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Top notch cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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210 N Main St, Colfax, WA 99111-1802
+1 509-397-4569
07:00 - 14:00
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Sun 08:00 - 13:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 14:00
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Colfax, Washington
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

moldy bread dirty kitchen service ok but food not cooked used to be the best in town, but not now open limited hours sometimes not open at all. the coffee is still good but thats about all.

Thank 836pinky
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

If you've forgotten what good pancakes taste like, head to Top Notch. Class small town restaurant with a big heart and great service. We always hit this for breakfast and they always hit the mark. Highly recommended. Check out their burger competition too if you're interested in crazy food comps.

Thank Kerry C
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a very busy, fun lunch spot to meet friends and family. Very comfortable seating and a wonderful menu to select from. The service is the best in town. I have frequented this cafe several times and would recommend it to anyone traveling through Colfax. It has a very friendly staff who calls you by name.

Thank susancR6385XA
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Really enjoyed going here for breakfast as the cook knows what he's doing-perfect eggs any style, pancakes and waffles also perfect. Waitress is very friendly and the locals are enjoyable to talk to. Closes at 2PM and lunch for me was a burger and fries that I enjoyed

Thank jlwetfly
Burien, Washington
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462 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We started our morning early so thoought we would get breakfast in Pullman. No luck. Then tried Palouse. Absolutely nothing there. Returned to Colfax and found the Top Notch Cafe after walking in and out of a couple other places that did not have full breakfast. This seems to be the only place for breakfast and they do a good... More 

Thank Angeles
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I try to get to the Top Notch whenever I am in Colfax. I've been eating there for over 40 years, and while my waistline may show it I love their food. Much of it's off the grill, and that's a good thing. Nothing too fancy, but one of the best burgers I have had in a long time.

1 Thank Aileen456
San Felipe, Mexico
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Appears to be a family run business. Very clean, omelet was delicious! Would definitely try one of the burgers they are famous for if I am there at lunch time.

1 Thank Bobbie12341
Frankfurt, Germany
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We were craving some pancakes and found this place. I think it's opened for breakfast and lunch only and serves standard american food. We had pancakes with bacon and eggs and they were absolutely huge! You definitely want ro go for 1/2 size (luckily they gave us a heads up on the size upfront...) The second day we decided to... More 

1 Thank Anne K
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253 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Whenever I'm in the Colfax area I never miss a chance to dine at the Top Notch. They consistently have delicious breakfast and most excellent service. Always prefer to support small businesses that make you feel like family. Don't miss a visit if you find yourself in the area.

1 Thank DeneMiles
Floyd, Virginia
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117 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Ning fancy here. Just good food prepared and put out in short order style. If you go for lunch, you must get a milkshake: it's to die for!

1 Thank bydamanti

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 N Main St, Colfax, WA 99111-1802
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Colfax
  • Phone Number: +1 509-397-4569
We are a small diner in a small town. We serve breakfast until 11:00am and on Sunday we serve breakfast only. We freshly ground our beef which goes with our motto, Home of the Worlds Best Burger! We also serve beer and wine.

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