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California Cafe

50 University Ave. (Main St.) Send to Phone
408-354-8118 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
At this café in Old Town, both the laid-back interior and the oak-shaded patio have views of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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3.5 rating over 4 reviews

California Cafe Restaurant Review

: California Café, in the heart of Los Gatos' charming Old Town, was one of the first Silicon Valley restaurants to tap local sources for fresh ingredients at their prime. Appetizer plates for sharing might include seared pot stickers or tuna poke. Among main plates, you may encounter roasted petrale sole or a chipotle pork chop. There are also a number of pizzas, pastas and salads. Kids can build their own combination meals from several choices.

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Never Again
by Bentfam on Fri Dec 25, 2009 4:46 pm
Perhaps too harsh, but I've been going to CA Cafe for 20+ years. Got there with the family at 6pm for Christmas eve dinner. Waited 15 minutes before we even had someone come by the table, and it was the Exec Chef (nice and pleasant guy). We got our waters and menus 5 minutes later. I ordered a steak dish medium well and came to the table seared. The salmon and lamb were fine. For dessert, I ordered coffee, but didn't get the cream or sugar I requested.
For the price of the meals and the reputation, they didn't even come close to delighting us. The biggest disappointment was that we were looking forward to a nice dinner with nice ambience to spend Christmas Eve with the family. We did have a good time being together last night though.
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