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Jan 22, 2009 06:54 PM

Breakfast off Hwy 101 btwn Buellton/Monterey

We need a breakfast spot for a Saturday morning stop somewhere between Buellton and Monterey. Any recs?

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      1. Between Buellton and Monterey is a roughly 3 1/2 to 4 hour ride....Buellton has Ellens (yum) and Mother Hubbards (double yum), both of these places are on Avenue of the Flags , at the cross street of Hwy 246. Pea Soup Anderson gets a bad rap here- but we love it for lunch and for a quick stop-= and I am a 36 yr local. It is also at the intersection of Hwy 246 and Avenue of the Flags.

        Up the 101 by 30 minutes is Pappys, on the Betteravia exit- on the right hand side. Good old truck stop food. Great biscuits and gravy, etc- nothing to write home about but nice staff and strong coffee.

        In San Luis Obispo- there is Margies Diner- it is on the 101 corridor- take the Los Osos Valley road exit and hit the W side-frontage rd & go south on it- you'll see it from the hiway before you get off. Apple Farm is also in SLO- but I do not know the exit.

        If Mexican breakfast sounds good- Taco Roco in Buellton (Aveune of the Flags again- south of the 246) makes the best everything, in my opinion- cannot go wrong here!

        Have a safe drive and hope you find a winner!

        1. Vic's in Paso...chilaquiles or biscuits and gravy.....................

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          1. re: dockhl

            Vic's is awesome, a very local place that has been frozen in time. I always get the trout and eggs w/biscuits when we are in the area.

          2. Question for you petitchou:

            From San Luis Obispo to Monterery are you taking highway 101 (the inland route thru Paso Robles & Salinas) or highway 1 (the coastal route thru Cambria & Big Sur)? Your title for this thread suggests you're taking 101 all the way; is that correct?

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            1. re: alanstotle

              If you are taking the coastal route, Dorn's in Morro Bay is good. I