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Cafe Chloe

721 9th Ave, Downtown's East Village, San Diego, CA 92101-6481
+1 619-232-3242
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (47 reviews)
“croque madame” (23 reviews)
“poached eggs” (26 reviews)
All hours
French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
721 9th Ave, Downtown's East Village, San Diego, CA 92101-6481
Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The neighborhood is quiet, not overrun by tourists, and there is exceptional food to be found. My husband joined me in SD for a conference, and while I spent my time at the convention center, he wandered off the beaten path and found this gem....More

Thank philosopferqueen2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

This isa small charming restaurant with great french casual food. My personal fav are the mussels ! But the onion soup is amazing. Good for lunch or dinner.

Thank AlbertoMay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with spouse for Mother's Day. He was told that they would have a special menu for the day and they didn't that we could tell. We were seated at a higher level, balcony almost. It was very loud with a large family group just...More

Thank Klawonn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard from reliable friends that the Cafe was lovely and it certainly was/is. Had a long chatty dinner with excellent wine, the onion tart is really wonderful - flaky, savory, delicious, and all that followed was too. Well prepared vegetables, terrific sauces, as one might...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returned to have the fois gras tourchon appetizer and moules frites. Great service and great food. What a pleasure to dine here.

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding lunch. Best French onion soup ever! I had a green salad to accompany the soup and my husband had the lox. Best lunch in San Diego with outside seating and a great wine list.

Thank CanadianTraveller055
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A great find! So many tasty flavors! Great atmosphere, great wine and beer list, and that carrot cake bread pudding is a life changer!

Thank Ouraymainstreet... O
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a quaint and great restaurant. The wines are wonderful and food is delicious. This visit we just dropped in for a couple glasses of wine. Both very yummy. Definately drop by if in neighborhood. The staff is very friendly and knowledagble. The...More

Thank SeanandJoice
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Cute bistro with delicious food. The cheese plate was beautifully presented and so good. Everyone in my group was happy with their meal. Restaurant is small so make sure to make a reservation but they were able to accommodate our group of 8 well.

Thank butkusr
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Overall enjoyed the atmosphere and the service. We ordered many appetizers Nd severL were unavailable which really killed the experience, ended up going elsewhere for the main course.

Thank NHThom
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Is it noisy?
4 April 2016|
Response from Sarah P |
It can be depending on how crowded it is and if there are larger parties. I gets quieter later in the day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 9th Ave, Downtown's East Village, San Diego, CA 92101-6481
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-3242
  • E-mail
Adorable Jewel box of a Cafe, serving Brunch, Happy Hour, and Dinner daily.
A bit of Paris for the Locals!