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First Awakenings

125 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3046
+1 831-372-1125
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“pancakes” (197 reviews)
“omelette” (95 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
125 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3046
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Reviewed yesterday

This was another repeat visit to First Awakenings. As usual the food and service was outstanding and promptly prepared. It is a unique and relaxing location that makes you want to stay.

Thank finlander46
Reviewed 4 days ago

Worth the wait to get seated! Large servings of whatever you order. Only open until 2 pm. entire menu available from open to close. Parking on the street with meters or in the Outlet parking lot and take you ticket to get stamped for 2...More

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice small place for breakfast, offers a selection of breakfast options. Everything was nice and fast, would come again next time in the city

Thank Yegor111
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was great but as with all food in California it was expensive. Good service! Waffles and omelettes were both ordered and were yummy.

Thank Annette C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great delicious food with variety of options, quaint environment, attentive service, good price, loved it and would go again!

Thank mjlock81james
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to the Coast to visit my son for his birthday. Firs Awakenings was recommended to my son and also to us by a local that we met at dinner the night before. We were not disappointed. The food was great and the service...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for brunch with my boyfriend when visiting the aquarium. We had an omelette and pancakes which were excellent. What makes this place really stand out is the staff. They were welcoming, attentive and friendly. Unfortunately I don't remember our servers name but she...More

Thank Dotticus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had several meals here on the way to the Aquarium or shopping. Very extensive menu and staff always willing to customize your order if you request something "different".

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on back to back days while staying in Pacific Grove. The variety of choices on the breakfast menu was great so it wasn't a drag to repeat the same place for breakfast. Sat inside one day and outside the next. Had good...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here many times and it is consistently wonderful. A great pancakes with a variety of options. Sometimes there is a bit of a wait, but they have coffee available in lobby.

Thank Julie L
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Carole S
29 August 2015|
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Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We ate surrounded by 5 dogs over the duration of our meal.
10 April 2015|
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Response from 2mchfn | Reviewed this property |
The owners and many of the employees have kids. They are very kid friendly. You can request the kids menu and get crayons to boot.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3046
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-1125
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