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Walnut Cafe

3073 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80301-2509
(303) 447-2315
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Ranked #42 of 508 Restaurants in Boulder
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $6
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Boulder, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Love eating at the Walnut Cafe (and it's sister, the SouthSide Walnut Cafe). Food is always great, and you should at least consider dessert after your breakfast- that's how amazing the pies are at the Walnut. Notable espresso bar, as well. They don't even look at you twice if you show up after a morning bike ride in your spandex.... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Dropped in with friends yesterday for brunch. While the food came from the kitchen quickly, mine was cold. The first bite was cold. I don't really care for cold eggs and toast.

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The waitress was so nice & helpful. She told us what some of the yummiest, most popular items were on the menu. And she was right! Outdoor seating was nice, even a blanket on your chair for chilly days.

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Shawnee, Kansas
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219 reviews 219 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I always look forward to eating here when I come to Boulder. The food is always great, hot, and reasonably priced. Our waitress has always been friendly, knowledgable, and nice. Two of us got omlets and we both really liked them. I like that you get two sides with the meal, and they have many choices. Their omlets are the... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This local diner was recommended to us by the staff at our hotel and also rated highly in local reviews. The diner is located on Walnut Street (surprise!) in a strip shopping center. The breakfast menu is expansive and offeres something for everyone - including many options for gluten free dining which is a must for me. The first morning... More 

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Massapequa, Ny
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72 reviews 72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

While in Boulder for a long weekend, we had breakfast at the Walnut Café 3 days in a row. I loved the cornbread and breakfast potatoes. I had the tasty Blueberry Corn Bread pancakes the first morning. other mornings did not disappoint either. Lots of veggie options also.

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Longmont, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 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
1 review
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
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Additional Information about Walnut Cafe

Address: 3073 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80301-2509
Phone Number: (303) 447-2315
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 6
Cuisine: American

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