We have been eating at this restaurant for at least 30 years. We have learned because of its popularity to arrive on a weekday Wednesday - Friday when they open at 7:00 to avoid waiting (there are no reservations) and get a good parking spot. They do have a large waiting area, which was probably a porch to the house the restaurant occupies. If we go on a weekend, we just grab a Starbucks and a paper to read while we wait for our number to be called.
The service is top notch. My husband always orders the Apple Pancake for $12, which is so delicious. (It's more like a rich dessert.) It comes out of the oven very hot and remains so for quite a long time.
I like to change it up on occasion and order something else such as the White Cheddar and Bacon Omelette for $13.50, which I had today. I was hoping there would be some onions, garlic or other veggies also in the omelette, but it just had what was listed on the menu. The omelette was very light and fluffy, but I thought the cheese was a little overwhelming. (They must put in a half a pound or more!!) The omelettes also come with 3 buttermilk pancakes. In any event, anything you order will serve at least 2 people, so you could easily share. We will both have one or more breakfasts with the leftovers. The only complaint I have is their coffee. To me, it tastes like it is made with chicory. I normally skip their coffee when eating here or drink hot tea.
The wooden chairs are not the most comfortable seating, however, they are so busy that they probably don't want people to linger for hours. The noise level can be obtrusive during peak hours, which is again why we go very early. We look forward to many more years of dining here.
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