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Posted by greatfood=heaven on 03/18/2011
The food at peacefood is great- my favorite is the Japanese pumpkin sandwich, the salads, the banana nut bread...all great! I have to peacefood many times and each time the service disappoints! Eventually, I will get so fed up that I will just not go. Dear Owner, you have a nice thing going...why not work on the service?
Posted by Sylvia H on 03/17/2011
My husband and I just stumbled on the cafe and thought it great except for the fact that there appeared to be nothing organic there.
Posted by Andrea on 02/06/2011
The first time I ate here, I fell in love and I am not even a vegetarian or vegan. I have to admit, the food is great for the most part. Yet time after time, the service is BEYOND poor. Waiting 15 minutes for a glass of water, unfriendly servers who are almost to the point of rude. It's sad because I really feel like we kept giving them the benefit of the doubt and kept coming back. Today was the last day as we won't be going back. We decided to sit at the bartop as there were no tables. We were not greeted at all. We had to ask the waitress at the counter to take our order. We normally LOVE the brussel sprouts but today they came out cold and soggy. We mentioned this to our server who rolled his eyes and said they would 'reheat' them. They stuck them in the oven for 5 minutes and when they came out, yes, they were warm, but even more soggy and flavorless than before. We sent them back as they were inedible. Upon sending them back, the manager proceeded to tell us that we were wrong and that they werent soggy, they were cooked fresh from the morning (mind you we ate at about 3pm). He said they dont have enough time to cook them to order so they are always cooked the morning of and reheated. I guess i could rant on and on about how poor the service was, but please go ahead and try for yourself. A waste of a $50 lunch for 3 people.
Posted by anonymous on 01/16/2011
The service was fine- and the place was packed when we were there. ( We made reservations though). The food was amazing: chickpea fries- delicious and have a nice kick to it, mushroom dumplings- delicious. The mushroom pizza was amazing, the potato pizza was great- though you need to like olives bc you can definitely taste them. The sushi was okay- watery and interesting textures. The quinoa salad was nice and refreshing. The bombay delight shake, recommended by the server, was surprisingly delicious! The coffee and latte were great too. Clearly, we really enjoyed this place. Overall, the food was amazing, ambiance was nice and clean. We would definitely recommend this place!
Posted by melanie b. on 01/13/2011
I work in the general vicinity of this restaurant and as a long-time vegetarian/new vegan, I was so thrilled when this establishment opened up. Their food is phenomenol!! (allbeit a bit overpriced) My favorites are the Japanese Pumpkin Sandwich and the Seasonal Grilled Veggie Sandwich. Oh, and the Magic Cookies! Sadly, there are a variety of other items on the menu I would love to try, but the experience of being in that restaurant keeps me from going back very often. The majority of the staff have pretentious attitudes (the last server I had was actually obnoxious!) and/or are lacking in public service skills. The last time I went, it took the staff 20 minutes (no exaggeration) to take my order, make me a veggie sandwich and serve it to me. (I had also clearly ordered it as take out and they put it on a plate for eat-in, then acted like I was a pain in the neck for wanting it "to go".) They take their old sweet time to get things done, regardless of whether it's slow or busy in there. Most of the staff would probably be better off smoking clove cigarettes and annoying people by talking too loudly about stupid topics at a cafe. But back to the food.... I fully support their use of all organic, vegan ingredients and they do make yummy, nutritious meals and desserts! They also support animal rights causes, which I am always in favor of. I just wish the staff would pull their heads out of their trendy butts and realize the world does not revolve around them, customers don't care to hear them gabbing about their personal lives, and the whole point of Peacefood Cafe should be to serve healthy, humane food to the public in a friendly, efficient manner. I recommend the food highly (get your wallets out), but be prepared to be annoyed. Thanks! :)
Posted by neighborhood eater on 12/29/2010
Here's the deal - Peacefood serves good food. It is fresh and nicely prepared. The vegan baked goods are excellent. I'm a baker and rarely buy prepared baked goods because they are generally not nearly as good as what I can bake; but Peacefood does it right. However - EATER BEWARE. The service is awful. Whether you are dining in or taking out, the service is generally, universally, horribly bad. The attitude of the staff ranges from self righteous to downright rude. In excusable at any price, and Peacefood prices are steep.
Posted by kiwinyc on 12/27/2010
We are visiting from New Zealand and thought that New Zealand's vegan offerings were right up there but Peacefood Cafe exceeded our expectations of food, service and ambience. All outstanding. World Class.