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First Awakenings

125 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3046
+1 831-372-1125
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“pancakes” (184 reviews)
“omelet” (60 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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125 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3046
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1 - 10 of 722 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Took a day trip to Monterey are and found this by luck. Located downstairs in mall. Parking above bring stamped receipt so don't have to pay. The food was eclectic, fresh, and delicious. Crepes, oatmeal, pancakes egg dishes....Hawaiian crepe was very good think toppings on...More

Thank Besos43
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Delicious breakfast. Indoor/outdoor seating. Good prices and menu variety. Friendly and efficient staff.

Thank Bclinton60
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever you go here be aware that this is your last meal of the day. There is SO MUCH FOOD! Which is a good thing. The pancakes are amazing. The only down side is that this restaurant is no secret anymore and there are long...More

Thank Makeelee
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want more food than you could possibly ever eat at a reasonable price, this is perfect. Also, the food is quite good, and we took the leftovers home for a later meal. Right next to the aquarium, and worth the visit.

Thank 8005travelbug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best breakfast and lunch options. Incredible tasting entrees and very generous portions. Never an issue with customer service. Very accessible to Cannery Row and the Aquarium.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband gets credit for finding this jewel. I'm the foodie but he has learned that Trip Advisor does not fail us! As I'm back home in Richardson, my mouth is watering as a type this review thinking about the deliciousness of the Homemade Corned...More

Thank univtexas72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us had breakfast on a vacation morning. The place was busy, and for good reason, but the help kept up with the demand. Everything was fresh and we'll prepared I especially liked the calamari steak! I have posted photos to Foodspotting.

Thank FoodiePilgrim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked from The Clement. Super close and easy walk. Amazing, omelets and french toast. Nice friendly service. Would definitely recommend you try it out.

Thank Caesar R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful atmosphere with a lovely patio and sunny interior. Nice vibe, friendly staff. Large portions of good food with a little extra touch. Brunch offerings included something for everyone. My idea of heaven.

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here while on vacation and it was well worth it. Although our bill was nearly $60 for a family of 4, the service was great as was the menu! The pancakes are HUGE, omelettes and Benedict are great choices! My only complaint was the...More

Thank rokeedy
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Questions & Answers
Carole S
29 August 2015|
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Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We ate surrounded by 5 dogs over the duration of our meal.
10 April 2015|
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Response from 2mchfn | Reviewed this property |
The owners and many of the employees have kids. They are very kid friendly. You can request the kids menu and get crayons to boot.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3046
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-1125
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