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Cafe Chloe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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721 9th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6481
+1 619-232-3242
07:30 - 22:30
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Sun 08:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 08:30 - 22:30
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Coronado, California
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337 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good food, good prices and good service mean it is a good restaurant, but, when you add a very friendly and helpful owner/manager, like Alison, you can begin to call it a GREAT restaurant. Everyone in our group was very pleased with all aspects of our brunch visit. The French Onion Soup was the closest taste to what I experienced... More 

Thank prevere
Brooklyn, NY
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63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Table for one on a Saturday night and though the menu is more American than French bistro the steak frites was satisfying and the wine selection on point. Staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank JWBklyn
Salt Lake City, Utah
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at cafe Chloe tonight, we had been here 4 years ago when we visited the area last. We enjoyed our dinner then and had high expectations for tonight, let me tell you we were not disappointed. Everything was delicious! We will have to back and try breakfast and lunch!

Thank wap1121
San Diego, California
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Completely wonderful space which you will not find anywhere else in this city. Part of the East Village development making downtown San Diego a bit more trendy and a little less touristy. Cafe Chloe is small, intimate and completely welcoming with rustic hard wood floors, a rounded marble bistro bar, nooks for small tables everywhere in this petite space which... More 

Thank leslienolimits
Yorktown, Virginia
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112 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great find slightly off the beaten tourist track. My steak frites was cooked beautifully, and the shoestring fries were some of the most flavorful I've ever had. My husband's salmon was equally well prepared. The pumpkin bread pudding was fantastic, and the caramel ice cream was heavenly. The Tokaji dessert wine that was the suggested pairing with the bread pudding... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brunch at Cafe Chloe is a must in the East Village. It's like being transported to a Parisian café. We enjoyed the steak tartare and the croque madame was divine. Our waitress Tiffany was fantastic. My mother said it was the "best brunch she ever had" and that she "could eat every meal here.". The whole staff, meal and setting... More 

Thank Kristin C
Jakarta, Indonesia
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Very tastefully appointed corner cafe with eclectic menu (pancakes next to steak tartare), yet very tasty, though a bit pricey. Kind and attentive wait staff. Ate in the loft, romantic, but cramped, especially when a second couple chose the location. Had to impose on them every time one had to get up. Nevertheless, very good food in a nice atmosphere.

Thank Bermusat
San Diego, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Cafe Chloe deserves a 100/5 rating. When you walk in you feel as if you've teleported to France. The food, service and ambiance are truly flawless! The wine and beer selection is phenomenal, and most of them are all imported from Europe. Whether you're going for a meal or just a glass of wine. This place is a must!

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Los Angeles, CA
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were looking for a place near our hotel and found this great little cafe. The staff were so nice and helpful - that perfect combination of providing you service without being overwhelmed. We had some wonderful wine, the little gems salad was very tasty (love anchovies!), and then steak/frites were over the top yummy. We had the salmon too... More 

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San Diego, California
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140 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We chose to try Café Chloe on a very hot day because of restaurant week, without knowing it does not have air conditioning. The food was excellent, and the service good (apologetic about the heat), but we did not linger!

Thank Darrell92104

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
French, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 9th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6481
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-3242

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