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“Very enjoyable lunch”
Review of City Lights Cafe

City Lights Cafe
Ranked #9 of 70 Restaurants in Sylva
Price range: US$1 - US$13
Cuisines: Healthy, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Description: We are a casual counter-service cafe with local and organic selections, as well as gluten-free and dairy-free options. We serve local draft beer, wine by the glass and bottle as well as locally roasted coffees and espresso drinks. We have a pet-friendly patio and free wifi.
south carolina
Level 6 Contributor
464 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Very enjoyable lunch”
Reviewed 24 October 2013 via mobile

My wife & I stopped by for lunch & enjoyed it thoroughly. The cafe is In a small house, eclectic with a warm friendly atmosphere. Orders are given at the register & you take a number to display at a table. We split a chicken salad sandwich which was delicious. Two glasses of Wente Chardonnay went well & we finished with a cappuccino each. This was a very nice lunch venue & we would return.

Visited October 2013
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Cary, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Closed Early On A Saturday Night”
Reviewed 12 October 2013 via mobile

Drove over after the Western Carolina Band Competition. Got there at 8:30 pm. They were closed. Very disappointing as their website said they close at 9 pm. Definitely won't recommend.

1 Thank George I
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Sarasota, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Fresh food”
Reviewed 10 October 2013

We loved the friendly service, fresh food and excellent menu choices. There's also a box of toys in the back for kids and some kid friendly menu items. The dark roast coffee was wonderful.

Visited October 2013
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Charlotte NC
Level 5 Contributor
85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“The Dessert Crepes are to Die For”
Reviewed 6 October 2013

During a recent girl's mountain weekend, we stopped in for dinner on a Saturday night. The restaurant was mostly empty, so the wait time was minimal. All 6 of us raved about our dinners and several of us went back and ordered dessert. I split a chocolate raspberry cheesecake crepe and it was to die for. In addition to tasting great, the presentation was what I would expect from an upscale restaurant. If I were ever again in the area, I would definitely stop back again even if just for dessert. Prices were very reasonable considering the portion sizes.

While several other reviewers focused on the lack of table service, I would instead say that you are getting fancy restaurant quality at café prices.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank cjohn416
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Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Generous portions of simple but sophisticated food”
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Unpretentious cafe with a nice selection of simple, well-executed choices. Something for everyone, even the vegans. The desserts are amazingly good Not inexpensive, but portion size is huge!

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank AvailableLight
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