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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (143 reviews)
“french toast” (154 reviews)
“monte cristo” (14 reviews)
Open Now
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 3 days ago

I went to Tower Cafe with a group of friends for Sunday brunch. There were two versions of french toast on the menu, their "regular" french toast and a "chiro" french toast. Regular was $13.00 and the chiro was $14.00. My friend opted for the...More

1  Thank Jerrold B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I ate here on Monday morning and the menu and environment was wonderful. There were only two of us and no wait. I can easily see why there would be a wait on a weekend day. The Denver omelet and madame Cristo were absolutely excellent....More

Thank Gameboy100
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my family to have a 4th of July brunch at the Tower Cafe to celebrate my birthday. We got there about 10am and were told that it'll be an hour wait. It didn't seem like a long wait for us because we made...More

Thank haldax
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sitting inside or outside you can feel as if you are somewhere other than Sacramento, not that being in Sacramento is a bad thing! Their food is delicious and big serving size. It does get crowded and the parking is less than desirable, but it’s...More

Thank sshikers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is gas; seeIng the decorations that have accumulated is worth going there, even without the good food. Speaking of food, it is surprisingly good. The menu is huge and so are the portions, so be prepared to take some home. The restaurant is...More

Thank Triumph3A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular for lunch and weekend brunch, so wait times can be long. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Indoor and outdoor dining spaces are beautiful and filled with collections from many cultures. Vegetarians and carnivores have great choices for any meal. Avoid the dessert counter unless...More

Thank KeandMe
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is kind of a hidden gem. You are surrounded by lush plants in their garden setting. Hosts are very attentive and the food is great! They do also have indoor sitting which looks nice, but I have not tried. The french toast looks awesome,...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food even better atmosphere. I had the steak salad and it was huge and delish. Service was fast and friendly.

Thank Pam T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Line moves fast. A go-to in Sacramento . Excellent fresh salads, great atmosphere. Try chicken papaya salad, pie for dessert

Thank mskslr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place where anyone will be glad to dine anytime; breakfast through dinner. Has variety of food choice from the menu, American, Caribbean, Mexican cuisine. Fantastic desserts! Great place to go after seeing a movie at the Tower Theatre next door.

Thank Zenaida C
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Lillian R
20 June 2018|
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Response from hh5pammy | 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
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.
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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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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