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Cafe 225

225 W Main St, Visalia, CA 93291-6244
+1 559-733-2967
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (12 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
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225 W Main St, Visalia, CA 93291-6244
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great dinner with a client at this restaurant. The server was helpful and unobtrusive. He allowed us to drink and talk for a while before we ordered and anticipated our needs! The food was great (get the ribeye or salmon) and save room...More

Thank familiarandforeign
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Relied on trip advisor for recommendations and decided to try this place. Although it was not too busy service was rather slow and our server was more attentive to conversation at the bar. We finally placed our order and it didn’t take long. Both choices...More

Thank Angiefl
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We were traveling through Visalia after a day in Sequoia and Kings Canyon NP. We looked up Cafe 225 were close and it turned out well. A large menu of American and touches of Mediterranean gives you plenty to choose from. I always like hummus...More

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting the Fox Theater, make sure you include a stop at Cafe225. The Owner/Chef Karl won't disappoint you. Casual dinners and lunches atmosphere but high quality local sources California-Mediterranean fusion. Get a table by the Main Street window! Another reason to go...More

Thank JackMajor
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Chef and owner,Carl Merhten, is great and fun to watch in action. The food is excellent, the service is excellent and the atmosphere is excellent. The prices are reasonable!

Thank darylbehrens
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Everything was top class. We had a wide variety of food: steak, fish, mac & cheese, salad - and it was all really excellent. As was the friendly service.

Thank Farnham-Family-of-4
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We decided to visit a local restaurant of renown. Over the years, we had enjoyed their fine cuisines, yet, this time we wanted to enjoy our marriage anniversary here, just a mile from where we live. The experience was exemplary and we will not forget...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

A very nice cafe with very nice food, elegant simplicity in atmosphere and very good service...and did I mention... really delicious food! My number one choice for a meal in Visalia.

Thank lwdr1
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great dinner. It was a time for 2 couples. They were able meet our dietary restrictions. The food was hot. The beverages were filled. Server did a great job.

Thank calif827
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Cafe 225 has great food! Never have I had a bad meal there. When hosting a party, Carl will work with you to make whatever your wishes are to come true. I had a wild game dinner for about 44 people with exotic wildlife dishes....More

Thank Don F
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19 October 2015|
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Response from dawglovr | Reviewed this property |
No they are not open Thanksgiving, so staff can spend the day with their families.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 W Main St, Visalia, CA 93291-6244
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Visalia has a trolley service making a scenic loop around the downtown district. It creates an opportunity to park and shop.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Visalia
  • Phone Number: +1 559-733-2967
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