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The Cat Cafe

472 3rd Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6803
+1 619-786-2289
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
3 weeks ago
“If You're in San Diego and Miss Your Pet”
21 Oct 2018
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472 3rd Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6803
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Coffee was good and much cheaper than other places I have visited. Cats were great. Very good place for after lunch coffee and relaxation.

Date of visit: May 2017
2  Thank Reeli88
bagheera05, General Manager at The Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Glad you were able to relax with our kitties and we hope to see you back.

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

If you love cats and coffee, this place should be on your must-visit list. Located in the Gaslamp district, it was an easy walk from my hotel. Cat rescue organization with a small coffee 'shop' attached. They ask that you buy a coffee before visiting...More

Date of visit: April 2017
2  Thank misty_bee_Wyo
bagheera05, General Manager at The Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thanks for visiting and for the very nice review. We wanted to correct something. We are not a cat rescue organization. Instead, we partner with one, The Rescue House, for our adoptable cats. The operations of our venue are fully funded by the sales at...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Cats + Yoga = Cats on Mats Yup, its about as awesome as it sounds. $22 is a bit pricey for a yoga class, but having these kute kitties roam around your Warrior 3, or even just plopping down for nap on your map during...More

Date of visit: April 2017
2  Thank SwingerJ
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

For what it's intended for I think it is a cool place with a good concept. The coffee shop is separated from the cat area. You can of course bring your coffee into the cat area. You have to purchase something in order to gain...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank TNmmmmmm
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

A small selection but it is definitely as advertised. A true cat cafe. A wonderful idea to help abandoned animals and a true labor of love.

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank Craig M
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We had hot chocolate and it was pretty good. The girls had a great time petting the cats and stayed for awhile. I highly recommend coming here if you are a cat lover!

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank Charlene M
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Nice, clean little room where you can enjoy a cappuccino in the company of friendly cats. There were only four of them as most had been adopted the previous week, a good sign. The girls working at the cafe were friendly and informative. A nice...More

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank Hsteinmiller
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a place with a great message and big hearts! We got 2 frappes and a hot chocolate and none were memorable. The experience with the cats was not optimal. There were only 4 cats in there, one was sleeping high up on the...More

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank CaliforniaEnr
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Here I am, a crazy cat lady on a short trip to San Diego, ad what should be three short blocks from the hotel but this place! I've been to one cat cafe in Seattle, but this one's historic--it's the first on this coast. The...More

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank TrepidTraveler1
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I loved being there. I ordered a cappuccino which turned out to be delicious! Then I went to see the cats. All were friendly. Clean place. Doesn't smell bad at all in spite of all the cats. Clean restroom, too.

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank natstudio
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
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08:00 - 15:00
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  • 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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