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Longbranch Cafe & Bakery

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100 E Jackson St, Carbondale, IL 62901-1503
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07:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Boulder, Colorado
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123 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I paid my first visit to the Longbranch for lunch yesterday. My order was taken quickly and I had no trouble when I asked for a few, small changes to my order. The food came quickly and was well prepared. My coffee was OK, not great. I wish the place offered wifi and when I asked about it the waitress... More 

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Thank Bob B
Kelsie W, Server and Social Media Manager at Longbranch Cafe & Bakery, responded to this review

Bob, thank you so much for your review! Longbranch is committed to fostering an environment that is built with community and neighbors in mind. We hope that being Wi-Fi free will encourage our customers to unplug and get to know the people around them! We're so glad you enjoyed the food and service and we hope to serve you again. More 

Chillicothe, Illinois
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had breakfast here on a Saturday before visiting the farmer's market and the wineries in the area. The cafe is easy to find, and has interesting vintage decor. Good service and food, all vegetarian. Good coffee in generous cups. The place filled up quickly. I'm sure the locals are regular customers. Items in the bakery case looked yummy, and... More 

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Thank Gshep1950
Kelsie W, Server and Social Media Manager at Longbranch Cafe & Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us this detailed feedback, we hope to see you again! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

A+ menu A+ quality (juice, smoothie, salad) A+ Aesthetics/Decor/Local art A+ price A+ Speed of service Parking close requires paying a parking meter (which I didn't see), but well worth it. Very close to Carbondale Mall and campus. Will be going every Tues/Thurs when I am in Carbondale for business.

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Thank Brad H
Kelsie W, Server and Social Media Manager at Longbranch Cafe & Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review, Brad! We look forward to seeing you when you're in town. More 

Carbondale, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Our go to cafe for coffee and/or breakfast but also great for lunch and dinner. Check out their Facebook page for daily specials as well as their bakery case for some great deserts.

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Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I had a fabulous portobello burger with grilled veggies, my vegan companion had Puerto Rican beans and rice. Great friendly service. We'll be back to the Branch!

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Thank antnans
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Vegan menu. Great locally grown ingredients. Rustic atmosphere. I'm not a Vegan but the food is fantastic. A must visit.

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Thank Malcom1964
Kelsie W, Server and Social Media Manager at Longbranch Cafe & Bakery, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit! I just wanted to clarify for other potential customers that while we do have vegan (and gluten free) options, our menu is vegetarian. Please come back and see us! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

What a cute little cafe to stumble upon! Delicious food, great service, very clean and pet friendly (outdoor)! Our LB favorites are the Hummus Kalaya, Portobello Kale salad, Crazy Noodles and coffee!! :) We will be back! :)

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Kelsie W, Server and Social Media Manager at Longbranch Cafe & Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted that you found us and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Illinois City, Illinois
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

If you like vegan dishes and fresh baked goods, definitely place the Longbranch Café on your list to visit when in Carbondale.

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Thank 76michaelc
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Everything, and I mean everything we ordered was wonderful. Even my meat eating husband said the next day he hated to admit it, but the food was really good! We will definitely be back again soon!

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Paris, Texas
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

My wife and I celebrated our first anniversary with a meal at Longbranch Cafe. My wife and I travel full time and eat in an inordinate amount of restaurants. I can guarantee that if we are ever in the Carbondale area again (or anywhere near there) we will return to Longbranch. The portions are very generous, the prices are unbelievably... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:00
Monday
07:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 21:00
Saturday
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E Jackson St, Carbondale, IL 62901-1503
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale

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