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The Cat Cafe

472 3rd Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6803
+1 619-786-2289
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
1 week ago
“Fun concept ”
4 Jul 2018
“Go for the coffee, come out with a cat. Such a deal!”
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472 3rd Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6803
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

8.00 per person to visit cats in a dedicated cat room. 8.00 includes a free drink OR snack. You can make reservations, which is probably recommended on weekends, only online and 24 hours in advance. They only let a certain amount of people into the...More

Thank motherchristmas61
Reviewed 4 July 2018

An obnoxiously cute coffe house and cat sanctuary, providing shelter to many cats available for adoption. "Admission", or "Donation", to the Cat Cafe is $8 and icludes a food or beverage item. So, in my case a gourmet espresso coffe made by the barista might...More

Thank Randy R
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We went here while on holiday because we missed out cats at home. The entry of $6 includes your coffee beverage (even latte etc...) which we found very reasonable. The cats were all rescues and all adoptable except for their resident cat. We met some...More

1  Thank Satisfied49
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

First off hats off you whoever started this little place. It really can not be easy to do in today's world. My wife really wanted to go in and hang out with the cats. She went up to the counter and from what she told...More

Thank Powderburner
Reviewed 28 December 2017

I walked into the Café with my family to have a look at the cats and a worker shouted at us to get out! This behaviour would not be tolerated in Ireland and the staff here really need to learn how to treat customers properly!...More

Thank Byrne A
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

You do need to purchase something in order to enter the cat area. We choose water. It was not as I expected. It was a great people watching spot. I love cats, it was a paradise for "crazy cat people". Many people came to work...More

Thank tedact
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

My stars are only for the cats. I can't get over how rude the staff was, and how insensitive they are to people with special needs. I left crying. Visit the humane society instead.

1  Thank Gorms23
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Our son is mad on cats and loved this place. Purchase a drink and await your time slot, then go in and visit the cats. Nice also to read through the stories of the cats that have been adopted. Should be more places like this...More

1  Thank KiddyBoy
bagheera05, General Manager at The Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write this review. Glad your son enjoyed and that you liked the stories about the cats.

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This is the 3rd cat cafe we have visited and by far the best. Purchasing a drink gives you a time slot to spend time with the cats. The cats were really approachable and friendly as were the staff 😻

1  Thank Joannebo
bagheera05, General Manager at The Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

We're glad you liked us the best. Hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

If you are missing your bundle of fur and attitude this is the place to get your cat addiction sated! Booking is not really necessary but available if you wish to be organised however we virtually walked straight in during our visit. If you don't...More

1  Thank HollyHin
bagheera05, General Manager at The Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

We're glad you enjoyed your time with our cats. Thank you for taking the time to write this nice review. By the way, the white cat who groomed you, Diva, has since been adopted.

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 472 3rd Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6803
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-786-2289
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