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“Good food, but be careful, the price will climb quickly!”
Review of Miss Shirley's

Miss Shirley's
Ranked #12 of 2,025 Restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Galloway, New Jersey
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Good food, but be careful, the price will climb quickly!”
Reviewed May 6, 2013

Miss Shirley’s Café was an interesting experience for me and my wife. We arrived without any reservations and were told that it would be about a 20 minute wait. We were promptly given a small device and advised that it would notify us when our table was ready. After 15 minutes we were beeped, paged, buzzed or whatever it’s called these days. They seated us outside, which much to our chagrin later on, we accepted. Upon our initial seating, it was sunny and the winds were still, however later, as we were finishing our lunch, the sun changed positions, causing us to be in shade. As almost on cue, the winds picked up and it became cold, quickly. We felt like we can’t exactly blame Miss Shirley for that, that’s just bad luck.

Onto the food, we ordered the Hog wild that’s how we roll, the Cinnamon roll French toast, and the breakfast trio. I really enjoyed the Hog wild, however I think the fried pickles are unnecessary, due to the coleslaw already crowning the sandwich, also I really enjoyed the mango bbq sauce. I’m a bit disappointed by the breakfast trio. There are three sandwiches, one is an apple wood smoked bacon and egg sandwich, another is a pulled pork and egg sandwich and the third sandwich is a goat cheese, spinach, and roasted red pepper sandwich with eggs. The first two sandwiches are boring, and sad, the third sandwich, the goat cheese and spinach, that’s the one. If I ever come back here, I’m going to request three of those, instead of the bacon and pork. Trust me, try it, dare to hate it. And lastly the cinnamon roll French toast, I have nothing but good words and praise for this. It’s sweet, but not cloyingly so, we made sure to eat our bites with the butter and syrup that’s included, giving it a very desirable sweet and salty taste.

I’ve heard of people claiming they’ve waited an hour to eat here, I’m not sure those claims are valid; they have a TON of tables inside and out. We dined here on a Saturday at lunch time and only waited 20 minutes.

  • Visited May 2013
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English first
Richmond, Virginia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“One word ... Amazing!”
Reviewed May 5, 2013

While visiting Baltimore this weekend with a girlfriend we stumbled on this amazing brunch place and we ate there two mornings. We were intimidated by the crowd waiting to be seated but we were seated in 15 min or less both mornings. First day we had the Maryland crab cake, fried green tomato eggs Benedict and coconut cream stuffed French toast. One word .. Amazing! We shared our dishes and it was perfect combo of savory and sweet. This morning we both had the avocado fried green tomato, egg and bacon sand which .. Delish! The specialty drinks were yummy too... I liked the one with grapefruit and vodka.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank KC M
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Pittsburgh, PA
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Best breakfast ever”
Reviewed May 2, 2013

This restaurant was recommended for breakfast by a local that we stopped on the street. When we arrived there was quite a crowd waiting outside so we almost didn't stay. We were so glad that we did!

It was the best breakfast I ever had. I had the mini Belgian waffle berry sampler. This was 4 mini waffles each made & topped with a different berry. They were delicious. Another person in our party had the cinnamon roll French toast.

The service wasn't great especially after receiving our food but I would go back in a minute & highly recommend trying it.

  • Visited April 2013
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good food and nice atmosphere”
Reviewed May 2, 2013

We went for breakfast on a Sunday morning. It looks like you need to get there early because there was a line when we left. We had the breakfast sliders and they were good. My iced tea was very nice with a big mint spring as garnish.

Visited April 2013
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Thank melorohrer
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Columbus, OH
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102 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“great breakfast place”
Reviewed April 29, 2013

When searching for a place to eat breakfast before seeing all the attractions in te inner harbor, this is the place to go. Everything there is really.... whatever it is.... so if its coconut, its really coconut. If its cinnamon, its really cinnamon, etc...

The portions are large.

Make sure you know where the paring garage. It is 2 or 3 bucks to park there and eat breakfast.

  • Visited April 2013
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