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Walter's Restaurant and Bakery

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308 N. Yale Avenue, Claremont, CA
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 11
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Brunch at Walter

Brunch at the bar is an interesting experience.Paintings on walls and ceilings are attractive.Service is attentive .Food is abundant and good.I had two eggs with excellent hash browns accompanied with whole wheat nan (afghan bread). Gravelax salmon with a kind of dutch sauce is also superb.We were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2013
GuyCarnac
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Carnac, France
Good for:
  • Large groups
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33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Claremont, California
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I have never gotten sick here, but I have heard of several people who have. I usually enjoy myself--eat vegetarian here, and you'll be just fine.

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Carnac, France
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132 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Brunch at the bar is an interesting experience.Paintings on walls and ceilings are attractive.Service is attentive .Food is abundant and good.I had two eggs with excellent hash browns accompanied with whole wheat nan (afghan bread). Gravelax salmon with a kind of dutch sauce is also superb.We were a group of 14 celebrating the birthday of my grandson.

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

They have the BEST clam chowder! It is not always on the menu, but when it is, it rivals even Monteray Bay area!

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La Verne, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The food has been mediocre (not even bad enough to be terrible) twice. The service is always abysmal. It is a family run place and the nieces who are the servers don't have to worry. It is all just bad. There are a lot of places to eat in the Village and in Claremont. Even nice places where you can... More 

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Cody, Wyoming
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15 reviews 15 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Walters has wonderful food and generous drinks but the noise level is deafening. It's pretty inmpossible to have any kind of conversation. That said, I still keep going back because it's really that good.

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ashland OR
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Had dinner with family including two youngsters. Friendly staff, attentive. Menu is influenced by Afghan owners but ethnic dish I had was a little disappointing compared to authentic Afghan restaurant I have eaten at. Large menu offers a full range of interesting items though. This place is very large with a really nice indoor outdoor patio that adds lots of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

I’ve been to Walter’s Restaurant several times for dinner only. It is a large restaurant with apparently three different seating areas. The front seems to be the more bar like area, then there is an indoor patio and an outdoor patio and then a large, long room that goes in the back with a fireplace at the back. When walking... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I am not crazy about this place, I always order the wrong thing and am not happy. My husband loves it and always knows the right thing to order

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

We've had dozens of meals at Walter's over the last five years, and, sadly, have seen it become mediocre at best and sleazy at worst, as explained below. At first we enjoyed its old-timey ambience (it was founded by the Ghafarshad family 40 years ago, and is something of a Claremont institution), and didn't mind the food being less than... More 

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Oxnard, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

I had never heard of the breaded french frys they make and they are very tastey. The food was average other than the fries, but the ambiance was really nice to sit on the patio and see the cars drive by in this quaint town.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 308 N. Yale Avenue, Claremont, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Afghan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?