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Sandpiper Cafe

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429 W Willoughby Ave, Juneau, AK 99801-1727
907-586-3150
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6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 147
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  • 77
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Classic and classy breakfast diner!!

This is THE place to take your best friends and family or business colleagues for breakfast. Worth the wait. Unique and fresh menu items, Alaskan flavors (smoked salmon, berries) are part of menu items that satisfy. Better coffee than some places.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Lisa B
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

This is THE place to take your best friends and family or business colleagues for breakfast. Worth the wait. Unique and fresh menu items, Alaskan flavors (smoked salmon, berries) are part of menu items that satisfy. Better coffee than some places.

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Durham
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This place was a local recommendation, and there was a long wait for breakfast/brunch. Even after getting seated, it's not a place where you're going to be hurried - the service was leisurely. It was completely worth it - the range of dishes was fantastic, the food was great and the portions enormous and covered with juicy local berries. Really... More 

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Alexander
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The menu is quite varied,the servings are large and the food is out of this world! The service is excellent and delivery time was awesome also.

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Moravia, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It is busy and a local favourite. I don't think there is a bad choice on the menu. I think the prices are dictated by the location, because just about everything is more expensive than the lower 48. With that in mind, the prices are reasonable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Usually with a trendy place like this (man buns adorned by waiters...) the food is worth the douchey vibe. We wouldn't go back. Big portions, good presentation, but nothing special. Also our waitress was rude.....

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We stopped at the Sandpiper Café due to its rating on Trip Advisor. Having read some of the reviews on this site, I was ready for some high prices, so that wasn’t a huge factor for me. We were prepared for some great food, even though it might be a little pricey, but after all, it seems everything is pricey... More 

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Somerset, Kentucky, United States
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We had breakfast here as we were staying at the driftwood next door and had read good reviews. It is not the cheapest breakfast but they give you A LOT of food, so it is not that bad for the amount. I really enjoyed my French toast but found bacon to be not well cooked and couldn't really eat it.... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I miss Fiddlehead. This place is overrated and expensive. The food is just so-so. Very granola-y and I almost expect a vegan lecture every time I go in.

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Centralia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The Sandpiper is a hidden treasure that locals know about. The place is always packed, and the food is wonderful. Large portions. Be prepared for a wait in line to get into the restaurant, but it is worth the time.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This restaurant was open between 9 am and 2pm. We (7 of us) reached this cafe at 1.40pm, and there was a empty table available. The staff or manager refused to allow us to sit at the table, stating that it is closing time. We had to settle for a take away and eat in the car. The food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 429 W Willoughby Ave, Juneau, AK 99801-1727
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Juneau
  • Phone Number: 907-586-3150
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm

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