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Cafe Sophia - CLOSED

2706 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2517
+1 650-322-2906
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
2 Nov 2011
“A little gem in Midtown”
7 Sep 2011
“Fanastic Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, Fast food, Middle Eastern, Afghani
$$ - $$$
2706 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2517
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Reviewed 3 November 2011

My friends and I meet here once a month or so. We always enjoy the lunch selections. This time we tried the "Afgan breakfast". It was a lovely combination of tomatoes,spicy tiny meatballs,amazing sauce and two fried eggs served on a sizzle platter. A great...More

Reviewed 8 September 2011

Very tasty Afghan cuisine. Light and non spicy dishes available. Pumpkin and eggplant appetizers are my favorite. The cucumber yogurt was sour, maybe the yogurt was sour, otherwise wonderful. Prices are reasonable. Small restaurant, parking available. No outside seating. Will definitely go back.

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Reviewed 22 July 2009

The best burgers I've had in years!

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 15 August 2008

Home style Afghani food. Amazing kabobs! Try a Kabaob Burger <yummy>

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Reviewed 13 June 2008

The food is very good, and the staff friendly, though it would be nice if the decor were a bit more romantic.

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Reviewed 22 May 2008

supposedly the coffee is better than the Palo Alto cafe across the street, but I didn't care for the food, the combo special

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Reviewed 27 February 2008

Good afghani and western food. Very friendly place. You can find me there for a bagel sandwich most weekends.

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Reviewed 26 January 2008

Interestingly, it serves afghan food. its pretty good if you don't want to sitdown and enjoy afghan delicacies..

Reviewed 22 March 2007

There's not much random passer-by traffic in midtown Palo Alto (Middlefield, below Oregon Expressway), so a restaurant located here has to rely on satisfied local customers coming back again and again. A restaurant that succeeds in such an environment must be doing something right. Cafe...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2706 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2517
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-322-2906
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