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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (152 reviews)
“french toast” (159 reviews)
“thai steak” (11 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had Brunch at Tower Cafe...beautiful ambience...courteous and efficient servers and staff and delicious wholesome meals...reasonable prices for the residents living closeby but prices on the higher side. Cheapest dish on the menu half size blue berry pancake

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VivekS3123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch with friends. Tuna Melt is always great. Love the atmosphere, but if outside, don't sit close to waiters station. Smelled like pesticides and bad food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sunikanya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and service were very good. The prices were very reasonable and the only complaint is that it can get noisy. There is inside and outside seating.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank montanaJIm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A friend who saw a movie with me at the Tower wanted to have dinner at the Cafe. The temperature was 47 deg, so we chose a table inside. My friend ordered the Santa Fe Salmon, and I decided on the Brazilian Chicken Salad. Good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jonpan2014
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Foood is really really really good and they have the best mimosas... Atmosphere is very nice there was about a 25-minute wait times but that's not a problem I highly recommend going to the Tower Cafe

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ronibaby22
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We had a wonderful dinner last night at this iconic restaurant near downtown Sac. Great service, really good food, and nice atmosphere. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joyfullyanointed
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I have never had a bad meal here. Their garden is beautiful and a nice escape from the street noise. Try the stuffed frenchtoast!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lanabeaches
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Tower Café is a great place to have lunch. Really good food and outside dining. As a horticulturist, I can really appreciate all the beautiful plants and birds coming to visit. Fun to eat at Tower Café after seeing an afternoon movie at the historic...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank rodgersv2018
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

There can be a wait for a table on the weekends - but totally worth it!!! Fun staff, delicious food, and topping the meal off with a mimosa is the perfect touch. The outside seating has the perfect ambience!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sightseer33034
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Always packed but well worth the wait. The food is amazing, the deserts are delightful. Like the salads, too. I like the seats outside, great atmosphere change when on a date or dinning with friends!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MeShan R
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Jeb S
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Response from AnewMunsterfan | Reviewed this property |
Be prepared to for a long wait ...
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.
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
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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