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323 10th Ave W, Palmetto, FL 34221-5047
+1 941-722-0800
08:00 - 15:00
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Palmetto, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Near the river,in what appears to be a historic building. Luncheon items very good = tables available for indoor seating.

Thank Noreen M
Ellenton, Florida
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

We like to try local and small restaurant, this one fit the bill. The food was good a varied menu the service slow, one person working. The place needs a good cleaning!! We probably will not return

Thank acandrilli
Bradenton, United States
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

I have passed this place many times in the past and finally decided to give it a try. I was really missing out by not stopping before. I'm always on the lookout for a good chicken salad sandwich. Too often I find they have shaved the chicken or chopped the chicken so small it is lost. To my delight I... More 

Thank Anna D
Maysville, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We loved this place! The girl and guy behind the counter were so friendly. Our food was made as we ordered it, and they offered fresh homemade sides to go with our sandwiches. It was just enough for us for lunch.

Thank ohmystars3
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite breakfast place ever. Martin is a great guy and makes me special omelettes. I had a dinner party for seven people a month ago. The food was gourmet..chicken paprikosh and broiled shrimp with a special Florida salad.

Thank Gerald R
Palmetto, Florida
Level Contributor
40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Service was good and the menu is very varied and good. It is located in an old office building which gives the owners some problems, the food is made to order, while excellent service is a little on the slow side. Should allow a little more time if you plan to go there.

1 Thank edbenn007
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Over priced very bland food! I left still hungry from the tiny portions served. The wait time for the food was ridiculous. I wont be back!

1 Thank bigrob027
Bradenton, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 July 2013

My husband and I got a couple of sandwiches to go. The Crusader Club and the Italian Wrap. The ingredients were so fresh and the flavors were amazing. The focaccia bread was incredible! The potato salad was delicious as well. We will definitely be returning. Our only complaint is that they are closed on Saturdays.

1 Thank Dotty M
Level Contributor
91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Visited the Crusader Cafe for lunch. I ordered a salad featuring sliced pears, pecans and a scoop of chicken salad on lettuce. It was a very modest scoop for the price ($7.25) and the lettuce used was nothing unusual. It wasn't served with a roll or other accompaniment. My husband ordered a pressed sandwich. Again, the sandwich was average and... More 

2 Thank ilenemac
Montgomery, Illinois
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Came for breakfast on a Sunday morning. We were the only ones there. There are only around 3 tables inside and around 4-5 more in the entry hallway. The breakfast was by no means anything special. Maybe their sandwiches are better. I would definitely not go back for breakfast. Overpriced too.

2 Thank Bonnie897

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cafe, American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 10th Ave W, Palmetto, FL 34221-5047
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: +1 941-722-0800

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