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12301 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Inverness, CA 94937
415-663-9496
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice Morning Treats

We enjoyed a mocha and raspberry turnover. Both were tasty and the service was friendly and welcoming.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2013
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Hickman, CA
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Inverness, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I will review it when I have eaten there , but hear the food is delightful! The chef is part of Perry's regular staff. I have eaten in Perry's for lunch, but the dinner area in the former Busy bee is for dinner only and I have not tried it.

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san francisco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

They have buzzed on to sweeter places and are no longer with us. Perry's Deli is now the sole option here and a wonderful choice for take out or gourmet groceries.

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new york, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Had delicious sticky roll and breads for breakfast when our B&B had crummy choices. Definitely would recommend. Baker was feeding us as well as taking items out of ovens, which was entertaining and reminded us how fresh our food was!

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Hickman, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We enjoyed a mocha and raspberry turnover. Both were tasty and the service was friendly and welcoming.

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We had sandwiches and pastries and all was fine until one party in my group needed to go to the bathroom. It was a portalet! The person was then sorry they ate there thinking how does anyone wash their hands.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We visited today and wished we hadn't. I had what promised to be a lovely sandwich chicken pesto and walnut, sounded great but in fact was mashed almost blended into a sandwich filling paste with so much mayo (?) it was awful. The service wasn't massively friendly, we have come to expect such good service here in the states and... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

A small space but what a treat. All the pastries made on site; a great spot to stop for breakfast. We especially liked the cinnamon rolls for their size (easy to split!) and the fact they were not over-the-top in icing. And the bearclaws were so good too. Friendly service, great pastries.

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Hayden Lake, Idaho
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Last time, 6 months ago, we were greeted warmly, had a fun conversation and enjoyed generous tasty sandwiches. This time, surly service and sandwiches on day old croissants accompanied by a not very good peanut butter cookie. what a shame.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We loved this little place! Busy Bee has great coffee and fresh breads and pastries. Eclectic and fun staff! Very helpful!

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Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

We just wanted a quick cup of coffee when my husband saw the sign for organic apple pie, so we made a U-turn and we were delighted! The owner was very welcoming and obviously takes pride in her shop. We decided to stay and order a slice of pie too (even though we were on our way to the Lighthouse).... More 

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  • Address: 12301 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Inverness, CA 94937
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: 415-663-9496

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