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Half Day Cafe

848 College Ave, Kentfield, CA 94904-2561
+1 415-459-0291
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
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848 College Ave, Kentfield, CA 94904-2561
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are certain restaurants that deserve a subsidy from local government for being in business. They add to the overall tone of a given city -- and therefore to the quality of life. Half Day Cafe is definitely one of those restaurants. This is a...More

Thank lenorayoung
Reviewed 5 January 2018

The restaurant serves breakfast and lunch only, closes at 2:30 PM. Between 11:30 and noon you can order from both menus. Very pleasant atmosphere, eggs in all combinations and pancakes for breakfast, several substantial entrees for lunch. Most dishes very tasty, but the coffee is...More

Thank comfytravel
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Half Day Café consistently impresses! From the host greeting me at the door to the friendly professional wait staff, they really set the tone in presenting a pleasant dining experience. A nice mix of traditional American, Asian and Tex-Mex inspired breakfast and lunch fare. The...More

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast and fast seating and service even tho it is clearly very popular! Had 2 egg breakfast and frenchtoast. I highly recommend this great restaurant!

Thank Shelli D
Reviewed 10 August 2017

There is simply not much to recommend this popular café. It is across the street from College of Marin, so it is quite convenient for meetings with staff and faculty. The breakfast/brunch is serviceable, but nothing anyone should make a special trip to try.

Thank Pietro P
Reviewed 15 July 2017

For old folks like us, this seemed like it was mostly frequented by yuppies and millennials. The decor is really interesting and kind of unique. The food was good, but nothing exceptional. Portions were average but no more. The coffee was very good.For the prices,...More

Thank DAVE81844
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We went for brunch/lunch. As with prior visits, the food was excellent - perfectly prepared and a taste delight. The other reviews say it all. Good food, good service - good atmosphere. I ordered a burger and the waitress asked how I wanted it cooked...More

Thank LakeTahoeMike
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Best egg scramble I have ever had! Great service from cheerful server. Very nice atmosphere even on a rainy day

Thank Celia P
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Had the grits special, my sister had blueberry pancakes; both were good. 20 min wait on a table... staff was friendly and kept my coffee cup full

Thank david a
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Four of us had brunch there yesterday, ordering such diverse items as Dough Balls, French Toast, Green Eggs & Ham, and other goodies. The half-hour wait is probably typical on weekends, but we didn't complain. Service was friendly, prompt and unobtrusive, with coffee cups refilled...More

Thank palshaw
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2 October 2016|
Response from Joan88 | Reviewed this property |
Never seen a dog even on the outside patio...worth a call. It's really good eats!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 848 College Ave, Kentfield, CA 94904-2561
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Kentfield
  • Phone Number: +1 415-459-0291
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