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Karen's Bakery

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705 Gold Lake Dr, Folsom, CA 95630-2535
+1 916-985-2665
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 16:00
Sat 07:00 - 16:00
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Folsom, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A well-known eatery for breakfast/brunch/lunch just off Sutter Street in historic Folsom. Make sure to fight through the sweaty bike-pants sporting crowd and snag an outdoor table with shade on a sunny morning. Many of the breakfast offerings come with their signature sourdough or whole grain toast which is scrumptious when adorned with butter and fresh berry preserves! Ample parking... More 

Thank Gaminglaw
Granite Bay, California
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437 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stopped by here a couple of times but it's usually too busy. I ordered eggs, potatoes and toast. The eggs were ok, the potatoes tasted weird and the toast was dry and not really toasted. The cookies were pretty good. Not my kind of breakfast place

Thank Richard K
Roseville, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent quality and portions of salads, sandwiches, and deserts; not to mention the bakery products. All made on site.

Thank Michael R
Folsom, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is and ALWAYS has been amazing. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or just a coffee break to enjoy the fresh baked desserts. You cannot go wrong with Karen's .

Thank Gina N
Sacramento, California
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Karen's Bakery is a great spot for breakfast or lunch in old town Folsom. Convenient to the American River Parkway and with outdoor seating, you will often see cyclist pulling in for refuel. Everything I have eaten there has been extremely fresh and tasty. A little pricey, but given the high quality ingredients, worth it in my opinion. In addition... More 

Thank ekhrsl
Roseville, California
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192 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In Old Town Folsom it quickly became a go-to spot. really popular among the bike riders coming off the bike trail in the morning. A sunny day on their patio is just, well, happiness. A very tasty selection of breakfasts, sandwiches, soups, salads and of course...the pastries which are amazing. And a big diverse selection. Get something to go.

Thank Steve R
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great pasteries, ok coffee, quick service. Close to hotel in historic Folsom. Have an outside patio area that is really nice

Thank William P
Worksop, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

First visit here lovely little place friendly,home cooked food, The Quiche was Lovely!!! Servings are plentiful. We will be back!!! 😀

Thank Heather O
Folsom, California
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Busy on weekends with bicyclists and others to enjoy delicious treats, quiche, salads and other gastronomic treats.

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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Karen's is a unique experience that brings to the table fresh taste, eligance, the most delectable delicious desserts and quaint surroundings. Karen is always there and chats with guests. Her menu is is diverse and all of it delicious. The Lemon bars are to die for!!!

Thank suzyanglesey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 705 Gold Lake Dr, Folsom, CA 95630-2535
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Folsom
  • Phone Number: +1 916-985-2665

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