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Walnut Cafe

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3073 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80301-2509
(303) 447-2315
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7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Enjoyed it

The service was really good! The food was ok. We enjoyed the cafe. Lively atmosphere. Our server brought us a blueberry peach pie! That was delicious

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 28, 2015
Denver, Colorado
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Allen, Texas
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for the good local places and this hit the spot. they had some great pancake options and plenty of egg choices. We happened to be there on the special pie day as well and they have a wide selection of pies. Great place.

Thank bikeride_allen
Denver, Colorado
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100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

The service was really good! The food was ok. We enjoyed the cafe. Lively atmosphere. Our server brought us a blueberry peach pie! That was delicious

Thank natnordy
Boulder, Colorado
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

I wasn't even going to write this review and believe me I contemplated it. I don't really have all that much free time for that sort of thing with two small children. My two year old and I were out for breakfast while getting the car fixed. It's always been just an ok place. Scraping by with basic offerings and... More 

Thank JEB79
Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

LOVED the food. The tea selection was on point... the decadent coffee was amazing... we shared the almond french toast and a dill egg on top of an english muffin. It was delish! The wait staff was nice, but the gentleman who sat us was a bit rude. He sat us at an outside table (one of many available on... More 

Thank ErikaScheibe
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144 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

This is a longtime Boulder best for breakfast (brunch or lunch). All the basics plus some unique local scrambles and sandwiches. Every kind of coffee concoction is available - I love the Boulder latte! The service is fast and sassy, very Boulder casual and friendly. Lots of parking and an upbeat decor.

Thank Dave J
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Busy Sunday at 11:30 am. Always efficient servers even though very busy. Juevos rancheros delicious. Blueberry cornbread always a favorite.

Thank Jacqueline f
Limon, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

We consistent are handled gently, but speedily by staff; paired with great good every time! Walnut Cafe makes every breakfast special.

Thank Joe K
Boulder, Colorado
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86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Great spot for breakfast and lunch. This is my go-to spot for meeting people, both friends and business people, because of the quality of the food, value for the price, and the high quality, attentive, but not intrusive wait staff. All the breakfast are really good, especially any of the pancake meals as well as the omelets.

Thank Boulder11
Fort Collins, Colorado
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84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Come here for lunch every now and then. The food is what you would expect from a place like this. Just good Resturant food, nothing over the top. Service is good. We enjoy stopping in for,lunch once a month or so.

Thank Bryan P
Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Even though it was a busy weekend morning, we were seated quickly outside with time to digest the ample menu. The server was friendly, efficient, and knowledgable about ingredients and possible accommodations for my dietary needs. Food was yummy!

Thank Mlunu

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3073 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80301-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: (303) 447-2315

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm

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