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Joanie's Cafe



447 North California Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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(650) 326-6505

  • Sun - Mon 7:30am - 2:30pm
  • Tue - Sat 7:30am - 9:00pm

Cuisine: American Restaurants, Cafes, Sandwich Shops


4.7 of 5.0 from 79 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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Joanie's Cafe Reviews

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  • Brett B.Great people, good food!

    55555 by Brett B.


  • Ami A.Food was good, although I cannot remember it so not memorable. I think either the bread or the eggs were nice and fluffy, but I'm not sure so get both! :)

    55555 by Ami A.


  • Akshay J.Great little brunch place on CalAve. The salmon salad was surprisingly good.

    55555 by Akshay J.


  • Liam MOne of the best brunch spots! Gets super busy though, especially when the famers market is on

    55555 by Liam M


  • Tim BThey have delicious omlettes on the menu.

    55555 by Tim B


  • Karine JSuper popular for weekend brunch - good portions

    55555 by Karine J


  • Sam EGreat brunch place. I love the omelettes!

    55555 by Sam E


  • Yu-Hsien CThis is a good place to have drink.

    55555 by Yu-Hsien C


  • Joey C.Espresso drinks are mediocre, but breakfast is on point.

    55555 by Joey C.


  • LuLu CPancakes are yummy

    55555 by LuLu C


  • Henry AThe oatmeal is great.

    55555 by Henry A


  • F.r. KThe omelettes are to die for, especially the Combination Omelette.

    55555 by F.r. K


  • Kat CDelicious Brioche French toast!

    55555 by Kat C


  • Dottie AGreat salads

    55555 by Dottie A


  • Anna J.Florentine Benedict sucked; hollandaise sauce was the worst I have tasted and the English muffin was soaked in bad butter. House fries are very good!

    22222 by Anna J.


  • Andrew N.Recommend the French onion soup. Onions just melt in your mouth!

    55555 by Andrew N.


  • Andrew N.A Solid Cobb salad, kudos on the crumble, bacon, and dressing (I had mine without the egg)

    55555 by Andrew N.


  • Omer Z.Great hash browns.

    55555 by Omer Z.


  • Caroline DengCome here for breakfast! The portion sizes are huge though.

    55555 by Caroline Deng


  • Bohdan H.Really nice place with a lot of baked dishes. Probably, Monsieur croque is not the best in my life, but it was big and tasty.

    55555 by Bohdan H.


  • Robert HawkinsThey'll do eggs Florentine as a veggie substitute for eggs Benedict if you ask!

    55555 by Robert Hawkins


  • Zach NegreyOmelette and hash browns.

    33333 by Zach Negrey


  • Ryan MendezBowl of soup and half a BLT sandwich on sourdough

    33333 by Ryan Mendez


  • Erik FinmanABSOLUTE BEST BREAKFAST IVE EVER HAD IN THE BAY

    55555 by Erik Finman


  • Brian K.If you're trying to decide between sweet and savory, go savory. Any punk can drop sugar on French toast. These guys absolutely nail the more challenging side of breakfast and brunch.

    55555 by Brian K.


  • Jenna ArnoldHash browns and eggs are perfect.

    55555 by Jenna Arnold


  • Brian K.The oatmeal is beyond amazing and arrives in a bowl that's larger than your face.

    55555 by Brian K.


  • Sarah JoeDelicious breakfasts

    55555 by Sarah Joe


  • Scott R.Service is slow as all hell. But they make up for it in tastiness.

    55555 by Scott R.


  • Angela GriffithExcellent crepes , excellent breakfast in general.

    55555 by Angela Griffith


  • Laura S.Waffles are no longer on the menu. :(

    33333 by Laura S.


  • Chris G.Excellent food. Attentive staff. It gets a bit busy, but worth the wait.

    55555 by Chris G.


  • Michel PerezFrench toasts with banana and strawberry, simply amazing!

    55555 by Michel Perez


  • Cristian C.Great food, service, and environment!

    55555 by Cristian C.


  • Ashutosh A.Toscana omlette is yum.

    55555 by Ashutosh A.


  • Beth S.Try the Crêpe Bretonne - Excited to try another great neighborhood spot. Delicious brunch! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Beth S.


  • jan h.Food was great, but I was a little suspicious when our food came out almost immediately after we ordered it. Were the scrambled eggs and pancakes sitting under a warmer? I wonder...

    22222 by jan h.


  • Ben H.Eggs Benedict made me melt. Must try.

    55555 by Ben H.


  • Paul J.Hashbrowns are flavorful on the inside and crispy on the outside, I don't know the secret, but it works nicely.

    55555 by Paul J.


  • Leslie B.Great service. Very friendly staff. The tuna melt is my favorite! I also appreciate that they accommodate my Dad's no sodium diet.

    55555 by Leslie B.


  • Tiffany P.hashbrowns

    33333 by Tiffany P.


  • Xitij Ritesh P.The best breakfast I've ever had. The homemade blueberry muffin is perfect. Crisp muffin top, and soft melt in your mouth bottom. Fruits were a touch sour, but great for the price.

    55555 by Xitij Ritesh P.


  • Kim V.It's all wonderful! The whole grain french toast with berries is fabulous!

    55555 by Kim V.


  • Matthew C.Great corner breakfast joint. Everything you'd expect (including the wait) without pretension. Great hash browns- crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, a delightful rarity in these parts!

    55555 by Matthew C.


  • jared t.favorite restaurant in the bay area! try the Mexican scramble

    55555 by jared t.


  • Jakub R.The duck confit sandwich has a VERY generous amount of duck meat. Good value!

    55555 by Jakub R.


  • Rauno R.Fast service. Great food.

    55555 by Rauno R.


  • Adam R.Crab avocado omlette!

    55555 by Adam R.


  • Lisa R.Awesome omelets here. Split a pancake with your group for dessert.

    55555 by Lisa R.


  • Jennifer P.The mandarin muffin is to die for!

    55555 by Jennifer P.


  • Lindsay S.Pretty over rated. I prefer Cafe Brioche down the street.

    33333 by Lindsay S.


  • Sierra S.The salmon crepe is divine! I also enjoy the crepe Bretonne is wonderful with melted brie on top!

    55555 by Sierra S.


  • Kerry S.The forks and knives may be magnetized :/

    22222 by Kerry S.


  • Dev K.The new location is great!

    55555 by Dev K.


  • Tony C.Great all around American style breakfastアメリカンスタイルの朝食、地元で非常に人気!

    55555 by Tony C.


  • Larry C.Corned beef hash + hash browns = heaven

    55555 by Larry C.


  • SarahJoanie's is still open, they just moved down the street. You don't close an entry for that.

    33333 by Sarah


  • Sriram K.They've moved down the road - seven doors down, corner of the block

    33333 by Sriram K.


  • Chris K.Spinach mushroom onion and cheese scramble FTW. No longer on the menu, but worth asking for.

    55555 by Chris K.


  • Ashley S.the brioche french toast is to dieeeee for. sooooo gooood

    55555 by Ashley S.


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    55555 by Travis K.


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    55555 by Travis K.


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    55555 by Travis K.


  • Alex Z.Always choose the muffin!

    55555 by Alex Z.


  • Gilbert L.Eat here on Sunday and can also enjoy the Farmers Market

    55555 by Gilbert L.


  • Chris K.Try the Spinach, Mushroom, Onion And Cheese Omelette - It's this good. :-) (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Chris K.


  • TristanBanana bran muffin here is one of the best I've had. Not too filling too

    55555 by Tristan


  • Michael M.The feta, bacon and spinach omelette was outstanding.

    55555 by Michael M.


  • Carolyn K.The Crepe Bretonne is all kinds of amazing. Chicken apple sausage, scrambled eggs, onions, mushrooms, brie cheese.

    55555 by Carolyn K.


  • wilson m.Try their crepe complete!

    55555 by wilson m.


  • Ben B.try the Juevos Santa Fe... American breakfast burrito muy delicioso!

    55555 by Ben B.


  • Rama N.OJ is fresh and muffin is nice

    55555 by Rama N.


  • Chris H.I think the home fries favorite is amazing and good value

    55555 by Chris H.


  • Alex Z.Brioche french toast rocks!

    55555 by Alex Z.


  • Tristanoatmeal + bananas = best in america. seriously.

    55555 by Tristan


  • Aaron B.everything on the menu is excellent. The owner is awesome.

    55555 by Aaron B.


  • Frank S.Waffles to die for.

    55555 by Frank S.


  • Irene A.The combination omelet was delicious!

    55555 by Irene A.


  • David CThe oatmeal is fantastic (they make it with nonfat milk and start it at 5am).

    55555 by David C


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