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The Nucleus

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Eau Claire, WI
715-834-7777
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8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
massively good

breakfast was just awesome, great food and nice latte. Lots and lots of food - took some home.. very good and will be back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Olathe, Kansas
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Olathe, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

breakfast was just awesome, great food and nice latte. Lots and lots of food - took some home.. very good and will be back.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The Nucleus, down on Water Street by campus, has always been one of our favorite spots in Eau Claire for breakfast (and lunch). The problem was that their restaurant was small and the lines often long. Well, no more! After remodeling, the Nucleus opened its new space about two weeks ago, and what an improvement. Open / airy, still upbeat... More 

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Hayward, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We have visited a couple times. My son lives in Eau Claire so we've only went to the restaurant on the weekend. It's always really busy. We usually enjoy a cup or two of really good coffee while we wait for our food and have a chance to catch up. The food is a little different but very tasty. Portion... More 

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chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We were in Eau Claire for a wedding and were looking for a place for breakfast. We thought the name was kind of weird for a cafe but decided to go anyway and were very glad we did. We got there just in time to get one of the booths. Coffee was delicious, you have your pick of light or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Best white chocolate mocha I have ever had. The blended drinks were great as well. We went early on a Saturday and didn't have a problem getting a set for 3, but happy to see that they are expanding because the place did fill up fast. Everyone around us was ordering pancakes, but I got a crepe that was on... More 

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eau claire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Not your average place. The Cuban sandwich for lunch is excellent!!! Lots of awesome breakfast options - you can even try the Cuban omelet!! This place is a must try in Eau Claire!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Don't let the hipster décor fool you. This breakfast menu is legit!. The food takes breakfast to the next level. With smart ingredients and edgy twist on the daily grind The Nucleus has a menu that really makes you enjoy breakfast food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you're looking for a fun new twist on breakfast classics and some of the old favorites, the Nucleus is the place for you. Their main menu options include omelettes, crepes, breakfast plates, and hot cakes. They also have about three changing specials at a time and some of the classics like French toast and waffles. One special, the red... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The Nucleus is a lovely place to dine. I have been beyond impressed with every visit. The pesto and goat cheese sandwich was perfect, the fresh fruit hits the spot and the coffee is nice and strong! I recommend The Nucleus to anyone; it is a gem of Eau Claire. Support local!!

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Everything is great about this place! The food is amazing and you can see the beautiful river right outside the window. The coffee they serve is just as great as the food. It has a very unique feel and has a very pretty interior. Many of their dishes have science themed names like "The Nobel Prize." Their menu is posted... More 

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Additional Information about The Nucleus

Address: Eau Claire, WI
Phone Number: 715-834-7777
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Eau Claire
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Eau Claire, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Eau Claire
  • Phone Number: 715-834-7777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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