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185 N Apache Trl Ste 6, Apache Junction, AZ 85120-3970 (Formerly The Speckled Hen Cafe)
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6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Wed - Fri 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Tue 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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North Carolina
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The visitors center recommended this place to me. I got the Denver omelette special. It was a huge 3 egg omelette that came with toast and hash browns. It was more than enough for 2 people for breakfast. Prepared fresh and very tasty. This is obviously a local's hangout, and the waitress seemed to know everybody that walked through the... More 

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Kearney, Nebraska
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113 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We have always enjoyed a wonderful meal at the Dining Room. The décor is pleasant with colored table cloths and chairs having colored covers. the waitresses are pleasant and sometimes comical! Our food has been very tasty. I especially recommend the salads, omelets, and breakfasts. I have heard that they serve excellent ribs one evening a week but you have... More 

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Apache Junction, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Clean, unhurried atmosphere. When the salt and pepper shakers and the bathrooms are clean, my rating is high and this restaurant hits that rating.

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Redford, Michigan
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

We were looking forward to going to the dining room resturant. Big mistake waste of money. Everyone raved about the bread pudding. First of all the three tablespoons that we were served had more raisins than bread. Way way too sweet. Expensive for what we were served. If you can imagine the service was worse than the food! Won't go... More 

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1 Thank B W
Apache Junction, Arizona, United States
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

You will love it here in this quaint, small, pleasant and clean cafe'! They don't just do breakfast but that's my favorite meal and they do it right. They serve good quality breakfast meats to go with just about any type of breakfast dish there is. The waitress and service is super but it does get busy enough that you... More 

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1 Thank Charlene R
Apache Junction, Arizona
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This has become our favorite breakfast spot in AJ and there are plenty of choices for good breakfast. Wife thinks they get the eggs from out back because they taste so fresh. Order your bacon "crispy" if that is the way you like it. Really early or mid-morning is best to avoid waiting for a table. Friendly staff but not... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We were in hardware store nearly next door and an employee suggested this place. We ordered lunch. I had club sandwich and friend had BLT. We both ordered lemonade. Sandwiches were very thin and seemed to be missing condiments. Kind of like the pictures in fast food locations...big fat sandwich in the picture and what is presented is paper thin.... More 

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1 Thank DirtyHarryCalifornia
Apache Junction, Arizona
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A few months ago I posted a review based on my personal experience over a period of 2 years as - very likely - having been this restaurant's best breakfast customer for their first 2 years of operation. Do what we might expect bad business people to do, and rather than take input constructively as it has often been presented,... More 

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2 Thank Redeemer666
Apache Junction, Arizona
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My neighbor & i were out on "black Friday" & wanted a salad, she had been here before but I had not, the salads were excellent, service great, is in the Apache Junction, AZ Coyote coupon book.

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Average meals for breakfast and lunch. Some entries tend to be in the "small portion" category and are targeted for seniors with small appetites. For the area they tend to be a tad higher priced than other locations in Apache Junction serving fresh food. The chains such as Village Inn are very ordinary and hardly seem fresh with their nearly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 N Apache Trl Ste 6, Apache Junction, AZ 85120-3970 (Formerly The Speckled Hen Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Apache Junction

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?