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“Great breakfast”
Review of Driftwood Cafe

Driftwood Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Midwest
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great breakfast”
Reviewed October 4, 2013

This cafe offers a great menu for breakfast. We heartily recommend the eggs benedict with the delicious herb/cheese sauce. We tried the veggie one and the turkey one and both were wonderful, as well as the potato pancakes and/or hashbrowns. Coffee was very good. It is in a convenient location right by hotels/shops/casinos.

  • Visited October 2013
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Los Angeles, California
Level 6 Contributor
312 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Heavenly breakfast near the Heavenly resort...”
Reviewed October 1, 2013

Another restaurant part of the Gondola outdoor mall - bit confusing, look at the map, this one is easier to find since it is on the main road side. Great breakfast, big booths, endless great coffee, very busy/popular but you don't feel rushed. Very healthy My friend and I both had coffee and omelettes - mine was avocado, spinach and mushrooms - with a side of English muffin and fresh fruit! The bill came to $28 - without tip! Wish I hadn't found the place the morning I was leaving. Worth checking out...would presume there would be a wait if you arrived on the weekend; i don't know if you can make reservations - they seat you when you whole party is present.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Yvonne M
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Santa Rosa, CA
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Jewel of a breakfast place”
Reviewed September 28, 2013

Friendly service, hot food, very well prepared and obviously fresh. Go early, or else there will be a line out the door.

Visited September 2013
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Thank DebBSantaRosa_CA
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Los Angeles, California
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“we were lucky!”
Reviewed September 24, 2013

our hotel 968 Park recommended this lovely cafe for breakfast the line was around the block but it was worth the [not very long] wait great coffee

Visited September 2013
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Thank Suzan C
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Potato pancakes to die for!”
Reviewed September 23, 2013

Breakfast entree included choice of potatoes and one of the choices is potato pancakes. Cooked perfectly and served with sour cream and applesauce, they were delicious. Plan to return later this week. Service was friendly and prompt. Never had to look for a coffee refill as waitress came past often despite they were busy.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Joyce K
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