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Tower Cafe

1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
+1 916-441-0222
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (131 reviews)
“french toast” (153 reviews)
“thai steak” (10 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2302
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Tower Cafe is great for breakfast! Quirky, good atmosphere and excellent service!! Lots of menu choice including gluten free!

Thank anna0311107
Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to have an early dinner after watching a movie and ordered the East African Veggie Burger (instead of The Earth Burger that I tried on my last visit) with a cup of Nicaraguan Black Bean Soup and a glass of Iced Tea. The...More

Thank Jonpan2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the name you will not be eating in a tower, but the outdoor seating area is pretty nice. We went on a Sunday afternoon without reservations and only had to wait about 25 minutes for an outdoor table, the wait for indoor seating was...More

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tower Café is a great place to eat before plays or movies. Excellent food for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Thank garyak1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came across this landmark restaurant by chance, being new to Sacramento. It was a wonderful way to spend the afternoon after attending an arts film next door at the Tower Cinema...another worthy landmark venue! Menu is varied and well-priced. Servers are all efficient and...More

Thank HolisticHealerGal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always full- so expect a wait unless you make a reservation or get there on an off hour, but the food is interesting, tasty and well presented. The service is speedy and cheerful.

Thank ELba W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went this weekend to Tower - my 2nd time going there. Although you will have to wait a bit for a table (they don't take reservations), it's fun to go. In warm weather, their outdoor seating is great. The drinks are good, and the...More

Thank seanraysf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you really want to show off the real "roots" of Sacramento then take your special guests here for food. Any meal will be one to remember. Not just a special place in the history of the Sacramento Valley but the food here is to...More

Thank xfil911
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here before a movie at the old theater next door. If I had known how the movie was going to be, I would have suggested we stay here and settle in for the afternoon. The interior decoration is really interesting...More

Thank Coobry
Reviewed 13 January 2018

this is an urban feeling family restaurant... not sure if that makes sense. lol I love Tower Café. The food is diverse and delicious! Highly recommend!

Thank Karen D
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Questions & Answers
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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PortugueseMan
14 April 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
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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