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293 Arlington Ave, Kensington, CA 94707-1401
510-527-5919
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great little breakfast spot

This place consistently delivers -- a nice breakfast with their famous biscuits. The service is pleasant and very fast. It can get pretty crowded, so it is especially nice if you can go on an off time, missing the weekend brunch rush. But even if you have to wait a bit, it is worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place consistently delivers -- a nice breakfast with their famous biscuits. The service is pleasant and very fast. It can get pretty crowded, so it is especially nice if you can go on an off time, missing the weekend brunch rush. But even if you have to wait a bit, it is worth it.

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Richmond, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to go for dinner. There is always a varied selection and we particularly like their house salads, salmon, chicken and coconut curry dishes. The food is served promptly with very courteous staff who remember us. The corkage fee is only $7.00 and if you don't take your wine theirs is reasonably priced as... More 

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is my go-to spot for breakfast since it's good, fast and comes with amazing buttermilk biscuits. Inn Kensington is a neightborhood institution, filled with regular customers and long time servers who remember what you like. I'm not a big fan of their dinners, however, as they tend to be heavy and heavily spiced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We live near Inn Kensington and have frequented it for breakfast lunch and dinner. Breakfast is great, with a wide selection of excellent items. The homemade biscuits are always a hit. And the fresh baked bread is great. The fruit bowl is always a wonderful combination of fruits, usually pineapple, papaya, berries, and other fruit. The service is amazingly fast.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

Ran in here for a quick bite this afternoon and liked it. Food came quickly. Hubby had a good tasting burger--a surprise because he a hamburger connoisseur who is seldom pleased with the average patty on a bun. It had roasted red peppers, cheese, and a seasoned mayo. I ordered chicken curry in phyllo dough that was a bit cold... More 

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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Most restaurants struggle with groups of more that 8, I was so impressed and pleased with the experience our group of 32 received last Friday evening that I have to write this review. This was a family event, and the people at Inn Kensington completely "made our day". A couple of specifics, food was very good, the soup is outstanding,... More 

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Richmond, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

It never disappoints. Homemade biscuits. Excellent vegetarian choices. Amazingly fast service and real neighborhood vibe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

This is our go to place in the east bay for a weekend breakfast. The wait is never long and the service is so fast and friendly and if you want a great omelette or waffles, you can't go wrong. Our kids love it too. Nothing fancy or gourmet here, just a great American breakfast.

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Wonderful Breakfasts which we enjoyed for years,long before we ever tried dinner. Great place to meet neighbors for lunch and dinner, or bring out of town guests as we did last week. Home-made biscuits with sumptuous Jam comes with your breakfast. Lunch and dinner always offer a special or two. The prices are very reasonable, most expensive dinner entry is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Friendly service with yummy food. Their breakfasts are substantial with very popular biscuits. Lunch always features a wonderful soup.

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Address: 293 Arlington Ave, Kensington, CA 94707-1401
Phone Number: 510-527-5919
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Kensington
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 293 Arlington Ave, Kensington, CA 94707-1401
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Kensington
  • Phone Number: 510-527-5919

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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