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Express Cafe

400 E Fairview Ave, Meridian, ID 83642-1738
+1 208-888-3745
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Cafe
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400 E Fairview Ave, Meridian, ID 83642-1738
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Reviewed July 16, 2014

After moving to Meridian we decided to try "local" places rather than "chains". The Express Cafe is a local favorite. Not close to the interstate nor the hotels, it is frequented by locals and not tourists. Their breakfasts are wonderful. The omelets are filled with...More

2  Thank TomTrel
Reviewed July 1, 2014

Went for breakfast as a work group, the majority didn't feel good afterwords. Not sure what caused this because we all ordered different items. The service was good the food unfortunately wasn't. Maybe an off day?

Thank MeridianMom
Reviewed March 14, 2014

just got back from breakfast, it was very good, one of the best waffles I have eaten, wife had biscuits a d sausage gravy, she really thought the gravy was out of this world, the eggs were what you expect, the small size, hash browns...More

Thank kyotobug
Reviewed August 24, 2013

I have been going to this place all my life. Great comfort food. AMAZING staff. what more do you need? Go give it a try!

1  Thank Lougav
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Don't blink, or you'll miss it. Very nondescript white rectangle building, probably never updated to reflect the "casual diner, home cookin" feel. Very clean inside. I've only had their breakfast foods so far, but plan on lunching there in the future. Their meat lover's omelet...More

1  Thank Kathryn F
Reviewed February 25, 2013

The food there was good (not great but a bit better than some). It is an old building with several seats around a counter and another room with a bunch of tables. If there is a special, they only take a few cents off the...More

Thank ajfred
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Came here with a co-worker for brunch. Wasn't too sure of what to expect . Looked like a little "hole in the wall" kinda place. The minute you walk in you are greeted with a friendly smile and service. Ordering was easy and service was...More

Thank Tabatha M
Reviewed November 21, 2012

Right off the busy Fairview Avenue on the edge of Meridian, the nondescript facade with an outdated sign would be easy to overlook. That would be a mistake--huge servings of comfort food for breakfast, friendly, prompt service from people who know their business make this...More

1  Thank George G
Reviewed September 21, 2012

Went on a Friday morning. Was quite busy, but we sat down immediately. Waitress came with menu and got our drinks. We ordered and if I got through two pages of the newspaper it was a lot. FOod was delicious prices were more than fair....More

Thank Adam56
Reviewed August 26, 2012 via mobile

If you're looking for good food at an out of the way place, go here! It's not super fancy and the walls are very plain. The great food makes up for it though! Sourdough french toast is fantastic!

Thank frommeridian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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