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Walnut Cafe

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3073 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80301-2509
(303) 447-2315
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Whatever breakfast you want, they have it here. Excellent choices, service and the food was super tasty. It's a strange location in a strip mall, but it was packed, even on a Sunday morning when all the shops were still closed. Great place if you want a big breakfast served with a smile.

Thank itchyfeet04
Boulder, Colorado
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walnut Cafe has a fantastic array of breakfasts, any of them really good. The clincher, however, is their dill sauce. You can ask them to put it over anything, but the breakfast that automatically comes with it is breathtaking all by itself. The decor is good, the service is prompt and polite. In good weather, you can eat outside. Try... More 

Thank Leon T
Longmont, Colorado
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a late breakfast here today. A local Boulder Eatery. Great tasty hardy breakfast of a pain-Jane scamble consisting of onion, green pepper, cheddar cheese, ham and eggs with a side of fried pototoes and fresh fruit cup. Very filling and very good. Reasonablely priced. No frills, low key.

Thank 03Happycustomer2016
Bridgewater, NJ
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the Jazzy Chicken Salad sandwich, it was delicious with grapes, celery, almonds, and raisins. Liked the option of having an apple with my lunch rather than fries. We were a party of three and were seated inside in a booth, but there are tables inside and out, also. The coffee drinks and iced tea were also good. This was... More 

Thank CelticGinger
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great portions, prices good for Boulder, except the $3 "large" (hardly large) OJ poured from a plastic gallon jug. Staff friendly.

Thank Steve B
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

The omelettes are delicious and so are the banana bread, breakfast potatoes and fresh fruit. Every day the offerings are different and the vegetarian options are great. The servers are very friendly and extremely efficient.

Thank cbn260
New Orleans, Louisiana
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367 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

this breakfast spot is popular with both locals and tourist alike; hence you may wait a bit for a table during peak time. the menu has many options and several good bakery options. the staff is kind of slow. look for the posted dessert board for the pies of the day.

Thank worldexplorer53
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This was a fabulous place for brunch! What a nice refreshing change of pace! We wanted breakfast, but we did not want a chain atmosphere! This was perfect!

Thank AJ G
Richmond, Virginia
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117 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Love coming here every time I am in Boulder. Great gluten free choices. The waffles are very crispy with real maple syrup. The egg dishes are also very good. Everyone is very friendly and service is good even when busy. On the weekends expect a wait.Can't go wrong coming here for breakfast.

Thank Anne F
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Went here on a recommendation from friends. Got the veggie scramble and can't wait to come back and get the Boulder latte!!

Thank Jennifer M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3073 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80301-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: (303) 447-2315

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