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Tower Cafe

1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
+1 916-441-0222
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (142 reviews)
“french toast” (152 reviews)
“monte cristo” (14 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful decorated restaurant located in the old Tower district of Sacramento. It is especially convenient if you are going to the Tower Theater. The service is very good but we found the food to be average. We ordered a variety of tacos (4), chile...More

Thank Robert I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is good. Service intends to be a little slow. I really do like their deserts. Very nice place for a casual lunch if you have extra time on your hands.

Thank Dionissio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Consistency is a great factor when judging an eating establishment. Time of day or day when the chef may take the day off sometimes shows in the food quality and service quality dips considerably at many eateries...but Tower doesnt seem to have too much problems...More

Thank Margaret J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of four went on Easter Sunday. It was a perfect day to sit outdoors, so we waited a bit longer for our table. It was well worth the wait! We had a bit of confusion over the transition from brunch as it was...More

Thank lauriec200
Reviewed 1 week ago

Frankly, I believe that my title summarizes it all. Something that I noticed right away is that the staff seemed to be more interested in socializing together than taking care of the patrons. Could it have been because I came in when the restaurant opened...More

Thank FrenchyEric
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Menu is full of delicious dishes AND the dessert menu is as well! I always enjoy their soups and love the earth burger. Outdoor dining is pleasing to the senses. Magical.

Thank AnewMunsterfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was awesome and the food was even better! My girlfriend and I went for breakfast and it was hands down the best we've had in a long time.

Thank tylerrecesso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a Sacramento native and used to go to the Tower Theater and Tower Drugs as a child. Then, hung out at Tower Records. There is the context. Hadn't been to the café for several years, but had eaten there a few times in the...More

1  Thank MarlySF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to meet friends for lunch. The menu/food is very good & there is a nice selection. Delicious dessert selections. The patio is extensive with lots of shade. Casual dining.

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tower cafe is a huge restaurant which often has a line out the door. The ambiance is very cool. There is artwork from around the world EVERYWHERE! There is almost zero empty wall or shelf space. Beautiful flowers inside and out. Lovely patio. Tower...More

Thank swickwire2017
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Questions & Answers
16 April 2018|
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Response from Harry S | Reviewed this property |
There is ample parking behind the adjacent theater. A very short walk.
Carla T
21 December 2016|
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Response from Beachlvrrr | Reviewed this property |
As I recall 10am. But try and get there early if you don't have a reservation.
14 April 2015|
Response from Michael G |
They do, but not on the weekends. The answer to that and other questions can be found on their automated phone message machine.
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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