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Express Cafe

400 E Fairview Ave, Meridian, ID 83642-1738
+1 208-888-3745
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.All hours
American, Cafe, Diner
$$ - $$$
400 E Fairview Ave, Meridian, ID 83642-1738
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

I have no idea why this place receives so many positive reviews! It's the worst. Took our guests here with expectations of their famous eggs benny. Soo bad! Sauce tasted canned, quality was very basic, flavor terrible and enough potatoes on the plate for a...More

Thank rdbhoyt
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Been coming to this clean family owned restaurant for over 15 years. They have excellent people working for them. You can tell the owners are great because the same people who waited on us our 1st visit are the same we had today!!!

Thank Joannie0904
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent chicken-fried steak, breakfast burritos and Eggs Benedict. Huge bed of hash browns and country potatoes crisp and flavorful! Highly recommended!

Thank MechEng2K
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We went there about 3 times & really enjoyed the food & service. Small place with excellent food & service.

Thank Dorothy W
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We have always loved this place but my jaw dropped last week when I opened the menu and saw the outrageous hike in their prices!!!!over 12.00 for an omelette?????over 9.00 for biscuits and gravy??? There are two little benches where you wait for your table....More

2  Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Dream of the blueberry pancakes & those homefries! Superb! To live for! They have drive through service which is convenient as well. In & out seating for busy wait times. Only inside seating for dining. You can choose counter (usually no wait), table or booths....More

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This diner is our favorite breakfast spot in Meridian, maybe in the entire Boise Valley. Service is fast and attentive, menu is extensive, and prices are reasonable. Nothing fancy, just honest food and friendly service. A winner!

Thank Phiser
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

No frills just great eating. We love coming here for breakfast. Friendly service, great food, and large portions! Warning the pancakes are the size of a dinner plate and delicious!

Thank mlrowe1982
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Several places around town have good hotcakes, eggs, and bacon. What makes Express special is the employees, many of whom have been there for many years. They NEVER let you wait for service or a refill, and they will happily customize your weird requests ANY...More

Thank David M. K
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is the best breakfast venue in Meridian. Large menu with many traditional American breakfast entrees. Eggs, pancakes, waffles, omelettes, and good old biscuits and gravy. Food is always well prepared and service staff is excellent. My coffee cup never went dry. Only downside, small...More

Thank Don A
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No outdoor seating
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 E Fairview Ave, Meridian, ID 83642-1738
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Meridian
  • Phone Number: +1 208-888-3745
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