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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%
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“brunch” (142 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Tower Cafe has a wonderful outside garden with lots of trees for shade. The burgers on the brioche buns were delicious & the fries are large & home made. The slice of carrot cake was so big we took half home. If you eat...More

Thank hh5pammy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is an attraction, and rightfully so. If you can, sit outside. They have a very cool patio that is covered by trees and the traffic noise is drowned out by the soothing sound of fountains. There was a guy playing pleasant accordion music...More

Thank djodland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I stopped here for dinner after spending the late afternoon touring the UCDavis campus. So glad we tried it! It's a beautiful little spot! You can eat outdoors under the trees that are strung with lights and the area had really pretty...More

1  Thank kimisue2018
Reviewed 20 April 2018

They brought back the crispy fish for lunch on Monday, April 16. This dish was on the regular menu for a long time but they took it off a while back. It's delicious and I'm so glad it's back. We love this restaurant. Service is...More

Thank lnodnoc
Reviewed 19 April 2018

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 10 April 2018 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 9 April 2018

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 9 April 2018 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 8 April 2018

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 5 April 2018 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
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Stefanie G
20 April 2018|
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Response from swickwire2017 | Reviewed this property |
No live music. It might be a good suggestion for Tower.
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
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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