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Carnation Restaurant

Mexican, American, Diner
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1395 Wadsworth Blvd, Lakewood, CO 80214-4209
+1 303-238-3045
06:00 - 20:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 06:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Broomfield, Colorado
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Menu was unclear on what could be substituted with sandwich. Ordered open faced turkey with mashed potatoes. Wanted to swap or add small green salad. They wanted 3.50 extra. No way. When sandwich was delivered, it was stir fried smoked turkey lunch meat. Not true baked turkey. Very bad for lower sodium diet. Gravy was on side as requested. Had... More 

Thank ybbatcat
Maui, Hawaii
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436 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Old School local goodness. We got a great tip from a local locksmith to try this restaurant while our keys were being made. Family owned with Danny the owner, his twin boy and girl serving excellent food with great smiles and a fun attitude towards all who enter. A must try is the Cuban Sandwich... I've tried this sandwich all... More 

Thank RE M
Woodstock, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Start with Super large portions, friendly, not overbearing service and add in easy parking and fair prices. We ate there for breakfast based on a recommendation and were not disappointed.

Thank briggale
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

The guys at G Force Powersports recommended this place when we bought our bike there. It was 11:30 on Saturday and we were so happy to still get breakfast. An what a great breakfast they serve! I had a ham and egg omelet smothered in their excellent green chili (could be hotter for me...) The pancakes were the best ones... More 

Thank CoMaddMax
Denver, Colorado
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

So, I am a fan of a good diner. I will admit this right out of the gate. That being said, delicious diners of the traditional, non-hipster-retro-is-so-cool variety are more and more rare. Carnation is a gem of the old-school true diner variety. The food was terrific. The service (the day we went) was spot-on. Our glasses of tea and... More 

Thank teacher_rossi
Lakewood, Colorado
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

I like the food. I like the service. I have only had the Mexican food, but I do like their Chili Rellenos, Tamales, and Enchiladas with their Green Chili.

Thank Fitzpaty
Lakewood, Colorado
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Good variety at a good price. Quick service and friendly service. American food with varied sandwichies.

Thank Keith S
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Old school locals cafe. Almost everything is homemade. Fast service from fun servers. Breakfast, lunch or supper is great. Near the light rail. I eat here weekly and the food and service is always consistent!

Thank ethylbob
Fort Myers, Florida
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

I miss this place more than anything! Everyone was like family when we lived here and always remembered our name and regular orders. Always a staple Sunday breakfast. Good variety of food!

Thank Julie K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?