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Tower Cafe

1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
+1 916-441-0222
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in and had a wonderful salad. The Thai Steak was recommended by my friendly waiter, and he was spot on!. Big size with fresh tasty ingredients. The location is the historic original Tower Record shop. Very cool atmosphere with indoor/outdoor optional seating. Great price...More

Thank JLars34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Lively place with an over the top decor-inside. You might think that is a mask for less than superior food. WRONG! I enjoyed an amazing pumpkin purée soup with a tuna salad cheese melt sandwich. Most satisfying! My wife enjoyed a pulled pork sandwich...More

Thank WYOfoodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must-see in Sacramento. An eclectic showcase of bakery goods and a world menu including California cuisine. Leave some room in your stomach because the portions are huge! Well worth the wait time, and quite a value. While you wait, be sure to check out...More

Thank doctorbove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tower Cafe is fun inside, but the outside patio is a beautiful oasis in the middle of a very urban setting... you don't even notice the traffic on Broadway, and there is normally plenty of parking behind the Cafe. The service and food is always...More

Thank xxxLouiseXYZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had never been before. With the prices I won't be back often, but the decor was amazing and the food didn't disappoint! Everyone seemed to enjoy their meals immensely and half the table took food home. I had the Thai tacos and all I...More

Thank great49er
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

From the eclectic decor to the outstanding food varieties and outdoor seating, Tower Cafe is excellent! It’s a great place to go for lunch or dinner before you take in an alternative movie right next door at the Tower Theater. Breakfasts and brunches are excellent...More

Thank JoyJoy52
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We've eaten at Tower multiple times for breakfast, lunch and dinner - even a late night dessert stop. The other day I had a meeting here and wanted something lite for lunch - Caribbean Salad fit the bill perfectly.

Thank W6779XApatrickw
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Fantastic restaurant. They have inside and outdoor seating, and the weather was perfect for enjoying a meal in their garden. We started with Mediterranean Mezze, which had a combination of little plates of garlic hummus, tzatziki, mango chutney and Sicilian Caponata, served with slices of...More

Thank Luv2Tour2
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Tower Cafe was the first place i ever went to when i first arrived in Sacramento. A friend of mine took me and i will never forget the summer sky lit by the neon- it seemed so romantic! Fast forward many years and i still...More

Thank jaymechick
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Its tough to find a nuce spot to hang out with friends for dessert & tea/coffee. Sitting outside on patio on warm summer evening amidst the dense foliage & potted plants is lively... and so many dessert choices. Want a great cookie? Pie? Tart ir...More

Thank 928BonnieC
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Jeb S
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Response from AnewMunsterfan | Reviewed this property |
Be prepared to for a long wait ...
Lillian R
20 June 2018|
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Response from Pamela M | Reviewed this property |
There is lots of parking behind the movie theatre adjacent to the Tower Cafe. I don’t know about gluten free, but check their website I believe they have the menu posted.
Lillian R
20 June 2018|
Response from MarlySF | Reviewed this property |
It's a classy, attuned place which probably DOES have gluten free. Sacramento itself is a foodie town and Tower Café is one of the best. Parking is next door. Large lot. We only go for lunch, and have never had trouble... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 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, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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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