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The Cafe

€€ - €€€American, , Cafe
27 Broadway St, Toledo, OH 43604-8769
+1 419-243-1302
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (95 reviews)
“quiche” (33 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 15:30 Hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
27 Broadway St, Toledo, OH 43604-8769
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building looks like it was an old mill or factory. The cafe is worth looking for, as the sign says "Brewery" and you find no sign for The Cafe until you are inside. Wonderful warm lunch: soup, sandwiches, salads and burgers. Glad we found...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AnnDG_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came in with my son for breakfast before school. It’s a nice friendly environment our server Cynthia was very nice and helpful the food was delicious I would definitely recommend it to my friends and family.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 177martyc
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Was doing a little holiday shopping wanting a quick bite. Stopped at the cafe. The chicken lemon rice was recommended by my server Rodney. May I say excellent choice. He was very intentive to make sure I had the best services. Will be returning 2...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cargovan
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Came in town to visit family. My mother suggested we stop at the cafe. The brunch menu has great choices. The quiche was excellent. Our server Cynthia was setting up a bloody Mary bar. She makes one of the best spicy blood Mary's I ever...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Traveler07198387108
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

My server Cynthia was wonderful. The beer and chilli was good and served quickly. Server had a very positive attitude and kept the conversation going.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 136gabec
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We had Ashley as our waitress and she did a great job! The food was served hot and it was so tasty! My husband had the corned beef hash. Large chunks of corned beef! I had the Wagon Wheel served with homemade chips. Again, very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 243DLP
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Great service from our server Cynthia! Made sure drinks were flowing and gave prompt service. Kept a smile on her face and great conversation. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank helica05
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

The Cafe is where you get a fine coffee and pastry while you're in the Oliver House. Staff are great and service prompt and friendly.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank JamesA546
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I stopped for lunch at The Cafe and it definetly was a 5 star experience. The service was exceptional from Sirena. The food was delicious. I had the Beer Soup & perfect roast beef sandwhich. (Beer was locally brewed and SUPER) The location is perfect....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mooseheads426
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We came here this morning because we were in the area visiting family. The food was fantastic and the service was outstanding as well! Ashley our server was great, very friendly and attentitive. Will defiantly be coming back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jeremy S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Broadway St, Toledo, OH 43604-8769
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Toledo
  • Phone Number: +1 419-243-1302
  • E-mail
The Café is conveniently situated within Downtown Toledo in the historic Oliver House. The menu features international bistro fare in a hip urban atmosphere. Exceptional soups, salads, and sandwiches are made from scratch every day. We also feature a “du jour” menu where options change daily so that every time can be a different culinary adventure! The Café is the place to meet and eat.There is plenty of room inside our historic location and outside on our courtyard patio. A contemporary minimalist approach is taken with the décor. Brushed metal tables, chalkboard menus, and architectural details let the space and artwork be harmonious. Join us for lunch or relax and enjoy a café au lait while surfing the web on our free WiFi. Consider a selection of fresh bakery items, desserts, and specialty beverages from our bakery while you kick back, catch up, or take care of business.The Café bakery features classic recipes, contemporary interpretations, and handcrafted patisseries, cakes, and
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