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“My Friday morning regular”
Review of Grandma's Kitchen

Grandma's Kitchen
Ranked #66 of 299 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Monterey
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182 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“My Friday morning regular”
Reviewed May 2, 2012

Great food. Great value. Friendly service.
Try the Chicken Fried Steak and Eggs or for a change of pace try the Calimari and Eggs. You are in Monterey after all.
You might be a regular too!

Visited February 2012
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Merced
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340 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“A Very Cute Place to Eat”
Reviewed April 5, 2012

We found Grandma's Kitchen a little by accident. My husband and I went there for dinner. It was very good. "Grandma" was so nice and really catered to us. They make their own salad dressings which were WONDERFUL.We went back for breakfast. It wasn't quite as good as dinner. The waitress was a little overwhelmed with the crowd. There was a busload of tourists that filled the restaurant and she was basically the only one waiting on everyone. She did have another girl that came in after we arrived that helped her, but it was still too much even for 2 people.

Visited April 2012
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1 Thank VickiG95340
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Sandy, Utah
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Owl heaven (and not a bad breakfast too!)”
Reviewed March 22, 2012

The restaurant has a very "locals" feel about it -- seemed like the wait staff knew a lot of the customers there. We had cranberry-pecan pancakes that were very good, and a Mexican omelette that was above average -- so far as flavor and temp go. There are literally hundreds of owl's (stuffed, painted, ceramic, etc.) as decorations -- almost too many. The service was decent and pleasant. Overall it was a good place for breakfast, and good on the pocketbook.

  • Visited February 2012
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1 Thank TJ4advice
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San Mateo
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Close by the Lodge where I stayed..decent food.”
Reviewed March 11, 2012

Service was good. Food was nothing "gourmet", but good just the same. Decent home-style food.

Visited March 2012
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Thank Angelo B
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Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, USA
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146 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Quintissential Local Greasy Spoon”
Reviewed January 12, 2012

Affordable. A locals favorite. Wide range of traditional American cafe cuisine. Decent quality.

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Thank Local93921
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