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“Breakfast with a show!”
Review of Sugar Shack Cafe

Sugar Shack Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Central Valley, California
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86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Breakfast with a show!”
Reviewed February 4, 2013

It was a busy Saturday before the Surf City Marathon & Superbowl Sunday. The wait for patio seating out front was about 10-15 minutes at 9am & once we were seated the "show" began. The tall homeless(?) gentlemen (his name is Maverick, our waitress told us) began to talk to & sing for anyone who would listen while holding a garden statue wrapped up in a blanket. He is apparently a regular on Main Street. Speaking of Main Street....the Main Street omlette was very good & my husband's "Michelle's Special" was just "ok". They let you substitute a side of fruit for the potatoes for $1 more & let me just say this is the BEST restaurant fruit I've ever had. A good sized side-order bowl & all the fruit was ripe & delicious! Well done on the fruit, Sugar Shack! Prices were good, service was friendly & the barefoot serenading gentlemen did not dissuade us from a return visit -we came back for lunch the next day (no "show" this time) & were equally happy with our food on the second occasion, though their lunch menu is very limited compared to breakfast. We would definitely return on a future trip.

  • Visited February 2013
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Oviedo, Florida
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“walked by and had to stop in”
Reviewed January 10, 2013

glad we did! the food was yummy and the service was great! Seemed to be a staple to the locals and that's always a good choice!

  • Visited January 2013
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Shelton, Connecticut
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93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“THE Breakfast Choice”
Reviewed December 30, 2012

If you walk down Main Street any morning, you will immediately notice that the busiest place is--by far--the Sugar Shack, a place that looks like it has been around forever! The crowds keep coming back for good reasons: tasty food, fair prices and efficent service. Try to nab a table outside--either in front or on the back patio--and enjoy the relaxed vibe. Choose from a variety of breakfast favorites that will surely fortify you for the day--whether you plan on conquering the famous waves or not.

  • Visited December 2012
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Texas
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125 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Yummy breakfast and fast service”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

Quaint location in Dtn HB. Be sure to walk to the back patio if weather permits. The food is fast, good and service is excellent. Very laid back vibe. We ate breakfast here twice. I grew up in HB and this place has been here for years.

Visited December 2012
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Huntington Beach, California
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Breakfast ICON”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

I like Michelle's breakfast... This place is great and usually has a long waiting list. back patio will get you in quicker. Or try No Ka Oi next door.

Visited September 2012
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