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Pt. Reyes Station discovery

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gordon wing Feb 5, 2001 03:13 AM

Went out to Limantour Beach today - what a gorgeous day!
On the way home we stopped for a late lunch at the Pine Cone Diner in Pt. Reyes Station. (It's on Fourth St. just off the main street) I really like this place...has a nice feel-8 or 10 counter stools and 7 or 8 red naugahyde(?) booths. Old plates and tea cups hang as part of the decor. But the real attraction is the food...the milkshakes are great (mocha!-real coffee beans are thrown in). I had a club sandwich with turkey, avacado, tomato and bacon that was delicious. My wife had the tuna melt-made with white albacore tuna and a generous topping of cheese. This is my second time there and we've enjoyed everything so far. This is the kind of food you hope for when you go to a diner.

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    Limster RE: gordon wing Feb 5, 2001 03:52 AM

    I stopped by Point Reyes Statiuon this weekend and really enjoyed the fish tacos plate at the tacqueria there. What a coincidence! :)

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      gordon wing RE: Limster Feb 5, 2001 05:10 AM

      Fish tacos....sounds great. Is there only one taqueria? I'm not all that familiar with the town. But I'll give it a try next time I'm not in the mood for the Pine Cone Diner. Usually we stop at Taqueria San Jose in San Rafael for Mexican on the way home. A great place that's been mentioned previously on this site.

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        Limster RE: gordon wing Feb 5, 2001 12:49 PM

        Yes - it's the only tacqueria in town. I think Tom Hilton is right about the name. He's defintely right about the Bovine Bakery - I had a great white chocolate and cherry bread pudding there.

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          gordon wing RE: Limster Feb 5, 2001 10:39 PM

          thanks for the details! More reasons to go back to Point Reyes.

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      Tom Hilton RE: gordon wing Feb 5, 2001 12:02 PM

      I'll second the recommendations for the Pine Cone and the taqueria (La Quinta, I think). Both are well worth a visit.

      Another recommendation: the Bovine Bakery (on the main drag). Excellent breads, wonderful buttery croissants, very good coffee.

      Also, check out the Cowgirl Creamery counter in a big barn-like structure a block off the main drag.

      OT rec: there are two used bookstores in Pt. Reyes Station, one next to Pine Cone and the other close to Bovine. The latter has a larger selection, but both are great for browsing.

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