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Cafe Chloe Restaurant Review: Despite the occasional service misstep, Café Chloe boasts a highly enjoyable setting and serves solid French bistro fare. Located in San Diego's hippest sector, the East Village, this quaint venue has a big-city vibe. The décor is sophisticated yet charming, with a color scheme of chocolate brown and ivory, Philippe Starck chairs, a grand upstairs booth for larger parties, and a small shopping section. The main room features a central wine bar, pâtisserie-style glass cases and large windows. Our menu favorites include delicate pommes frites with a trio of dips, the Catalan-style cassoulet, and the peppery steak frites with sherry butter and Gorgonzola greens. Add to this list chef Katie Grebow's duck breast with a carrot-ginger emulsion. Youngsters are respected here, too, with the likes of gourmet mac ‘n’ cheese and vegetable pasta. Desserts include crème brûlée, old-fashioned root beer floats, and affogato (espresso over vanilla gelato). Daily afternoon tea is offered from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., and requires a reservation. Café Chloe’s jovial happy hour means good wine, beer and reasonably priced small plates.