San Jose >Cardinal Coffee Shop Lounge
UNWASHED HANDS. The quality of the food has steadily declined from just a few years ago. The kicker happened in the men's bathroom when I witnessed a kitchen staff member use the urinal and go back to the kitchen without washing his hands. But, to make matters worse, I informed the hostess what I saw and she denied it happened in the best broken English she could muster.
Great food anytime of the day or night - 7 days a week and great service..... I love Karaoke and just started going to the Cardinal on Wednesday nights for the great Karaoke on that night. I usually go in early and have something to eat at the restaurant. The food is great and the portions in most cases more than I can handle. The service is great and in the bar it is the same. The bar is great as most everyone is having a good time and no outrageous noise or troublemakers as I have seen in some bars around town. Great place and reccomend all the facilities that are available there.
Best diner open after midnight. I'm sure you can find better fare, better service, better value during day-worker's hours, but I don't think you can find anything better after then. Loved the lights; I recommend you be in perky mood, ready for a diner meets Vegas atmosphere. My french toast was yummy. It was not too soggy, and had a good eggy flavor. The apple pie was average. Service was slow.
Hungry. If its late and your looking for a place other than Denny's...This is it. Loads of choices. Good portions and tasty deserts.....There is also an ajoining lounge w/music. With the lights and decor it reminds you of Vegas.
Breakfast all day and late-night noshes are served up with saucy flair at this diner-lounge..
Any time of day, the red-flecked vinyl booths overflow with hungry patrons, dining on anything from prime rib to moussaka to Belgian waffles and Philly cheese steaks. The adjacent lounge offers a full array of cocktails and nightly entertainment--including karaoke and live music. The extensive menu, super-quick waitstaff and retro-diner atmosphere make it popular with the late-night, post-party set.
Food is not as good as it is advertised Very expensive compared to the quality.
This place is certainly not a great location to take friends for a late nite dinner or breakfast.
Lounge appeal. You gotta love the cardinal lounge. It is such a fun place to go late night and grab some well priced eats. I love that there is live music and a cocktail lounge. Very comforting. So cheesy it is chic.
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