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SIMIHOUND Apr 28, 2007 07:41 AM

I work in Old Towne and was just moved to a day shift (finally) and need req's for breakfast that open by 7am. I only know of Marstons but I have no idea how good they may be.

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    crystaw Apr 30, 2007 01:18 AM

    Bakeries should be open around that time. I've heard good things about Europane and there's Lovebirds across the streeat from there as well

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      Spiff Apr 29, 2007 11:52 AM

      Marston's is fine, but I think they open at 8:00??

      We like Russell's (near the corner of Fair Oaks and Colorado) and they open at 7:00.

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        Will Owen Apr 30, 2007 12:11 PM

        Breakfast at Russell's is not knock-yer-socks-off great but it's adequate and fairly cheap. And being right in the heart of Old Town is a big plus. The previously-mentioned Reyn on North Lake is one of my faves, but it's a schlepp through a lot of morning traffic.

      2. rantsnravesnreviews Apr 29, 2007 10:45 AM

        Don't forget 54 Holly.

        1. ipsedixit Apr 28, 2007 08:22 PM

          Central Park (219 S Fair Oaks Ave.)

          Equator Cafe (22 Mills Place, Old Town)

          Nano Cafe (975 N. Michillinda Ave.)

          Wolfe Burgers (46 N. Lake Ave.)

          Connal's ( 1505 E. Washington Blvd.)

          Mike and Anne's www.mikeandannes.com

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            Mr. Roboto Apr 28, 2007 08:37 PM

            Unfortunately, Mike and Anne's as as well as Equator Cafe aren't open by 7AM.

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              SIMIHOUND Apr 29, 2007 03:34 AM

              Thanks everyone. Now all I have to worry about is traffic...

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                stacyface Apr 29, 2007 09:59 AM

                Oh, my husband and I went to Le Pain Quotidien, on Colorado. THey had a great lunch menu, but I'm sure their breakfast menu is great, because their pastries looked amazing!

          2. tatertotsrock Apr 28, 2007 06:52 PM

            Marstons Rocks...Yum Yum Yum...I haven't been in ages but I dream of their french toast and I do remember them having good bacon.
            A bit noisy, a bit of a wait, and short hours...I don't know if they open that early.
            Good luck!

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              mrpullings Apr 28, 2007 06:55 PM

              Had breakfast at Marstons last weekend. Delicious - those macademia nut pancakes!!!
              Worth the wait!

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                tatertotsrock Apr 28, 2007 07:04 PM

                mrpulling,
                Oh, yes, the pancakes...how could I forget.
                Is the orange juice still super good?
                Definitely worth the wait...even busy, the service is cheery and just darned good...like the food!

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                  WildSwede Apr 30, 2007 10:19 AM

                  I also love their California Omelet. So delicious! The Reyn on Lake just south of Orange Grove and Andy's on Colorado (before Hill) offer your regular coffee-shop breakfasts - honest breakfasts at an honest price.

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              alliebear Apr 28, 2007 06:35 PM

              I haven't been in a while, but right in the middle of Old Town, on Colorado, Aux Delices serves breakfast. They're a bakery, have coffee, free wireless Internet for customers.

              I think this is a pretty good option if you want something quick.

              1. DanaB Apr 28, 2007 08:01 AM

                Here's a link to a recent thread on breakfast in Pasadena with lots of good suggestions:

                http://www.chowhound.com/topics/385096

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