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“Great Breakfast!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of First Awakenings

First Awakenings
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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197 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2013

The variety of choices is amazing. Sitting outside by the pit fire is the best option. My wife enjoyed pancakes that are large with a taste great. Four strips of bacon prepared just right. I had poached eggs and wheat toast. The service is so good and aided by placing a pitcher of ice water and a carafe of coffee. So you never ran out of something to drink. Each server covers the other so it makes the service outstanding.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2013

A good place for break fast
The pancakes are massive and delicious
The crepe was my favourite
Service is slow, but that didn't bother me as we had time.
No views from here, so if you are a tourist, maybe look around for something with a view

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Breakfast or Lunch in Monterey,CA”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2013

Look for the First Awakenings Restaurent one block from the Aquarium in Monterey. It is located at the American Tin Cannery Outlet building. It is a short order breakfast and lunch place, very popular (plan a short wait) and has outside seating. The food is excellent, the prices are reasonable (for Monterey) and the service is outstanding. If you have a car, there is a 2- hour parking lot for the outlet just beyond the restaurant. It is free if you get a vendor or the restaurant cashier to stamp your ticket.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Joseph H
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Gotha, Florida
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Delicious and delightful”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

The aquarium staff recommended this restaurant for breakfast, and they were right! Huge variety on the menu and there was something for everyone in our large party. Would definitely recommend

Visited June 2013
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Fresno, California
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Best breakfast in Monterey!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2013

Blue germ pancakes- 12 inch diameter- blueberry, wheat germ- goodness! Everything there is good. We never go anywhere else for breakfast- you will not be disappointed. But don't just do the eggs n bacon- try a pancake!

Visited June 2013
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