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Karen's Bakery

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French, American, Cafe, Bistro
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705 Gold Lake Drive, Folsom, CA 95630
916.985.2665
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6:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Casual atmosphere, enticing desserts

Came here for breakfast and sat in the outdoor dining area. Ordered the apple sausage breakfast which includes scrambled eggs and potatoes. It was good with ample portions. The staff seem to know many of the customers, very personable....so personable that someone behind me (who the cashier knew... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Came here for breakfast and sat in the outdoor dining area. Ordered the apple sausage breakfast which includes scrambled eggs and potatoes. It was good with ample portions. The staff seem to know many of the customers, very personable....so personable that someone behind me (who the cashier knew) got helped first before me, even though I was inline for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I enjoyed the casual atmosphere at Karen's, but the food was the standout. I had a breakfast burrito that included house made ricotta that is still etched in my memory over a year later. Can't wait to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Perfect for breakfast or lunch with great outdoor seating! Even though it will appear to be very busy at times they are quick and it's worth the wait!

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Lincoln, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Delicious food, fair prices, delightful casual atmosphere, pastry creation award-winning owner, outdoor patio, friendly staff, free parking, can't go wrong.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Karen's Bakery located on Gold Lake Drive in the Historic District of Folsom is a popular place judging by the long line-up in front of us to the counter. There was a large variety of eats on offer - pastries, sandwiches and coffee et. al. A nice place to sit & watch the 'World go-by'.

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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We recently had lunch at Karen's, and ordered salmon with pomegranate seeds. The salmon was cooked perfectly, and came with an inventive and beautifully prepared vegetable salad. Another lovely salad accompanied our order of a grilled chicken sandwich on very tasty all grain bread. The cafe latte was excellent, as was the iced sun tea. We had no room for... More 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Karen's is a great spot to meet a friend and hang out. We often go to Karen's and then head down to walk along the river. The coffee is pricey, but the muffins are inexpensive and delicious too. Recommend this place!

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Folsom, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Karen's Bakery has the best desserts in town and so many options! I love coming here for a sweet treat. The only downfall is that they are a little pricey so I don't get to visit as often as I would like. Great staff there as well and super friendly. Highly recommend this place if you have friends in town... More 

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

What a treasure this place is! Unusual home cooked menu, generous portions, fresh, served by helpful staff. Maybe a bit pricey, but the quality is worth it.

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Folsom, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food and desserts are delicious! Staff seems nice. It is a bit expensive for a pay-at-the-counter and wait for your food type restaurant. Nice patio for dining in the spring and fall.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 705 Gold Lake Drive, Folsom, CA 95630
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Folsom
  • Phone Number: 916.985.2665

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, American, Cafe, Bistro
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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