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Frodo Joe's Petit Cafe

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39286 Paseo Padre Pkwy, Fremont, CA 94538-1616
+1 510-790-0999
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, I stopped in after a Google search. I didn't know that most of the menu was crepes. Unfortunately, I'm on am elimination diet. The staff was excellent in accommodating my needs. The food was yummy, fairly inexpensive. The decor was welcoming, sorry of like a walk through Pier one.

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Thank Amanda V
san jose
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was there with my wife early March 2017. Amazed by the friendliness of staff. Menu offers both savory and sweet crepes , over 50 varieties. Tried Spanish Crepe with chili sauce and a Sweet Crepe more like short stack called LO LO MO MO. Both great. Very filling we had some to take home. Would return next time we visit... More 

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Thank strpyw
United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Great value crepe place where you'll be able to find a wide range of crepes both sweet and savory. Each comes with your choice of salad, fruit, pasta and more. Size is big but quality of ingredients isn't compromised at all. Price is reasonable. 2 ate with hot drinks for just under $25. Pic shows Santa Cruz 91

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Thank ZoeLarkin
San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Well-appointed small restaurant with many choices of savory and sweet crepes. Generous portions (could be shared if two people could agree on fillings). Clean, helpful waitstaff, efficient service. Loved my meal!

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Thank Pauline N
Mountain View, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Lovely experience lunching here with college friends. The unlimited fruit and basil scented water is the best on a hot day. The crepes are tasty and filling, fresh salads are a nice complement. They didn't pressure us to leave, either, so we had a great time catching up, and have planned to make this our go to place for future... More 

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Sonoma, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

I enjoy the atmosphere at this establishment. Friendly and calm. The water is wonderful and cherry. The crepes are fresh and filling. I like to eat dinner lunch or Breakfast here. they had a fabulous coffee bar too! Great for parties!

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Thank Lori T
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

I have always made it a point to savour their crepes when I am in Fremont. Their savory crepes, as also the dessert crepes, are awesome. And they are quite happy to serve you a fine crispy crepe ( which is the way I like them ). If you are there, dont miss it !

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Thank Shiv M
Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Ok, you think crepes and you think "stuffy French cuisine". Not at all. Informal setting, but the crepes are lovely. Terrific variety of dining options. We love this place.

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Thank cricketteer
Harbor City
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Sometimes a sweet treat is exactly what you need for a "pick me up" I ordered a banana and chocolate crepe to satisfy my sweet tooth. It was delicious. The cafe Americano I ordered was disappointing because they used flavored beans, which took away the aroma and taste of the roasted beans. The service was poor. The waitress took off... More 

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Thank Richard C
Rolling Hills Estates, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

I ordered a crepe which was good, not great. Service was very good, staff very nice, and interior quite pleasant. Will go again as it is an enjoyable place to spend an hour with friends.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
French, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39286 Paseo Padre Pkwy, Fremont, CA 94538-1616
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fremont
  • Phone Number: +1 510-790-0999

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