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“Breakfast for days!”

Loulou's Griddle In The Middle
Ranked #7 of 317 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Loulou's Griddle in the Middle is the tiny diner on Wharf #2. We always say we're "tiny but mighty." We cook with a lot of heart, soul, and deep care about every detail. We aim to make your experience comfortable, fun, delicious, and a little like being at a home-away-from-home. The kitchen is open so you can see our chefs preparing right in front of you. Our community of customers--both local and visitors from far away--also make Loulou's special. We bend over backwards to accomodate your requests, when we can, and we might crown you with a tiara if your requests are many....but all in fun. The diner opened in 1948, so it's rich with history. We're blessed with one customer, Henry, who has been coming EVERY morning since 1948 and he's earned a customized stool, a plaque, his own coffee mug, and a warm place in our hearts.
Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

The service is awesome, the food' seven better, and the leftovers from the chocolate chip hubcap pancake my kids split is going to be breakfast for days - it was HUGE!! So glad we live nearby; can't wait to go back.

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Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast with our family of 5. Friendly and attentive staff. Great food. We had the pancakes, French toast and omlettes. All were very tasty. The pancake is about the size of a trash can lid so I'd share next time. Fun atmosphere on the wharf.

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Reviewed June 22, 2015

Lots of fresh ingredients at LouLous, but the seafood is the star. Enjoyed fresh halibut fish fry which was tender, moist, and mild. It was plentiful and served with a salad of fresh greens. The only disappointment was the frozen fries. The service was helpful with a team effort to keep drinks filled and the table cleared. The outdoor tables are worth the wait and the hostess will take your number and call when one is ready usually within a short wait.

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Reviewed June 22, 2015

My wife and I went here for lunch. We had the clam chowder, then the squid, then the prawns. All three were fantastic! Both the squid and prawns were among the best I have ever had. I can't wait to go back.

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Reviewed June 19, 2015

We went there for lunch, sat at the counter and watched the cooks. We decided to try their speciality, which is clam chowder. We had it in the sourdough bread bowl. Delicious! The calamari and fish and chips looked amazing, too. If we lived closer, we would definitely eat there again! The wharf is so much less crowded than the Cannery Row area.

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