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Cape Fear Cafe

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25191 Hwy 116, Duncans Mills, CA
+1 707-865-9246
09:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:30
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

. I really want to write a review on this restaurant... a little café with superb,wonderful food... We never had more delicious eggs benedict in our life !! What surprise me the most was the aioli.... not the aioli you find in American restaurant (I always complaint about it), but an aioli like you find in France (I am French,... More 

Thank AnniedePetaluma
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is in a great location. Very beautiful place. Decided to eat here and I had the classic eggs Benedict.So delicious!!! Need to go back.

Thank Bachtrumpet180
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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169 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop here for breakfast on our way from Bodega Bay up the Sonoma coast. What a great place for breakfast! We both opted for the Hangtown Fry, eggs, potatoes, veggies, cheese and sausage topped with fried oysters. Fantastic! Couldn't eat anything else until 3:30! Highly recommended for great food in a funky place.

Thank james f
Bear, Delaware
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111 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Looking for a place to have lunch while taking in the country side in the Russian Valley we found the Cape Fear Cafe. Service was prompt and pleasant and the Cafe clean and friendly. I ordered the turkey cranberry sandwich with fries. Fries were excellent and sandwich tasty. Another had the cold Thai salad with shrimp ... Huge portions and... More 

Thank Barbilovestotravel
Northbridge, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were just driving through after a morning of hiking. Duncan Mills is a must see little town. We never imagined we'd find good food here. The cute little cafe offers indoor and outdoor seating. We sat outside surrounded by beautiful gardens. Our waitress was a sweetheart and seemed very invested in making our experience there pleasant. My husband had... More 

Thank optomdoc
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

When the restaurant we went to was closed we were told to try this one. It's not much to look at but WOW! The food is fantastic and the service is great! We WILL go back for sure. We met some nice local folks who frequent the place and they were having the most delicious mussels and pasta dishes. I... More 

Thank Laura N
Calistoga, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

A great little place in tiny Duncan Mills - just a few miles inland from Jenner. Clam chowder is wonderful and the sandwiches and salads were so good we ate there two days in a row. Highly recommend!

Thank debrak713
Stockton, California
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241 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We have enjoyed both lunches and dinners here. All have been very good to excellent. Nice atmosphere inside and in the beautiful patio. Great service, good menu and good meals. When in the Russian River area, don't miss it.

Thank Baldur13
Forestville, California
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Tasty food in a relaxing outdoor setting, dog friendly, and surrounded with colorful flowering plants.

Thank Spiffy4
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Second time with same results! Wonderful food and great service. Plenty of choice for my vegan diet. They will graciously modify menu to accomodate vegan requests.

Thank dabid44

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25191 Hwy 116, Duncans Mills, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Duncans Mills
  • Phone Number: +1 707-865-9246

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?