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Carolyn's Cafe- MOVED

1711 W Lugonia Ave, Suite A, Redlands, CA 92374-2059
+1 909-335-8181
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coffee cake” (66 reviews)
“pancakes” (9 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Diner, Vegan Options
1711 W Lugonia Ave, Suite A, Redlands, CA 92374-2059
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ok so I have actually eaten here but the real reason I come here is the coffee cake. Swimming in real butter this is so delicious I’m seriously glad I don’t live closer or I would be a very large person. It’s warm and just...More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breakfast can be boring but not at Carolyn’s. Their menu is a step above with lovely variations on all the typical omelets, pancakes, French toast and other dishes. Their homemade cinnamon coffee cake drenched in butter is superb. The ambiance is hip and makes one...More

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food but you have to be willing to wait. It seems there is always a line...especially on the weekends. The coffee cake is heavenly, served warm with a dollop of soft butter!

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Very popular breakfast and lunch cafe with locals. Friendly service and well known for homemade coffee cake. They also have gluten free option for the coffee cake. Large servings of standard breakfast fare.

Thank Youleemic
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I visited for lunch with some work colleagues. I ordered a salad because the heavy American foods I'd had over the past week were starting to get to me. The meal was great except it kept with the American trend of being lots of food....More

Thank Mark S
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Carolyn's is good! Consistent service and good food. Portions aren't huge but enough.....coffee cake is wonderful!

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Talk about a city treasure! Carolyn's Cafe combines delightful service (which for me is almost as important as the food in shaping a meal experience) with the All American menu, but if you asked those who eat here what they most recall about their experience...More

Thank BenDillow
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I give them six stars not five they're great! I had ham and eggs my wife had chicken fried steak and eggs service amazing eggs perfect I like light hashbrowns they were perfect everything was perfect. Probably the best place in Redlands or anywhere for...More

Thank William L
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our breakfast here! I had eggs Benedict, hubby had chicken friend steak and eggs, kids had bagel and fruit and two huge chocolate chip pancakes. But really, the coffee cake stole the show. The next time I find myself in Redlands I will...More

Thank Christa B
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Really like the atmosphere and folks who work here. So accommodating, they remember you, great service and wonderful food!

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 AM - 1:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1711 W Lugonia Ave, Suite A, Redlands, CA 92374-2059
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redlands
  • Phone Number: +1 909-335-8181
  • E-mail
Carolyn's Cafe is a cozy Breakfast and Lunch Cafe, ranked the #1 Breakfast Spot in Redlands by Yelp!! We are known for our hearty, delicious breakfasts (Breakfast is served all day!) - But we also serve great sandwiches, salads, burgers, and soups for lunch. Our Signature Item is our Fresh Baked Coffee Cake which is served warm and topped with a generous scoop of whipped butter! We offer To Go orders on all of our food items, including our Coffee Cake. Whole Coffee Cakes are also available to order (requires minimum 24 hours advance notice). And, we have just moved to a larger location with double the seating capacity as our former location! Hope to see you soon!
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