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Cafe 225

225 W Main St, Visalia, CA 93291-6244
+1 559-733-2967
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (9 reviews)
“great service” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Mediterranean
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225 W Main St, Visalia, CA 93291-6244
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I was recommended to eat there but I was not impressed with the service or the food. was very basic and kinda expensive

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Loved the inside. Romantic place. Good food. Good price. Would go again. Located on main st. Very simple location to find. Parking is the only issue. The wait time is short.

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The food was great but I don't think they had enough wait staff for the evening. We had made our reservations through Open Table but we felt they didn't know we were coming. We ordered the first round of drinks and no one spoke to...More

Thank lmc2583
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for business lunch. Great service and pretty quick...considering the lunch hour rush. Good food and menu options. Ordered pastrami sandwich. Very good not a lot of fat in pastrami like some places have. Nice atmosphere with bright beautiful paintings featuring local art.

Thank Sarah V
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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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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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