboard the feeling of an old time café. Deer heads and antlers hang from the walls, a wooden rooster guarding the window, miss matched cutlery, and self-service add to the charm. I ordered the ahi tuna melt...More

Thank StarLady99
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I am from out-of-town but visit Lafayette regularly and Sideboard has become my go-to for dinner. I love the salads, especially the Sautéed Peasant Salad. Fries are delicious. Had the tuna melt last night that melted in our mouths. Fabulously delicious and pretty lattes. Everything...More

Thank hlkjx4
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The Sideboard in Lafayette continues the great tradition that began with the Danville location. Healthy ingredients, innovative menu and interesting twists on classic comfort food makes for a unique experience. Whether it's homemade pastries in the morning or a unique chicken pot pie for dinner,...More

Thank canj01
Reviewed 2 October 2017

When its not packed or even when it is...this is a great stop for breakfast and or lunch. In the summer they even have picnic lunches that you can purchase to take to the small park just out their front door. Love it here and...More

Thank flutterflutter
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Went there three times with friends because it was their choice and all three times we waited over 25 minutes for our food. Even the pre-made bread-pudding took over 35 minutes. The portions are generous especially for breakfast. And there is never enough seating. We...More

1  Thank Ann L
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My favorite is the huevos rancheros and a large latte that they bring you in a bowel. Biegnets are great too but come from the kitchen very hot. Baked goods are also very good.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

You would not expect the location to be relaxing, but it is. You can sit both inside and outside which helps reduce the pressure of the location. You order at the register, then pick your table. Once you sit, no one ever rushes you. The...More

Thank sascrat
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

How can u resist a cafe that serves beignets and chilaquiles? I like the vibe. Tables to share and a sense of humor.

Thank Eileen K
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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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  • Address: 3535 Plaza Way, Lafayette, CA 94549-4413
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 925-310-4773
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