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Carolyn's Cafe

1150 Brookside Ave, Redlands, CA 92373-6300
+1 909-335-8181
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“coffee cake” (32 reviews)
“pancakes” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1150 Brookside Ave, Redlands, CA 92373-6300
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You need to call ahead for reservations as the wait can be overwhelming. It is only open until 1:45 in the afternoon. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. The coffee cake is served warm with a scoop of butter on top. It...More

Thank spremat2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for breakfast while staying around for an event. The coffee cake is amazing! I would come back for that alone. Everything everyone ordered was wonderful. Highly recommend

Thank Brittany O
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Here's a short review...you can't beat it for a diner. Huge portions of great food at a reasonable price with great service. And everybody knows it so be prepared to wait for a table. Our wait was 40 minutes. But then we went on a...More

Thank Europe-07-09-11
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Breakfast is pretty simple — it’s either good, or it’s not. This place does a terrific job and did not disappoint — everything we ordered was recognizable, but delicious nonetheless. We had coffee cake BEFORE eating the mains, which was naughty, but it was good...More

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Ever popular, great menu with homemade ingredients! Service is first class! Always busy! The coffee cake is incredible!

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Great food, generous portions, reasonable prices, and friendly staff. Carolyn's Cafe is everything a neighborhood restaurant should be. Everything on the menu is delicious, but whatever you select, save room for the warm coffee cake. Come early on the weekends, or be prepared to wait.

Thank rharch
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Recommended by a bartender at J. Riley's. Called in to get breakfast for my dad, ordered his favorite biscuits & gravy with soft scrambled eggs, large portion and cooked perfectly, I took a taste and it was wonderful. Next time in town I'll have to...More

Thank Annette H
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We were in town and the hotel breakfast didn’t look appetizing so we went to Carolyn’s Cafe. It was crowded but only waited 5 min. For a table on a Thursday morning. There were business people, retirees, and young people there. I had the Cali...More

Thank jlzinaz
Keith K, Owner at Carolyn's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you so much for the 5* review! Hope to see you back at Carolyn's Cafe next time you are in the Redlands area.

Reviewed 17 May 2018

Southwest veggie hash, strawberry rollup, and whole wheat toast sandwich, oh my! The coffee cake with a huge blob of butter was delicious. There is always a wait, but it was only 15 minutes.

Thank Michelle V
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Visited before the day of meetings started. We were here for lunch and I ordered the lunch special tomato soup and grilled cheese. It was the perfect combination. The service was excellent. We were here with a large group and each asked for separate checks...More

Thank GISGoddess
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Questions & Answers
26 April 2018|
Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the size of your party, you can probably get in under 20 minutes No reservations.
11 February 2018|
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Response from Keith K | Property representative |
There is no outside patio.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:45
06:30 - 13:45
06:30 - 13:45
06:30 - 13:45
06:45 - 13:45
06:30 - 13:45
06:30 - 13:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1150 Brookside Ave, Redlands, CA 92373-6300
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redlands
  • Phone Number: +1 909-335-8181
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