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Mar 18, 2007 09:45 AM

breakfast in the SFV

Any ideas for a good breakfast place in the Valley?

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  1. Depends what and where you want... the SFV is vast...

    Du-Par's (hit or miss)
    Marmalade Cafe if you want a more upscale feel
    Cafe Cordiale
    More than Waffles

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    1. re: Emme

      GF and I tried More Than Waffles last weekend for the first time. It was really crowded but we only had to wait about 15 min. for a table. I had their Ultimate Waffles (with asst. berries/whipped cream) which was very good but I was hungry and could have eaten 2 orders. I think the topping would have been better spread over 4 instead of 2 small waffles! GF had a Ham & Cheese Omlette that came with the same size waffle as my order and pronounced it all good! I didn'd steal 1 of her waffles, no I didn't!

    2. The Ranchero omelette at La Fogata on Van Nuys Blvd. is awfully good!

      1. I was going to say Jinky's, too.

        Jinky's Cafe - (818) 981-2250 - 14120 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA

        I have only been to the Sherman Oaks location. There appear to be locations in West Hollywood and Santa Monica too. :)

        1. A somewhat Italian version of breakfast and lunch would be Pane Dolce, on Ventura just east of Woodman in Sherman Oaks. Opens on Sundays at 8:30, other days at 6:30 with Saturdays at 7:00.
          Really do not care for Marmalade, Cordiale, Jinkys or Dupars, yet none are terrible. But on that same list you could also add Brent's Deli in Northridge.

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          1. re: carter

            O. M. G. was pane dolce awful. Had a turkey pesto sandwich. Turkey was from a turkey roll, pesto looked like greenish mayonaisse, and the cranberries were craisins right out of the bag. Avoid.

          2. Nat's Early Bite on Burbank and Hazeltine. Excellent home-style cooking, very casual but comfortable diner.