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Academy Cafe

55 Music Concourse Dr. (Golden Gate Park) Send to Phone
A modern café in the California Academy of Sciences.


Breakfast & Lunch daily

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Academy Cafe Restaurant Review

: An international smorgasbord of high-end food stations comprises the Academy Café at the California Academy of Sciences. The fare ranges from "Noodles" (Italian pasta preparations such as rigatoni bolognese and spaghetti Alfredo) to "Slow Cooked" and "Sizzle," with quick, savory items. Dishes have included lemon Moroccan chicken, Vietnamese barbecue ribs and fried chicken. The café features counter service and modern seating at stainless tables alongside a room-length aquarium.

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