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ferrett1 Oct 25, 2011 11:02 PM

Anyone have any suggestions for a good b'fst place in Visalia? We will do Mexican or any type of ethnic cuisine as well. HELP!

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    glbtrtr RE: ferrett1 Oct 26, 2011 08:22 AM

    Call me a renegade, but when in doubt our fall back is always the nearest IHOP - can't beat their Swedish pancakes anywhere and it is a treat to have them when out on the road. Don't miss the End of the Trail sculpture when in the Visalia park too.

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      SIMIHOUND RE: glbtrtr Oct 26, 2011 09:20 AM

      I think most of us on the board prefer non chain restaurants unless there is absolutely no other choice available.

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        glbtrtr RE: SIMIHOUND Oct 26, 2011 09:45 AM

        You need to try the Swedish pancakes at IHOP. This forum is about food and dining recommendations. I stand by my lignonberry jam statements. ;-)

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        ferrett1 RE: glbtrtr Oct 26, 2011 09:11 PM

        Sad, nothing better than that:(?

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          glbtrtr RE: ferrett1 Oct 26, 2011 10:05 PM

          I'm telling you - IHOP's Swedish pancakes are that good! Better than the ones in Kingsburg - Dala Horse where they are supposed to be "authentic".

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          Dala Horse
          1531 Draper St, Kingsburg, CA 93631

      3. juliejulez RE: ferrett1 Oct 29, 2011 12:08 AM

        There are better options than IHOP.

        Valhalla was my first thought, 314 W Center, right off of Main St downtown. It's "scandanavian themed".

        Also The Corner Cafe is a favorite, 1718 E Mineral King.

        I grew up in Visalia and these places were around back then (20+ years ago), and are still good now.

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          tavmark RE: juliejulez Nov 12, 2011 10:40 PM

          I'll second Valhalla. It was the recommendation I got from a local when I asked the same question. Wanted something local with a good selection.

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          keyroute RE: ferrett1 Nov 14, 2011 12:36 PM

          I was going to say Cafe 225 (my choice back in the late 90s), but they don't serve breakfast anymore.

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          Cafe 225
          225 W Main St, Visalia, CA 93291

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