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“You can not get better”
Review of Cafe Tango

Cafe Tango
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

They serve the best of everything the service can not be equaled. The food matches anything you would get in major American cities and you are at the worlds best beach.

Thank Rose K
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

As a semi-local for a couple of years now, we had heard of Cafe Tango, as a small, quaint, romantic, special occasion kind of place! We just never got around to making reservations and going when we were ready for a more upscale and romantic experience. We are glad we finally took the chance to do so.

First, the place is small and you likely will need a reservation during busy months or weekends.

Second, it is an upscale place and you can dress up as desired. However, it is not a “jacket required” kind of fancy, more of a tropical resort kind of fancy. My wife wore a comfy sundress and I wore linen shorts and linen button up shirt. This is not a t-shirt and cutoff shorts kind of place - don’t degrade it or yourself by going in beach wear.

Third, it is a romantic and quiet kind of place. When we were there the whole place was couples with exception of one 4 top table with two couples. It is great for couples or 2,3, even 4 couples to experience a special occasion! It is not a place for even larger parties and for the love of all things special, please leave your noisy kids with a sitter. Think of the space as a repurposed house that has a kitchen - then the family room and dining room run together and serve as the eating area. Needless to say, you are definitely sharing the experience with everyone else there that evening, so respect that or you will ruin it for everyone.

Fourth, wine only , with a few craft beers sometime available. This is not AJs , so don’t come for a big drinking experience. They have awesome wines by the glass or bottle and they are expertly chosen. So enjoy some great vino. We actually saw 2 couple walk in with beers and solo cups and in their “roll off the beach wear”... we were happy they chose to leave when they saw the special environment here.

Fifth, the food was completely awesome. I love a good fillet Mignon. Previously I reserved getting fillets on 30A at two of the other fine dining places, especially Cafe 30A. Well, Cafe Tango is now our go to place for the best fillet on 30A. The salads with homemade dressing, the seafood stuffed peppers, and the unreal awesome deserts (Key Lime Pie and Creme Brûlée) were all wonderful. This is clearly a foodie place and a real top quality food experience.

Sixth, the service was impeccable. Since the place is small, with maybe a dozen tables, the service is very attentive. The fellow serving us was Walter and he was definitely a PRO. Great service in every way.

Finally, yes this is not for every group and not for every situation. This is a really quaint and special place. When it is the right time and you have the right group, then you will have an amazing time! We look forward to our next visit!!

Thank Jeff H
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

The lamb--wow
The wine-equally impressive
The location-great old cottage, quiet
The service-cannot ask for any better when you get one of the owners

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Thank LeeBerger
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

IT is consistent, great service, small but fun place to eat. Especially nice for a couples night out.

Thank Rose K
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

We have been coming to 30A fro 6 years, and we think this little restaurant provided our best meal on 30A. Fresh fish served in several different preparations and the lamb chops were great. Small, intimate place - reservations recommended.

Thank Richard W
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