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Express Cafe

400 E Fairview Ave, Meridian, ID 83642-1738
208-888-3745
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Excellent breakfast, especially if you like bacon. Love their potatoes, and did I mention the bacon? Other places are pretty stingy with the meat, but not these guys.

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Meridian, Idaho
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

After moving to Meridian we decided to try "local" places rather than "chains". The Express Cafe is a local favorite. Not close to the interstate nor the hotels, it is frequented by locals and not tourists. Their breakfasts are wonderful. The omelets are filled with tasty ingredients (my favorite is the Hawaiian with Ham, Pineapple and Cheese). My wife's new... More

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Idaho
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73 reviews 73 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Went for breakfast as a work group, the majority didn't feel good afterwords. Not sure what caused this because we all ordered different items. The service was good the food unfortunately wasn't. Maybe an off day?

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Boise, Idaho
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

just got back from breakfast, it was very good, one of the best waffles I have eaten, wife had biscuits a d sausage gravy, she really thought the gravy was out of this world, the eggs were what you expect, the small size, hash browns were good , service could not be better our only problem with place was that... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

I have been going to this place all my life. Great comfort food. AMAZING staff. what more do you need? Go give it a try!

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Las Vegas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Don't blink, or you'll miss it. Very nondescript white rectangle building, probably never updated to reflect the "casual diner, home cookin" feel. Very clean inside. I've only had their breakfast foods so far, but plan on lunching there in the future. Their meat lover's omelet is chock full of meat, and the eggs are always the perfect consistency for me,... More

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boise
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64 reviews 64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The food there was good (not great but a bit better than some). It is an old building with several seats around a counter and another room with a bunch of tables. If there is a special, they only take a few cents off the price. Their sausage is very good, omelets not bad, and hash browns pretty dull. The... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Came here with a co-worker for brunch. Wasn't too sure of what to expect . Looked like a little "hole in the wall" kinda place. The minute you walk in you are greeted with a friendly smile and service. Ordering was easy and service was very quick! Food is excellet too. They put a smile on my face when I... More

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Juneau, Alaska
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71 reviews 71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Right off the busy Fairview Avenue on the edge of Meridian, the nondescript facade with an outdated sign would be easy to overlook. That would be a mistake--huge servings of comfort food for breakfast, friendly, prompt service from people who know their business make this a regular stop for working folks in the valley. I was lucky enough to be... More

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Comstock Park, MI
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177 reviews 177 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Went on a Friday morning. Was quite busy, but we sat down immediately. Waitress came with menu and got our drinks. We ordered and if I got through two pages of the newspaper it was a lot. FOod was delicious prices were more than fair. Great eatery with lots of choices.

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Address: 400 E Fairview Ave, Meridian, ID 83642-1738
Phone Number: 208-888-3745
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Meridian

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