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Rising Loafer Cafe & Bakery

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3643 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3787
+1 925-284-8816
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Moraga, California
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2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

My husband and I had lunch at the Lafayette location today. We received the poorest customer service we have ever had from the owner/waitress. So much so that we will never eat here again. I will also make sure to tell everyone I meet about my experience here. I used to eat here all the time, but now I remember... More 

1 Thank RGM71
Lafayette, California
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97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

I have visited here several times for lunch with friends. It is a very comfortable space. The food is quality, the menu varied with comfort food and some tantalizing sweets. Very homet atmosphere.

Thank 27worldtraveler
Frodsham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016

I was googling for a restaurant to have breakfast. Something simple, but good food. This place was great. The Eggs Benedict were fantastic, and cam with a side of melon slices. The owners are very friendly, and have a whole wall of awards. Nearly as many rewards as bread baskets on display! Certainly recommended.

Thank Travelling_Burkey
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

First time here and thought the food was excellent, staff were super friendly, and will make sure when I come back ( as I do twice a year) I will enjoy another experience at this dinner

Thank DRW458
Lafayette, Ca
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Good food, good people, comfortable, been around a long time. Bake their own bread! I recommend it...

Thank Margaret H
Leeds, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

Wonderful breakfast, not a chain. Healthy grains used in the pancakes. Lots of choice large and small plates

Thank gaplifegirl
Pomona, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

My family had just spent the morning hiking the reservoir, we stopped by the post office to pick up some stamps. Mom complained that she needed something cool to drink and I was getting hungry. We parked the car in front of an outside patio with a few tables and decided to go inside to check out the menu. It... More 

Thank Akashamesa
Oakland, California
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Overall, we have had a positive experience here over several different visits, with the best parts being the fresh-baked goods as well as several breakfast items, including delicious cinnamon bread French toast as well as different omelettes that were fluffy and filled with fresh ingredients accompanied by crispy country potatoes. When it gets busy, be aware that sometimes the service... More 

Thank ray-may
Rockport, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

We had the soup of the day (chicken rice, very tasty) and half sandwiches, with a scoop of their potato salad. We enjoyed the meal and had good service. Note they don't take credit cards but do take debit cards.

Thank RockportBirder
Lafayette, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

We rememberthe old Rising Loafer as being a decent place some years ago. However, when we visited more recently, it was not clean, food was only fair, and service was slow. We'll skip this place in the future.

1 Thank Lafayettediner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3643 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3787
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 925-284-8816

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?