Best breakfast places

Just got home from Mike’s Cafe in Menlo Park. I read that it retained a few of the old menu favorites from Late for the Train — the charming little restaurant that used to occupy that spot. I probably dined at LFTT a total of five times, and all I could remember were the little scones that were served with every breakfast.

I would not recommend Mike’s for breakfast. I ordered the California omelette, ($9.99) made with bacon, Monterey Jack cheese, tomatoes, and avocado. First of all, when the dish was brought to my table, I couldn’t help but notice the puddle of oil that the omelette rested on. Gross! They only have a one-page breakfast menu, including about five omelettes, Eggs Benedict, Mike’s Special (a scramble with ground chuck), and french toast. I didn’t notice anything special on the menu.

Which brings me to the title of this post, best breakfast places. Here are some of my favorites:

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