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Maltby Cafe

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8809 Maltby Rd, Snohomish, WA 98296-7901
+1 425-483-3123
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Seattle, Washington
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149 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned after a long absence and regret to say Maltby Cafe did not live up to our fond memory of the place. Portions were large, but flavors were lacking and prices were a bit high (e.g. $15 or so for most of the breakfast plates). The hollandaise sauce on the eggs benedict was bland. The pancakes were not even as... More 

Thank TravelPaul2015
Kirkland, Washington
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107 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is an experience! From the time they opened decades ago the formula has been great big portions of great tasting food! We shared a chili burger and left stuffed and happy with the flavors and the preparation. There are so many options you would spend a year eating your way through the menu. Highly recommended!

Thank jazzlover44
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111 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The best Cinnabon I ever had in my life made to order. The waiting in the cafe goes to 45 minutes in the weekends. The best service you'll ever had. Affordable price and delicious food. Definitely the best place to have your breakfast

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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Everyone raves about this place and it's been years since we've been there. Always a long line and a good 25 minute wait time even when we went during the week. I was glad that we were able to walk downstairs down the narrow steps, this would not be a place for handicapped people to eat. The food was good.

Thank Jo Ann Z
Eagle River, Alaska
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very, very popular with locals...had great breakfast...expect to wait..but nice shopping in small buildings...went Sat am...about 40 min wait, but said we could sit at counter and cut time in half...worth the wait..

Thank Susan B
Seattle, WA
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423 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is a popular breakfast and lunch restaurant that has quite a following. We stopped by for a weekday breakfast so there was no line at 8 AM. We got to scramble breakfasts which came out in a reasonable timeframe and were both delicious. The portions were large and ingredients generously apportioned. Neither of us finished our meal completely. Service... More 

1 Thank Marco W
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356 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 461 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Interesting location in the basement of a gym. There is a covered stairwell down to a landing entry into the cafés waiting area. On busy mornings not only the waiting area but steps can be lined with people. May seem strange, but I got the impression expecting to wait in line to dine is part of the traditional ambience of... More 

1 Thank OTR_Again_IM
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206 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast and we're not disappointed. The service was very fast and the food was excellent. We did get there just as they opened. They did start to fill up rather fast. My bacon spinach omelet was perfect. I did get a cinnamon roll to go.

Thank Dan S
Kenmore, Washington
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very small and out of the way but it is extremely busy. We went at 9:30 on a Sunday and waited an hour for a table since they don't accept reservations except large parties. The atmosphere is very casual and decor can be described only as eclectic (they appear to have framed every piece of paper or... More 

1 Thank Nicole W
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Its good but not great. I know people are always talking about their cinnamon rolls. Yeah, they're huge, but they weren't all that great. The food in general is just good, but for being a 20-30 minute drive to get here, its not really worth it.

Thank dgnldy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8809 Maltby Rd, Snohomish, WA 98296-7901
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Snohomish
  • Phone Number: +1 425-483-3123

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