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Cafe Brio

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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8th and G streets, Arcata, CA 95521
+1 707-822-0791
18:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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Arcata, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasant and open, airy, quiet enough for conversation. An interview for student exchange was easily accomplished.

Thank 2of5momof3
North Vancouver, BC
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the Eggs Benny and it consisted of a large croissant with ham, eggs and sauce and a couple very small orange slices - we expected more for the price. The croissant was very good but we ordered the eggs soft and medium and both came very soft. It was a very popular place so I guess our expectations... More 

Thank Ronalynne
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Thought the most wonderful croissants we ever had were in France, but the almond and chocolate croissants at Brio rivaled the best in the world. Brought a sourdough loaf to have with friends in Sebastopol with fresh crabs we brought from the coast, and that loaf made our dinner a special treat. Thank goodness we still savor our carbs!!! Thank... More 

Thank Hillary47
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Cement floors. Small outside dining area. The food was average. I had a pastry and quiche. Not likely to go out of my way for a return.

Thank Racefan2016
Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

I had a nice experience at this restaurant before, so I went back for an early dinner last week. They advertise a "Happy Hour" 5-6 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, yet no food is available before 6 PM. I was very hungry, missed lunch, so the appetizer bruschetta was a life-saver. It was fresh and warm, but nothing out of... More 

Thank tigrris
Baywood Park, California
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Cafe Brio always pleases. The food is tasty and the place oozes with cheer and charm. The espresso drinks are delicious and works of art. Everything on the menu is worth trying and healthy too. Not sure the pastries are so healthy but hard to resist. The place is a favorite for visitors and locals alike.

Thank tsonloc
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Needed somewhere for a go hearty breakfast and this met the bill nicely .Everything wholesome and home cooked.

Thank richard g
Fillmore, California
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155 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Didn't feel like eating the offerings at the Hampton Inn so we decided to try this place. Glad we did! Great french pastries. The croissants are amazing. Coffee was great. Stopped here twice on our trip and both times it was packed. You order at the counter and they bring the food to you. Located in downtown Arcata, which is... More 

Thank JoeyDog
San Diego
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful sandwiches. Fabulous ginger cookies. Superb bread. Considerate service. Quite busy. We stumbled on Brio while visiting Arcata, looking for a pet tolerant place. Pleasant surprise. Going back for breakfast and dinner tomorrow.

Thank MaxSanDiego
Eureka, California
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I'm a huge brio fan. I grew up in the area so I have been countless times and I always have a wonderful time. The food + coffee is delish. I love how they support local farms and have some dishes that rotate seasonally. Definitely with a visit if you like pastries, coffee and a great atmosphere!

Thank Tree H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8th and G streets, Arcata, CA 95521
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-822-0791

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