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Café Alfresco

Sidewalk Café & Bistro

Relax and enjoy delicious cuisine in the casual atmosphere of our unique Tampa Bay-area restaurant, located in downtown Dunedin, FL, at the crossroads of the Pinellas Trail and Main street. “Alfresco” means ‘fresh air’ and you’ll feel like you’re dining in the open air on our beautiful, climate-controlled patio.

The menu at Café Alfresco is inspired by countries around the world, combined with great American cuisine and made fresh daily.

The Café is reasonably priced and fun. Bikers, walkers and skaters from the Pinellas Trail along with avid shoppers find it an excellent place to pause and relax. The restaurant features a selection of summer specials as well as a take-out menu.  Enjoy a leisurely cocktail or sample our wide selection of beer and wine at the full service bar. To satisfy a sweet tooth, the pastry selection is mouth watering, made fresh daily and complimented by a cup of coffee or cappuccino. Café Alfresco is your downtown Dunedin destination for a refreshing light bite or a hearty entrée.

Our outdoor patio is pet friendly. To ensure you and your pup have the best possible experience with us, please review the City of Dunedin’s Doggy Dining Rules.

Serving Monday – Thursday 11AM – 9PM. Friday 10AM – 10PM (Brunch 10AM – 2PM). Saturday 10AM – 10PM (Brunch 10AM – 2PM). Sunday 10AM – 9PM (Brunch 10AM – 2PM). Daily Happy Hour 3PM – 6PM.

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Great food and awesome service. Love this place!

Patti K.    January 20, 2020  

I will be honest. I didn't expect this little quaint cafe to serve me a wonderful steak like my favorite steakhouse. But our waitress Carly highly recommended it so I gave it a try. We started with shrimp alfresco. Crispy, snappy, shrimp with a delicious aioli sauce and a pineapple slaw. Very good. Before we left we ordered a second portion to take home. Then our entrees came out. The first thing I noticed when my plate came out (with mashed potatoes and green beans), is that the dish LOOKED appetizing. Like a picture out of a magazine. Some places don't realize just how important presentation is. Whoever plated my food takes pride in their work. Then I noticed the meat was nice and lean with barely any fat. It had a pad of seasoned butter on top which was also nice. Ordered mid rare and cooked right on the money. It was a very tasty meal all around. I would've paid $24 for that plate if the strip was maybe an ounce or two larger. But very happy at $21. My wife had chicken marsala with mushrooms. I had some of it. Another tasty dish. Let me add this was a Thursday evening and within 20 minutes of us being seated, the place was full. On a Thursday. Apparently we came just at the right time. We will absolutely be back. Thank you for a nice evening.

Sal M.    January 18, 2020  

Great Pastrami Sandwich, ordered before seeing Prime Rib was the Special on Sundays, won't happen again

Andy A.    January 19, 2020  

People love us and so will you!

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