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Carolyn's Cafe

1150 Brookside Ave, Redlands, CA 92373-6300
+1 909-335-8181
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“coffee cake” (29 reviews)
“pancakes” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 1:45 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1150 Brookside Ave, Redlands, CA 92373-6300
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ever popular, great menu with homemade ingredients! Service is first class! Always busy! The coffee cake is incredible!

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Great food, generous portions, reasonable prices, and friendly staff. Carolyn's Cafe is everything a neighborhood restaurant should be. Everything on the menu is delicious, but whatever you select, save room for the warm coffee cake. Come early on the weekends, or be prepared to wait.

Thank rharch
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Recommended by a bartender at J. Riley's. Called in to get breakfast for my dad, ordered his favorite biscuits & gravy with soft scrambled eggs, large portion and cooked perfectly, I took a taste and it was wonderful. Next time in town I'll have to...More

Thank Annette H
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

We were in town and the hotel breakfast didn’t look appetizing so we went to Carolyn’s Cafe. It was crowded but only waited 5 min. For a table on a Thursday morning. There were business people, retirees, and young people there. I had the Cali...More

Thank jlzinaz
Keith K, Owner at Carolyn's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

Thank you so much for the 5* review! Hope to see you back at Carolyn's Cafe next time you are in the Redlands area.

Reviewed May 16, 2018

Southwest veggie hash, strawberry rollup, and whole wheat toast sandwich, oh my! The coffee cake with a huge blob of butter was delicious. There is always a wait, but it was only 15 minutes.

Thank Michelle V
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Visited before the day of meetings started. We were here for lunch and I ordered the lunch special tomato soup and grilled cheese. It was the perfect combination. The service was excellent. We were here with a large group and each asked for separate checks...More

Thank GISGoddess
Reviewed February 20, 2018

The Coffee Cake was amazing! It was just the right type of fluffy with the right type of pretty much everything! Glad I found this place. The Strawberry season is awesome as well! I got the Pancake Roll-Up was a great combo of fruit and...More

Thank theleesons
Reviewed February 4, 2018

We were prepared to wait as we knew this place is a hot spot in Redlands. The wait was worth it. The coffee cake is so good. Comes out hot with butter melting over the edge. I had the corn beef hash and it was...More

Thank Dartravelgirl
Reviewed January 27, 2018

This place does everything right. From the moment you walk in, the staff makes you feel like a guest rather than just another customer. The entire crew is super-friendly and on top of their game. They making sure you're not lacking for anything, reflecting the...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain1954
Reviewed January 21, 2018

My wife and I had breakfast at this resaurant. It is easily to see why there is always a wait to be seated. The coffee cake is the greatest. I would go there just to eat that. Our for was hot, and made to order....More

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April 25, 2018|
Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the size of your party, you can probably get in under 20 minutes No reservations.
February 11, 2018|
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Response from Keith K | Property representative |
There is no outside patio.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 AM - 1:45 PM
6:45 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 AM - 1:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1150 Brookside Ave, Redlands, CA 92373-6300
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redlands
  • Phone Number: +1 909-335-8181
  • E-mail
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