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“Eat before you go to the Midway” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fantail Cafe

Fantail Cafe
Ranked #434 of 4,609 Restaurants in San Diego
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Fast food
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Temecula
Level Contributor
50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Eat before you go to the Midway”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2012

We were so sorry we waited to eat on the Midway at the Fantail Cafe. It was one of the worst meals and at a high price. $9 for a hamburger and chips. The kids had grilled cheese sandwiches which my husband thought were frozen first and then microwaved. The entire meal was just awful. Take our advice, don't eat there.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank mikrin
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globeseeker007
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1,099 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,125 helpful votes
“good food on a great ship”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2011

This cafe is located on the fantail of the USS Midway and the food is pretty good. We had sandwiches and chips and a cold drink while taking a break during the several hours that we spent on board. There's a net over the back that is suppose to keep the pigeons out but a few of the sneaky creatures seem to find a way to get around it. However, they just add to the ambiance of the place. One has a nice view off the fantail while eating.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank globeseeker007
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El Paso, Texas
Level Contributor
67 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Food with a view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2011

Eating on the back of an aircraft carrier is worth doing, it is a little pricey but is to be expected in a tourist attraction. Food is pretty good and plenty of variety for a place like this.

    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank MMWWMM222
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AZ
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88 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“What you would expect”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2008

This is located on the USS Midway and offers basic food at higher prices, but that is what I would expect for being on the USS Midway. It's kind of like fast food where you take your food back to your seat. There is plenty of seating.

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Thank AZ4Moi
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