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“Delightful grilled halibut”
Review of Shenandoah Cafe

Shenandoah Cafe
Ranked #3 of 77 Restaurants in Los Alamitos
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Finishing a conference, six of us wanted a great lunch at a local place. For appetizers we had plump mushrooms sautéed in a garlic sauce. Also grilled shrimp, fried green tomatoes,and plump crab cakes. The food was hot and fresh. Crab cakes were meaty with a light breading. For the main course I had grilled halibut with artichoke, mushrooms and a delicious lemon garlic glaze with a side of freshly cooked spinach. Others were impressed with Grannie’s fried chicken sandwich. Our server Roxanna was so good we invited her to have lunch. (She declined). Great grandma atmosphere!

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

The atmosphere is amazing. a cute house with fun furnishings and a patio area with Koi pond for out door dining are so refreshing in this suburban area of chain places.

That's were the difference stops the food is average at best. Something you would get at your aunts house but the price is for a professional chef. Hoping one day they will get a real chef to deserve the prices or new owners who will take advantage of the great atmosphere and have the food match.

The service is hit and miss, last time we had a man who barley came back to the table ever and when he did we were a huge bother to him (we can hear you sigh). However I have had other lovely waitstaff before.

The only reason i go back is the local moms like to meet up there for the wine & ambiance & there are not many choices nearby.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

wonderful outside patio eating area covered by a large tree so everyone is in the shade. Nearby koi in the water just adds to the whole atmosphere. Great service and good selections for eats! Enjoy!

1  Thank Janice R
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The atmosphere is wonderful . The outdoor seating makes for a cozy and enjoyable eating experience. The apple fritters are amazing .The food is delicious and the servers and staff are a delight. It's a hidden gem. We will be coming back here for sure.

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1  Thank staceyj862
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My friends and I went here for lunch. I would suggest sitting on the patio. It is shaded with beautiful trees and lots of umbrellas for warmer days. It is so pretty. The inside is super cute also. The food was excellent. I shared the southern fried chicken salad and a turkey melt. They give you warm apple fritters which were yummy! The service was excellent also! We will definitely be back!

1  Thank Dena M
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