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The Garnet Cafe

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315 E Walnut Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-3332
+1 208-667-2729
07:00 - 14:00
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Missoula, Montana
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99 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant is in a jenky, mildly run-down old house, for some reason, but the food is worth trying. My husband ordered duck confit (their breakfast menu has some unorthodox items on it) and I went with the corned beef hash (which the waitress said is brined in house.) The toast was very good (both sourdough and rosemary), but the... More 

Thank DDawnC
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130 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent as well as the service! This is a nice cozy place for breakfast or brunch. Amazing omelettes, crispy bacon and delicious fresh jelly for toast, also, great coffee! Can't ask for a better local breakfast spot.

Thank Shy P
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried this little place and it was EXCELLENT. They specialize in farm to table, everything is local, homemade, organic, and wonderful. I had an omelet with diced potatoes my choice of toast was biscuit. It was thick, with bits of rosemary baked in. My husband had the corned beef hash. It was shredded and the best he'd ever had.... More 

Thank Angela R
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best breakfast in town--- heck, anywhere. Love Garnet. Awesome omlettes and the potatoes are so yummy--not the dried up deep fried nuggets, not these are real potato chunks. Service is always excellent. Often a wait tho!-- they are that good. We have breakfast here at least a couple times a month.

Thank 85lynnetk
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were fairly early, around 8:45am, with a party of 6. We were seated right away, but shortly after, there was a line. Service was efficient and friendly. I ordered the Clearwater omlet, which had pineapple along with ham.....was delish!!! Some of the others ordered Hayden omlets, which they also loved. Homefries were served with the omlets, but could be... More 

Thank maryellen p
Spokane, Washington
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small and unassuming, this cafe had the best breakfast so far in Idaho. Smoked trout scramlette and corned beef hash were top notch. We'll be back.

Thank Cynthia W
Liberty Lake, Washington
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144 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Kind of a cramped little spot, but the food was good and the staff was nice. Get there early it does fill up fast.

Thank FogHat13
Newman Lake, Washington
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95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Eclectic and interesting menu. Amazing food. Great decor. Small waiting area but worth the wait. Great place for breakfast. Need to go back to try the lunch menu-hopefully sooner rather than later.

Thank cln96
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

After reading a couple reviews and knowing we had a bit of a wait, this place did not disappoint. I had the Duck sausage and eggs, and she had the Hayden omelet. Delightful! We only spent one night in Coeur d'Alene, but this is where I would go for breakfast again when we return. Make it your breakfast destination if... More 

Thank Ron W
Jacksonville, Florida
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257 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Had a wonderful bacon,tomato, and avocado omelet with goat cheese. Service was fast and friendly. the atmosphere is very nice. Coffee was good and hot. Prices are reasonable.

Thank Cowgirlkc

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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
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: +1 208-667-2729
The Garnet partners with McLane Farms to offer a farm-to-table experience.

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