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Tower Cafe

1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
+1 916-441-0222
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (122 reviews)
“french toast” (142 reviews)
“thai steak” (10 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there with our local nephew for dinner, were wowed by the tasty food, well presented as well as the friendly service. So we went back for breakfast a couple of days later on our way out of town. Breakfast dishes were even better!

Thank Cynthiared
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When Facebook revealed that we were boating into Sacramento, a long-time college friend posted she, too, would be visiting there for her birthday! Oh, let us take you out for a birthday brunch! She chose a place she had enjoyed many times before, the iconic...More

1  Thank TeamRealMcCoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We held one of our company events there. We were happy with the food and service. we were given a private room.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Customer for 10+ years - have never had a disappointing meal. This is not high-end dining, but excellent middle-range cuisine in a warm, art-filled and friendly easy going restaurant - however, acoustics aren't good so inside does get loud when busy - and it's almost...More

Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite brunch spots when visiting Sac Town. Highly recommend. Line up pretty much everyday but well worth it.

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this very busy and cool restaurant with friends. While not disappointed, I am not one to eat spicy or foods with sauces and the like. I had a hard time choosing an item, so I settled on the fish and chips, which were...More

Thank Kdave1967
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Every time I go I sit outside. It's like a rainforest. I went at night once and the lights were on. Food is ALWAYS good. And I recommend you get their moca blanc. :) I have never not liked something I got there so far,...More

Thank Whitney F
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

The service was friendly, engaging and prompt. Chile relleno, spring rolls, salmon, ravioli florentine, and burger were all stand out dishes. The portions were plentiful, beverage selection was broad but ok. The ambience is fun and inspiring. We are looking forward to the next visit.

Thank frrefuge
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I went to this place with a group of my co-workers, many of whom are extremely picky about their food. Not only was everyone's order correct, the waiter didn't miss a beat when people wanted theirs done a weird way or ask for something special....More

Thank Mikasaurus
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The patio on a warm evening turned chilly so the gas heaters were promptly lit making the ambience perfect for a casual dinner. The menu might seem like standard cafe/diner fare but as the accolades make clear, many items are unusually good surprises not expected...More

Thank Bill1andBill2
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Carla T
How late do you serve breakfast
21 December 2016|
Answer Show all 6 answers
Response from Beachlvrrr | Reviewed this property |
As I recall 10am. But try and get there early if you don't have a reservation.
Does the Tower Café take reservations?
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
USD 15 - USD 30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-441-0222
  • E-mail
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