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The Garnet Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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315 E Walnut Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-3332
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently had the opportunity to check this little cafe out, it did not disappoint! My girlfriend and I had a little trouble finding it but that's normal. I had the French toast, which was made with focaccia bread, yum! I also ordered a side of bacon which was the nice thick good stuff! Then I spotted a sign for... More 

Thank Kristi F
Brea, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Garnet is my favorite Breakfast spot is CDA, and I try to eat here a few times, every trip. I love the Hayden, and their bacon is always outstanding! Don't forget to try the Rosemary Bread toasted with the lemon curd and berry jam! Come early or you're in for a wait!

Thank Candy N
Saint Louis, Missouri
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

We were heading out of town. Wanting breakfast before we headed to the airport. Used Yelp to search for a neighborhood cafe. The Garnet Cafe seemed interesting. It provided to be outstanding. Fun, quirky kind of place. Good food. They bring your bill in a Span can. Fun. Our server, Genna was great. Observing the others, I'm sure they are... More 

Thank Ron K
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

The breakfast menu is a step way above any other. The ingredients are so fresh. The unique and original ways of cooking old favorites as well as original menu items! Best breakfast I've ever had ! 15 minute wait but it's well worth the effort!

Thank Anne L
Post Falls, Idaho
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45 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Went to lunch with my mom and we were both blown away. I ordered The Hayden omelette, mom got the Monte Cristo (not the menu name, I just forgot it). Best Monte Cristo I think I've ever had. Hands down. Mom would only let me have one bite. My omelette was FULL! They didn't skimp on anything! Friendly and inviting... More 

Thank 1Candyboo1
Radium Hot Springs, Canada
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We had family visiting from Japan and there were eight very hungry souls for breakfast including two children. We were seated, even though the restaurant was very busy,quite quickly by a beautiful energetic and friendly server. The Garnet is a older house converted to a cafe with a very quaint atmosphere. The food was absolutely top notch!!!!! The special was... More 

Thank nanny52014
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

I ate the corn beef hash which was super good and my son had a bacon, sausage, mushroom and peppers omelette which was really good.as well. It took awhile for 5 of us to be seated but other than that this place was great.

Thank ncolorado84
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

My husband and I had breakfast at Garnet Cafe after a kayak/canoe paddle on Fernan Lake in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. The food was so GOOD and portion sizes large. They had delicious Gluten Free bread too. The coffee was excellent. This restaurant is in an old house and is very quaint and comfortable. We sat in their outdoor seating. We... More 

Thank concertina61
Tampa, FL
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

While visiting the CdA area, my niece insisted we try this place for breakfast. My wife and I are early risers, so getting there at 8:45 AM we didn't have to wait for a table. Service was prompt and the food was excellent! My wife had the Hash and she absolutely loved it. I had the Hayden Omelet and it... More 

Thank Likestotravel100
Salem, Oregon
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134 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic service, fun atmosphere, tasty appetizers, walking distance from our Home away rental. .... We'll go back, I recommend this place

Thank marymo362

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 E Walnut Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-3332
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Coeur d'Alene
  • Phone Number: 12086672729
The Garnet partners with McLane Farms to offer a farm-to-table experience.

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