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“Cozy, casual setting with excellent food!”
Review of Castroville Cafe

Castroville Cafe
Ranked #1 of 38 Restaurants in Castroville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$19
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We happened upon this little restaurant by accident. It is not visible from Hwy 90, so we had never seen it. Wow! What a neat place! It is set in an old home surrounded by outside dining areas under large shady trees. We opted to dine inside, where we found several small rooms in a very cozy environment. There are historic pictures of Castroville buildings on the walls and the environment reeks of the town's history.

The lunch menu is excellent: Soup, salad, hot and cold sandwiches and a couple of entrees. We had the Landmark Roast beef sandwich and the Gourmet burger. Both were excellent - large servings, served hot with lots of melted cheese. I was not overly impressed with my Caesar salad (lettuce, croutons and Caesar dressing) but the chicken tortilla soup was great. The service was a little on the slow side, but they were very busy and the wait staff were very attentive.

We will definitely be back!

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Thank PamRoad
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Visited for a weekday lunch with friends. Waitress was very friendly and explained items on the menu. Our food was delivered quickly and was very tasty. We sat outside on the porch area and it was very pleasant. They also had seating inside as well as a shaded garden area. Very nice!

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Thank Bob C
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

After a storm, weddings, and municipal inaction disrupted our plans for an outdoor gathering, I was left with a last minute Saturday night hunt for dinner for 12 (plus). Not only did Castroville Cafe accommodate us gracefully, but the food was well prepared, varied in menu, and served with professionalism.

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Thank PM S
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with our best friends! The food was fabulous! Large portions, great flavor, all homemade including the dessert and excellent staff!

Thank worldchamp2000
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Ever had one of those experiences where you expected one thing and then it was just meh... ? Beautiful day at a beautiful old restaurant with a menu that changes daily (a huge plus!) Unfortunately that is as far as it got. Starts off with a bee flying down my shirt and stinging me followed by an abnormal wait for our food, which came out cold. And bland. However, the lasagna special of the day was VERY good and loaded with meet. Just not as impressed as we expected.

Thank E-Rockin
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