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Cafe Brio

8th and G streets, Arcata, CA 95521
+1 707-822-0791
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“sticky buns” (5 reviews)
“poached eggs” (6 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 19:30All hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8th and G streets, Arcata, CA 95521
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best coffee and breakfast pastries in Arcata. On a par with almost anyplace else. Outside seating area is a big plus. We did not try the wine bar part of the house.

Thank nurealam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like to stop here for breakfast or brunch when I'm in the area. They have great coffee and juice drinks and the food is good too. I seem to get my favorite window seat each time I go and I enjoy watching all of...More

Thank ATerrapin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great, charming place! Wonderful sticky buns and scones. Coffee excellent as well. Wish we could have tried the delicious looking sandwiches they were just putting out for lunch!

Thank Marilyn C
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Can't believe I've never tried Cafe Brio before! Came to the Arcata Farmers Market with a friend so we decided to try it for lunch. Each got a latte and one of their pre-made baguette turkey sandwiches. Really good, fresh and easy to eat standing-very...More

Thank Angela3950
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We always come here for coffee and pastries in the afternoon. They make a great cup of coffee, their pastries are quite good and they make a nice breakfast. Not inexpensive. $35 for breakfast for two. Mushroom croquet monsieur was pretty good, my poached eggs...More

Thank barbaramO8454AZ
Reviewed 24 March 2017

yes the bakery kicks butt - good coffee drinks -- good vibe -- one distracted barrista but hey.... all in all a warm and solid spot that (yeh!) was expanding into offering dinners and putting out s sensible french bistro fare. We went to a...More

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I went to dinner with my wife and two friends on Saturday. Everything we had was quite tasty and emphasized quality over quantity. I particularly enjoyed the Beef Bourguignon, but the Kimchi Rice with poached egg was great too. The Chocolate Torte was fantastic and...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Pleasant and open, airy, quiet enough for conversation. An interview for student exchange was easily accomplished.

Thank 2of5momof3
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We had the Eggs Benny and it consisted of a large croissant with ham, eggs and sauce and a couple very small orange slices - we expected more for the price. The croissant was very good but we ordered the eggs soft and medium and...More

Thank Ronalynne
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Thought the most wonderful croissants we ever had were in France, but the almond and chocolate croissants at Brio rivaled the best in the world. Brought a sourdough loaf to have with friends in Sebastopol with fresh crabs we brought from the coast, and that...More

Thank Hillary47
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8th and G streets, Arcata, CA 95521
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-822-0791
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