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Sep 13, 2008 04:39 PM

Sunday breakfast Maryland burbs

Need some new ideas for breakfast. Gone to Kirstens, Woodside Deli, Parkway etc. any ideas for something different? Will drive to Rockville, Bethesda, Silver Spring or further just tired of the same old same old. Thanks,

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  1. Well,I am going to FIRST WATCH tomorrow in Gaithersburg for breakfast.
    I have never been before, but I hear it is pretty good.
    I will let you know! Also, Corner Bakery may be an option for you.
    Their cinnamon creme cake is especially addictive!

    1. I forgot about Black Market in Kensington. You may want to check it out.
      Very nice atmosphere and good food. Portions are adequate but not huge.

      1. Have you tried Eggspectations in Silver Spring, or Cafe Deluxe in Bethesda?

        1. Le Pain Quotidien in Bethesda is good for breakfast. And I thought it was going to be a madhouse on a Sunday morning, but when I went there about a month ago it really wasn't.

          There's also either Tastee Diner (SS or Bda) if you're looking for a dive-y sort of place.

          Is Eggspectations good? I have to admit that I've avoided it because it has such a stupid name.

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          1. re: rarotonga

            Those are two good suggestions (although at the extreme opposite ends of the price spectrum).

            Eggspectation is definitely better than the name (although that might not be saying much). It has a pretty big menu and does it pretty well. I wouldn't say it wows me but I think it's a good option for breakfast and we enjoy going there when we're in the neighborhood on a Sunday morning.

            1. re: rarotonga

              The Silver Spring Tastee is the cleanest and the easiest to get a seat.
              The Laurel Tastee is the diveyest, and therefore most authentic.
              The Bethesda Tastee is somewhere in between.

            2. You will probably be underwhelmed with Eggspectations and First Watch. They are crowded because, frankly, this area lacks wonderful breakfast options.

              Try Mosaic Cafe on Rockville Pike, on the west side of the Pike across the street from Buy Buy Baby. They have lots of waffles and the service is very pleasant.

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              1. re: Transplanted Texan

                Just got back from First Watch. It was good but nothing special. Ordered the blueberry pancakes w/ a side of bacon.