Cary Street Cafe

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Cary St. Cafe

2631 W. Cary St. (Mulberry St.) Send to Phone
Carytown’s answer to Haight-Ashbury in a cozy, hip café-club.


Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late

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Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

Cary St. Cafe Restaurant Review

: Looking very much like a holdover from Berkeley’s glory days, this corner site fairly shrieks Hippie and Funk, and reeks of both beer and Champagne (Wycliff). Dark and mysterious, the café offers booths, bar stools, and lots of talk about such idols as Jim Morrison. The menu rocks with house-made hummus, Brazilian black bean soup, Cincinnati chili, stone-oven pizzas, barbecue eggplant subs, turkey Reubens, buffalo chicken salads, a bevy of burgers, and breakfast at lunch and dinner. Chicken tenders may sound sell-out, but the music (every night) is homegrown. So is the chocolate walnut brownie pie (served warm and topped with whipped cream). Box lunches with a sandwich, choice of potato salad, slaw or chips, and cookies or tropical fruit salad are --- like cigarettes --- available for delivery. But if you are looking for some counter-culture thrill, here’s the place.

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