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Tower Cafe

1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
+1 916-441-0222
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the eclectic decor to the outstanding food varieties and outdoor seating, Tower Cafe is excellent! It’s a great place to go for lunch or dinner before you take in an alternative movie right next door at the Tower Theater. Breakfasts and brunches are excellent...More

Thank JoyJoy52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten at Tower multiple times for breakfast, lunch and dinner - even a late night dessert stop. The other day I had a meeting here and wanted something lite for lunch - Caribbean Salad fit the bill perfectly.

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic restaurant. They have inside and outdoor seating, and the weather was perfect for enjoying a meal in their garden. We started with Mediterranean Mezze, which had a combination of little plates of garlic hummus, tzatziki, mango chutney and Sicilian Caponata, served with slices of...More

Thank Luv2Tour2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tower Cafe was the first place i ever went to when i first arrived in Sacramento. A friend of mine took me and i will never forget the summer sky lit by the neon- it seemed so romantic! Fast forward many years and i still...More

Thank jaymechick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its tough to find a nuce spot to hang out with friends for dessert & tea/coffee. Sitting outside on patio on warm summer evening amidst the dense foliage & potted plants is lively... and so many dessert choices. Want a great cookie? Pie? Tart ir...More

Thank 928BonnieC
Reviewed 14 August 2018

French Toast or Madame Cristo for Brunch...any of the soups and/or salads for Lunch...And, the Santa Fe Salmon for Dinner are among favorites. Off Broadway south of Downtown makes this a convenient location. And, a truly a eclectic décor!

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious Thai shrimp tacos (very spicy) and Jamaican jerk chicken sandwich with potato salad. Service was excellent and food tasted so fresh and unique ingredients.

Thank bigrockr
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The Tower Cafe is located in the Tower district of Sacramento which was once the location for Tower Records. The cafe itself has the option of eating outside or in, both of which I tried this week as I had to make a second visit...More

Thank 811victoria
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I've been to Tower Cafe a few times now, and I'll continue to go back ! I like Tower Cafe, as you enter the restaurant area, you walk past a... Garden area ? it's hard to describe as it's treed and has tables and is...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Food was very good, but we got lost in their system. After waiting 45 minutes in the heat I went to check where we were in getting a table. Some how we were lost, fortunately they found us a table.

Thank gjadkins
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Jeb S
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Response from AnewMunsterfan | Reviewed this property |
Be prepared to for a long wait ...
Lillian R
20 June 2018|
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Response from Pamela M | Reviewed this property |
There is lots of parking behind the movie theatre adjacent to the Tower Cafe. I don’t know about gluten free, but check their website I believe they have the menu posted.
Lillian R
20 June 2018|
Response from MarlySF | Reviewed this property |
It's a classy, attuned place which probably DOES have gluten free. Sacramento itself is a foodie town and Tower Café is one of the best. Parking is next door. Large lot. We only go for lunch, and have never had trouble... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-441-0222
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