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PRICE RANGE
$12 - $25
CUISINES
American
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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CLASSICS
Terrace Scramble
seasonal local vegetables with white cheddar and your choice of salad or potatoes
15
Dungeness Crab Omelet
baby spinach, heirloom cherry tomato; your choice of salad or potatoes
21
the Town Breakfast
2 eggs any style, country potatoes, toast, choice of applewood smoked bacon, country ham, country pork sausage or Canadian bacon
15
Classic Benedict
english muffin, hollandaise, Canadian bacon, and choice of salad or country potatoes
16
Smoked Salmon Benedict
wild salmon, english muffin, chive hollandaise, choice of salad or country potatoes
18
Chef's Special Hash
red wine jus, yukon gold potatoes, seasonal vegetables, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce
19
SWEET
Fruit Bowl
seasonal fruit bowl
9
Yogurt 3
Old Fashioned Oatmeal
golden raisins, cinnamon and brown sugar
8
Belgium Style Waffle
with mixed berries and chantilly cream and raspberry sauce
14
SANDWICHES & SALADS
The Merritt Burger
with secret sauce, lettuce, tomato, pickle, red onions: Your choice of fries or salad
15
Bacon 2
Choice of cheese 1
Mushrooms 1
Avocado 2
Fried Egg 2
Sunrise sandwich
fried eggs, Hobbs bacon, white cheddar, lettuce, tomato, red onion, and secret sauce on a roll with a side of potatoes
14
Caesar salad
Romaine, croutons, parmesan and anchovies
13
Pomegranate & Arugula Salad
Feta, Dang coconut chips, sherry vinaigrette
12
Panini
Smoked ham, roasted pork, swiss cheese, pickles and American mustard with fries and salad
15
BEVERAGES
Mimosa
9
Bloody Mary
9
Bottomless Bloody Mary / Mimosa
18
Bloody Beer
housemade bloody mary mix & pilsner beer with a salt rim
7
Bloody Maria
housemade bloody mary mix & tequila with a salt rim
9
Irish Coffee
Jameson Irish Whiskey, Bailey's Irish Cream coffee
9
Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
4
Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
6
TR French Roast Regular or Decaf Coffee
4
Numi Hot Teas
3.5
BOTTOMLESS MIMOSAS & BLOODY MARYS
Bottomless Mimosas & Bloody Marys
with purchase of an entree (Gluten Free).
15
TR BRUNCH COCKTAILS
Bloody Beer
Housemade Bloody Mary Mix & pilsner beer with a salt rim.
7
Bloody Maria
Housemade Bloody Mary Mix & tequila with a salt rim.
9
Irish Coffee
Jameson Irish Whiskey, Bailey's Irish Cream & Coffee. Served with whipped cream.
9
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Reviewed December 9, 2019

The Terrace Room is a great little gem of a restaurant situated perfectly off of Lake Merritt so that you can enjoy a picturesque view of the lake over a plate of Eggs Benedict balanced on two english muffins and ham. The coffee, too, will...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank JoeA000201
Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

Bottomless is always a win in my book, and then adding good food to accompany it completes the experience for me. I decided to stray away from my usual and go with the smoked Salmon Benedict, and I was not disappointed. The hollandaise sauce was...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 7Rome
Reviewed January 22, 2019

The service begins with mini-muffins and quickly taken drink orders. Wide selection of brunch items, including real crab in the omlette. Service is discrete and attentive. Friendly atmosphere for this place on Lake Merritt. Special 60th birthday going on while there... very festive.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank gaylem113
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

The three of us came down here for lunch, but I had NO idea how wonderful it would be. The dining room looks out over Merritt Lake with floor to ceiling windows. We sat at a table on the upper deck. One of is got...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jaseaton
Reviewed April 28, 2018

We were there for a wedding recption. i would go there just for the view. Food was good, service was also. it was a little warm, and i dont believe they have ac. They did have fans, and they did help a little.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank mcpcmp
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Looking for a nice quiet place for lunch? Go to Lake Merritt Hotel's classic Terrace Room. Reasonable prices, nice local menu, well prepared food. Best of all, you can hear each other talk.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank stanm2013
Reviewed February 22, 2017

I have been here several time for lunch. The food is good and the view of the lake is wonderful. It is quite except when the have muxic and the service as always been good. The food is good and the price is reasonable. It...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Nancy B
Reviewed August 24, 2016

My husband and I went here because it looked beautiful from the walking path by the lake. However... it is somewhat odd. First of all, this restaurant is attached to a nursing home, but a really nice one. Secondly, the waiter was not really attentive...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed June 3, 2016

Terrace Room is within the Lake Merritt Hotel. You get a nice view of Lake Merritt and the view is quite nice. Service was excellent and so was the menu.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Graciela A
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Went to Terrace Room with 3 friends. Portions small, perfunctory service. I ordreded Uni Risotto that came in a bowl with 6 small mussels on top. I asked where the Uni was and was told it was in the sauce?? Won't be back

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Josette K
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