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Ticos Breakfast & Lunch

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330 Reservation Rd Ste C, Marina, CA 93933-3286
(831) 582-2509
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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California
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for american and mexican style food. Only been there for breakfast and have seen many benedicts being served. They have a many to choose from along with the daily specials. Fruit has always been very fresh. Service can sometimes be overwhelming for two servers with twelve tables.

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Thank scotosan
Marina, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Daily specials, always a featured soup . Nice size portions. They have recently begun serving suppers.

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Thank psp62
Marina, California
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Long ago I had breakfast and lunch at Tico's. My second cousin goes here for breakfast each time that he comes from San Diego to participate in the motorcycle races which are held at Laguna Seca. He's raved about Tico's in terms of items created and served as well as the reasonable price. I, on the other hand, have had... More 

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Sacramento, California
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390 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

A small, casual restaurant in a strip mall. I didn't know what to expect for such a "Hole in the Wall" place. The orange juice was fresh squeezed(amazing). All the breakfast choices we had were all excellent from the Eggs Benedict to the Mexican omelette. The ingredients were fresh, flavor spot on, and attention paid to details. Overall I was... More 

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Thank ranishi
Marina, California, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Ticos is a tiny little restaurant behind an Asian grocery store on Reservation Road. Although the sign says it's open for breakfast and lunch only, it IS open for dinner. It's a cute place with attentive service. The food is standard American fare. Their homemade marmalade is available to take home.

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Thank Jim R
San Jose, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying that the food is delicious, well-prepared, superbly fresh quality ingredients cooked with skill and plated with care at an incredible price point. That being said, the downsides: 1) music will make you think you've been transported to the waiting room to purgatory 2) decor is pretty spartan, I don't usually mind this, but something in... More 

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Thank sabra133d
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast was wonderful, especially the fres apple fritters!! Service was excellent, restaurant is small and very clean with frsh flowers on each table. Not fancy but a true gem. A bit hard to find the first time but definitely worth the effort.

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Thank Johanna S
Marina, United States
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

This little restaurant is tucked away in a little shopping center behind a oriental market. The food here is always fresh and delightful to look at. The owner and chef takes pride in the appearance of all his dishes and you will be pleasantly pleased. The restaurant itself is small and clean and run by there entire family. I've enjoyed... More 

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Thank Christy D
San Francisco, California
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157 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

It is amazing how difficult it is to find a restaurant that serves a true French style omelet or one that makes eggs Benedict with a Hollandaise sauce that is tasty. Tico's is that rarest of restaurants that does an exceptional job with both and it is why my wife and I will drive 30 miles from our house to... More 

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Severna Park, Maryland
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

I went there for breakfast based on high reviews. I was disappointed, finding it to be just ok. The staff was efficient but not at all personable. The food was fine; coffee not drinkable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 Reservation Rd Ste C, Marina, CA 93933-3286
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina
  • Phone Number: (831) 582-2509

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