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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. From the menu, we suggest the delicate pommes frites with a trio of dips, the Catalan-style cassoulet, and the peppery steak frites with sherry butter and Gorgonzola greens. 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.