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Walnut Cafe

3073 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80301-2509
(303) 447-2315
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Ranked #59 of 499 Restaurants in Boulder
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $6
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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79% Recommend
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English first
Longmont, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Walnut Cafe is kind of a Boulder mainstay. It's great for brunch on a weekend, or a breakfast or lunch get-together. It's very popular and there is often a wait. It's worth the wait. Service can be a little slow, especially if you eat outside. However, watching people try to park is entertainment enough while you wait for your server.... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Last year I've visited family that lives nearby and they took me to this Cafe. It was fabulous - this year I did not miss going there for breakfast even twice. The place is spacious and there is always room to have you even without a reservation. The stuff is very friendly and the food arrives quite fast, considering crowded... More

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Edmonds, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Loved the place! Great food at affordable prices for a larger family. Very friendly & attentive staff. Baked goods fresh & yummy. Definitely would go back !

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Austin, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We had a later breakfast here..it was busy on a weekday, and service was a little slow (reason for four stars) but the food was great. They had a lot of vegetarian options, which I always appreciate. They also had a local artist's work up on the walls.

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Monmouth County, NJ
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90 reviews 90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We ate breakfast here and the food was very good. The potatoes were real potatoes, not hash browns, the bacon was on the thicker side and I could tell the rye toast was homemade and delicious. I would definitely eat here again. My reason for 4 stars, is that I am from the east coast, and you need to leave... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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225 reviews 225 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We have lunched here 3 times in last six months. Each time we got a crappy table right by the kitchen.Each time had to beg the waitstaff to work our table. Up to 10-15 minutes before anyone attended to us. The waitstaff was also pretty indifferent (overworked?). The food was below average. Bacon was undercooked & greasy. Bread was not... More

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Sewickley, PA
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100 reviews 100 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

We had a late breakfast here this morning. Very good food, especially the Belgian waffles, which were served with fruit and whipped cream. Good coffee and chai tea. Nice friendly service and no wait to be seated. It's a breakfast place so nothing fancy, but comfortable enough. Well worth a visit.

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Nederland, Colorado
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51 reviews 51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

I go to the Walnut Cafe when I do not have time to wait around. I know that I am going to get nutritious well prepared food and good service. There are Coffee drinks and fruit breads that I like , but there are not any potatoes . Some people like that and I prefer it to badly prepared potatoes... More

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My husband and I ate here a few days ago. I really enjoyed my breakfast, but he thought it was just so so. Really this is because this is mostly a "breakfast place" with some sandwiches thrown in, and he had the Philly sandwich, I had the breakfast. Prices were reasonable. Go for breakfast and you will enjoy it.

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Columbia, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We had a vegan, gluten-free and regular diner eating at this restaurant. They had a lot of choices for all of us. The food was fresh and delicious. It also arrived very quickly. The wait staff was very friendly

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