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Cafe Chloe

#125 of 3,769 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown
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721 9th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6481
+1 619-232-3242
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07:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 08:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 08:30 - 22:30
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San Diego, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Cafe Chloe deserves a 100/5 rating. When you walk in you feel as if you've teleported to France. The food, service and ambiance are truly flawless! The wine and beer selection is phenomenal, and most of them are all imported from Europe. Whether you're going for a meal or just a glass of wine. This place is a must!

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Thank Sgl2319
Los Angeles, CA
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were looking for a place near our hotel and found this great little cafe. The staff were so nice and helpful - that perfect combination of providing you service without being overwhelmed. We had some wonderful wine, the little gems salad was very tasty (love anchovies!), and then steak/frites were over the top yummy. We had the salmon too... More 

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Thank SurferinLA
San Diego, California
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121 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We chose to try Café Chloe on a very hot day because of restaurant week, without knowing it does not have air conditioning. The food was excellent, and the service good (apologetic about the heat), but we did not linger!

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Gibsonia, PA
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious at every step! The cheese plate was amazing.. Compote perfectly flavored.. Honeycomb was succulent.. And the pepper crusted Brie a wonderful selection. Duck confit was done right.. And the cauliflower purée with lentils was not only artful but deliciously composed. We also had mussels... Which were delicious.. But the thin fries soaking in the mussel sauce were equally as... More 

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Thank shoeless_ben
Palm Bay, Florida
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The cheese plate was a pleasure. We sat on the patio people watching and enjoying a great selection of wine and food. Our waiter was super friendly and the general manager stopped by twice to make sure we were happy. Great experience.

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Thank Brian B
Wallasey, England
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75 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice dinner at this lovely, cosy French style bistro. We shared a small plate of macaroni cheese with pancetta which was rich and excellent. For my main I had steak frites: beautiful steak, a mountain of tasty fries and a green salad beautifully dressed. It was a little expensive and on a cool evening a bit drafty with... More 

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Thank UKDavy7
San Diego
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204 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We just enjoy this place. It reminds us of a French street cafe. The food is good to amazing. The place is vibrant yet we feel we are having a private meal. We come here whenever we can for a nice meal. We even came for the Sunday brunch without reservations and they found a way to get us in... More 

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Thank Jay A
San Diego, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The only way to reserve a table at Cafe Chloe is by phone (according to their website). If you call, you either get a message about e-mailing them OR, if you try the number for the restaurant, it kicks you back to the main menu. Very frustrating. We will go down there and chance it tomorrow, but this is not... More 

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Thank Brian C
McKinney, Texas
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were staying nearby and thought we would give this place a try even though it was typically empty when we passed by. I love coffee and only drink it black, so I was quite disappointed that the coffee was sour and I was unable to drink it. The trout salad was so salty I couldn't eat it and the... More 

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Thank wineo_foodie
Los Angeles, California
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108 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Someone recommended Cafe Chloe to me and they were spot on, this place is a great find! It is bright and airy with lots of dark wood furnishings that make it modern yet charming. Nice bonus: they offer half glasses of wine, in case you are looking for just a little bit of a drink. I enjoyed the mussels and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
French, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:30
Thursday
07:30 - 22:30
Friday
08:30 - 22:30
Saturday
08:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 9th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6481
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-3242

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?