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“A simply excellent dining experience” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Z Cafe

Z Cafe
Ranked #2 of 14 Restaurants in Bonsall
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lakeside, California, United States
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A simply excellent dining experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

Our group came to the Z Cafe in Bonsall after an event in Fallbrook for a leisurely lunch and we all thought the food, service and ambiance were perfect. I had the Hawaiian BBQ Chicken bowl with brown rice (they offer both white and brown), my wife chose a cup of chicken noodle soup with a half sandwich and said she thought it was a great choice for the cost. I believe my BBQ bowl was an excellent amount of tasty food for the price. The location is on the upper floor of their building; there is no elevator from the ground but if you park in the rear lot there is a walking bridge directly into the second floor restaurant so no steps are required - a plus for any impaired persons. We were referred by one of our members and she did not steer us wrong!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank David A
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English first
Fallbrook
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2013

Went with a friend for breakfast. He had a hugemongous bowl of oatmeal. I had an omelet. Both were great.

Visited October 2013
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2 Thank susnobie
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Los Angeles
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102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“GREAT BREAKFASTS!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013

I wasn't quite sure that I wanted to eat breakfast at an art gallery but once you get inside the
ambiance is great and the clientele it's a mix of younger and retired folks; we were four on our party and we all had a different item from their breakfast menu and I had to admit that my daughter made the best choice by ordering the Montecristo (tasty and full of goodies) that can
easily feed 2 people; I had the Bonsall burrito ant it was tasty and the veggies were so fresh along with their potatoes, we also tried the french toast and the sunrize; my only concern was that
I like strong coffee and their coffee was a little weak for my taste but other than that I will come back to the Z Cafe next time in the area.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Alma R
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Fallbrook, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Z Cafe is consistently good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2013

Z Cafe is a great atmosphere with an outdoor patio. There are generous portions. There's a full bar and it's a fun place for parties. You have to try the turkey, bacon and avocado sandwich. you'll only be able to eat half of it!

Visited May 2013
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3 Thank Julie R
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“An Easy/Breezy Cafe in Bonsall”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2013

We can easily recommend the Z Cafe, especially the laid-back, easy-breezy patio mid-afternoon. It's a delightful spot for lunch, early evening wine or cocktails, then dinner. The hour is always right, the atmosphere is always friendly. They also allow well-behaved canines & this is always a treat for us. Just the other day we stopped by for lunch. I had the Mahi-Mahi & my wife had the Cobb Salad. My Mahi was perefectly prepared, & my wife commented on her dish: "This is the benchmark for Cobb Salads." Need I say more?... Oh, yes, by the way, GO!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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5 Thank agolfpro2
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