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“Great breakfast spot in Petaluma”
Review of Sax's Joint

Sax's Joint
Ranked #2 of 281 Restaurants in Petaluma
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Diner
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed August 19, 2014

My sister and I ended up here the morning after a late night concert, and it was just what we needed. It was moderately busy and it took a little while for the waitress to take our order, but we needed the time to decide what we wanted to eat because everything looked so good! The coffee was delicious and it turns out we ordered WAY too much food, but everything was so good. The highlights were the biscuits and gravy and TT's French toast, which came with raspberry cream cheese. And the prices were VERY reasonable. The atmosphere is adorable, parking was easy and we left very, very satisfied. I wish I had a reason to go up to Petaluma again for more!

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Thank Kimberly B
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

I waited until I'd been several times before posting a review, since my first visit was not long after they had opened and it was a crowded weekend. That said, the weekends are busy. We've never had to wait more than 5 or 10 minutes for a table and the service is still good, but the food takes a little longer to come out and between the music and the people, the back room gets pretty noisy. On weekdays it's a lot quieter and the food comes very quickly. So on to the food... Everything we've ordered has been really good, although we haven't ventured beyond breakfast. Portions are very large - only the teenaged boys in our party have been able to clear their plates, with one exception that being "the joint", a pancake that is served on an extra large pizza pan. Doubtful that anyone could eat that much pancake. The house made biscuits are also good, and about the size of a softball. Prices are reasonable and the staff are all very friendly and accommodating. A welcome addition to the Petaluma breakfast scene.

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Thank PetalumaTraveler373
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Reviewed April 26, 2014

Our son heartily recommended Sax's Joint when we visited him, so off we went to enjoy breakfast ~ and what a delicious breakfast we had!! I had the French toast with raspberry cream cheese topping. Four thick sliced pieces of French bread perfectly cooked and crisped, served with hot maple syrup on the side. The star of the table was my husband's corned beef hash. The portions of hash, potatoes, and eggs were dramatic to behold,but forkful by forkful there wasn't a scrap left on that plate because it was too good to leave. Corned beef hash is his favorite dine-out treat and he pronouced this version even better than that of his usual North Hollywood choice, Eat. Try Sax's: excellent service, wonderful food, colorful locals and right downtown.

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Thank Indio760
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Reviewed April 14, 2014

Where the old Marvin's use to be. We love this place! Kid friendly, nice wait staff, fun 50's décor. The prices are VERY reasonable. We have been there for breakfast and two lunches and each time, the food was great.

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Thank Twosaint
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Go hungry because the portions are immense! And tasty! What a darling place just like walking into the past with that old school diner feel and good customer service. Do you remember good customer service? Well get it here with classic diner fare. Something really homey here where you just feel like you are eating with family. Love it. And just plan a light day after that chicken and waffles.

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Thank Lisamarie P
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