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Maltby Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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8809 Maltby Rd, Snohomish, WA 98296-7901
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Eagle River, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very, very popular with locals...had great breakfast...expect to wait..but nice shopping in small buildings...went Sat am...about 40 min wait, but said we could sit at counter and cut time in half...worth the wait..

Thank Susan B
Seattle, WA
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412 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a popular breakfast and lunch restaurant that has quite a following. We stopped by for a weekday breakfast so there was no line at 8 AM. We got to scramble breakfasts which came out in a reasonable timeframe and were both delicious. The portions were large and ingredients generously apportioned. Neither of us finished our meal completely. Service... More 

Thank Marco W
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189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 454 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Interesting location in the basement of a gym. There is a covered stairwell down to a landing entry into the cafés waiting area. On busy mornings not only the waiting area but steps can be lined with people. May seem strange, but I got the impression expecting to wait in line to dine is part of the traditional ambience of... More 

Thank OTR_Again_IM
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203 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast and we're not disappointed. The service was very fast and the food was excellent. We did get there just as they opened. They did start to fill up rather fast. My bacon spinach omelet was perfect. I did get a cinnamon roll to go.

Thank Dan S
Kenmore, Washington
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is very small and out of the way but it is extremely busy. We went at 9:30 on a Sunday and waited an hour for a table since they don't accept reservations except large parties. The atmosphere is very casual and decor can be described only as eclectic (they appear to have framed every piece of paper or... More 

Thank Nicole W
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32 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its good but not great. I know people are always talking about their cinnamon rolls. Yeah, they're huge, but they weren't all that great. The food in general is just good, but for being a 20-30 minute drive to get here, its not really worth it.

Thank dgnldy
Bothell, Washington
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just know you will probably have to wait! Maybe 10 minutes, maybe 30. Food is good service is friendly and portions are pretty good sized.

Thank Hueyk9
Bellevue, Washington
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Read all the reviews beforehand and so we wanted to try this place out and had high expectations. The line was long (had to wait 45 minutes). The food portions were large but taste and quality of the Swedish pancakes, hash, and salmon omelette (expected salmon lox but got smoked salmon instead) were just average. Service was good and they... More 

Thank Victor C
Snohomish, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I have been there many times and unless you have a large party (you can make reservations with 6 or more) or you go during non peak times, plan to wait a minimum of 45 minutes. Otherwise, the food and service are excellent.

Thank Stephanie S
Snohomish, Washington
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Large portions, delicious food, friendly service... What more could you want? It's always a treat! Expect to wait to get in if you go at peak times. Worth the wait!

Thank davestout24

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8809 Maltby Rd, Snohomish, WA 98296-7901
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Snohomish
  • Phone Number: 425-483-3123

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