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Cafe Sarafornia

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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DRINKS
COFFEE, TEA, HOT COCOA
$2.95
Dark Roast Coffee
$3.5
Two Leaves Tea
$3.25
Iced Coffee
$3.5
Iced Tea
$4.25
Hot Chocolate with Whipped Cream
COLD
$3.5
Arnold Palmer
$4.0
Fresh Lemonade
$2.95
Calistoga Mineral Water
$3.5
Italian Iced Soda
Small $3.0
Large $3.75
Milk
SODA
$2.95
Coke
$2.95
Sprite
$2.95
Root Beer
JUICE
7oz $4.5
10oz $6.0
Orange Juice, Fresh Hand-Squeezed
7oz $4.75
10oz $6.5
Grapefruit
7oz $4.75
10oz $6.5
Pomegranate
7oz $3.0
10oz $4.0
Cranberry
7oz $3.0
10oz $4.0
Apple
SHAKES
$5.75
Black Cow
$5.75
Chocolate Shake
$5.75
Vanilla Shake
$5.5
Orange Freeze
$5.75
Milkshake
ESPRESSO BAR
$4.0
Latte
$4.0
Cappuccino
$4.5
Mocha
$3.25
Espresso
$4.5
Americano
$4.5
Cafe Ole
$1.0
Add Shot
ALCOHOL
WINE
5 oz. Glass $10.0
8 oz. Carafe $9.0
Red Wine
5 oz. Glass $8.0
8 oz. Carafe $10.0
White Wine
BEER
$6.0
Craft Beer
$5.0
Lager Beer
About
Café Sarafornia is one of the last diners left in the Napa Valley and is a well-known (dare we say "famous"?) local destination for good food at a good value. We offer breakfast all day, and feature not only classic diner fare (Corned Beef Hash, Steak and Eggs, Chicken Fried Steak, 2+2+2) but our own take on breakfast and lunch with local Napa Valley flair (Brannan Benedict, Wildcat Scrambler, Palisades Omelet, Jalisco Wrap, and a Bombay Chicken Sandwich). Café Sarafornia is a great place get something to "soak up those tannins" before going wine tasting at one of the many world-class tasting rooms within walking distance in downtown Calistoga. Kids and families are always welcome.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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All reviews hash browns french toast huevos rancheros potatoes sandwich breakfast all day breakfast place great breakfast spot late breakfast every morning worth the wait visit calistoga napa valley the wait staff the main drag great coffee wine tasting
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is the greatest, it has been here for at least forever 😂 breakfast and lunch decent portions $9-$17 plates, fresh squeezed juice, killer chunky homemade cornbeef hash great black coffee, a medium sized place so if you come on the weekends with four...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank marcus h
Cafe-Sarafornia, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Sarafornia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a kind review. We appreciate your continued visits to share breakfast with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for breakfast/lunch. Ordered chili verdi eggs and curry chicken salad. First, great service with a large cup of good coffee. The chili verde was delicious, very flavorful with enough of kick. My curry chicken sandwich was delicous with an onion jam that offset...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sr201753j9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for lunch, especially if you want something light & healthy. Great location in heart of Calistoga. Average coffee though.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seeing a line for breakfast we imagined the food would be great, but we were wrong. It's not bad it's just ok and nothing special. If you want basic eggs and hash browns and bacon-it's fine. My friend had the "huevos rancheros" which were bland,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank buckrael
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Great little place. Good food and great service. My husband accidentally gave the waitress too much money. She chased us down to give us our money back. She could have kept it and we would never have known. It’s nice to know there are still...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Msworty
Cafe-Sarafornia, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Sarafornia, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Thank you for the compliments and we are always proud to serve you!

Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

Classic American diner with plenty of options and great service. Really friendly staff. The place is popular so may have to wait a short time for a table.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KateC1999
Cafe-Sarafornia, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Sarafornia, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Thank you for giving us a try! We appreciate your positive feedback.

Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We spent a night in Calistoga and stopped in for breakfast this morning around 10:30 Short wait, pleasant staff, great coffee, and incredible food! Definitely recommended in you’re in the area and need a meal before moving on! Don’t miss this favorite spot!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jim S
Cafe-Sarafornia, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Sarafornia, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Thank you for stopping in and for sharing you experience with us! Please feel welcome to stop back in whenever you visit town.

Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I were in Calistoga for a girls weekend and had breakfast at Cafe Sarafornia on our last morning in the town. The service was excellent and the food was delicious!! It’s a small place and had a wait everyone we would pass...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jenniferbL1225AG
Cafe-Sarafornia, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Sarafornia, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2018

We really appreciate your kind feedback and all the lovely photos! Thank you for visiting us while you were in town and please stop back in anytime.

Reviewed November 12, 2018

Six girlfriends trying to dine together ended up in us splitting 2 outside tables on a beautiful November Sunday. Super busy place, very popular obviously. Had a bit of a wait which we didn't mind but the waitress who informed us of that was not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CMC_03
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

This place was the breakfast spot to be. People were lined up outside waiting, but the wait wasn’t very long. The coffee was strong and the owner was hospitable. Food was okay, a little pricey for breakfast food though.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank familyis4ever
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Response from CasperGraceGGH24 | Reviewed this property |
hello, honestly, i feel like its always busy (very good sign) never a long wait. way worth the wait
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