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New Breakfast spots in Monterey? Huevos Rancheros?


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New Breakfast spots in Monterey? Huevos Rancheros?

susancinsf | | Aug 2, 2007 06:34 AM

I'm as likely as anyone to chime in with Monterey suggestions on this board, but now I'd like some help....I am often diving when in Monterey, which means a very early start and breakfast might be a pastry or even (don't tell anyone) the number one at McDonalds...When I have had time for breakfast LouLou's has been a favorite in the past.

However, I anticipate some time for a real breakfast this weekend, and our last time at LouLou's the food wasn't as good, and even though we got there fairly early the only seats available were at the (uncomfortable) counter. So, am looking for new alternatives. I would prefer Monterey proper or Seaside (given the location of our motel) over Pacific Grove. Carmel is probably further than we want to drive before eating.

Did a search. Jaweino mentioned Old Monterey Cafe several times, but apparently they are quite crowded on weekends, and small besides. I am *not* a fan of having to wait in line for breakfast, nor do I want to have to get up early. Breakfast Club in Seaside has been mentioned, and they do have a nice menu overall, but I was a bit (and perhaps unfairly?) turned off by their description of huevos rancheros being served on flour tortillas...

Speaking of huevos rancheros, I'd love to find a spot that serves good ones in Monterey.
Any feedback on the above spots, or on other locations, especially if they serve huevos rancheros? I'd love any suggestions, and am willing to try something new in the hopes of being able to pass it along if anyone else is looking for breakfast options in Monterey off the beaten path...

Huevos or no, I am looking for suggestions for a full breakfast, not a pastry/coffee type of place.

Thanks for any help; will report back!

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