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Old Mountain Inn

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13132 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006-9120
+1 831-338-2211
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Boulder Creek, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 2017

How hard is it to mess up breakfast? Another table got my dish so I was sitting there while my husband and daughter ate their breakfasts. No apologies, nothing. We gave them another try (we're locals so want to support local businesses) and it was just as bad. Prices are way too high, service is inexusable, and it's so not... More 

Thank Denise S
Durham, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on my way back from a hike. The staff is friendly and attentive. The food was great. Not your run of the mill menu. Great prices and easy to get to with plenty of parking on the street.

Thank Nora03824
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed November 2, 2016

We came on a very rainy morning after camping in Big Basin. It was not crowded, and perhaps that helped. But we had very attentive service, great food, better than usual coffee, and a nice homey atmosphere. It was all that we needed and more.

1 Thank Erickson18
Woodinville, Washington
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353 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016

We stopped here for breakfast one Saturday. I had eggs, toast, bacon and hash browns. The food was hearty, but the service was very slow and our server seemed occupied with loud personal conversations she was having with other staff. One person in my group ordered pancakes with strawberries and whipped cream. I think two lone strawberries gave their lives... More 

Thank Brin651
Buffalo NY
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359 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2016

It appears as a typical local diner but there is much less in the greasy category and more to the healthy. The biscuits & gravy were even relatively low fat compared to other places I've had them. Dropped in twice for breakfast and quite enjoyed both.

Thank Hewitty15
Hunterdon County
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95 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed May 20, 2016

We were greeted with friendly smiles and a welcome when we came in on a late weekday morning. My husband had eggs benedict without the muffins and I had their oatmeal with fresh berries (and they were really fresh). They have an extensive breakfast menu which is available until early afternoon - perfect for hikers and surfers. The place also... More 

1 Thank everly23
England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2016

This is a basic diner that appears to have a bit of a customer service problem. The food is ok and it's a nice enough place but what kind of establishment tells a customer that the salad they've just had put in front if them is "what you ordered" when the customer tells them (politely) that they had asked for... More 

1 Thank Ruffin55
Boulder Creek, California
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79 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Quaint Little Diner! Fits in with the 'old time' ambiance of Boulder Creek. The service could use some help. The waitress we had was delightful but was responsible for too many tables and could not adequately do her job. Who ever owns the place would benefit from hiring more help. The food was so, so. Again with proper staffing and... More 

Thank FullTiltTraveler
Boulder Creek, California
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 26, 2015

The folks that bought it aren't very good at managing it - from the wait staff, to the organization and food. Our food came separately, cold, and the coffee was tepid.

1 Thank CosmoGirl831
Boulder Creek, California
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

New owners have a lot to learn about service. It's too bad since a restaurant like this is really needed in Boulder Creek. My recommendation would be for the new owners to spend more time training the servers. The servers are young and seem to be trying but they do not know anything about food service. we walked in we... More 

3 Thank dandkbcc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13132 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006-9120
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Boulder Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 831-338-2211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?