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Ed's 50's Cafe

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979 S Progress Ave, Meridian, ID 83642-3049
+1 208-258-2085
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
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979 S Progress Ave, Meridian, ID 83642-3049
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located across the parking lot from Best Western Plus hotel so was close by. Had a steady stream of customers so decided to check it out. The parking lot had several awesome corvettes & vintage cars that belonged to the patrons inside. They offer daily...More

Thank Cheri W
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Jumped out of bed at the Motel 6 and saw this just round the corner (avoiding the Shari's, we were). Nice open airy restaurant with a great breakfast selection. Great prices and good coffee. Excellent and speedy service. Recommended for road trippers and all.

Thank Kerry C
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Good food and balanced proportions. Feels like a small town diner with great service and fair prices. Really enjoyed the atmosphere and friendliness.

Thank Ray M
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast at a popular hangout for car fans. Local car clubs like to cruise here so there's a good chance to see some very nice ones. Service is prompt, friendly and efficient.

Thank Kary M
Reviewed August 2, 2016

What a perfect way to end our trip to Boise. Mom and I needed breakfast before we got on the road to go back home and we saw this little 50s diner when we had stopped at the store the night before and after checking...More

Thank chachelia
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Great cafe, true to diner feel without the grime or grease! Super friendly staff, fast service. Very clean, well kept. Solid deal @ 45$ for breakfast for a family of 5 . Food was fresh, adequate portions, nothing too fancy- just good hearty food before...More

Thank silverliningsgirl
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

They have great fries, but when I received my French dip sandwhich... It was soggy. Then, behind us, the ceiling started dripping yellow water from it onto this customers shoulder, and the waitress just handed her a towel and put a bucket under the dripping.......More

Thank KatelynAasa
Reviewed April 1, 2016

Several of us were in meetings at the Idaho State POST academy. When it came to choosing a restaurant, the director selected Ed's 50's Café. Upon our arrival, the hostess recognized us as law enforcement professionals and showed us to a secluded room just for...More

Thank jtudbury
Reviewed November 7, 2015

Food was ok nothing to go back for. Service was terrible had to wave at the waitress to get her away from her visiting a guy setting a table with no food or coffee. He must be a regular person there the way all the...More

Thank John L
Reviewed September 16, 2015

An unexpected surprise. Have only been in there twice. Great service and really good cinnamon rolls.

Thank Debbie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 979 S Progress Ave, Meridian, ID 83642-3049
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Meridian
  • Phone Number: +1 208-258-2085
  • E-mail
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