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California Cafe - CLOSED

50 University Ave, Ste. 260, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6028
+1 408-354-8118
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ono” (2 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
50 University Ave, Ste. 260, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6028
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Reviews (155)
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

All in all a good experience. Great service from our server. A gentleman with a ponytail helped us out.....I had my doubts. He made some good salad recommendations. Sweet potato fries were great. Great view from our table, and outdoor seating looked fun too. Lots...More

Thank C-Note831
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I always go to California Cafe when visiting Los Gatos. This week I went and it is closed with a new owner developing a new restaurant for the location. I hope the new restaurant will be as delicious and reasonably priced like California Cafe!

Thank NCtraveller80
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here last week with a couple clients. Great menu with lots of choices - fresh food and good assortment of creative cuisine. Ono was our server. He was a gentleman. Just enough sense of humor to break the ice and keep some good...More

Thank C-Note831
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal but this restaurant is closing as of July 31, 2016. The location has been sold to group out of San Francisco. We will have to wait and see what comes next.

Thank StormyMarin
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Recently I visited California Cafe again for dinner. I ordered the grilled Salmon and my companion ordered the Mahi-Mahi. When they arrived we each cut off a good sized portion for the other to taste. I am delighted to report that both were excellent. I...More

Thank Silicon_Valley_Guy1
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We came very early (5:15) for dinner...2 couples. Had a beautiful booth buy the window and the place was quiet. We all had drinks and then 3 of us ordered Asian chicken salads ($18)and one had scallops ($33). When we let, the place was mostly...More

Thank Marcia K
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We were here for my daughter's wedding rehearsal luncheon. The food was good enough, but the service was very slow. They had plenty of people on the floor to serve the group, but still it seemed that service was slow. I think the biggest thing...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant to enjoy a family dinner. We ordered a bottle of white wine and when the waitress brought it out she unscrewed the cap and then proceeded to tell us it was still warm and cooled it using a wine bucket...More

Thank allison634
Reviewed 9 May 2016

OK, I know that Mother's Day is a difficult day for restaurants, but after our experience today we will not be back. We arrived for our res and were asked if we would like to be seated outdoors. There were 4 of us including my...More

Thank blossomaire
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This used to be a busy place - but in recent times, has declined. The food is still good but our server was very inexperienced and got the order wrong even after a few explanations. All of my dining companions felt the ambient music was...More

Thank k j
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 University Ave, Ste. 260, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6028
    (Main)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-354-8118
  • E-mail
Description
Located in charming Old Town, California Cafe offers an escape from the outside world. We feed the senses - California style - through our chef-driven creations, engaging service, and relaxing ambiance.
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