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The Nucleus

Eau Claire, WI
+1 715-834-7777
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“crepes” (27 reviews)
“scrambler” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Eau Claire, WI
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As others reviews have said, the service needs tweaking here. Do not go here for a quick breakfast. Not an issue for us on this leisurely morning. The staff here is very friendly. They just need more staff or the staff there needs to be...More

Thank KASK2001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The title says it all. The food was perfect, I would have paid double for it. The service was bad, pretty sure my dad and I were ignored because we are not locals. At least 4 or 5 waitress just kinda standing around. You have...More

Thank rofldox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perusing the choices for the first-ever Eau Claire Restaurant Week, we came across the listing for "Nuc' at Nite". What and where is that? Turns out it's the new evening-hours menu at the renowned breakfast place on Eau Claire's Water Street "The Nucleus"! One look...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This brunch isn't a greasy spoon-- its good food thats prepared while you're waiting. The menu can be a bit pricy but its delicious and worth it! I love their brunch!!!

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Nucleus is a breakfast gem in Eau Claire. It's not your typical diner atmosphere, they have creative and unique offerings. I highly recommend them, but get there early on weekends because it's gets pretty busy.

Thank ZippyF1
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I love the food the Nucleus has, the crepes are so amazing even the orange juice is freshly squeezed and sublime. However, I have been there 3 times and we can't get a waitress even when we ask for one, and it wasn't like we...More

Thank ewertjo
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The food was wonderful. Had the Eggs Benedict. Wife had the breakfast sandwich. Both meals arrived warm and the staff was attentive. I realize we came during a busy time of the morning, but honestly, 40 minutes was a long time to wait from the...More

Thank crs12055
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The morning we stopped in to the Nucleus the place was very busy. None the less, we were greeted warmly and told we could sit anywhere we wanted. Our waitress came over immediately and asked for our drink orders and handed out menus. We ordered...More

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Yeti breakfast, Salmon croquet and pancakes top notch. Don't go anywhere else for breakfast if you haven't gone here.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I stopped here to treat my brother for breakfast. The restaurant was maybe a quarter full. He had a pesto sandwich, I had the salmon breakfast. Prices were reasonable, coffee was strong (a plus), portions on the small side but adequate and the service was...More

Thank Janice C
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Gerald S
21 April 2017|
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Response from almostretired400 | Reviewed this property |
yes, there is more than one entrance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eau Claire, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Eau Claire
  • Phone Number: +1 715-834-7777
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