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The Garnet Cafe

315 E Walnut Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-3332
+1 208-667-2729
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“lemon curd” (32 reviews)
“duck sausage” (15 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
315 E Walnut Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-3332
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Always busy - prepare to wait! Great breakfast. LOVE the spaghetti/egg! Service was good. Wonderful display of some young local artist's watercolors on the wall - he will be famous one day!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Linda K
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Don’t forget to put your name on the list right when you get there and be prepared to wait. It’s a small cozy little place with some amazing food!! You’ll probably be taking home some left overs because their portions are generous and full of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Localjoe89
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for breakfast, food was great and staff very friendly. Had smoked trout with avocados and cream cheese...amazing! Will definitely come here again!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank April B
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I enjoy spicy food.. There, I said it, out of place in the Pac NW with my palate. However, this place had fantastic flavors: biscuit with lemon curds and raspberry jam; best ever! Potatoes here with sriracha were AMAZING! Definitely worth a try:)

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank trekking4ward
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were in town and looked up the top rated places for breakfast. The Garnet looked fun. The decor very much makes you feel like you are in somebody's home. As with other reviews, we had to wait on a list for...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank RossBlake
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Garnet has a great variety of choices for vegans and vegetarians, and the servers are awesome. Just as importantly, the food is really delicious! For breakfast I often get fried tofu, fried breakfast potatoes..and ACCIDENTALLY VEGAN PANCAKES! I am so happy to order plant-based...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TenaciousLD
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Breakfast is fabulous if you like good, fresh food. I had The Hayden omelet with loads of bacon, cheese and avocado. Small morsels of potatoes and yummy sourdough bread with jam or their lemon curd. I had plenty to box up and enjoy the next...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dianne A
Reviewed 2 October 2018

They are located off the beaten path in a quaint little house-turned-cafe. The atmosphere is contemporary and local art is for sale on the walls. The food is excellent (we had omelettes) and portion size is above average. Price is very reasonable...$10 for a veggie...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 77vickic
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This ranks in our top three breakfast places in CDA- thick, home made bread, eggs, meats and produce all sourced from the farm owned by the proprietors (we asked when seeing the eggs for sale sign). Excellent meals. The warning is because for two years,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SarahGerdes
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Had spaghetti for breakfast and it was fabulous. Add the pesto! Hubby had corned beef and loved it. Staff was top notch. Will go again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank alitaylor2012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 E Walnut Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-3332
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Coeur d'Alene
  • Phone Number: +1 208-667-2729
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The Garnet partners with McLane Farms to offer a farm-to-table experience.
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