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Cape Fear Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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25191 Hwy 116, Duncans Mills, CA
+1 707-865-9246
09:00 - 20:30
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Santa Rosa, California
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1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On Fri, Dec 30, 2016 at 2:22 AM, DENVERHIGH <rikkolorado@yahoo.com> wrote: Two of my sons, grandson and myself had lunch at your place and even though there was roof work. dining done we didn't care. Thought I would let you know about the Meat Loaf you serve. Two of us had it two different styles. The portion were more than... More 

Thank denverhigh
Sacramento, California
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by with our dog for breakfast on the patio. It was a balmy 38 degrees. The patio heaters weren't workimg bit we made do with good, hot coffee. It was worth the chilly air. The eggs were cooked perfectly for the omelets, with fried oysters topping my husband's. Service was great, and they didn't mind stepping out of what... More 

Thank Kristin Z
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We selected this restaurant based on previous excellent reviews! My goodness, the service is absolutely terrible! We have been waiting an hour for our salad and burger - ridiculous! It would have been great if the server had shared that they were really backed up. I'fear' this will be our last visit to Cape Fear!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

. I really want to write a review on this restaurant... a little café with superb,wonderful food... We never had more delicious eggs benedict in our life !! What surprise me the most was the aioli.... not the aioli you find in American restaurant (I always complaint about it), but an aioli like you find in France (I am French,... More 

Thank AnniedePetaluma
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This restaurant is in a great location. Very beautiful place. Decided to eat here and I had the classic eggs Benedict.So delicious!!! Need to go back.

Thank Bachtrumpet180
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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184 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop here for breakfast on our way from Bodega Bay up the Sonoma coast. What a great place for breakfast! We both opted for the Hangtown Fry, eggs, potatoes, veggies, cheese and sausage topped with fried oysters. Fantastic! Couldn't eat anything else until 3:30! Highly recommended for great food in a funky place.

Thank james f
Bear, Delaware
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111 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Looking for a place to have lunch while taking in the country side in the Russian Valley we found the Cape Fear Cafe. Service was prompt and pleasant and the Cafe clean and friendly. I ordered the turkey cranberry sandwich with fries. Fries were excellent and sandwich tasty. Another had the cold Thai salad with shrimp ... Huge portions and... More 

Thank Barbilovestotravel
Northbridge, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were just driving through after a morning of hiking. Duncan Mills is a must see little town. We never imagined we'd find good food here. The cute little cafe offers indoor and outdoor seating. We sat outside surrounded by beautiful gardens. Our waitress was a sweetheart and seemed very invested in making our experience there pleasant. My husband had... More 

Thank optomdoc
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

When the restaurant we went to was closed we were told to try this one. It's not much to look at but WOW! The food is fantastic and the service is great! We WILL go back for sure. We met some nice local folks who frequent the place and they were having the most delicious mussels and pasta dishes. I... More 

Thank Laura N
Calistoga, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

A great little place in tiny Duncan Mills - just a few miles inland from Jenner. Clam chowder is wonderful and the sandwiches and salads were so good we ate there two days in a row. Highly recommend!

Thank debrak713

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25191 Hwy 116, Duncans Mills, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Duncans Mills
  • Phone Number: +1 707-865-9246

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