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Express Cafe

400 E Fairview Ave, Meridian, ID 83642-1738
+1 208-888-3745
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Diner
$$ - $$$
400 E Fairview Ave, Meridian, ID 83642-1738
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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 9 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 24 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
Reviewed 24 March 2017

50.00 for breakfast for 3 for an average breakfast of bacon and eggs.prices used to be reasonable .guess the owner just got greedy .shame on you, ken.

Thank meridian2017
Reviewed 14 February 2017

For years we met here for Bible study with a group of guys ranging from 3 to 12+. Always good food for the money and great service.

Thank Warren and Mary G
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

It has been a few years since I have eaten here. The place has not changed much. And the menu is about the same except the increase in prices. Still a great place to eat, the food was good.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The way this place has grown in popularity is amazing. The fantastic menu has brought folks from all over. The biggest problem here is when it's crowded the parking lot is overwhelming. However, I personally have not heard of even a fender bender or scrape....More

Thank Lisa E
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Preston S
31 August 2016|
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
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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