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400 E Fairview Ave, Meridian, ID 83642-1738
+1 208-888-3745
06:00 - 14:30
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Georgetown, Texas, United States
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272 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best breakfast venue in Meridian. Large menu with many traditional American breakfast entrees. Eggs, pancakes, waffles, omelettes, and good old biscuits and gravy. Food is always well prepared and service staff is excellent. My coffee cup never went dry. Only downside, small facility with limited parking. Be patient!

Thank Don A
Meridian, Idaho
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

50.00 for breakfast for 3 for an average breakfast of bacon and eggs.prices used to be reasonable .guess the owner just got greedy .shame on you, ken.

Thank meridian2017
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

For years we met here for Bible study with a group of guys ranging from 3 to 12+. Always good food for the money and great service.

Thank Warren and Mary G
Boise, Idaho
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309 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

It has been a few years since I have eaten here. The place has not changed much. And the menu is about the same except the increase in prices. Still a great place to eat, the food was good.

Thank Sue H
Meridian, Idaho
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The way this place has grown in popularity is amazing. The fantastic menu has brought folks from all over. The biggest problem here is when it's crowded the parking lot is overwhelming. However, I personally have not heard of even a fender bender or scrape. They even have a drive through. Also find myself craving their delicious treats. Go blueberry... More 

Thank Lisa E
Meridian, Idaho
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This place is a GREAT BREAKFAST place!! You can always tell when there is a line of people waiting to get in. Good Lunch too!! They are always busy.

Thank 42tammyr
San Jose, California
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98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

There's something for everyone here. Great selection of eggs, pancakes/waffles, meats, juices, 2 kinds of potatoes, cereals and on and on. The staff is friendly. And for the amount of food they serve the cost is fair. The only reason it didn't get a higher rating is the coffee. It's just so-so. We will definitely be back. Oh yes, they... More 

Thank Steve H
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Alright, here is the skinny. From the first time I took the fam here I noticed the secret to their success. Apparently, the employees love working here! If you pay attention to the shirts the employees wear you will notice how many YEARS that each one has worked at the Express Cafe. Now on to the food! Hope you are... More 

Thank Aaron L
Meridian, Idaho
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I love this place but a couple of years ago they remodeled and then the prices started going up. And up and up. We used to go there several time a month. Good food ,,crazy diner atmosphere,good prices,,but now we can't afford to spend $15 each for breakfast sorry.

Thank Dadio1216
Meridian, Idaho
Level Contributor
37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Locally owned - incredible staff - excellent food. This is our "go to" place for breakfast and it never fails to be satisfying. The service is excellent and it has a friendly atmosphere.

Thank TLynn737

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 E Fairview Ave, Meridian, ID 83642-1738
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Meridian
  • Phone Number: +1 208-888-3745

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