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“Warm and cozy comfort food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Geraldine's Counter

Geraldine's Counter
4870 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118
206-723-2080
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Ranked #535 of 3,488 Restaurants in Seattle
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Pleasanton, California, United States
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117 reviews 117 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Warm and cozy comfort food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Coffee cake and chicken fried steak...these are "must have" items from the menu. The place is popular - be prepared for a wait...it is worth the wait.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“One of My Favorite Restaurants in Seattle”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I usually order the cobb salad and a slice of the day's coffee cake. The french toast is also good. A vibrant eatery with interesting art on the walls and good service. My only complaint is that It can get loud during the breakfast and weekend rush, the wall's don't absorb noise well enough.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Spokane, WA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Just go get the French toast already”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Friends said the French toast here was amazing. They were right. I don't know how they make it so crispy, yet soft in the middle and not too dark. Go there and have the French toast. Bacon on the side (it's nice and thick, not too greasy.)

Fun place. It gets crowded, busy, and loud. Prepare for a wait most mornings. There are other choices on the menu, of course, but the French toast is the most popular item. There were five in our party and everyone left happy.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“OMG you must eat here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

My wife and I stopped for late breakfast on a Saturday. I had the chicken fried steak with 2 eggs, hash browns and sour dough toast. Wow! The chicken fried steak was very flavorful. The country gravy had more sausage chunks than any I had enjoyed before. Everything was prepared perfectly too. The orange slice and grapefruit slice was the perfect way to cleanse my tongue afterwards. Yummy. There were so many other wonderful choices on the breakfast menu that it was difficult to pick just one. The country sausage grave was fabulous! The atmosphere was family friendly. This is a gem enjoyed by the locals of the Columbia City neighborhood. Don't miss out. Plan a trip to put you there for breakfast.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Houston, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Great food; terrible wait staff.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Fantastic basil tomato soup and chicken sandwich. Kid-friendly. Good salads. I would recommend it for a local treat!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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