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Carnation Restaurant

American, Diner
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1395 Wadsworth Blvd, Lakewood, CO 80214-4209
+1 303-238-3045
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun 06:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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San Francisco Bay Area
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305 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In town for family and wanted to try out a new option in the Lakewood area. I've tried the newer more widely acclaimed breakfast joints in Denver.......but Carnation was closer and had great ratings. Also they have been here a LONG time....even thought when I grew up in town I didn't know about them. They are located in an easy... More 

Thank kh57ca
Boulder, Colorado
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624 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I hadn't been here in awhile and was surprised to see it all spiffed up with new signage on the outside and new interior including new booths, lighter nicer table and chairs. Unfortunately that costs some money. My meal of chili rellano skillet ended up costing $13 with tax and tip. Part of that is the increased minimum wage, but... More 

Thank David B
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71 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have been eating breakfast, lunch and dinner here for years. All portions are huge from the omelettes, hamburgers to the cuban sandwich. Great neighborhood place to eat where the atmosphere is of a friendly diner. You can get American or Mexican with a few other things thrown in. Reasonable prices, great staff and exstensive menu makes this a great... More 

Thank Todd H
Denver, Colorado
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Local institution that's been here a long time. Great breakfast and lunch food. Extensive menu that has choices for all appetiates. Breakfast is especially popular. Always full and you can expect to wait for a table. Staff are friendly and efficient. Has both Mexican and American foods on the menu.

Thank Joe S
Lakewood, Colorado
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a great place for large plates filled with great comfort food. Everything is great from hamburgers, to the Mexican dishes to the specials. Danny has worked very hard to turning this poorly run place into a GREAT comfort food establishment for a reasonable price.

Thank Todd A
Level Contributor
30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I read some of the reviews and decided to try this diner. First thing I can say is the friendly atmosphere. By the number of people who were obviously regulars something was bringing them back. My food was ok but I feel it was my choice. Wish I could come back for breakfast.

Thank Sharon L
Denver, Colorado, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Typical diner, service is fast and friendly. I typically eat off the breakfast menu. Never had a bad meal.

Thank Richard M
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2 reviews
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Restaurant is clean, staff is friendly, food is very good and portion sizes are good. The prices are more than fair for the amount of food you get.

Thank Laurie R
Littleton, Colorado
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464 reviews
388 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is just a short review. Thanks to all the recent reviewers first. I checked out Carnation which we had noticed on the way to a meeting that we attend monthly. We had limited time tonight and decided to stop in for a quick bite on the way to the meeting. We noticed a very friendly atmosphere as we were... More 

Thank 1Goldwinger
Broomfield, Colorado
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104 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We have eaten here repeatedly since moving to the area. So far nothing has proven to be not a tasty item. Have tried breakfasts, lunches and dinners. So far, all good. Good food good prices good service, good portions.

Thank William O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1395 Wadsworth Blvd, Lakewood, CO 80214-4209
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 303-238-3045

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