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“Once one of the "go to" places in Cannon Beach” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lazy Susan Cafe

Lazy Susan Cafe
Ranked #3 of 50 Restaurants in Cannon Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Hillsboro, OR
1 review
“Once one of the "go to" places in Cannon Beach”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2008

The Lazy Susan Cafe was once one of the must see restaurants in Cannon Beach. On a typical summer weekend you might see a waiting list of 8-10 parties for a restaurant that has about as many tables.

But about a year ago this quaint cafe changed hands, and it is just no longer up to par. Long-time employee and cook Rosa Alverez took over the helm of the operation and even though the menu has remained virtually unchanged, the quality of food and service have dimmed considerably.

A recent breakfast visit exemplified what I have been seeing since the change in ownership; empty water glasses and coffee cups, not having the correct silverware or condiments for the food that was ordered, burned baked goods, and the sense that we were forgotten when it came time to get the check. You might be able to write this off as a "one-off" but the "before" and "after" comparison since the change of ownership has been glaring. It would appear that many of the regular wait-staff have been replaced (most likely in an attempt to cut costs) by teenage boys that don't seem to have the training, experience, decorum, or attention to service that this cafe once had. It's too bad.

The old Lazy Susan will be missed.

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Minnesota
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“As advertised! Wonderful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2008

Visited on Oct 1, 2008. Before going to Cannon Beach I researched where to dine. The breakfasts at the Lazy Susan were highly recommended, especially their oatmeal waffle. Also mentioned as I recall was the quiche. On arrival, we found the restaurant to be very nice, very small, and very quaint. All good things. (I later discovered there is an area for seating upstairs.) We ordered the waffle special for the day. It was their signature oatmeal waffle with strawberries and bananas. It was absolutely all it was advertised to be and more. It was a nice sized waffle, and the quantity and quality of the fresh fruit was exceptional. The Ham and Broccoli Quiche was also excellent. I opted for the fruit option over the potatoes to save a calorie or two for later in the day. Again, there was a nice variety of fresh fruits and they were perfect. I spoke with several folks entering and ALL have been there MANY times before and state it is their favorite place in Cannon Beach. Don’t miss it.

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Atlanta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“tasty breakfast in Cannon Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2008

My husband and I dined here for lunch during our Cannon Beach vacation, and we were very pleased with the friendly service, quaint and relaxed atmosphere, and delicious food. The vegetable omelet and potatoes were yummy as was the oatmeal waffle. The Lazy Susan Cafe is a must - eat in Cannon Beach.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Lovely lunch spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2008

I always go here to have a quiet lunch after a morning of hustle and bustle shopping. It is a little off the main street so very quiet and sort of zen like in it's peacefulness. I adore their quiches and bran muffins and the hot seafood salad is scrumptious! A lovely alternative to the "look alike" pubs on the main street.

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“Very nice place to eat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2008

Very nice place to eat

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