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Walnut Cafe

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3073 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80301-2509
+1 303-447-2315
07:00 - 15:30
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice staff. Great menu with a ton of options including Gluten Free!! Great place to come on any given day

Thank Natalie S
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

LOVE the Walnut, we always get a great breakfast here! I think they have the best gluten free blueberry pancakes in the world, ok at least from what I have tried.

Thank bfreehill
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

You can tell from the moment you walk in this cafe is locally owned, with an emphasis on customer service and great food. The menu is GREAT for vegetarians, as well as bacon-lovers! I highly recommend the Eggs Marcos: scrambled eggs with bacon, cream cheese and melted cheddar, served with two sides. And they offer a wide range of homemade... More 

Thank DenverOnTheMove
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92 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Met by friendly, efficient staff with an eagerness to serve tasty food with many options. Great place for a fun breakfast for all ages where you can sit indoors or outdoors on the sidewalk. Fabulous desserts, too, like the butterscotch cream pie.

Thank Greenspringer
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 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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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

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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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 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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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

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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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 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

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3073 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80301-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-447-2315

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