We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

First Awakenings

125 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3046
+1 831-372-1125
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (32 reviews)
“pancakes” (190 reviews)
“omelet” (61 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
125 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3046
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (763)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 744 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Very close to the aquarium. Excellent breakfasts but enormous. Do not be fooled one pancake is ample! Friendly service.

Thank nandgNL
Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant serves excellent breakfasts with generous portions at reasonable prices. The servers leave carafes of coffee and water on each table so you don't have to chase them down for refills. The servers are knowledgeable, efficient, and friendly.

Thank sbpotter1
Reviewed 5 days ago

We felt like this was a great old school cafe. We loved our breakfast here. Great service. Pancakes are huge.

Thank Lexer75
Reviewed 6 days ago

OUTSTANDING!! They are known for their pancakes. I had the Bacado omelet served with potatoes and English muffin, plus a slice of french toast, and a blackberry, granola and cocunut pancake (mixed in with the pancake batter, not just topped with it.) My friend had...More

Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's often a wait line, but there are plenty of tables inside and on the patio. Ask for a to-go box with your order. Unless you are a lumberjack, you'll have a second breakfast to take with you. My favorites are omelets filled with veggies...More

Thank Bev K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here one morning for breakfast. It took us a minute to find the location. It's inside a small shopping center. Quant little spot inside/ outside seating. We ordered the waffle with all the fruit and whipped cream, omelette and bacon. It was good...More

Thank Joshua H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for breakfast based on the TA reviews and were very glad we did. Food is terrific, fresh and tasty. Highly recommend the chicken friend steak and eggs. Although, all the food we saw looked great. Service was very good also.

Thank Lifeisonetrip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very good breakfast here today! They have a large choice of foods starting with the classics to healthy choices as well. The pricing is very reasonable. We liked it and will probably be back tomorrow.

Thank Max H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to have breakfast with friends. You can enjoy their outside patio like We did on this beautiful morning. Their viva carnitas was excellent.

Thank 277natashaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waited 45 minutes Food and coffee were excellent. Chicken fried steak had a nice gravy. Pancakes were tasty and you can get a bunch of different types. Veggie omelet was delicious. Coffee was robust and tasty!

Thank TravisRymal
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
il vecchio
589 reviews
.13 km away
Vivolo's Chowder House
286 reviews
.17 km away
Whaling Station Steakhouse
323 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
Monterey Bay Aquarium
11,583 reviews
.23 km away
Monterey Bay
2,306 reviews
.14 km away
Cannery Row
3,484 reviews
.42 km away
The Cannery Row Monument
174 reviews
.42 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Carole S
29 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We ate surrounded by 5 dogs over the duration of our meal.
0
Votes
Megn1114
10 April 2015|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
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.
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing